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Wine Country's Fire Losses

Today at 9:00am

There has been significant progress made in the containment of the fires burning in Napa, Sonoma and Solano Counties. But once the smoke clears, there’s likely to be significant loss to the region’s wine and tourism industries.

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Fresh Air

Jane Mayer

Today at 1:00pm
repeats at 7:00pm

Many of President Trump's critics are hoping he doesn't serve his full term. But what kind of president would Mike Pence make? That's the question Jane Mayer sets out to answer in her New Yorker profile of Pence, titled "The President Pence Delusion."

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1A with Joshua Johnson

Where Do We Come From?

Tonight at 11:00pm

We now know more about the history of our species than ever before. Each genome carries our collective human history. But it turns out our DNA can only tell so much about us as individuals. Geneticist Adam Rutherford shares his "Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived."

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      We have learned that KQED’s Santa Rosa broadcast transmitter on 88.3 FM has been destroyed in the Northern California fires. We are searching for an alternate transmitter site for a temporary installation. Meanwhile, if you are in the Santa Rosa and Sebastopol areas, hear KQED Public Radio live on the web:

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