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Stories for October 17, 2008

The Weather Underground

Oct. 17
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando
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The group took inspiration for their name from a line in a Bob Dylan song: "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows." The members of the group included including Dohrn, Bill Ayers, Mark Rudd, David Gilbert and Brian Flanagan.

Morning Light: Interviews

Oct. 17
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando
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BETH ACCOMANDO: How was the screening at the San Diego Film Festival?

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Oct. 17
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Oct. 17
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Santee Sues the County Over Las Colinas

Oct. 17
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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The city of Santee has filed suit against the County of San Diego, in an attempt to block the expansion of the Las Colinas women’s jail.

Culture Lust by Angela Carone

Oct. 17
By Acarone and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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'Acorn"s Invalid Voter Registrations Won't Change the Trend'

Oct. 17
By Alison St John and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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When voter registration closes at the end of today, analysts will see how San Diego’s political stripes have changed. Problems reported in voter registrations by the group “Acorn” will have little impact on the overall trend: the Republican lead over Democratic registered voters is narrowing. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.

2007 Wildfire Survivors Get A Break

Oct. 17
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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A break for some San Diego County residents who lost their homes in last October's wildfires. Fire survivors don't have to move out of temporary shelter on their property next week. KPBS Environmental Reporter Ed Joyce has details.

Mission Bay Aquatic Center Goes Solar

Oct. 17
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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The Mission Bay Aquatic Center is going solar. The center unveiled its new system this afternoon. KPBS Environmental Reporter Ed Joyce has more.

Experts Question County's Legal Challenge of Medical Marijuana Law

Oct. 17
By Kenny Goldberg and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Legal experts don't think much of the idea. But San Diego County officials say they'll ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review their challenge to California's medical marijuana law. The decision comes after the state Supreme Court refused to hear the case. KPBS Reporter Kenny Goldberg has more.

Sex Drive Gets a Thumbs Up From Teen Critic

Oct. 17
By Teen Critics and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando
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Sex Drive (Summit)

Teen Critic Likes Max But Still Wants More Action

Oct. 17
By Teen Critics and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando
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Mark Wahlberg and Mila Kunis star in Max Payne, adapted from the video game (20th Century Fox)

Presidential Race, SD Budget Deficit, Prop. B

Oct. 17
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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The 2008 presidential debates are now history. Barack Obama and John McCain are heading into the final leg of their race for the White House. Plus, Mayor Jerry Sanders revealed that the City of San Diego is facing a $43 million budget deficit this fiscal year. And, a port redevelopment proposition on the local ballot could dramatically change the look of the San Diego waterfront if it is passed.

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Oct. 17
By Teencritics and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Oct. 17
By Teencritics and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Bom Dia Culture Lusters!

Oct. 17
By Angela Carone and Culture Lust by Angela Carone
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That's good morning in Portugese and one of the few phrases that got me around Portugal, where I was vacationing for the last 2 and a half weeks. It was a fantastic trip! We rented a car and drove all across the country, putting almost 3,000 miles on our little rented Fiat. Portugal is a fairly diverse country in landscape, with beautiful beaches to the south, river valleys and wine vineyards to the north, mountains and old villages in the northern interior, and vast agricultural plains along the border and the central region. It's also one of the poorest countries in Western Europe. Nearly a quarter of the country's workforce makes its living by farming, forestry or fishing. If you are looking for a beautiful, atmospheric country in Western Europe that is affordable, you must go to Portugal. Just be careful if you rent a car - Portugal has the highest accident rate in Europe and the drivers are insane! It certainly added to our adventure. We basically treated the vacation like one long photography expedition. Here's a little excerpt of some of my photos from the trip. You can see more