Stories for April 2, 2013
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A person diagnosed with tuberculosis could have exposed children and staff at a San Marcos preschool to the illness last month, the county of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency announced today.
It's been seven years since their last album, but the Wallflowers were back in full force during their performance at Bimbo's 365 Club, a Bay Area institution for more than 80 years. Surrounded by the club's Art Deco glamour and 600 invited guests, frontman Jakob Dylan led the Wallflowers through a riveting 18-song set, featuring new songs from their forthcoming album on Columbia Records and classics such as "One Headlight" and "6th Avenue Heartache."
The federal criminal complaint against New York politicians arrested after an FBI sting was a reminder of how often real-life political scandals can read like the imaginings of Hollywood screenwriters. (Think $90,000 in cash in a congressman's freezer.)
An obscure tax code provision crafted for drug dealers is giving state-licensed medical marijuana dispensaries a headache.
We told you on Monday about the death of one of the stars of the MTV reality show Buckwild. The Kanawha County, W.Va., Sheriff's Office said there were no signs of foul play in the death of Shain Gandee, 21, his uncle David Gandee, 48, and a third, unidentified person. On Tuesday, there's more news: The sheriff's department said all three men died of carbon monoxide poisoning.
British journalist and physician Michael Mosley sets an ambitious goal: to become healthier and lose weight while making as few changes as possible to his life. In working toward these goals, Mosley discovers a powerful new science behind the old idea of fasting, a program that still allows him to enjoy his favorite foods. He takes a road trip across the U.S. to investigate how a little hunger can turn on the body’s “repair genes” and, of course, tries the new science himself.
Gone are the days of serving up tater tots and French toast sticks to students. Here are the days of carrot sticks and quinoa.
Malashock Dance is celebrating its silver anniversary. San Diego Theatre is in its 41st year. But just how have San Diego's cutting edge dance companies survived through thick and thin?
A task force launched by the National Rifle Association after the Dec. 14 school shooting in Newtown, Conn., has come back with a report that recommends the creation of programs that give additional weapons training to school resource officers as well as "selected and designated school personnel" who could then carry arms.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose one-tenth of a cent today to $4.063, the second increase in four days following a 30-day streak of decreases.
The Homeland Security Department expects applications for high-skilled immigration visas to outpace the available supply in a matter of days, one of the fastest runs on the much-sought-after work permits in years and a sign of continued economic recovery amid new hiring by U.S. technology companies.
Ongoing coverage as 35 educators from Atlanta's school system turn themselves in to face charges related to that city's cheating scandal:
"A horror horde of crawl-and-crush giants clawing out of the earth from mile-deep catacombs!" They don't write taglines like that any more, and they don't make sci-fi like they did in the 1950s. That's why TheNAT's screening of "Them!" this Wednesday night at 7:00pm on the big screen is such a delight.
Michael Ellison has a tough assignment. He's the associate dean of admissions choosing the first class of a brand new medical school, the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn.
NPR continues a series of conversations aboutThe Race Card Project, where thousands of people have submitted their thoughts on race and cultural identity in six words. Every so often NPR Host/Special Correspondent Michele Norris will dip into those six-word stories to explore issues surrounding race and cultural identity for Morning Edition. You can find hundreds of six-word submissions and submit your own at www.theracecardproject.com.
The price of copper remains at near historic highs, and that means so, too, does the amount of copper getting stolen.