Insight With Beth Ruyak

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LATEST SHOW | 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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Thursday, October 16, 2014

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Insight: Illegal Pot Grow Clean-Up / Sacramento Ballet's The Great Gatsby / Mini French Film Festival / Sound Advice: Jazz

Officials are cleaning up six illegal marijuana grow sites that are threatening endangered species. Plus, Sacramento Ballet takes on “The Great Gatsby.” And the French Film Festival may have its final run at the Crest Theatre.

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Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Insight: Youth Vote In California / Domestic Violence Awareness / Wayne Dyer / Musical Robot

On Insight, we talk about the youth vote with the California Civic Engagement Project and how Sacramento State University is raising awareness about domestic violence. Plus, upcoming events with author Dr. Wayne Dyer and Musical Robot.

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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Insight: News Network: Davis / Science Balloon / Home Funeral / Frankenstein

Davis Enterprise Reporter Jeff Hudson talks about the latest news in Davis. A science teacher tells how she traced her students’ lost weather balloon into the backcountry of Yosemite. And a death care guide explains the practice of home funerals.

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Monday, October 13, 2014

Insight: The Political Junkie Goes West / California Ballot Initiatives / PlacerGROWN Week / Norcal Women's Music Festival

The Political Junkie Ken Rudin is back for his weekly segment. Professor Mary-Beth Moylan explains the propositions on the ballot. Plus, a look at Placer County's place in the region's agricultural landscape and the upcoming Women’s Music Festival.

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Friday, October 10, 2014

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Insight: Capitol Chat / Sacramento Specialty Coffee Week / On Pointe / Rising Stars of Opera

CapRadio's Ben Adler explains how a lackluster governor’s race will affect this year's election. A documentary filmmaker talks about Sacramento Ballet founder Barbara Crockett talks about the film. Plus, a preview of Specialty Coffee Week.

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Thursday, October 09, 2014

Insight: Post Debate Analysis

A special Insight follows the 7th Congressional District debate with analysis from the Political Junkie Ken Rudin. Insight will also talk with the candidates, Ami Bera and Doug Ose.

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Wednesday, October 08, 2014

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Insight: Props 47 And 48 / Science Cafe / Kushman by the Bottle / Misner And Smith

Analysis of ballot initiatives to change Indian gaming and criminal sentencing in California. Wine expert Rick Kushman explains what makes wine “authentic.” A UC Davis professor discussed the beauty of math and Misner and Smith play dust bowl tunes.

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Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Insight: News Network: Stockton / Sasha Abramsky / Sacramento State World Music Series

Stockton Record Columnist Michael Fitzgerald talks about the city’s bankruptcy proceedings. Plus, journalist Sasha Abramsky explains the current state of poverty in California.

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