Boston Marathon Explosion Two bombs exploded
yesterday near the finish
line of the Boston Marathon. At least three people have been killed
and more than 150 wounded. Many Northern Californians were in the
city for the legendary race and we'll check in with some of them.
We'll also talk with an organizer of the California International
Marathon, which is held in Sacramento every December and is many
runners' favorite qualifier for the Boston Marathon.
Cancer Prevention Study
Sacramento and surrounding communities have an opportunity to
participate in a historic study that has the potential to change
the face of cancer for future generations. Men and women between
the ages of 30 and 65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer are
needed to participate in the American Cancer Society's Cancer Prevention
(CPS-3). CPS-3 will enroll a diverse population of
300,000 people across the United States and Puerto Rico. These
volunteers will help researchers better understand the lifestyle,
environmental, and genetic factors that cause or prevent cancer.
We'll talk about it with Kevin Snipes
, incoming President for the American Cancer
Society / California Division
and Chief of the Cancer
Surveillance and Research Branch for the California Department of
"Our Easy Life"
Have you ever wondered why
there are 12 months in a year? Or why the computer keyboard is not
in alphabetical order? Kevin Hicks, a stockton attorney and now
self published author, answers these questions and more in his new
book, "Our Easy Life: How We Systematically Avoid
Trombonist Steve Turre
trombonist and Sac State Alumni Steve Turre is returning to his
alma mater this week to participate in the Festival of the Arts
. We'll talk with musical
innovator about his diverse career and what it's like to a standing
member of the Saturday Night Live Band.