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Stories for November 24, 2010

Skiers Can Burn

Nov. 24
By Kenny Goldberg

A new study finds skiers can be exposed to harmful levels of ultraviolet radiation, even on overcast days. Out of 32 ski resorts in the country, the highest U-V readings were found at California's Mammoth Mountain.

Airport Lines Move Smoothly Despite Warnings

Nov. 24
By Katie Orr and MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press

Pat-downs, radiation, protesting crowds, surly T.S.A. agents, it’s enough to make you forget that plane trip and stay home this Thanksgiving. But, in reality, things are going pretty smoothly at Lindbergh Field Wednesday.

Let's Talk Turkey!

Nov. 24
These Days
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Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? Will 20 relatives be roaming around your house waiting to taste the turkey or the pumpkin pie? We'll have two of San Diego's premiere chefs in studio to answer your cooking questions and put any hosting anxieties to rest. And, we'll get wine recommendations from a local wine expert.

Film Club of the Air: "127 Hours" "Four Lions" And "Tangled"

Nov. 24
These Days
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If you plan on squeezing a movie in between the turkey and the stuffing, we have you covered. Our critics will weigh in on "127 Hours," "Tangled," "The Next Three Days," "Four Lions," and more.

Thanksgiving Travel Expected To Jump By Double Digits

Nov. 24
Steve Milne, California Capitol Network

Brace for a lot of company on the roads if you’ll be driving out-of-town today for Thanksgiving. The number of Californians traveling for the holiday is expected to increase by double-digits.

Arizona-Style Immigration Law Cleared For Circulation In CA

Nov. 24
Marianne Russ, California Capitol Network

An initiative proposing an Arizona-style immigration law in California has been cleared for circulation. The measure would make it illegal for undocumented immigrants to look for work while hiding their status.

U.S. Carrier Heads For War Games In Korean Waters

Nov. 24
NPR
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The U.S. and South Korea prepared to hold joint war games this weekend following North Korea's shelling of a South-held island near their disputed border.

Salvation Army Stretching Donations to Serve Needy

Nov. 24
By Kyla Calvert
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About 2,000 San Diegans will line up outside Golden Hall Thursday morning for the Salvation Army’s 27th annual Thanksgiving dinner. The Salvation Army is just one local group trying to stretch its resources.

Film Club: '127 Hours'

Nov. 24
By Beth Accomando
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The new Danny Boyle film "127 Hours" (currently playing throughout San Diego) is up for discussion on the KPBS Film Club of the Air.

Film Club: Hollywood Holiday Releases

Nov. 24
By Beth Accomando
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The critics of the KPBS Film Club of the Air talk about the upcoming holiday releases including "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part One," "Faster," "The Next Three Days," and "Burlesque."

Rants and Raves: Films to be Thankful For

Nov. 24
By Beth Accomando
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With Thanksgiving just a day away I've been thinking about films to be thankful for. Which ones are you grateful for? Listen to my radio feature, and click for links to trailers and clips.