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Listen to Reveal: Law And Disorder, at 9 a.m. & 7 p.m. Friday, April 24, in place of Insight.

LATEST SHOW | Thursday, April 23, 2015

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Insight: Capitol Chat / Mike Sager / Sound Advice

On Insight, we chat with CapRadio's Ben Adler to discuss SB 277, a controversial bill that would require vaccinations for kids going to public schools unless they have a medical condition. Plus, a conversation with award-winning Author Mike Sager.

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  • Rich Pedroncelli / AP

    Capitol Chat: SB 277

    SB 277 is a closely watched bill that would require all school kids to be vaccinated unless they have a medical condition. It passed a key senate committee yesterday and CapRadio's Ben Adler will talk about what's next.

  • The Mike Sager Express / Facebook

    The Growth Of Hash Oil

    In California, the punishment for making hash oil is much more serious than selling or possessing marijuana. Yet the market for hash oil is growing. Award-winning reporter Mike Sager writes about this for the California Sunday Magazine.

  • Sound Advice: Nick Brunner

    Blue Dog Jam is CapRadio’s Saturday night music program hosted by Nick Brunner and he’s sharing four, very diverse selection in this week’s Sound Advice.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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Insight: Armenian Genocide 100 Years Later / Pet Tales / Jim Nunally And Nell Robinson

On Insight, we'll have a conversation with UC Davis Professor Keith Watenpaugh, who is in Turkey, about the 100th anniversary of the Ottoman Empire's campaign against Armenia in 1915. Plus, Gina Spadafori is in for this month's Pet Tales.

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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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Insight: News Network / Urban Agriculture Ordinance / "The Chisera"

Insight checks in with News10's Tim Daly for the latest news in Stockton. Plus, Insight will have an update from urban farmers in Sacramento now that they're allowed to sell their produce on their private property.

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Monday, April 20, 2015

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Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Sue Pearson / Jeffrey Young

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin has more on Election 2016. Plus, violinist Jeffrey Young will be making a stop in Sacramento.

Political Junkie Goes West / Sue Pearson / Jeffrey Young

Political Junkie Goes West / Sue Pearson / Jeffrey Young

Friday, April 17, 2015

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Insight: Capitol Chat: SB277 / Japanese-American Internment Artifacts / Scottish Games

Ben Adler will be in for Capitol Chat. A Sacramento couple leads an effort to stop the auction of Japanese-American internment artifacts. And the 139th Sacramento Valley Scottish Games & Festival will be at the Yolo County Fairgrounds next week.

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

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Insight: California Water Rights / Hannah Nordhaus / Rita Coolidge / Sound Advice: Classical

California’s system of water rights makes combating the drought difficult. Chris Scheuring with the California Farm Bureau Federation explains. And the best-selling author of “The Beekeeper’s Lament, Hannah Nordhaus, talks about her new book.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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Insight: Florida Vs. California / U.S. Drought Monitor Forum / 'The Little Lemon That Leapt' / Colfax High Presents 'The Wizard Of Oz'

One governor is in California trying to recruit businesses to his state. Is Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s visit a real threat or a hyped-up publicity stunt? We answer that question. Plus, actors from Colfax High School’s production of 'Wizard Of Oz.'

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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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Insight: News Network / Reclaiming The Sierra / California Native Plants / 'Once the Musical'

Experts on drought tolerant landscaping explain the benefits of native plants. And Sacramento Bee Reporter Ryan Lillis talks about the Kings’ final game of the season against the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Monday, April 13, 2015

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Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Cycle For Science / Heather Marie's 'Gateway' Series / Ross Hammond's 'Flight'

The 2016 presidential race is heating up as more candidates throw their hats into the ring. The Political Junkie Ken Rudin analyzes these announcements. And two young scientists on a cross-country bike trip share their goals for the ride.

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Friday, April 10, 2015

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Insight: Capitol Chat / 'Why American Soccer Isn't There' / El Dorado Winery Association / Autumn Sky

CapRadio's Katie Orr has details from the mandatory vaccination hearing. We have an author who says the U.S. can one day win the World Cup. And it's Passport Wine Event in El Dorado County. We speak with the owner of Chateau Davell.

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