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Stories for August 29, 2006

FDA approves over-the-counter sales of Plan B

Aug. 29, 2006
KPBS Public Broadcasting

The FDA announced it will allow non-prescription sales of Plan B, also known as the "morning after" pill. People on both sides of the debate speak out about this controversial pill.

Hurricane Katrina one year later

Aug. 29, 2006
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Maureen Cavanaugh looks back at the year since Hurricane Katrina with San Diego businessman, David Perez. Perez personally brought hundreds of victims to San Diego.

The cost of higher education takes a toll on San Diego students

Aug. 29, 2006
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Host Maureen Cavanaugh asks experts about the high costs of a college education, from how tuition is determined to the price of textbooks.

Schwarzenegger urges voters to approve levee bond measure

Aug. 29, 2006
By Steve Milne and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Governor Schwarzenegger marked the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina Tuesday, by urging California voters to approve a levee improvement bond measure on the November ballot. During an appearance at Cal State Long Beach, Schwarzenegger said the hurricane was a wake up call to fix California’s 100-year old levee system.