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Insight: Kim Jong Il's Death / Off-Reservation Gaming / Rich Ibarra / The Voices of Poverty / Biket Initiative


Kim Jong Il's Death North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's death was announced late Sunday night. Paul Cho, President of the Korean American Community Association of Sacramento, explains Il's legacy and what he expects to change -or stay the same- now that the Korean leader is dead.
 
Off-Reservation Gaming  California is currently considering the legality of two Northern California Indian casinos that will operate outside federally-recognized tribal land.  We'll talk with Cheryl Schmit of the coalition "Keep Indian Gaming on Indian Lands" which advocates keeping casinos on Native American land.
 
Rich Ibarra   KCRA's Stockton Bureau Chief, Rich Ibarra, recently retired after 31 years with the station.  His longtime commitment to covering his hometown earned him the title "The Unofficial Mayor of Stockton."
 
Sasha Abramsky Local author and journalist Sasha Abramsky    spent the last year travelling the United States collecing audio interviews of the nation's poor.  The resulting book, "Voices of Poverty," is now in stores.   
 
Nicole Vismara Native Sacramento resident Nicole Vismara runs Biket Initiative which is currently bringing bikes to Mali, the 4th poorest country in the world.
 
Monday, December 19, 2011
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