Insight With Beth Ruyak

HOSTED BY: Beth Ruyak

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Insight is taking a break on Thanksgiving Day and the Friday following Thanksgiving. In its place, listen to Hidden Kitchens World, By The Kitchen Sisters at 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014.

Listen to Greater Expectations: The Challenge of the Common Core at 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, 2014.

LATEST SHOW | Wednesday, November 26, 2014

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Insight: Capitol Chat / Pet Tales / Sound Advice: Blue Dog Jam / Calling Tempo

CapRadio's Katie Orr explains how would the president's immigration orders impact California. Pet expert Gina Spadafori has tips for keeping your dog or cat safe from holiday hazards. Then Sound Advice with Nick Brunner and musical duo Calling Tempo.

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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

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Insight: Ferguson Reaction / NPR President Jarl Mohn / News Network: News and Review / Urban Turkeys / Wild Turkey Hunting

Insight has local reaction from the Ferguson decision. NPR president Jarl Mohn on the direction of the network. Pauline Bartolone maps out urban turkeys in Sacramento. Plus, Reno News and Review Reporter Dennis Myers and Food Writer Hank Shaw.

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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.

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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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