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Stories for April 20, 2006

Chertoff outlines U.S. immigration strategy

April 20
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff announced a new immigration enforcement strategy for the nation's interior today. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has details.

I'm there for you baby

April 20
By Dwane Brown and KPBS Public Broadcasting

One of the founding editors of Voice of San Diego.org has moved on to begin an online radio show with her husband called I'm there for you baby. Dwane Brown speaks with Barbara Bry and Neil Senturia about their new venture.

Health secretary visits SD to promote new Medicare program

April 20
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Mike Leavitt, made a brief stop in San Diego Wednesday. The visit was part of a 60-city tour to urge seniors to sign up for one of the new Medicare prescription drug plans. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.

CA Senators blast product labeling measure

April 20
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting

California's two U.S. senators are blasting a House measure they say would gut Prop 65, the state law that requires companies to list harmful chemicals in their products. They've joined a chorus of critics who say the bill would be harmful to consumers. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has the story.

Kaloogian drops from race

April 20
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Conservative republican Howard Kaloogian announced today he'll drop out of the next round of elections to replace convicted congressman Randy Cunningham. But Kaloogian says he will not throw his support behind Brian Bilbray who won the April special primary to complete Cunningham's term. KPBS reporter Alison St John reports.

SD scientists discover potential diabetes cure

April 20
By Beth Ford Roth and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A new discovery by San Diego scientists could lead to a potential cure for the most debilitating form of diabetes. Those afflicted with type-one diabetes have to take daily shots of insulin to survive. KPBS reporter Beth Ford Roth has the details.

Why do men and women communicate differently?

April 20
By Dwane Brown and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Many therapists say effective communication is the key to living a happy life. But men and women often don't communicate effectively. Thus, frustration and confusion ensues in life. Host Dwane Brown analyzes how the sexes communicate differently.