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Thursday, March 13, 2014 Permalink

Insight: Temporary Dams In The Delta / Kelly Corrigan / Remembering Lauren McCullough

Credit / Curtis Jerome Haynes

Credit / Curtis Jerome Haynes



Temporary Dams In The Delta If drought conditions continue, the California Department of Water Resources plans to temporarily dam three channels in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta.  The goal is to control salinity and contain freshwater that could be in short supply.  Paul Helliker, Deputy Director of Water Resources, South Delta Branch Chief explains the where, when, why and how of the proposal.

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Kelly Corrigan Bestselling author Kelly Corrigan has written a new memoir about growing up, understanding her family, struggling through the complexities of the mother-daughter relationship and finally reconciling those struggles.  Her book is titled "Glitter and Glue" and Kelly joins us to share some of the stories.

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Photo by Betsy Barnes

Remember Lauren McCullough Lauren McCullough became a favorite Insight guest as she candidly shared her battle with a childhood cancer called Ewing's Sarcoma. Today, her mom, Deanne McCullough, joins us to continue Lauren's legacy of awareness and reflect on the impact of her daughter's life.

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