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Stories for October 21, 2011

Tease photo for California Farmers Cheer Trucking Deal

California Farmers Cheer Trucking Deal

Oct. 21
By Erik Anderson

The first Mexican long haul truck entered the US in Texas today and California farmers are cheering.

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$7.25 Million Settlement Reached In Stephanie Crowe Murder Case

Oct. 21
By Mark Sauer, Amita Sharma

A settlement has been reached in the high-profile, 1998 Stephanie Crowe murder case. The Crowe family has settled with Escondido and Oceanside.

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Roundtable: Withdrawal of Troops, Pot Dispensaries and Foreclosure

Oct. 21
By Patty Lane, Gloria Penner

Roundtable: President announces troops will be out of Iraq by end of year, we also look at marijuana dispensaries and San Diego foreclosures.

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Turning Trash Into Art

Oct. 21
By Angela Carone

If you were to look in your garbage can right now, would you be able to make a beautiful sculpture out of your trash? A new exhibit in downtown San Diego features 12 artists who have turned garbage into art.

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'America's War In Iraq Will Be Over'

Oct. 21
By Beth Ford Rothand Beth Ford Roth, Home Post Blog and Associated Press

President Barack Obama announced Friday that U.S. troops will be out of Iraq by the end of the year.

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SDAFF Pick: 'Cold Fish'

Oct. 21
By Beth Accomando

Okay I'm trying something new for coverage of the San Diego Asian Film Festival's 12th Season, a pick for each day of the festival. My suggestion for today is "Cold Fish" screening at 10pm at the UltraStar Mission Valley Theaters at Hazard Center. This is NOT to be missed.

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Committee Recommends More San Diego School Closures

Oct. 21
By Jessica Plautz

More than a dozen schools would be closed, relocated or consolidated next year under a plan being recommended by a San Diego Unified School District committee.

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Occupy San Diego Plans Bank Protest

Oct. 21
City News Service

Occupy San Diego protesters were expected to demonstrate outside a downtown Wells Fargo Bank branch today.

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Does Libya Offer Clues To An Obama Doctrine?

Oct. 21
Scott Horsley, NPR

The president said Moammar Gadhafi's death marked the end of a long and painful chapter for the Libyan people. But the seven-month military campaign that toppled the Libyan leader also marks a high point for the kind of international cooperation that Obama has championed.

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Trailers: Trio of Indies Opening at Reading

Oct. 21
By Beth Accomando

It sucks being sick and it's even worse to be sick the week of two film festivals and half a dozen film openings. So here are the trailers for a trio of documentaries opening today at Reading Gaslamp Stadium Theaters: "Finding Joe," "Where Soldiers Come From," and "We Were Here."