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Insight: Student Loans / Heatwave / Hot 8 Brass Band / Sound Advice: 60s & 70s


Student Loans Over the last few years student debt has jumped, but the job opportunities after college have been slashed. How are students now approaching loans? Is the cost of college still worth it? We'll discuss pitfalls of borrowing for school in the midst of a recession with the president of The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS), Lauren Asher, the director of financial aid at Sacramento State University, Craig Yamomoto, and a student struggling to pay back her student loan debt, Brooke Purvis.
 
Heatwave Sacramento's other professional basketball team, the Heatwave, is hoping to stand in while the Sacramento Kings are stuck on the sidelines in a labor dispute.  Heatwave owner Reggie Davis joins us ahead of the team's first game Saturday
 
Hot 8 Brass Band Band leader of the New Orleans Hot 8 Brass Band, Bennie Pete, and trumpeter, Terrell Batiste, talk to us about their love for jazz and the Big Easy.  The band is playing at the Mondavi Center's "Spirit of New Orleans" event through Saturday. 
 
Sound Advice: 60s & 70s Capital Public Radio jazz host Dennis Newhall will play tracks from new releases of classic '60s and 70s albums from Pink Floyd, the Beach Boys, Jethro Tull and the Rolling Stones. 
 
 
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Thursday, November 10, 2011
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