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Legislature Moves San Diego Lawmakers' Bills To Governor's Desk

Sept. 1
By Tarryn Mento
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Paid sick leave and fire relief are among the bills local lawmakers authored that forward to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk the last week of the legislative session. Brown has until the end of the month to sign hundreds of bills.

San Diego Rip Current Alert Remains Until Monday Night

Sept. 1
By City News Service
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A rip current alert for all San Diego beaches issued by the National Weather Service over the Labor Day weekend will remain in affect until 8 p.m.

40 Years After 'Working,' A View From The Driver's Seat

Sept. 1
NPR Staff / NPR
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Four decades after Studs Terkel's famous collection of oral histories was published, Radio Diaries revives one of his interviews with Helen Moog, an Ohio taxi driver and grandmother of five.

Rollover Truck Crash Briefly Closes SR-52 Offramp

Sept. 1
10News.com
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The eastbound state Route 52 ramp to southbound Interstate 805 was close for more than an hour due to debris from a rollover crash.



Americans Detained In N. Korea Urge U.S. To Secure Their Release

Sept. 1
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR
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In interviews with CNN and The Associated Press, Kenneth Bae, Jeffrey Fowle and Matthew Miller appealed to the U.S. to send a senior representative to secure their release.

Climate Change Could Soak Up California's Fresh Mountain Water Runoff

Sept. 1
By David Wagner
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A new study suggests rising temperatures could cut into California's water supply.

The Flight Of The Passenger Pigeon, Now 100 Years Extinct

Sept. 1
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR
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Passenger pigeons were once the world's most abundant bird, but they were also the cheapest protein available. The last passenger pigeon, Martha, died exactly a century ago at the Cincinnati Zoo.

These 5 Crops Are Still Hand-Harvested, And It's Hard Work

Sept. 1
Eliza Barclay / NPR
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Saffron, vanilla, palm oil, cacao and cottonseed oil are still picked by hand in some parts of the world. Sometimes that manual labor shows up in the price of the food; sometimes it doesn't.

Labor Day Special: Veterans With Unique Civilian Jobs

Sept. 1
By Beth Ford Roth
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This Labor Day, Home Post is taking a look back at a couple of veterans we've profiled in the past. The catch? These vets transitioned to unexpected lines of work in the civilian world after leaving the service.

Meet Kelsey DeSantis: Marine Vet, Mixed Martial Arts Pro, Pageant Contestant (Video)

Sept. 1
By Beth Ford Roth
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Marine veteran and professional mixed martial arts fighter Kelsey DeSantis may best be known for taking Justin Timberlake as her date to the Marine Corps Ball. Well, DeSantis is making headlines again, this time for competing in a beauty pageant-esque competition called Ms. Veteran America.

Navy Seal Veteran Nabs Role In Chris Kyle Biopic 'American Sniper' (Video)

Sept. 1
By Beth Ford Roth
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With Clint Eastwood directing and Bradley Cooper playing the title role, casting directors of the Chris Kyle biopic "American Sniper" were looking for someone to play Kevin Lacz, a Navy SEAL teammate of Kyle's. Just so happens Lacz was available to play the role.

To Model Manhood, Immigrant Dads Draw From Two Worlds

Sept. 1
Hansi Lo Wang / NPR
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Many immigrant men in the U.S. work hard to hold onto definitions of masculinity from their native countries — while also rejecting more rigid gender roles that may be the norm in their homelands.

Cutting Back On Carbs, Not Fat, May Lead To More Weight Loss

Sept. 1
Allison Aubrey / NPR
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A new diet study concludes that a low-carbohydrate diet leads to almost three times more weight loss than a traditional low-fat diet where carbs made up 40 to 45 percent of calories.

U.K. Seeks To Expand Terrorism Laws To Target British Fighters

Sept. 1
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR
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Prime Minister David Cameron wants to give police the power to seize passports of Islamist fighters bound for Iraq and Syria. On Friday, Britain raised its threat level to "severe" from "substantial."

More Clashes In Pakistan As Pressure On Government Grows

Sept. 1
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR
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Anti-government protesters in Pakistan briefly forced state TV off the air amid continuing clashes with police and renewed calls for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation.

Showboat Casino Is Latest In Atlantic City To Close Its Doors

Sept. 1
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR
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The casino's closure will be followed today by the shutdown of The Revel. The Trump Plaza Hotel and Casino will likely close Sept. 16. They are casualties of competition from outlets in other states.

Warmer Than Usual Ocean Water Impacting Marine Life Off San Diego

Sept. 1
By Susan Murphy
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If you’ve taken a dip in the ocean lately, you might have noticed it feels a little warmer than usual.

Increased Number Of DUI Arrests In San Diego During First 36 Hours Of Labor Day Weekend

Sept. 1
By City News Service
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The total number of arrests was up 21 from the same reporting period last year, when there were 34 drunken driving arrests in the first 36 hours of the Labor Day weekend.

Labor Day Holiday Results In Closures Of Many San Diego Facilities

Sept. 1
By City News Service
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Government offices and most public facilities will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday.

Ahead Of New Talks, Russian Minister Calls For Ukraine Cease-Fire

Sept. 1
Krishnadev Calamur / NPR
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Russian and Ukrainian officials are meeting today with Russia-backed separatists and international monitors, but the sides remain far apart and the fighting continues in the eastern part of Ukraine.

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