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Friday, February 7, 2014 Permalink

Insight: Maddie Bowman and the Winter Olympics / Capitol Chat / Paper Bag Writers / Jacqueline Schwab and McAvoy Lane

Julie Jacobson / AP

Maddie Bowman, of the United States, skids to a stop after finishing her second run during the World Cup U.S. Grand Prix halfpipe freestyle skiing finals, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, in Frisco, Colo. Bowman took second place in the event.

Julie Jacobson / AP

Maddie Bowman Lake Tahoe’s 20-year-old freeskier Maddie Bowman will be representing the USA in the historic halfpipe skiing debut at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Capitol Chat Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler joins us for this week’s Capitol Chat. He is following the money in the California Governor's race. He'll also explain what's in the state's short-term drought aid proposal.

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Paper Bag Writers Sacramento writer Corinne Litchfield curates an unusual new online literary project – PaperBagWriters.net – where authors share flash fiction and poetry written on a brown paper bag.

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Jackie Schwab and McAvoy Lane Pianist Jacqueline Schwab joins us with Mark Twain impressionist McAvoy Lane to discuss their latest collaboration, “Mark Twain’s America,” which they’ll be performing together Friday night at the Mark Twain Cultural Center & Toccata Guttman Music Hall in Incline Village.

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