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Stories for December 21, 2005

Vitamin D may reduce cancer risk

Dec. 21
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting

UCSD researchers say taking 1,000 units of Vitamin D every day appears to reduce one's risk of developing colorectal cancer. Researchers say their conclusion is based on a synthesis of 18 different studies. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.

Immigration Bill Protestors Gather Downtown

Dec. 21
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Congressman Bob Filner, human rights organizations and interfaith groups denounced the House Immigration Bill outside the federal building in downtown San Diego Wednesday. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has details.

Onlookers react to 'biggest swell in years'

Dec. 21
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Big waves pounded San Diego County's coast Wednesday. Lifeguards and surfers say it's the biggest swell in years. KPBS reporter Amy Isackson has details.

June Ballot To Go With Out Marriage Ban

Dec. 21
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Proponents of a measure to ban same sex marriage in California say they probably won't gather enough signatures to put the issue on next June's ballot. The measure would need nearly 600,000 signatures by next Tuesday to qualify for the June Primary. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.

Mexico's government seeks improved image

Dec. 21
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The Mexican government has hired a U.S. public relations agency to help improve the country's image and stem the immigration backlash. The Mexican government is angry and frustrated by the immigration bill the United States House of Representatives passed last week. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has the story.