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Stories for October 27, 2006

Reporters Discuss Iraq War; Navy Broadway; SEC Settlement on Pension Case

Oct. 27, 2006
KPBS Public Broadcasting

KPBS News Director Michael Marcotte talks to reporters about this week’s top stories.

Running With Scissors

Oct. 27, 2006
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Augusten Burroughs may not have had an enviable childhood but his dysfunctional family did provide him with plenty to write about. His memoir of growing up

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Oct. 27, 2006
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Neighbor Testifies Against Bilbray's Residence

Oct. 27, 2006
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A Carlsbad man has stepped forward to announce publicly that he was subpoenaed last August as a witness in a grand jury investigation of Congressman Brian Bilbray’s primary residence. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

Education Leader Approves Gender-Segregated Classes

Oct. 27, 2006
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting

A national education leader speaking in San Diego says the Bush administration made the right decision to allow for more classes that separate boys from girls in public education. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.

Sanders Joins Nationwide Effort to Combat Global Warming

Oct. 27, 2006
By Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio and KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders joined 320 other mayor’s across the country when he signed an agreement to combat global warming. The U.S. Conference of Mayors has adopted resolutions calling for cities and the federal government to reduce global warming pollution. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has more.

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Political Impact of War in Iraq, Propositions A, B, and C

Oct. 27, 2006
KPBS Public Broadcasting

The editors discuss propositions on the ballot that face voters in the coming election. Also, the mounting casualties in Iraq are taking a toll on public support and U.S. political will. Will the war be a deciding factor for voters?