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Stories for October 27, 2006

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

Oct. 27
KPBS Public Broadcasting

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

Running With Scissors

Oct. 27
By Beth Accomandoand 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
By Baccomandoand KPBS Public Broadcasting

Neighbor Testifies Against Bilbray's Residence

Oct. 27
By Alison St Johnand 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
By Ana Tintocalisand 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
By Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radioand 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
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?