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Stories for February 12, 2008

Airport Plans Back Up in the Air

Feb. 12
By Alison St John and Off Mic

Former State Senator Steve Peace says his vision for the airport and an intermodal transit center is a composite of visions many people have had before him. But his call to action at the Feb. 8

A Minority Report

Feb. 12
By Alma Sove and Citizen Voices

My answer to those questions is basically no, I'm not. Who wants to think of themselves as a weirdo, after all? But it did get me thinking about what I'd seen on Super Tuesday. The number of women voting Democratic at my precinct was overwhelmingly high compared to women voting Republican, as were the number of Latinos and Latinas voting Democratic.

The Great Flytini

Feb. 12
By Angela Carone and Culture Lust by Angela Carone

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alD_tukE77Q&feature=related

Off Mic

Feb. 12
By A. St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Shift Happens

Feb. 12
By Angela Carone and Culture Lust by Angela Carone

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMcfrLYDm2U

People Frozen in Grand Central Station!

Feb. 12
By Angela Carone and Culture Lust by Angela Carone

Two of my greatest discoveries this week:

Citizen Voices

Feb. 12
By Alma Sove and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Culture Lust by Angela Carone

Feb. 12
By Acarone and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Culture Lust by Angela Carone

Feb. 12
By Acarone and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Culture Lust by Angela Carone

Feb. 12
By Acarone and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Scripps Researchers Say Lake Mead Could Dry Up by 2021

Feb. 12
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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A key source of water for millions of people in San Diego and throughout the west could go dry. Scripps Institution of Oceanography researchers say Lake Mead could dry up if we don't change our ways. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has more.

Study: One in Four California Children has Never Seen a Dentist

Feb. 12
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting

One in four California children has never seen a dentist. A new report from the California Healthcare Foundation reveals wide disparities in dental visits among different ethnic groups. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.

Russia Says Bombers' Nimitz Flyover Part of Routine Patrol

Feb. 12
KPBS Public Broadcasting

The Russian military said Tuesday that its bombers' flyover of a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Pacific was part of a routine patrol conducted in accordance with international rules.

San Diego to Borrow $150 Million to Repair Water Infrastructure

Feb. 12
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting

The city of San Diego has arranged for a private loan of $150 million to improve its crumbling water infrastructure. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

‘A Day in Pompeii’ Sheds Light on the Ancient Roman City

Feb. 12
KPBS Public Broadcasting

The city of Pompeii, near modern day Naples, Italy, was buried by an enormous volcanic eruption nearly two thousand years ago. The city was forgotten until 1748 when archaeologists began to uncover objects that revealed an exquisitely preserved ancient city. “A Day in Pompeii” is a new exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum that explores the life and death of ancient Pompeii.

Imperial Valley Residents Unite Against Proposed Sludge Plant

Feb. 12
KPBS Public Broadcasting

Will the sludge plant be built in Niland? How is Calexico dealing with the subprime mortgage crisis? Why are business leaders in the Imperial Valley eagerly awaiting a decision on the construction of the Sunrise Powerlink? We speak to Brad Jennings, editor of the Imperial Valley Press, about the top stories in the Imperial Valley.

Santa Ysabel Tribal Casino Behind in County Payments

Feb. 12
KPBS Public Broadcasting

The new Santa Ysabel casino has fallen more than $400,000 behind in payments to San Diego County for everything from law enforcement services to gambling addiction programs.

6 More Children May Have Caught Measles at Doctor's Office

Feb. 12
KPBS Public Broadcasting

San Diego County health officials say six more children may have caught measles at a doctor's office where another infected child was treated.

The Grammy Awards: It Was The Best of Times, It Was The Worst of Times

Feb. 12
By Angela Carone and Culture Lust by Angela Carone
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The Best and the Worst, in no particular order: