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Stories for August 28, 2006

International journalists cover crisis through the U.N.

Aug. 28
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Three international correspondents at the U.N. in New York discuss their jobs and the way they cover stories for audiences back home.

SeaWorld halts nightly fireworks show

Aug. 28
KPBS Public Broadcasting

The San Diego Coastkeeper claims that SeaWorld's nightly fireworks show violates the Clean Water Act. SeaWorld doesn't necessarily agree, but it avoided litigation by ending the show.

Mayor Sanders pushes to enact Kroll's recommendations

Aug. 28
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Will Mayor Jerry Sanders' remediation plan help return the city's fiscal credibility, and prevent future accounting scandals? These Days has more.

LA mayor a step closer to controlling city schools

Aug. 28
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego school board members are upset that Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is one step closer to taking control of LA city schools. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.

Online public high school launches

Aug. 28
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting

California's first virtual high school was launched today. The free online charter school primarily serves students in Imperial and San Diego counties. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.

Study: Imperial County faces severe nursing shortage

Aug. 28
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A new report predicts San Diego and Imperial counties will face a severe shortage of registered nurses by the year 2030.

Airport initiative campaigns prepare for take off

Aug. 28
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The campaigns for and against San Diego's Airport Initiative are preparing for take off as election season approaches. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.