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9am and 8pm Monday - Friday.
Upcoming specials, in place of Insight:
Monday, Sept. 1: American RadioWorks: The Science Of Smart

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Aug 27  Insight: US Airstrikes In Syria / Anthony Marra / Pet Tales: Disasters / Alex Nelson

Expert Keith Watenpaugh explains the pros and cons of potential US airstrikes in Syria. Pet expert Gina Spadafori has tips for preparing your animal friends for disaster. Plus, award-winning author Anthony Marra and a performance from Alex Nelson.
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Aug 26  Insight: Napa Earthquake Impact On Wine Businesses / News Network: Davis / James Rollins / The Simpsons Marathon

Wine experts explain how the Napa earthquake impacts wine production. Jeff Hudson talks about the controversy in Davis after the police received a military vehicle. Author James Rollins is back with a new book. An expert on “The Simpsons” stops by.
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Aug 25  Insight: Napa Quake / The Political Junkie / Sacramento Delegation to Ferguson / James Brown Film Producer

Insight discusses how businesses can recover after the Napa earthquake. The Political Junkie Ken Rudin checks in. Plus, a Sacramento faith-based group returns from Ferguson and the local connection in the latest James Brown biopic.

Aug 21  Insight: Capitol Chat / SB270: Plastic Bag Ban / In The Footsteps Of Greatness / Sound Advice: Devin Yamanaka

Opposing sides of a bill that would ban plastic grocery bags outline their positions. Author and endurance athlete Josh Mathe talks about running the 212-mile John Muir trail. And Devin Yamanaka has this week's Sound Advice.

Aug 20  Insight: Mail-In Ballot Study / Capitol Weekly Top 100 List / La Cage Aux Folles / The Mike Justis Band

We discuss a study about the state's mail-in ballot process and Capitol Weekly's list of the 100 most powerful non-elected people at the state capitol. Plus, actors from Music Circus' "La Cage Aux Folles" and the Mike Justis Band are in-studio.
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Aug 19  Insight: News Network / UC Davis Ebola Research / The Yoga Of Food / Sacramento Film and Music Festival

A UC Davis veterinarian explains how a virus like Ebola can transfer from animals to humans, and how small changes can prevent the spread of disease. Plus, a psychologist explains how yoga can change your relation to food.
Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

Aug 18  Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Linked Learning / Senior League Baseball / Art Deco Society: Jazz Lecture

On Insight, we discuss a new method for teaching called Linked Learning, seniors get into the competitive spirit in a special league for them and the Sacramento Art Deco Society hosts a jazz lecture. Ken Rudin puts the latest news in perspective.

Aug 14  Insight: Capitol Chat / The Stagecoach / Sound Advice: Cale Wiggins / Lila Downs

CapRadio's Ben Adler talks about the new $7.5 billion water bond that lawmakers and the governor agreed on. An author discusses a book about an Old West icon, the stagecoach. Plus music from Lila Downs and Sound Advice with Cale Wiggins.

Aug 13  Insight: U.S. Involvement In Iraq / California Hop Exchange / Science Cafe / Yolo Causeway Bats / Grazing Goats

Prof. Keith Watenpaugh of UC Davis will give his perspective on the turmoil in Iraq. We speak with local growers gearing up for the California Hop Exchange. Plus, a lesson in the Yolo Causeway bats and how goats are being used as lawn mowers.
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Aug 12  Insight: The Political Junkie Goes West / News Network: Stockton Robbery / "The Black Mage: First-Year" / Ottmar Liebert

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin makes a rare Tuesday appearance on Insight. CapRadio's Rich Ibarra has more on the revelation that police gunfire killed robbery hostage Misty Holt-Sigh. Plus, author Rachel Carter and guitar star Ottmar Liebert.
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