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Stories for January 10, 2012

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Romney Coasts As Campaign Heads South

Jan. 10
Alan Greenblatt, NPR

Even before his big win in New Hampshire, Mitt Romney was opening up a lead in South Carolina, the next state to host a GOP primary.

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Tracking Bracelet To Help Chula Vista Seniors

Jan. 10
By Adrian Florido

The Chula Vista Police Department is handing out electronic bracelets to help find seniors who've wandered from home.

San Diego Will Oversee Unwinding Of Redevelopment

Jan. 10
By Katie Orr / Capital Public Radio

The city of San Diego will oversee the unwinding of its redevelopment agencies. The city council agreed today to launch the process.

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San Diego Home Values Fell In November

Jan. 10
By Erik Anderson

A California-based information company says distress inventory is hurting home values.

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San Onofre Nuclear Plant Upgrading Reactor Heads

Jan. 10
By Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio

Southern California Edison took one of the two large generating units offline Monday night at its San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

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CROSSING SOUTH: Ensenada: Baja 500 & Ziplines

Jan. 10
By Jennifer Robinson

The internationally famous Baja 500 is quite the event. Host Jorge Meraz takes us to see it and talk to the participants and organizers. Then head out to the Las Cañadas Campground where Jorge flies high across zip-lines and crosses treacherous hanging bridges on the canopy tour. Then experience the ATV ride on mountain trails. Finally, return back to downtown Ensenada where we learn how to fillet a fish at the famous Ensenada Fish Market.

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NOVA: Bombing Hitler's Dams

Jan. 10

In 1943 a squadron of Lancaster bombers staged one of the most audacious raids in history — destroying two gigantic dams in Germany’s industrial heartland and cutting the water supply to arms factories — with a revolutionary bouncing bomb invented by British engineer Barnes Wallis. Now, NOVA re-creates the extreme engineering challenges faced by Wallis and the pilots with the aid of six spectacular experiments.

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Census Uncovers Pockets Of Poverty In San Diego

Jan. 10
By Midday Edition

Poverty sometimes gets hidden within large neighborhoods in San Diego. We'll discuss the pockets of poverty in our town.

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Military Justice Itself May Be On Trial In Camp Pendleton's Last Haditha Case

Jan. 10
By Midday Edition
By Evening Edition

U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Frank Wuterich is facing a jury of his peers, all Marine combat veterans. How will experienced military men view the killing of unarmed civilians? And is it really different from how you see it?

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San Diego Free Speech Fight Centennial

Jan. 10
By Midday Edition

An exhibition in Balboa Park recognizes the centennial of San Diego's Free Speech Fight.

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U.S. Military Rescues More Iranians In Peril

Jan. 10
By Beth Ford Roth

Home Post Blog: A week after Iran threatened U.S. Navy ships for getting too close to the Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf, members of the U.S. military have rescued 6 more Iranians who were in distress at sea.

Calif. Community College Leaders Call For Overhaul

Jan. 10
Associated Press

California higher education leaders are calling for a major overhaul of the state's community colleges.

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Rivals Looking To Chip Away At Romney In NH

Jan. 10

With Mitt Romney the overwhelming favorite, his five Republican opponents hoped to chip away at his lead in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary and finish well enough to prove they're still in.

Protected Sportfish Face Commerical Pressure In Mexico

Jan. 10
By Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio

A man who owns a sportfishing business in Mexico says Dorado and other species are being caught and imported into the U.S. illegally.

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San Diego To Begin Unraveling Redevelopment

Jan. 10
By Katie Orr / Capital Public Radio

Cities across California get to start the new year by figuring out how to unravel complex redevelopment agencies now that the state has abolished them. San Diego tackles the issue today.