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Stories for July 29, 2011

SANDAG To Take Over Operation Of S.R. 125

July 29
By Katie Orr
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A new operator is taking control of a South Bay toll road that recently emerged from bankruptcy.

California Bar Considers Admitting Undocumented Immigrant

July 29
By Ruxandra Guidi
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The State Bar of California is contemplating whether to admit a new lawyer to its ranks: An undocumented immigrant who passed the tough bar exam in 2009.

"Granny Scam" Targets Oceanside Residents

July 29
By City News Service

At least 10 Oceanside residents have fallen prey over the last week to a telephone scam in which a crook gets the victim to wire him cash by posing as a grandchild in financial straits abroad, police advised today.

House Approves GOP Bill Extending Debt Limit

July 29
Associated Press
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Republicans have muscled legislation to extend the government's borrowing authority and cutting spending through the House over solid Democratic opposition.

Review: 'Cowboys and Aliens'

July 29
By Beth Accomando
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"Cowboys and Aliens" (opening July 29 throughout San Diego) had it's world premiere at Comic-Con and director Jon Favreau has been courting attendees there for two years.

Economy Sputtered Through First Half Of 2011

July 29
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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The sharp slowdown means the economy will likely grow at a weaker pace than last year. And economists don't expect growth to pick up enough to lower the unemployment rate.

Roundtable: Redevelopment Projects In Jeopardy

July 29
Midday Edition
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San Diego it has to give up $70 million dollars in redevelopment funds this year, and 16 million in subsequent years to the state budget. Cities have filed suit, calling the move unconstitutional. A lot of redevelopment projects, from fixing roads to funding economic development projects, to paying for sports stadiums, are in jeopardy.

Roundtable: Where Are We With Medical Marijuana?

July 29
Midday Edition
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We're back to square one in the game of hopscotch that is the medical marijuana business in San Diego. Medical marijuana advocates didn't like the city's regulations, and they got enough signatures to put a measure on the ballot to challenge it at the polls. So now what??

Roundtable: Area Congressional Reps Are Up Against Debt Ceiling

July 29
Midday Edition
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Borrowing by the federal government has become so rampant the debt ceiling must be raised if Washington is going to pay the bills, especially if tax increases are off the table. How are our local repressentatives bearing under the pressure?

Failed Debt Vote Shows The Tail Is Wagging The Dog

July 29
By Npr
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The message many analysts are bound to take away is that — to a large degree — the tail is wagging the dog, namely members linked to the Tea Party.

San Diego Meeting Focuses On Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

July 29
By Kenny Goldberg

An estimated 4 million Americans are affected by obsessive-compulsive disorder. San Diego hosts the nation's largest conference on the condition this weekend.

B-Slade Rocks In "The Who's Tommy' At San Diego Rep

July 29
Kathi Diamant
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B.Slade, an award-winning gospel singer, has become a jack of all musical trades, including lead actor in a musical. He's the star of the classic rock opera "The Who's Tommy," now playing at the San Diego Repertory Theatre. Culture Lust contributor Kathi Diamant says it rocks.

Movie Palaces Up The Ante In Carmel Valley

July 29
By Pat Finn
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What is the sound of a jaw dropping? Pat Finn visited the super-plush Cinepolis luxury cinemas in Carmel Valley and was impressed -- with one large a caveat.