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Stories for June 7, 2006

Do You Speak American?

June 7
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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What does it mean to speak American? Ethnic diversity and regional slang give local flavor to our native tongue. In his first public television documenta

Who were the winners and losers in the Primary Election?

June 7
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Host Tom Fudge speaks to Scott Lewis, with voiceofsandiego.org, and John Nienstedt from Competitive Edge Research about the results of yesterday's Primary Election. They discuss the congressional races in the 50th and 51st districts, the statewide propositions, and the race for Governor of California.

President Bush says immigrants must learn English

June 7
By Amy Isackson and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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President George Bush said today that immigrants to the United States must learn English. According to a recent survey by the Pew Hispanic Center the majority of Latinos agree. KPBS reporter Amy Isackson has details

Prop 82 rejected, preschool advocates still hopeful

June 7
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Preschool advocates in San Diego County are saying all is not lost on Proposition 82 - the universal preschool initiative that was soundly rejected by county voters Tuesday. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.

Sanders signs city budget ahead of schedule

June 7
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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San Diego mayor Jerry Sanders signed the city's 2007 budget Wednesday, ahead of schedule. He made the most of the small amount earmarked for deferred maintenance by spreading a little asphalt on a Point Loma street. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

TOP LOCAL ELECTION 2006 RESULTS

June 7
By KPBS News and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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CA schools skimping on PE

June 7
By Milne and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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California schools are skimping on PE. That's according to a new report that says more than half the public schools surveyed are not following state rules requiring that students get a minimum amount of exercise. Amanda Purcell with the nonprofit group California Center for Public Health Advocacy says kids need exercise.

These Days explores the great speeches in history

June 7
By Tom Fudge and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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These Days hears some of U.S. history's best speeches with history prof Michael Parrish.