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Stories for September 5, 2006

City Attorney and Union-Tribune Editor face off

Sept. 5
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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In what promises to be a lively and fiery debate, feuding City Attorney Mike Aguirre and Bob Kittle, editor of the editorial page of the San Diego Union-Tribune, face off to air their differences over the Kroll report, examining lapses in the city’s financial reports, and their vastly different recommendations for reforming city business practices.

How do Americans feel about their jobs?

Sept. 5
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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A new study from the Pew Research Center focuses on attitudes about work in America. Host Tom Fudge speaks with the project's director about the study and how labor has changed in the past 30 years.

Local music professor walks from the border to San Francisco in search of sound

Sept. 5
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Host Tom Fudge talks with Steve Schick, music professor at UCSD, about his experience walking from the Mexican border to San Francisco to capture the sounds of California's landscape.

Hurricane John advances

Sept. 5
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Hurricane John advances toward the Baja Peninsula. Miguel Miller of the National Weather Service talks about the storm and whether or not to expect more.

North County Humane Society names new executive director

Sept. 5
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Julie Bank takes the helm of the North County Humane Society in the face of lacking financial support, adoptions, and public trust. The new leader shares her plan to get the organization back on its feet.

Capitol Hill Update: Congress back in session

Sept. 5
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Congress returns for last few months of the legislative season. Tom Fudge speaks with Ben Shaw from Capitol News Connection for our regular update from Washington to find out what's in store for the months to come.

Study: Overweight children likely to be overweight adolescents

Sept. 5
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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A new study reveals young children who are overweight at any stage are much more likely to be overweight when they reach early adolescence. The research is published in the current edition of Pediatrics.

SD school students head to class

Sept. 5
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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More than 130,000 students in San Diego are expected to report to school today. District officials are hoping that each student will make it to class. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has more.

State Parks Dept. wants land to preserve San Diego's origins

Sept. 5
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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San Diego's earliest history could be excavated from underneath the former Caltrans Headquarters, if an agreement can be worked out between Caltrans and the State Parks Department.

State Assembly signs bill to fight global warming

Sept. 5
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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California lawmakers have sealed a groundbreaking deal to combat global warming. The Assembly signed off on a bill yesterday that would make the state the first in the nation to force its major industries to cut their carbon emissions.

This Labor Day, new challenges for workers

Sept. 5
By Andrew Phelps and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Most San Diegans weren't at work Monday. On Labor Day, KPBS Radio's Andrew Phelps talked to a local economist and labor leader about challenges confronting San Diego's changing workforce.