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Stories for September 28, 2012

DeMaio’s Office Says No Record Of Communication With Lynch, Manchester

Sept. 28
By Brooke Williams
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City Councilman and mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio says he hasn't communicated with U-T San Diego’s publisher Doug Manchester or CEO John Lynch about anything.

DA Says Deputy Shooting Of Camp Pendleton Marine Justified

Sept. 28
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The Orange County District Attorney's office says the fatal shooting last February of Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Manny Loggins by a sheriff's deputy was justified.

One Woman Dead From Border Patrol-Involved Shooting In Chula Vista

Sept. 28
City News Service
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A U.S. Border Patrol agent fatally shot a woman in a South Bay neighborhood this afternoon.

Half The Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity For Women Worldwide

Sept. 28
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Introduced by George Clooney, and traveling with intrepid reporter Nicholas Kristof and celebrity advocates (America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Gabrielle Union and Olivia Wilde), "Half The Sky" presents women and girls who are living under some of the most difficult circumstances imaginable -- and fighting bravely to change them. Their intimate, dramatic and immediate stories of struggle reflect viable and sustainable options for empowerment and offer an actionable blueprint for transformation.

Is 'Apple Mania' For Apple Products Real Or Hype?

Sept. 28
By Deb Welsh
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Purchases of the iPhone 5 could be just for the thrill of it.

Tobacco Companies Cough Up Campaign Cash In California

Sept. 28
By Kenny Goldberg
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Tobacco companies have been coughing up a lot of campaign cash in California.

Behind The Scenes Of 'Allegiance'

Sept. 28
Evening Edition
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George Takei calls "Allegiance" his "legacy project." Listen to the Star Trek actor and social media superstar talk about why he has so much invested in this new musical at the Globe about the Japanese American internment.

Two Los Palillos Gang Members Sentenced To Multiple Life Terms

Sept. 28
Kelly Wheeler, City News Service
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Multiple terms of life in prison without parole were handed down today for two members of a Mexican kidnap-murder crew who took part in the 2007 strangulation deaths of two men whose bodies were dissolved in acid in San Ysidro.

Weekends on KPBS Radio Get a Makeover

Sept. 28
By KPBS
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KPBS 89.5 FM has added five new programs to the weekend schedule and is reshuffling existing programs to make room for these fresh new offerings from NPR, the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation), and others.

Roundtable: Manchester And The Port; Dueling Mayoral Endorsements; Judges Ride Free

Sept. 28
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Doug Manchester and John Lynch are pulling out all the stops for a sports-entertainment complex downtown. Mayoral candidates DeMaio gets big endorsements while Filner counters with endorsements of his own. Courtrooms are closing, employees are laid off, but judges keep their car allowance.

Romney Decries Military Cuts; Obama Talking Jobs

Sept. 28
David Espo and Kasie Hunt/Associated Press
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Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney made a campaign promise Thursday to stop cuts to the defense budget

Killer Whale Hurt At San Diego's SeaWorld Show

Sept. 28
Associated Press
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A killer whale at San Diego's SeaWorld is recovering after he was injured during a night performance. SeaWorld says 11-year-old Nakai was treated for a lower jaw injury that he suffered last week when he came into contact with the pool.

Suspect In Sheriff's Deputies Shooting Charged With Attempted Murder

Sept. 28
City News Service
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A man accused of shooting two sheriff's deputies who went to his Lakeside apartment to investigate allegations that he abused one of his girlfriend's daughters pleaded not guilty Thursday to three counts of attempted murder of a peace officer.

NASA's Curiosity Finds Water Once Flowed On Mars

Sept. 28
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NASA's newest Mars rover, Curiosity, has snapped photos of rocky outcroppings that jut out from the alien soil, and scientists say they look like the remnants of an ancient stream bed where water once flowed on the surface of the red planet.

San Diego County Kicks Off Flu Shot Campaign

Sept. 28
City News Service
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It's time to get your flu shot. The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is set to kick off its annual influenza vaccination campaign today in conjunction with area healthcare organizations.

Law Enforcement Assesses Realignment One Year Later

Sept. 28
By Alison St John
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Law enforcement agencies are looking at the rising crime rate in many San Diego cities and asking if it has to do with the influx of state prisoners to county jurisdiction under realignment. They gathered to take stock last night.