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Stories for April 4, 2012

DIRECTV Reaches Agreement To Air Fox 5, Other Stations For Five Years

April 4
CITY NEWS SERVICE

A five-year agreement was reached today allowing DIRECTV to resume retransmitting KSWB-TV Channel 69, Tribune's other local stations and WGN America.

Where Being Able to Vote (and Cross the Street) Is a Big Deal

April 4
Andrew Donohue, Voice of San Diego
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The story of one longtime resident, who's studying hard to become a citizen this year, underscores the major storylines coming out of the City Council's new district.

San Diego County Water Authority Continues Records Battle With LA

April 4
CITY NEWS SERVICE

The San Diego County Water Authority today filed a petition alleging the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power failed to release public documents as required by state law.

Judge Refuses To Stop Tea Party Marine's Hearing

April 4
CITY NEWS SERVICE
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A federal judge refused today to stop a military separation hearing for a Camp Pendleton-based Marine sergeant facing discharge on "other than honorable'' conditions for his "Armed Forces Tea Party'' Facebook page and criticism of President Barack Obama.

Mayoral Candidates Debate How to Improve San Diego Schools

April 4
By Kyla Calvert
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San Diego's leading mayoral candidates debated what role the next mayor should play in reforming city schools at the University of San Diego on Tuesday.

My Vietnam Your Iraq

April 4
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This program tells stories from Vietnam War veterans who have children that served in Iraq. This story will look at the pride, challenges, fears and possible bitterness that parents and children are faced with when one is serving in a war. Though the stories are unique to the individual families, these intimate profiles resonate with all of us: the stories of the men and women who fought and fight for themselves, their families, and their country.

Chancellor: Two-Tiered System Could Privatize Community Colleges

April 4
Ben Adler, California Capitol Network

California Community Colleges Chancellor Jack Scott is questioning whether one of the state’s community colleges can offer extra sections of popular courses at a higher cost.

Next Generation Of Global Health Researchers Get A Financial Shot In The Arm

April 4
By Kenny Goldberg

Aspiring global health researchers can spend up to a year abroad, thanks to a new grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Habitat For Humanity Starts Building In Imperial Beach

April 4
By Tom Fudge
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The charitable housing group plans to build four single-family homes as its first construction project in Imperial Beach.

Navy Aims to Stop Sexual Assault in the Service (Video)

April 4
By Beth Ford Roth
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The Navy wants to stop sexual assaults within its ranks.

Lawsuit Aims To Elect More Latinos In Escondido

April 4
Evening Edition
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A lawsuit working its way through the court system alleges the city's current system for electing city council members disenfranchises Latinos. Proponents want the city to implement district-wide elections.

CROSSING SOUTH: Rosarito: Ultralight, Baja Studios, Lobster

April 4
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Follow host Jorge Meraz as he takes an incredible ultralight airplane ride high and above Rosarito Beach. Then check out the famous Baja Studios where they filmed the movie "Titanic." Few people know that it is the largest aquatic studio in the world. Next Jorge has a feast of lobster at Puerto Nuevo, as well as a sample of a few other little edibles.

Baseball Season Gets Underway In San Diego

April 4
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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Are you ready for some baseball? The Padres season opener at Petco Park is Thursday but many questions still remain about the team.

GOP Congressmen Respond To Fletcher's Move

April 4
By Katie Orr
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Republican members of San Diego’s Congressional delegation are responding to Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher’s decision to leave the GOP.

New Video Shows Sgt. Manny Loggins' Vehicle Right Before Shooting

April 4
By Beth Ford Roth
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Newly released video shows Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manuel Loggins Jr. right before he was shot by an Orange County Sheriff's deputy.

Local Heroes Awards 2011

April 4
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The Local Heroes Awards 2011 is the culmination of a year-long celebration of diversity that took place on February 8, 2012 at the Balboa Theatre in Downtown San Diego. Union Bank and KPBS honored 17 local individuals who are making a difference to enrich the lives of others. Hosted by Yul Kwon, of PBS’ "America Revealed," recipients are formally recognized along with interludes of entertainment from the B-Side Players, LEIISA Polynesian Dance Group, San Diego Taiko, San Diego Ballet, and Second Avenue Klezmer Ensemble.

NRC Chairman To Visit San Onofre Nuclear Plant

April 4
Associated Press
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The chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission will visit the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant on the California coast this week, in the midst of a probe into excessive wear in tubing.

ACLU Teams Up with Anti-Obama Marine to Fight Dismissal

April 4
By Beth Ford Roth
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In an unlikely alliance, the ACLU is teaming up with Anti-Obama Marine Sgt. Gary Stein to fight his possible dismissal from the Marine Corps.

Afghan Suicide Bomber Kills Two U.S. Soldiers (Video)

April 4
By Beth Ford Roth
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A suicide bomber has killed at least ten people today in Kabul, Afghanistan - including two American soldiers.

Some Say Negligence Should Be Determined Before SDG&E Recovers '07 Wildfire Costs

April 4
Midday Edition
By Amita Sharma
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San Diego Gas & Electric customers already pay among the highest rates in the country. Tomorrow regulators will hold public hearings over whether those bills should go even higher.