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Stories for December 16, 2006

Eragon

Dec. 16
By Beth Accomandoand Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

The fantasy novel

Charlotte's Web

Dec. 16
By Beth Accomandoand Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

This is the week for childrens literature to hit the big screen. The E.B. Whites classic Charlottes Web (opening December 15 throughout San Diego) joins Christopher Paolinis Eragon in theaters. This time, though, Charlottes Web arrives as a live action film rather than an animated one.

Pronunciation

Dec. 16
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Richard and Martha discuss some of the most common mispronunciations in the English language.

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Dec. 16
By Baccomandoand KPBS Public Broadcasting

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Dec. 16
By Baccomandoand KPBS Public Broadcasting

E. Coli Outbreak Puts CA Agriculture Under the Microscope

Dec. 16
By Andrew Phelpsand KPBS Public Broadcasting

E. coli is back in the news. At least 71 people got sick after eating at Taco Bell. Early testing suggested tainted California produce was to blame. There was no connection, but the state's multi-billion dollar produce industry fell under scrutiny once again. KPBS reporter Andrew Phelps has more.