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Advice For Trevor Noah From The 'Jon Stewart Of South Africa'

March 31
Don Boroughs / NPR
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The Daily Show isn't the only fake news show around. South Africa has Late Nite News, starring comedian Loyiso Gola. We asked him how he feels about Noah's new job — and what advice he has to offer.

Watchdog Groups File Complaints Against Likely Candidates

March 31
Peter Overby / NPR
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Two liberal groups say some politicians have crossed the legal line that defines a candidacy in campaign finance law, even though they haven't declared anything yet.

Supporters Work To Reclaim Legacy Of Penn State Coach Joe Paterno

March 31
Jeff Brady / NPR
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A campaign is underway to repair former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno's legacy after a child sex abuse scandal involving former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky tarnished his image.

Navy Decommissions USS Peleliu In San Diego Ceremony

March 31
By City News Service
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The 820-foot-long vessel, which called San Diego and Long Beach home during its nearly 35 years of service, deployed 17 times and steamed more than 1 million nautical miles.

Tweeners Trust Peers More Than Adults When Judging Risks

March 31
Nancy Shute / NPR
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We all tend to adjust our opinions based on what other people think. But young teenagers pay far more attention to other teens than they do to adults, a study finds. That explains a lot, doesn't it?

Education Leaders Ask Gov. Brown To Repeal Limit On Reserves

March 31
By City News Service
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Opponents said Senate Bill 858, which was passed by the California Legislature last year, undermines local control and fiscal prudence by preventing school districts from maintaining its budget reserves.

Media Mischief On April Fools' Day

March 31
Linton Weeks / NPR
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When news organizations make fun of the news, it can be funny — or not.

More Arson Fires Erupt In City Heights

March 31
By City News Service
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At least a dozen maliciously set fires have erupted in recent weeks in the same general area south of University Avenue and west of 54th Street.

Dozens Of Countries Join China-Backed Bank Opposed By Washington

March 31
Jackie Northam / NPR
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Some of Washington's closest allies have signed on to a new Asian development bank. The U.S. opposes the bank in part because it presents a challenge to American influence in the Asia region.

Obama Releases Frozen Military Aid To Egypt

March 31
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR

Delivery of the F-16s, Harpoon missiles and M1A1 Abrams tank kits was suspended in 2013 after a military-backed coup. The White House cited national security as the reason for its decision today.

What The 2016 Hopefuls Are Saying About Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' Law

March 31
Amita Kelly / NPR
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"This is simply allowing people of faith space to be able to express their beliefs," said Jeb Bush. Hillary Clinton tweeted: "Sad this new Indiana law can happen in America today."

Trevor Noah, Jon Stewart's Replacement, Goes From Hero To Villain In 24 Hours

March 31
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR
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Soon after it was announced that Noah will host The Daily Show, it emerged that some of his tweets mocked women and Jews — tweets that critics have called sexist and anti-Semitic.

Hackers Teach Computers To Tell Healthy And Sick Brain Cells Apart

March 31
Jon Hamilton / NPR
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Scientists are still better than computers at assessing a neuron's health by looking at its shape. But an effort that includes an international series of hackathons could help speed the process.

The Resurrection Of Lamb Ham: A Colonial Tradition Revived

March 31
Jill Neimark / NPR
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British colonialists brought lamb ham to America, where a sugar-cured, smoked variety became popular. Easier-to-cure pork ham eventually took its place, but now two Virginians are bringing it back.

Survival Rate Increases Among Cancer Patients

March 31
Midday Edition
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New cancer treatments bring hope, but does that mean a cure or a lifetime of cancer-fighting drugs and careful monitoring?

Nigerian President Said To Concede Election To Opposition Candidate

March 31
Eyder Peralta / NPR
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A sitting president has never lost a presidential bid in Nigeria, Africa's most populous country. Partial results showed Goodluck Jonathan trailing Muhammadu Buhari by close to 3 million votes.

San Diego Cabbies Brace For An Open Taxi Market

March 31
By Megan Burks
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The city says Wednesday's change will create opportunity in the taxi industry. But taxicab owners predict financial ruin.

The Rolling Stones Coming To San Diego In May

March 31
By City News Service
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The May 24 performance at Petco Park is the only West Coast stop of the "Zip Code" tour. It will be the Stones' first appearance in San Diego in nearly a decade.

Staff At Britain's Windsor Castle May Strike Over Low Wages

March 31
Jackie Northam / NPR
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It's the first time Queen Elizabeth is facing a possible strike by employees of the royal family. At issue is whether employees should be expected to do extra work for no additional pay.

Man Killed By Deputy Was San Diego County Worker

March 31
By City News Service, Associated Press
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Sheriff's officials said that Gary Kendrick, who worked as an environmental health specialist, was shot after pointing a gun at deputies outside his condominium in Encinitas.

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