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Stories for August 10, 2006

Governor calls on Guard troops to patrol CA airports

Aug. 10
By Jenny O'Mara and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Three hundred national guard troops are mobilizing to provide extra security at three major California airports. That's in response to the arrest of 21 people last night in Britain on allegations of a terrorist plot to bomb U.S. bound air flights.

Summerfest Encounters: Composers Magnus Lindberg and Leon Kirchner

Aug. 10
By Maureen Cavanaugh and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Maureen Cavanaugh speaks with internationally acclaimed composers Magnus Lindberg and Leon Kerchner as part of Summerfest Encounters on KPBS.

KPBS theatre critic recommends weekend entertainment

Aug. 10
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Pat Launer, KPBS theatre critic, suggests several options for a theatre-filled weekend, including

Passengers face long delays at SD's Lindbergh Field

Aug. 10
By Andrew Phelps and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Travelers at San Diego's Lindbergh Field are facing long delays in the wake of the botched terrorist plot in London. Security screeners are forcing passengers to take liquids out of their carry-ons and pack them into their luggage. KPBS Radio's Andrew Phelps talked to people waiting at the airport.

A local author investigates San Diego's fringe religions

Aug. 10
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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San Diego is home to famous "UFO religions" such as Heaven's Gate in Rancho Santa Fe and the Unarius Academy of Science in El Cajon. A local author identifies these groups as part of a changing trend in religion within the U.S. today.

San Diego air travelers tested amid terror fears

Aug. 10
By Andrew Phelps and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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The security lines at San Diego's Lindbergh Field are back to normal now, but officials say to expect excessive delays again tomorrow morning. KPBS Radio's Andrew Phelps spoke to airport travelers who faced long waits.

Terror plot foiled in U.K.; security delays increase at SD Int'l Airport

Aug. 10
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Host Tom Fudge speaks to KPBS Reporter Andrew Phelps, live from Lindbergh Field, about increased security and delays.

SD Muslim community fears retaliation following foiled terror plot

Aug. 10
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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San Diego's Muslim community is worried about a backlash after the discovery of the plan to bomb American Airliners. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has the story.

Number of euthanized horses continues to rise at Del Mar

Aug. 10
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Host Tom Fudge speaks with the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club about the increased number of injuries and a plan that might solve the problem.

U.S. airline threat level highest ever; major delays at Lindbergh Field

Aug. 10
By Andrew Phelps and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Travelers should expect delays and stepped-up security at San Diego's Lindbergh Field this morning. This comes on news that Britain foiled a plot to blow up U.S.-bound airliners. KPBS radio's Andrew Phelps is at Lindbergh Field.