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Follow NPR and Capital Public Radio's coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympic games in Sochi. From conversations with local Olympians and the national and international perspective provided by NPR, we're compiling the Sochi coverage here. And we have a surprise correspondent of our own! Click the link below to follow Beth Ruyak's adventures in Sochi.
Winter Olympics On Insight
On Insight, Beth Ruyak returns from Russia with more stories from her trip abroad. The Political Junkie Ken Rudin returns. There's a new book about the history of Sacramento saloons. And James Cavern is set to appear on "The Voice."
On Today's Insight, Beth Ruyak interviews Gold Medalist Maddie Bowman, a halfpipe skier from Tahoe. Plus hear more of Beth's Sochi Adventures. Also, new info on a memorial service being held for Lauren McCullough, author of The Not-Dying Girl blog.
Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Drought and the Public Health / 50 Years of Hemingway Criticism / News Network: Beth In SochiTuesday, February 18, 2014
The Political Junkie Ken Rudin goes west, and we'll learn about the drought and public health. Plus Peter Hays on Ernest Hemingway, and Beth Ruyak shares her Sochi adventures.
What was on Mayor Kevin Johnson’s agenda besides the arena? Analysis of his State of the City address. Twenty years ago, Bear Valley skiier Kyle Rasmussen was on the Olympic stage; he reminisces with us. Plus relationship advice and Sound Advice.
Insight: Reducing California's Prison Population / Olympics Update / Poet Stephen Dunn / Kushman By the BottleWednesday, February 12, 2014
Live from Sochi, NPR’s Tamara Keith joins us with her view of the Olympic Games. A McGeorge law professor Michael discusses the federal judges’ new 2-year timetable to reduce CA’s prison population.
Sochi Winter Olympics 2014
A month ago, Capital Public Radio's Beth Ruyak had no idea she'd be going to the Sochi Olympics.
The U.S. led late in the third period, but an increasingly desperate Canadian squad scored two goals in less than four minutes. Then it put the game away in overtime.
Bogdana Matsotska said she would not compete in the slalom event on Friday. The alpine skiing competition was considered her best event at the Winter Games.
An electronic billboard in Illinois has jokingly raised the stakes for Friday's big hockey game. This may give fans another reason to belieb ... oops, we mean believe ... in their team.
One year ago, Lauryn Williams had never tried bobsled racing at all; she was only elevated to the elite U.S. women's team 11 days ago. Wednesday, she made Olympic history.