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Stories for August 9, 2011

Brown Pelicans Rehabbing At SeaWorld

Aug. 9
By Ed Joyce
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Eight young brown pelicans found in Arizona are being nursed back to health at SeaWorld San Diego.

Port Moves Ahead With North Embarcadero Improvements

Aug. 9
By Katie Orr
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San Diego’s much debated and often litigated North Embarcadero Visionary Plan took a big step forward Tuesday.

San Diego Stocks Fair Well Through Economic Storm

Aug. 9
City News Service
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Anyone holding stock in San Diego's larger and well-known firms weathered the economic storm of the past week fairly well, buoyed by today's 430-point gain on Wall Street.

High-Speed Rail Cost Jumps By Billions

Aug. 9
Ben Adlern, California Capitol Network
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The cost of California’s ambitious high-speed rail project is going up according to new environmental reports from the state’s High-Speed Rail Authority.

Powerful Solar Flare Has Limited Impact On Earth

Aug. 9
Associated Press
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The sun unleashed a powerful solar flare early Tuesday, the largest in nearly five years.

Envision San Diego: Changing Face Of America

Aug. 9
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America looks different than it did 10 years ago – it is more diverse, with a growing foreign-born population. In this documentary on the 2010 Census, we take a closer look at the demographic changes in the Southwest United States. We’ll take a trip along the Mexico-U.S. border and visit communities that are experiencing change; we’ll meet some of our country’s new immigrants; and learn more about why they came to America.

NOVA: Is There Life On Mars?

Aug. 9
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More than four years after they landed on Mars, NASA's twin robot explorers, Spirit and Opportunity , have lasted 16 times longer and driven 20 times farther than expected. Since May 25, 2008, they've had new company on the red planet: NASA's Phoenix probe, which dramatically "tasted" water ice on the planet in July. NOVA "Is There Life on Mars?" showcases the latest scientific results from the rovers and Phoenix , which are poised to reveal provocative new clues in the tantalizing search for water and life on the Red Planet.

Local Migrant Education Program Named Top 10

Aug. 9
By Marissa Cabrera
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A migrant education program at California State University-San Marcos has been recognized for helping students of farm working families get a higher education.

Social Media -Can It Keep You From Getting A Job?

Aug. 9
Midday Edition
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Watch what you post! Twitter, Facebook, Linked-in, logging on to social media, could keep you from landing that great job.

A Close Look At San Diego-Trained Navy SEALS

Aug. 9
Midday Edition
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The Navy SEALS are dealing with the deaths of 22 of their own after a Chinook helicopter goes down in Afghanistan. We take a look at this locally trained elite group.

Trailers: Tilda Swinton, Sean Penn, and More

Aug. 9
By Beth Accomando
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Here are some trailers and clips from upcoming indie films that piqued my interest. Hope you enjoy!

North County: Vista Unified, Back-Country Upset, Flower Hill

Aug. 9
Midday Edition
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Some people say at-large elections make it more difficult to elect members of racial minority groups to boards. And this issue is coming home to roost in Vista. Today we bring you a look at the news of North San Diego County. And we start by talking about the Vista School Board.

Riots Spread From London To Other British Cities

Aug. 9
NPR Staff And Wires
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A wave of violence and looting raged across London and spread to three other major British cities Tuesday, as authorities struggled to contain the country's worst unrest since the 1980s.

Radio Traffic Reveals Moments After Officer Shooting

Aug. 9
San Diego 10 News
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Radio traffic between San Diego Police dispatch and officers in the field reveals new details about what happened after an officer was shot in City Heights on Saturday.

San Diego County Probation Opens New Office

Aug. 9
By Alison St John
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San Diego County opened a new, expanded probation office in Chula Vista this week. It will serve two purposes.

Two Camp Pendleton-Based Marines Killed In Afghanistan

Aug. 9
City News Service
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The Pentagon today announced the combat deaths of two Camp Pendleton-based Marines in Afghanistan.

Credit Downgrade May Hurt Calif. Revenue, Not State's Rating

Aug. 9
Ben Adlern, California Capitol Network
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The federal government credit downgrade and Wall Street sell-off are raising questions about their impact on California. But a credit rating change might not be the state’s biggest concern.

Military Faces Challenge In Rebuilding SEAL Team 6

Aug. 9
Tom Bowman, NPR
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The Taliban attack that claimed the lives of nearly two dozen members of the elite and secretive unit called SEAL Team 6 places a huge burden on the Special Forces community.

Market Stutters After Fed Holds Line On Rates

Aug. 9
Associated Press
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U.S. stocks shed their early gains and dropped Tuesday afternoon after the Federal Reserve signaled its willingness to keep interest rates low, but offered little else to stabilize global markets.