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Election misinformation in Shasta County | Hoopa Valley Tribe lawsuit | Bias in health care

The latest North State and California news on our airwaves for Tuesday, Nov. 1. 

Despite lack of evidence, election fraud worries rise in Shasta County

While Election Day is a week away, Californians are already in the thick of casting ballots. But like the 2020 election, there are some concerns about fraud this election cycle — even if evidence is scant or nonexistent. Those fraud worries are especially high in Shasta County. Listen to the story in today's Headlines.

Roman Battaglia (Jefferson Public Radio), The California Report 

Hoopa Valley Tribe alleges it’s owed millions to mitigate loss of habitat in Trinity River

The Hoopa Valley Tribe filed a lawsuit against the Biden administration Monday, according to The Associated Press. The AP reports the lawsuit alleges the federal government failed to collect millions owed to the tribe to mitigate environmental damages from farmers who use water from the Trinity River.

Adia White, NSPR

Survey: Black Californians raise concerns over unfair treatment in health care

In a statewide survey by the California Health Care Foundation, more than 3,300 Black Californians were asked about their experience with health providers. More than a quarter said they avoid getting medical care due to worries about unfair or disrespectful treatment.

— Jackie Fortier (KPCC), The California Report

Report shows more California businesses are leaving the state

Businesses and companies headquartered in California are leaving the state at an accelerated rate, according to a report from Stanford's Hoover Institution.

— Saul Gonzalez (KQED), The California Report

Stories from NPR partner stations are edited by NSPR Staff for digital presentation and credited as requested.

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A graduate of California State University, Chico, Andre Byik is an award-winning journalist who has reported in Northern California since 2012. He joined North State Public Radio in 2020, following roles at the Chico Enterprise-Record and Chico News & Review.
Angel Huracha has been a part of the journalism field since 2006 and has covered a range of topics. He is a graduate of Chico State with a Bachelor's degree in news-editorial and public relations with a minor in English.
Adia White is a broadcast journalist and producer with nearly 10 years of experience. Her work has appeared on WNYC, This American Life, Capital Public Radio and other local and national programs. She started at North State Public Radio as a freelance reporter in 2017 before leaving for a stint at Northern California Public Media in Santa Rosa.