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Stories for August 13, 2006

Kids turning to Internet to purchase alcohol

Aug. 13, 2006
By Jane Morton and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A new study shows millions of kids are buying alcohol on the Internet. Police say the state needs to do something to curb the problem. KPBS Radio's Jane Morton has more on the story.

Study: Recent CA heat-related deaths preventable

Aug. 13, 2006
By Kpbs and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A study of deaths in the Central Valley during a record heat wave shows many of the deaths were preventable.

San Diego hosts third immigration hearing

Aug. 13, 2006
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting

House Republicans hold their third immigration hearing in San Diego County today. The session will focus on how illegal immigration impacts state and local governments. KPBS Reporter Amy Isackson has details.

CA Lawmakers to begin prion expansion debate

Aug. 13, 2006
By Jenny O'Mara and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Expect a heated debate this week as California lawmakers begin their examination of the Governor's proposal to expand the state prison system. From Sacramento Jenny O'Mara has more.