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News Network

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The Sacramento International Airport is getting its finances on track after the recession tanked its revenue. As the Sacramento Bee’s Tony Bizjak reports, the airport’s return to the black was helped by an increase in air travel, but mainly created by cutting costs. The Sacramento Bee’s Bizjak joins us with more of the story in this week’s News Network.

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UC Davis Ebola Research

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Dr. Jonna Mazet is the Principal Investigator and Co-Director of PREDICT, a project of USAID’s Emerging Pandemic Threats Program led by the school’s One Health Institute at UC Davis. 

She studies prevention of the spread of pathogens that result in outbreaks like Ebola outbreak in Nigeria. This includes behavior change and educating the people in danger of such outbreaks regarding transmission, prevention, and interaction with and consumption of pathogen-carrying animals.

She has studied how behavioral changes in local practices has curbed the effects of the Nipah Virus outbreak in Bangladesh.

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The Yoga Of Food

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Psychologist and practicing yoga instructor Dr. Melissa Grabau examines the link between yogic mindfulness and eating in her book The Yoga of Food. Grabau details both her personal and her clientele's struggles with today's societal stance on food and eating. She believes yoga can guide us towards healthful, mindful eating practices in our everyday life.

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Sacramento Film and Music Festival

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The Sacramento Film and Music Festival is an international film festival lasting three days, August 22-24, at the Crest Theatre in Downtown Sacramento. Beginning in 2000, the festival aims to feature and celebrate filmmaking from across the world as well as Sacramento's own local filmmakers. Of these local films, a music video by Elk Grove native Christine Rosander entitled "Been a Long Time" will be showcased at the festival.

 
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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