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Stories for January 21, 2010

Regional Aviation Plan Includes Smaller Airports

Jan. 21
By Alison St John

San Diego Airport Authority officials are looking at the region’s smaller civilian airports to see how a network might help meet future aviation needs.

Afghan Army Delegation Visits Camp Pendleton

Jan. 21
By Alison St John
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A delegation of senior Afghan Army officials from Helmand province is in Camp Pendleton this week. They are observing Marine exercises and getting to know their Marine counterparts.

Search & Rescue Teams Stand By As Rain Falls

Jan. 21
By Tom Fudge
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The San Diego County Sheriff's Department has activated search and rescue teams as storms sweep across the county.

Hope For Haiti Now: A Global Benefit For Earthquake Relief

Jan. 21
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Justin Timberlake, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Bruce Springsteen, Wyclef Jean, Bono, The Edge and Jay-Z will lead the all-star lineup of performers for Friday night's "Hope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief" telethon. More than 100 stars have signed on to help raise funds for the MTV Networks-sponsored show, which will benefit the victims of last week's devastating 7.0-magnitude earthquake on the impoverished island.

Pat Boone: Love Letters In The Sands Of Time

Jan. 21
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During the 1950s, one performer challenged Elvis Presley in chart-topping hits — Pat Boone. Instantly recognizable for his silky, smooth singing voice, charming good looks and iconic white bucks, Boone had 38 top 40 hits, starred in movies, became a best-selling author and, from 1957 to 1961, hosted “The Pat Boone-Chevy Showroom,” a weekly network television musical variety show. Boone stars in his first PBS special, featuring memorable performances from that hit series. Performers include Mel Torme, the Mills Brothers, Frankie Avalon, Johnny Mathis, Connie Francis, Count Basie and Nat “King” Cole.

Turning A Lens On Aging & Sick In California Prisons

Jan. 21
By Dwane Brown, Angela Carone
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As part of KPBS' special coverage of life in California prisons, KPBS sent a team of journalists to the California Medical Facility at Vacaville. Producer Angela Carone went along to photograph life in the state's largest prison hospital.

Tony Award-Winning Composer Debuts New Musical 'Whisper House' At The Old Globe

Jan. 21
These Days

The composer of the Broadway hit "Spring Awakening" premieres his new musical at the Old Globe Theatre. We'll talk about the play "Whisper House" with Tony-award winner Duncan Sheik and writer Kyle Jarrow.

Pizzeria Bruno, Pop Thursdays, Nobunny And Astra Kelly Top Our Weekend Recommendations

Jan. 21
These Days

To cap off this rainy week in San Diego, we have a handful of music and restaurants options, including a new pizza joint, the end of restaurant week, and a garage-rock musician who wears a bunny mask and sings in his underwear. Now you have to tune in!

Storm Brings Blackouts, Flight Cancellations To San Diego

Jan. 21
By Tom Fudge

A winter storm has caused power outages for 9,400 people this morning in San Diego. Meanwhile Southwest Airlines has canceled its flights at Lindbergh Field until 4 p.m.

Culture Lust Weekend: Movers and Shakers, Fresh Sound, And MoPA's Fangs Come Out

Jan. 21
By Angela Carone, Meredith Hattam
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There's lots to do on a rainy day this Culture Lust weekend, like an artsy glimpse at S.D.'s culture club, electro beats from Fresh Sound, and a night at the museum—with vampires!

Musician Naomi Judd Advocates For Patients

Jan. 21
These Days

Five-time Grammy award winning singer/songwriter Naomi Judd talks about her battle with Hepatitis C and her work advocating for patients.

Is America A Christian Nation?

Jan. 21
These Days

Religion professor Richard Hughes critiques the powerful and potentially dangerous myth of America as a Christian nation.

Program Teaches Chronic Pain Sufferers To Control Their Symptoms

Jan. 21
By Kenny Goldberg
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Surveys show tens of millions of Americans suffer from some form of chronic pain. It's one of the main reasons why people visit a doctor. Those who have chronic pain often get little relief from standard medical therapies. One treatment program in San Diego offers a unique approach that includes counseling, bio-feedback and cooking classes.

Storm Brings Heavy Wind, Rain, Snow To S.D. County

Jan. 21
City News Service
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Relentless downpours and powerful winds pounded the San Diego area for a fourth straight day today, flooding roads, toppling trees, shutting down schools, canceling airline flights and causing the first weather- related closure at SeaWorld in 12 years.