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Nevada County Fair Protests Animal rights advocates are planning protests at the Nevada County Fair this Wednesday in response to the event's managing board allowing elephant rides to continue. Managing Editor of The Union Brian Hamilton joins us to discuss this.

Stockton Audit Capital Public Radio’s Stockton Reporter Rich Ibarra has details about a state controller audit of bankrupt Stockton.

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News Network The campaign trail has been relatively quiet in Placer County this summer, and Gus Thomson of the Auburn Journal joins us to talk about its expected increase this fall. In light of the recent California agricultural labor shortage, we'll talk tomatoes, sunflowers and peaches with The Daily Democrat Editor Jim Smith in Woodland. Plus, Sacramento Press Editor Jared Goyette talks about city business.

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Avoiding Travel Illness International travel can be a nice way to spend some time away from the stresses of home. But the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says more than half of all international travelers get sick on their journey, which can hamper your fun or extend your vacation into sick leave. We're speaking with Vinod Trivedi, a Sacramento physician who specializes in travel medicine, about ways to prevent illness during your trip abroad. Also see U.S. State Department travel site (tips and warnings)

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Preservation & Co. on Pickling Sacramento "jartender" and co-owner of preserves retailer Preservation & Co, Jason Poole, joins us in studio to talk about his award-winning Bloody Mary mix, the philosophy of his hand-packed preserves and the new home of Preservation & Co. Read Jason's blog.

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Tuesday, August 06, 2013
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