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Insight: Healthcare Survey / Hoby Champion of Change / The Eighties / Eating on Franklin Boulevard


 
 
 
Healthcare Survey There's been a lot of speculation about how much the American Affordable Care Act will cost California taxpayers.  But, for the first time, a Bay Area think tank has outlined how President Obama's new sweeping health care law will impact the California economy, including employment.  Key findings of the study show that the ACA could potentially create up to 100,000 new jobs and generate nearly $4.5 billion in gross state economic output.
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Hoby Champion of Change Henry "Hoby" Wedler, a blind graduate student in chemistry at the University of California, Davis, was one of 14 individuals honored on May 7th at the White House as Champions of Change for leading the way for people with disabilities in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  Hoby tells us of his experience meeting President Obama at the White House and being honored as a "Champion of Change."  We'll also ask Hoby about his research in the field of organic chemistry, the tools that help him in the lab, his extracurricular activities and his plas for the future.  Braille Challenge presentation by Hoby, Part I and Part II
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The Eighties Sacramento State University's history professor and frequent Huffington Post contributor Joseph Palermo just came out with a new book called The Eighties and joins us to talk to us about, well, the 1980s.  We'll be discussing the Regan presidency, Iran-contra, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the popular culture of that time.
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Eating on Franklin Boulevard  Patrick and Chelsea Kennedy plan to visit and eat at 29 restaurants on Franklin Boulevard, between Broadway and 47th Avenue.  Their blog is called Eating Franklin Boulevard and their first stop was The Hideaway.  The father and daughter team are beginning a five month long culinary journey down Franklin Boulevard.
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Monday, May 21, 2012
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