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Stories for November 11, 2010

Music Heals Homeless Vets

Nov. 11
By Peggy Pico

Hundreds of San Diego veterans have teamed up with the SDSU music department for healing concerts. The partnership uses music therapy to help homeless vets.

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San Diego Pays Tribute On Veteran's Day

Nov. 11
By Peggy Pico

Veterans For Peace brought Arlington National Cemetery to San Diego. The group calls the display of 1,378 crosses “Arlington West.” Flags, veterans and families lined Pacific Coast Highway for the Veteran's Day Parade to cheer and honor those who’ve fought and died for America in war.

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Insight: A Splendid Landing In San Diego

Nov. 11
By Tom Fudge

The disabled Carnival Splendor was towed into San Diego this morning after being found adrift off the Mexican coast. A festive crowd of on-lookers gathered along Harbor Drive to greet the ship's passengers.

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The Hold Steady At 94.9 Anniversary Bash

Nov. 11
David Walters

The Hold Steady is one of Culture Lust contributor Dave Walters' favorite bands, and based on his experience, they love San Diego. The band shares the stage with, among others, local heroes the Night Marchers at Saturday's 94.9 Anniversary Bash.

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San Diego State Becomes 'Hispanic Serving Institution'

Nov. 11
By Ruxandra Guidi

San Diego State University will continue efforts to increase diversity on campus by becoming an "Hispanic Serving Institution", or HSI.

Carnival Splendor To Be Fixed In San Diego

Nov. 11
By Alison St John

The Carnival cruise ship Splendor will remain in San Diego to be repaired. once all the passengers have disembarked, an army of engineers and investigators will descend on the ship to figure out what happened, and what to do next.

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Culture Lust Weekend: Ruined, Tim Kasher and All That Remains

Nov. 11
By Angela Carone, Meredith Hattam, Kendra Osburn

Household objects are reincarnated, poodles are mixed with pop culture, and desert houses are moved indoors this Culture Lust Weekend.

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Travelers Disembark 'Nightmare' Cruise Amid Cheers

Nov. 11
Elliott Spagat, Associated Press

Relieved passengers wheeled their suitcases down the gangplank of a disabled cruise ship Thursday, cheering as they finally touched land after three nightmarish days adrift with limited food, backed-up toilets and dark cabins.

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Insight: The Cruise Industry Keeps On Sailing

Nov. 11
By Tom Fudge

When something bad happens on a cruise ship you tend to hear about it. But bad press hasn’t done a thing to stall the growth of the cruise ship business.

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Young Veterans Call San Diego Home

Nov. 11
By Alison St John

A significant number of the 235,000 veterans living in San Diego County are new veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.