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Nevada Has The Nation's Only Female-Majority Legislature. They’re Already Making Changes In The Statehouse.

Political reporter James DeHaven of the Reno Gazette Journal joins Insight to discuss Nevada’s new female legislative majority and the cultural and demographic changes that led to their electoral success.

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After Sacramento Strike Avoided, Teachers From Around The State Rally At The Capitol

Hours before California’s educators, students and supporters gather at the Capitol for a Red For Ed rally and day of action, CapRadio State Government Reporter Scott Rodd reports on their vision for California schools.

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Disney’s 'Aladdin' Flies Into Sacramento

Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and of course, the Genie are onstage in Sacramento this week as the Broadway tour of the award-winning musical continues through June 2 at the Community Center Theater.

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Rain Could Dampen Expectations For Cherry Crop In San Joaquin County

Rain can seep into the cherries at the stem and cause the fruit to split as the cherry swells, making the fruit unmarketable.


BBC World Service

May 21, 2019

BBC Lookahead: Afghanistan's Delayed Election, Kenya's Ruling on Anti-LGBT Laws

Rich Preston joins CapRadio's Steve Milne from London to discuss Afghanistan's delayed election and Kenya's upcoming ruling on laws banning homosexual activities.

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California School Districts Make Some Gains In Recent Strikes, Long-Standing Problems Remain

There have been school strikes in LA, Oakland and Sacramento school districts, and while these strikes have been in different places, the challenges are the same: large class sizes, not enough support staff and low pay.

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Kushman By The Bottle: A Napa Comedy, Recent Rain And A Wine Competition Preview

Wine expert Rick Kushman talks about a new Netflix comedy set in California wine country. He’ll also discuss the judging process for the state fair commercial wine competition, and how late rain could affect the region’s wine grapes.

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One LA Community Where Folk And Rock Converged

May 22, 2019

Singer-songwriter Jakob Dylan and director Andrew Slater talk about the documentary Echo In The Canyon about music from Laurel Canyon in LA that went on to influence a later generation.

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Many Are Replacing Disability Checks With Paychecks

May 22, 2019

The nation's disability rolls swelled during the Great Recession. But more disabled people are now finding work, and employers are more willing to make allowances, thanks to the tight job market.