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Stories for July 13, 2012

Deadly Patrols: Fatal Confrontations with Border Agents Increase

July 13
Roxana Popescu and Brad Racino
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Civilian deaths at the hands of U.S. Border Patrol agents are increasing even though illegal immigration and assaults against agents are down. This was the conclusion of a months-long investigation by nonprofit media organizations into incidents in three border states.

San Diego Lawyers Provide Refuge To 10 Llamas

July 13
By Dwane Brown
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Taking in animals in need is a little like doing pro bono legal work

Prop B Restraining Order Does Not Apply To Nonunion Municipal Employees, Judge Rules

July 13
City News Service
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A temporary restraining order that halted the city of San Diego's implementation of a voter-approved pension reform initiative does not apply to nonunion municipal employees, a judge ruled today.

More Than 60 Animals Seized From Pet Stores Up For Adoption Saturday

July 13
By Diana Crofts-Pelayo
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After being neglected and waiting four months in order to be placed up for adoption, 60 animals are now available starting Saturday.

Rick Steves' Europe: England's Bath And York

July 13
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Medieval York and Georgian Bath - easy side-trips from London - pack an exciting pair of sightseeing punches. Travel expert Rick Steves explores Roman hot springs, cruises quiet canals, marvels at England's finest Gothic church and gets a surprising dose of Viking history as he enjoys England's easy urban delights.

Julia Child: Cooking With Master Chefs: Amy Ferguson-Ota

July 13
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Amy Ferguson-Ota was the first female executive chef at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Hawaii. From her home kitchen in Hawaii, she prepares a green papaya salad with a Thai vinaigrette, wok-seared ono (fish) served with a banana curry, plus a steamed banana side dish.

Southern California Edison Releases Data On Faulty Steam Generators At San Onofre

July 13
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Southern California Edison today released data on its newly installed steam generator tubes. It showed most of the tubes that were repaired were below the wall-thinning limit.

Mouse In Escondido Tests Positive For Hantavirus

July 13
City News Service
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A wild deer mouse trapped in north Escondido during routine monitoring tested positive for the potentially deadly hantavirus, San Diego County vector control officials announced today.

Comic-Con Delivers $180 Million Economic Punch To San Diego

July 13
By Erik Anderson
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Comic-Con is in full swing at the San Diego Convention Center and the event is delivering a $180 million economic punch to the region. There's a lot of currency changing hands this week.

Sweetwater School District Defendants Withdraw Motion To Recuse DA's Office

July 13
KELLY WHEELER, City News Service
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Three former and current Sweetwater Union High School District board members charged with trading contract votes for gifts withdrew their motion to recuse District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis from prosecuting the case today when a judge refused to give them more time to investigate whether the prosecution was politically motivated.

AUSTIN CITY LIMITS: Kenny Chesney

July 13
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AUSTIN CITY LIMITS continues its longstanding tradition of showcasing the best of original American music. In this episode, country music superstar Kenny Chesney hits the AUSTIN CITY LIMITS stage for a tour through his greatest hits including “Living in Fast Forward,” “Summertime” and “Out Last Night.”

Roundtable: Balboa Park, Bridgepoint, Backcountry Wildlife Killings

July 13
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This week, the City Council voted cars off the Plaza de Panama; the WASC voted not to accredit Bridgepoint's Ashfrord University; and the USDA voted to keep information on backcountry wildlife killings from the press.

Romney's Bermuda Account Raises Questions

July 13
David Welna, NPR
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The Republican presidential candidate has been hit with questions about his overseas investments all week. Mitt Romney's American lawyer and government officials in Bermuda are steering clear of the subject. But experts say, if you had the money, you'd do it too.

Two Sophisticated Border Drug Tunnels Discovered

July 13
Associated Press
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Two drug-smuggling tunnels outfitted with lighting and ventilation systems were discovered along the U.S.-Mexico border, the latest signs that cartels are building sophisticated passages to escape heightened surveillance on land.

Finding Humor In Uncharted Territory

July 13
By Angela Carone
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Two San Diegans take to Comic-Con to find new fans for their own creation—a comedy series for web about an unlikely topic: Antarctica.

National Stand Down For San Diego Veterans Draws Record Crowd

July 13
By Dwane Brown
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Stand Down is an intervention specifically for veterans by veterans to curb homelessness.