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Stories for November 17, 2011

Feds To Review Immigration Cases, Focus On Serious Crimes

Nov. 17
By Jill Replogle
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Federal prosecutors will begin reviewing all new cases in immigration court in order to focus resources on prosecuting undocumented criminals and other high priority cases.

Former Officer Convicted Of Asking for Bribes, Sexually Assaulting Women After Traffic Stops

Nov. 17
Evening Edition
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The verdict was split in this afternoon's judgment against former SDPD Officer Anthony Arevalos.

Developer Doug Manchester Buys Union-Tribune

Nov. 17
By Amita Sharma
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The owner of The San Diego Union-Tribune announced Thursday it has sold the 143-year-old newspaper to MLIM, LLC, owned by real-estate magnate Doug Manchester.

Ask This Old House: Repairing A Crack In An Asphalt Walkway; Getting Rid Of Mold

Nov. 17
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Landscape contractor Roger Cook helps a homeowner repair a crack in an asphalt walkway. Then Roger, along with host Kevin O’Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey and general contractor Tom Silva, asks “What is it?” Afterward, Tom helps a homeowner get rid of the mold in her attic.

Skilled Day Care For Frail Seniors And Disabled Adults Will Continue

Nov. 17
By Kenny Goldberg
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Some 35,000 frail seniors and disabled adults in California may still be able to get skilled day care services, thanks to a new settlement.

Coaster May Extend To Camp Pendleton

Nov. 17
By Alison St John
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The North County’s Transit District is considering the feasibility of building a new Coaster train station on Camp Pendleton.

Would Organizing Hurt The Occupy Movement?

Nov. 17
By Katie Orr
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The Occupy San Diego protest is taking part in a nationwide day of action today with several rallies. A local professor believes the Occupiers are better off not organizing.

City of San Diego's Only Daily - Sold!

Nov. 17
Midday Edition
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The San Diego Union Tribune has been sold...developer Doug Manchester will be the new owner.

East Coast Man Finishes Cross Country Trek In San Diego

Nov. 17
By Marissa Cabrera
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Stephen Homsey is on the last leg of his three-thousand mile journey to raise awareness about multiple sclerosis. His final stop is in Coronado Friday.

Schools Figure To Suffer More From State Budget Shortfall

Nov. 17
Midday Edition
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We'll explore the grim news from California's legislative analyst expected to trigger more cuts to education and social services.

Weekend Preview: Food, Wine, And Music

Nov. 17
Midday Edition
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The coming week is filled with food, wine, and music, and here to tell us what's worth seeking out are Kinsee Morlan, arts and entertainment editor at CityBeat, and Peter Holslin, music editor at CityBeat.

Cross-Border Cleanup Helps Heal Polluted River

Nov. 17
By Ruxandra Guidi
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The New River in California's Imperial Valley was once considered the most polluted in the country. The waterway is much cleaner now due to increased investment to clean up the environment on both sides of the border, government official said.

Occupy Protesters Clash With Police In NYC Finance District

Nov. 17
Karen Matthews, Associated Press
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Police arrested protesters who sat on the ground and blocked traffic into New York's financial district.

Homeless Connect In North County

Nov. 17
By Alison St John
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Cal State San Marcos hosted a one-stop shop event for North County homeless people on Wednesday, the first in a decade.

Curious Origins Of The Wings of Freedom Sculpture

Nov. 17
By Angela Carone
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San Diegans will soon weigh in on a proposed 500-foot sculpture for San Diego’s Navy Pier called Wings of Freedom. But the sculpture’s design has curious origins.

Disparities Clear At Senior Living Communities In San Diego

Nov. 17
By Alison St John
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One of the most difficult decisions facing seniors is where to live in their final years. Our series 'Aging in San Diego' continues with a visit to two senior communities that offer independent and assisted living.

Contamination Alert In Effect In Coronado

Nov. 17
City News Service
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A contamination alert was in effect today in Coronado following a sewage spill along the Silver Strand.