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Insight: Student Loan Changes / Climate Change and Violence / "Lemons into Lemonade" / Paige Anderson and The Fearless Kin


 

 

Student Loan Interest Rates On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a Senate plan that will result in reduced student loan interest rate, and President Obama is expected to approve it soon. This decision comes as a relief to many students and parents who, since a rate increase on July 1, had been expecting to have to pay much more. Today, Gina Banks, UC Davis director of federal government relations will explain this new plan and how the reduced rate will affect past, present and future students.

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Increased Violence with Climate Change A study released by UC Berkley claims to reveal a strong correlation between warmer climates and an increase in global human conflict. Co-authors Marshall Burke and Edward Miguel join us today to discuss their research and the environmental changes that are causing this change in behavior.

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"Lemons into Lemonade" We've all experienced conflicts in the workplace, from conflicting personalities to opposing views, that can easily disrupt an otherwise cohesive work environment. Today, leadership, learning, and personal and organizational development expert Robert Garmstrom joins us in the studio to explain his methods to diffuse such situations.

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"Paige Anderson & The Fearless Kin" Grass Valley musician Paige Anderson has made a lasting impression on the national bluegrass scene, and she hasn’t even turned 20 yet.  Last year Anderson broke off from the larger family band and started her own project with her younger brother and sister, called “Paige Anderson and The Fearless Kin.”  The group’s debut EP in 2012 -“Wild Rabbit”- captivated audiences with its powerful original songs, strong harmonies, and unique styles of singing.  “Page Anderson and The Fearless Kin” are performing at the Nevada County Fair in Grass Valley Wednesday and Friday.  They join us for a preview performance in our studio.   

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Monday, August 05, 2013
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