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Stories for October 28, 2011

Calif. Training Program For Non-violent Prisoners Yields Positive Results

Oct. 28
By Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radioand Mitch Blacher, 10News

The California Department of Corrections funds a training program for non-violent prisoners and it has an amazing success rate. Those who graduate have less than a 3 percent recidivism rate.

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Behind the Scenes: Make Up Effects

Oct. 28
By Beth Accomando, Christopher Maue, Katie Schoolov

As you know Halloween is my favorite time of the year. It's a holiday that allows me to put my love of horror to good effect. So here are some pointers for Halloween make up effects if you want something scarier that a kitty cat.

California Senior Legislature Calls for Silver Alert System

Oct. 28
By California Capitol Network

You’ve heard of the Amber Alert for kidnapped children. But what about a Silver Alert? Orange County Senior Senator Jim Levy says that would help track down someone with Alzheimer’s or another disease who wanders away from their home.

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Hopeful Signs In San Diego Economic Index

Oct. 28
By Erik Anderson

The index of leading economic indicators for San Diego County showed a positive gain in September; the report holds mixed economic news.

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Roundtable: Occupy San Diego, School Closures And The Death Penalty

Oct. 28
By Patty Lane, Alison St John

Occupy San Diego arrests, an option to school closures in San Diego and a move to end the death penalty.

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300 Sailors Aboard USS Howard Return To San Diego Friday

Oct. 28
City News Service

The guided-missile destroyer USS Howard and its crew of about 300 were expected to return home to San Diego today.

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Dozens Arrested As Police Break Up 'Occupy' Tent City Again

Oct. 28
Ken Fields, Jessica King and James R. Riffel, CNS

Law enforcement personnel in riot gear cleared Occupy San Diego protesters out of Civic Center Plaza early today, making some arrests in the process, police said.

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Immigrant Students Get Crash Course In Being An American High Schooler

Oct. 28
By Kyla Calvert

San Diego Unified's New Arrivals Centers teach recent immigrant students more than English.

2.5 Million Calif. Children Exposed To Secondhand Smoke In Their Homes

Oct. 28
By Kenny Goldberg

Despite having one the country's lowest smoking rates, California has millions of children who are exposed to secondhand smoke in their own homes.