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Stories for February 3, 2012

San Diego Komen Office Receives Death Threats

Feb. 3
By Dwane Brown

The San Diego office of Susan G. Komen for the Cure received death threats and thousands of emails after the national organization decided to pull its funding for breast cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood. That decision was reversed on Friday.

San Diego Looks For A Place To Park All The Cars

Feb. 3
By Tom Fudge, Nicholas McVicker

San Diego's rising population will bring with it hundreds of thousands more cars, more concerns about finding place to park and a fear that parking lots will overtake the city's landscape.

John Lynch Announces UT-TV Plan To SD Rotary Group

Feb. 3
By Megan Burke

John Lynch, CEO Of UT-San Diego talks about launching a 24-7 TV Channel, the newspaper as a community leader.

Guest Review: 'The Woman in Black'

Feb. 3
Jeff Murray, Guest Blogger
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Daniel Radcliffe returns to the big screen for the gothic horror flick, "Woman in Black" (opening February 3 throughout San Diego) from director James Watkins.

Birney Elementary Bouncing Back From Fire

Feb. 3
By Kyla Calvert

University Heights elementary school sees flood of donations after fire.

Imports Dominate Game Day Guacamole

Feb. 3
By Erik Anderson
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Super Sunday is a big day for avocado consumption in the United States, and that would seem to line it up as a big day for San Diego County avocado growers. But this is not the weekend it used to be for local farmers.

Review: 'The Theatre Bizarre'

Feb. 3
By Beth Accomando
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If you are looking for a tasty horror treat there is finally something good on the menu: "The Theatre Bizarre" (midnight tonight and Saturday at Landmark's Ken Cinema).

San Onofre Nuke Plant Worker Fell In Reactor Pool

Feb. 3
Associated Press

Authorities say a worker fell into a reactor pool at the San Onofre nuclear power plant in San Diego County last week but he didn't receive a significant radiation dose.

Roundtable: Money In Politics, Petco Park & Indian Tribes

Feb. 3
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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Panelists look at the large amounts of money swirling around local and national politics; the lack of it in East Village businesses during the Padres' off-season; and whether money caused the Pala Band of Indians to expel 154 tribal members.

San Diego Komen Office Receives Death Threats

Feb. 3
By Dwane Brown and KPBS News and Associated Press
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The San Diego affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure received two email death threats following the announcement that the national organization was cutting funding to Planned Parenthood.

SD Officials: Convention Center Funding Validation Was Always In The Plan

Feb. 3
By Katie Orr
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A judge will decide whether San Diego’s method of funding a convention center expansion is legal after the city attorney questioned the plan. But project supporters insist that was always the idea.

Unemployment Rate Hits 8.3 Percent After Hiring Burst

Feb. 3
CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, Associated Press
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Employers went on a hiring spree in January and drove down the unemployment rate for a fifth straight month to 8.3 percent, its lowest point in nearly three years.