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Stories for November 15, 2010

'Gang Pimps' Power Over Girls

Nov. 15
By Ana Tintocalis
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Federal investigators say one out of three teenage girls living on the streets will be lured into prostitution within 48 hours of leaving home. Many of those young girls fall prey to street gangs. As part of our series, San Diego Gang Stories, we take a look at how prostitution is the new drug for San Diego gang members.

Officials Defend Airport Security Procedures

Nov. 15
City News Service

An Oceanside man who blogged about a confrontation with transit officials at the San Diego airport could be slapped with a civil penalty of up to $11,000 for violating federal law, a Transportation Security Administration official said today.

A Fourth San Diego Resident Charged With Aiding Somali Terror Group

Nov. 15
By Amita Sharma
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A local woman has been charged with providing material support and personnel to a terrorist group in Somalia. The woman is the fourth San Diego resident in one month to be indicted for helping al-Shabab.

For Afghanistan, A New U.S. 'Transition' Strategy

Nov. 15
Alan Greenblatt, NPR
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The Obama administration is changing its timetable for Afghanistan, beginning a phased reduction of troops next summer with the aim of ending the combat mission by 2014.

Calif. Submit Focuses On Academic Side Of Climate Change

Nov. 15
Ida Lieszkovszky, California Capitol Network

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is kicking off his third Global Climate summit today at the University of California at Davis.

New Book Mixes San Diego Fact And Fiction

Nov. 15
These Days
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San Diego author Debra Ginsberg explores the secrets and tensions of domestic life set against a backdrop of the 2007 wildfire in her new novel "The Neighbors Are Watching."

Governor-Elect Brown Back From Vacation, Ready to Work on Budget

Nov. 15
Ida Lieszkovszky, California Capitol Network
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Governor-elect Jerry Brown returns from a post-election vacation this week. Now that he’s back in California, he’s expected to join in the budget talks starting Tuesday.

SD Community Farm Padlocked

Nov. 15
These Days

We'll hear about a long-time community farm in Southeastern San Diego that is caught up in red tape.

California: Budget Woes, Stunned Republicans, New Governor

Nov. 15
These Days
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We get an update on the special legislative session to deal with the state's lingering budget deficit; the transition of Jerry Brown into the governorship and the future of the California Republican Party.

Sports Update: Aztec, Chargers, Padres Trade

Nov. 15
These Days
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Are the SDSU Aztecs bowl-bound despite their loss to the TCU Horned Frogs? What are the chances the 4-5 Chargers will win the AFC West? We speak to Lee "Hacksaw" Hamilton about our local football teams, and the outlook for SDSU's men's and women's basketball teams.

Authorities Seek Driver They Say Triggered Deadly Calif. Motorcycle Pileup

Nov. 15
Elliott Spagat, Associated Press

A driver who slammed into a group of motorcycle riders, killing four of them and his companion, has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, and police are looking for another driver who may have triggered the crash.

Congress Braces For Hectic Lame-Duck Session

Nov. 15
Liz Halloran, NPR
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Congress returns today for a lame-duck session that will provide Democrats their final taste of Capitol Hill dominance before Republicans take over the House and expand their Senate minority caucus in January.

UCSD Offers Free Memory Screenings For Older Adults

Nov. 15
By Kenny Goldberg

The Alzheimer's Disease Research Center at UC San Diego is offering free memory screenings on Tuesday. The event targets older adults concerned about memory loss.

Airport Expansion Means Jobs For Small Businesses

Nov. 15
By Padma Nagappan

Local small businesses will have something to smile about very soon, thanks to a $1 billion airport-expansion project.

New Music: Heavy Hawaii's Summertime Blues

Nov. 15
By Meredith Hattam
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Culture Lust contributor Meredith Hattam talks with Heavy Hawaii, a local group serving up beach culture with a dark side - not to mention a sound that's generating major buzz.