KQED Public Radio Highlights

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UC Pres. Janet Napolitano

Wednesday at 9:00am

UC president Janet Napolitano joins the program to discuss the recent leadership shake up, the state of the UC system, and what she's learned after three years on the job.

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Here & Now


Wednesday at 11:00am

Ever hear of the super hero Colby Carrot? Students in some elementary school lunch rooms are being exposed to pro-vegetable marketing. What kind of impact is it having?

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Funding ICE

Wednesday at 4:00pm
Repeats at 6:30pm

The US spends billions of dollars on running its Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, and this year much of its funding went towards detention centers.

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