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Protesters bring message to Vacaville: Release prisoners

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VACAVILLE — Natia Woodfork lives in San Jose. Her husband has been incarcerated at the California State Prison-Solano for 17 years. This is the first time they have faced something like Covid-19, which has made it to the prisons, and she is worried.

“They gave the prisoners three masks. That was three months ago,” she said Wednesday in Vacaville. “That is it. They aren’t washing things down with bleach, no nothing.”

Woodfork started We are the Voices to try to end the mass incarcerations of prisoners and end life in prison without the possibility of parole, which is what her husband was sentenced to when he was 19.

Members began protesting early Wednesday at the California State Prison-Solano. They continued protesting through the afternoon at California Medical Facility, ending at City Hall in Vacaville.

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Sacramento theater company honored for its inclusive shows

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The Music Circus in Sacramento is on hold for now because of the coronavirus pandemic. Tuesday, however, they will be in the national spotlight.

The theater company is receiving an award for making shows inclusive for everyone.

Broadway Sacramento will get national recognition because they have made it possible for those in the blind community to experience a show for the past decade.

Every show the theater company produces has an audio description. It means guests who can’t see or have low vision get the spoken narration through an earpiece.

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Internet outage at SMF causes holiday travel delays

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — An internet connectivity issue at the Sacramento International Airport has caused numerous flight delays during the final travel weekend before Christmas, according to airport officials.

The internet issue has created a line of people around terminal B who are waiting to check-in for their flights.

“We had a line-cutter who offered us 100 dollars. But we didn’t accept it!” said traveler Joni. “It’s complete chaos honestly,”

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