Insight With Beth Ruyak

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LATEST SHOW | Friday, October 31, 2014

Insight: Capitol Chat: General Election / Marilyn's On K / Sacramento's Wrestling Scene / Author Heather Marie

Ben Adler is in for Capitol Chat to talk about elections. Insight has reflections on the closure of one of Sacramento's live music venues. Plus, what is the local wrestling scene like and a new supernatural thriller novel just in time for Halloween.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Insight: Fair Political Practices Commission / The Proposition Song / Tahoe Crayfish / Sound Advice

The new chair of California’s Fair Political Practices Commission Jodi Remke is on Insight. We listen to the 2014 Proposition Song. Tahoe crayfish are coming back to Sacramento store shelves. And Nick Brunner has live recordings for Sound Advice.

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Insight: AdWatch / Anna Karenina / Pet Tales: Myths And Halloween Safety / Giant Corn Maze

Just how truthful are election ads you see on TV? We talk with members of Sac State’s AdWatch team. An adaptation of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina opens this week at Capital Stage. Gina Spadafori has Halloween safety tips for your pets.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Insight: News Network: Nevada Elections / Author Paula Treick DeBoard / Bugs & Beer / Nell Robinson

News Network focuses on the coming election in Reno. Author Paula Teick DeBoard discusses her new novel and Dr. Charlie Bamforth brings Insight beer and bugs. Plus, a rebroadcast of our interview with Nell Richardson and Jim Nunnaly.

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Bay-Delta Science Conference / Haunted Sacramento / Tanya Plescia

Scientists, water managers, and policymakers gather in Sacramento to share ideas for protecting the San Joaquin Delta. The Political Junkie returns for his weekly segment. Plus, ghost stories from Sacramento. Classical pianist Tanya Plescia performs.

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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Insight: Capitol Chat / An Iliad / Tokyo Kill / Sound Advice: Cale Wiggins

New poll numbers show strong support for a California water bond and Governor Jerry Brown in this year’s election. CapRadio's Ben Adler is in for Capitol Chat. Plus, Davis author Barry Lancet, Sac Impulse's The Iliad and Cale Wiggins for Sound Advice

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Insight: Sacramento State Food Day / Beyond Geek / Flint House / The Doorway

Insight discusses a new TV series on KVIE called “Beyond Geek.” Plus, the author of a new mystery novel set in Sacramento explains how to write a surprise ending. And the CORE Contemporary Dance Company describe their version of The Doorway.

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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Insight: News Network: Stockton / From The Streets Of Truckee / Literacy Walk / Capital Book Festival

Singer, songwriter Richard Blair performs in the Insight studio ahead of a string of upcoming shows. Plus, more than 100 authors are coming to Sacramento this week for the California Capital Book Festival. Author Aquanetta Gordon previews the event.

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Monday, October 20, 2014

Insight: Measure L / Strong Mayor Structural Analysis / The Political Junkie Goes West / Nagual

CapRadio's Bob Moffitt explains Measure L, known as the “Strong Mayor” initiative. A UC Merced professor explains the pros and cons of switching to a strong mayor government. Plus, the Political Junkie and the leader of the jazz group, Nagual.

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Friday, October 17, 2014

Insight: Race for State Superintendent: Tom Torlakson And Marshall Tuck / Capitol Chat / Italian Film Festival

The candidates battling to be the next state school superintendent outline their plans for improving education. Afterward, CapRadio's Katie Orr explains what’s at stake in the race, and who’s backing the candidates.

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