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Insight: News Network: Robbers Fire / Tragedy into Triumph / London Calling: Scott Weltz / Brenda Novak


News Network: Robbers Fire What impact is the Robbers Fire, which CalFire continues to fight in a remote canyon in Placer County, having on the city of Auburn and surrounding communities? We'll check in with the Auburn Journal's Gus Thomson. We'll also get an update on the fire's progress and hear how efforts to fight it are going.
 
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Tragedy into Triumph Twenty-two years ago, Joyce Flynn died after drowning in a Sacramento pool following a relay race. Her heart stopped for 20 minutes and she suffered major brain trauma from a lack of oxygen. Flynn is now 57 years old, with an advanced degree and a new book that tells her story and others like it. You'll hear how she recovered and why she decided to pursue her new career.
 
Dr. Joyce Mikal-Flynn will sign books from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. July 17 at Katia's Collections, 5619 H St., and 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 8 at Caverna57 836 57th St., both in Sacramento.
 
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London Calling: Scott Weltz UC Davis swimmer Scott Weltz pulled off an upset during the US Olympic swimming trials in the 200 meter breaststroke, beating out favorites Brendan Hansen and Eric Shanteau. We talk with Weltz about his win as he gets ready to head to London for the 2012 Olympics.
 
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Brenda Novak New York Times Best-Selling author and Sacramento resident Brenda Novak is releasing the first book in her new "Whisky Creek" series this summer. She's also releasing a free novella on her website Aug. 1st. Novak will be signing books today and all this week at the State Fair's Authors Booth. We'll talk to her about her work and the direction her new series is taking her
 
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
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