Insight With Beth Ruyak

HOSTED BY: Beth Ruyak

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LATEST SHOW | Monday, November 24, 2014

Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Immigration Reform / Alzheimer's Disease Research / Signs Of Alzheimer's

A former adviser to Barack Obama talks about the executive order on immigration. The Political Junkie Ken Rudin talks about the political fallout of the action. And, a new discovery that could improve the memory of people with Alzheimer's disease.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Insight: Capitol Chat / Alpha K9 / Homeless Youth / Sound Advice: Submerge

Insight has CapRadio's Ben Adler for Capitol Chat. A discussion on how to keep homeless kids off the streets. Plus, an Army veteran who worked with a service dogs in the military is back home and Submerge Magazine Editor Jonathan Carabba.

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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Insight: Winter Sanctuary / Sacramento Self-Help Housing Gingerbread Competition / Prop. 47 / Catriona McPherson

Prop. 47 is already changing how California prosecutes crimes. A criminal defense attorney explains how. Novelist, Catriona McPherson, talks about her new book. A discussion on how to help Sacramento's homeless population.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

News Network: Stockton / Sea Star Wasting Disease / BaconMania / Wild Ones

A researcher with the U.S.G.S. talks about discovering the cause of a mass die-off of star fish. PBS delves into the mania that surrounds bacon. Plus, Columnist Michael Fitzgerald has the latest on Stockton's bankruptcy plan. Music from "Wild Ones."

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Monday, November 17, 2014

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Insight: Political Junkie Goes West / Check Before You Burn / Author Matt de la Peña / Rebroadcast: Joe Carnahan

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin has the latest on national politics. A UC Davis medical expert explains how wood smoke is damaging to lungs. Plus, Author Matt de la Pena and NBC's State Of Affairs Executive Producer Joe Carnahan.

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Friday, November 14, 2014

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Insight: Ask Emily / ACA Open Enrollment / Capitol Chat / Good Weird

On today's Insight, a discussion on the second year of enrollment for Covered California. Center for Health Reporting's Emily Bazar has tips on what people need to know when choosing health insurance. Plus, a post-election analysis for Capitol Chat.

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Thursday, November 13, 2014

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Insight: Weather Update / Unaccompanied Migrant Children / "True Believers" / Sound Advice: Jeff Hudson

The director of the Trans-Border Institute in San Diego talks about the surge of unaccompanied immigrant children entering the U.S. Colfax High School is staging "True Believers." And Jeff Hudson previews holiday concerts.

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

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Insight: Prop. 47 / Science Cafe: Sea Otters / Kushman By The Bottle / New Helvetia Play

Sacramento Co. District Attorney Jan Scully talks about implementing Prop. 47, which makes less serious crimes misdemeanors. A geneticist explains what sea otters tell us about ocean health. Plus, Rick Kushman and a musical at New Helvetia Theater.

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Insight: News Network: Sacramento / Veteran's Treatment Court / Canine Companions For Veterans / From The Belly Of The Horse

On Insight, we have a discussion about the Sacramento City Council after last week's election. We talk about a court in Sacramento County specifically for veterans. Plus, the benefits of pairing service dogs with veterans who have PTSD.

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Monday, November 10, 2014

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Insight: Political Junkie Goes West: Ken Rudin / Amphibious Ichtyosaur Discovery / La Réunion / Food For Families

Election reflection from The Political Junkie, Ken Rudin. Diane Covington-Carter shares the story of her father storming Omaha Beach in 1944 and his attempt to adopt a French orphan. Plus, the discovery of an amphibious Jurassic-era creature.

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