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As former hurricane Florence marches on to New England, the Carolinas remain inundated with waters that just keep rising.

"I know for many people this feels like a nightmare that just won't end. I know many people are tired of the present and are scared of the future," North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper said Tuesday, The Associated Press reports. "But please know we will not give up on you."

The Inland Empire’s severe doctor shortage affects all aspects of healthcare – including mental healthcare. KVCR’s Benjamin Purper explores the area’s shortage of mental healthcare professions in this report.

You can learn more about NAMI San Bernadino at namisb.org, and you can read the UCSF report at healthcare.ucsf.edu

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Civil Rights icon Dolores Huerta will be hosting a film screening at the University of Redlands this Wednesday, September 19th. Dolores Huerta will present her documentary film Dolores, which is about the challenges in dedicating one’s life to social change.

Though one of the most important, yes least known activist, Dolores led the fight for racial and labor justice alongside Cesar Chavez.

The film screening will be followed by a Q&A Session and Photo-Op at 7 pm on Wednesday, Sept 19 at the Memorial Chapel at the University of Redlands.

Turnout among all registreed voters in June jumped to the highest rate California has seen in a non-presidential primary in over a decade. But turnout for the under-30 crows was still disproportionately low. Capital Public Radios's Sami Soto explains. 

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KVCR is taking an in-depth look into the physician shortage plaguing California – and it’s especially bad in the Inland Empire. KVCR’s Benjamin Purper has part one of our five-part series on the doctor shortage.

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A challenge to further cut back emissions was issues last week at California's Global Climate Action Summit. Capital Public Radio's Ezra David Romero has details.

  

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Californina Governor Jerry Brown wrapped up his international climate change summit in San Francisco on Friday with an announcement that's out of this world: a new satellite to track and reduce climate pollutants. Capital Public Radio's Ben Adler has the report.

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The Holy Fire is finally 100% contained, more than a month after the blaze was allegedly started by a resident of Holy Jim Canyon in the Orange County portion of the Cleveland National Forest, west of Lake Elsinore.  <ore from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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California is one of three states tied for the nation's highest poverty rate, according to new Census data.  More from KVCR's Ken Vincent.

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