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Higher Voter Approval May Be Required For Chargers Stadium Plan

June 30
By Marissa Cabrera, Tom Fudge

The California Supreme Court is reviewing an appellate court ruling that said tax hikes from initiatives need just a simple majority for approval.

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The Lafayette Hotel Celebrates 70 Years

June 30
By Kristina Bravo, Marissa Cabrera

The historic hotel became a hideaway resort to Hollywood stars like Bob Hope and Ava Gardner.

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House Republicans Fight Insurance Expansion For California Immigrants

June 30
By Tom Fudge, Michael Lipkin

Rep. Darrell Issa and others are asking the White House to deny California's request to allow immigrants here illegally access to Covered California.

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'Future Shock' Author Alvin Toffler Dies at 87

June 30
Chris Arnold / NPR

Toffler's warnings about 'information overload' and the accelerating pace of change in modern society made his seminal 1970 book a best-seller in the U.S. and around the world.

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1 In 10 People May Face Malnutrition As Fish Catches Decline

June 30
Clare Leschin-Hoar / NPR

Many people around the world rely on fish not just for protein but for critical micronutrients like iron and zinc. So declining fisheries pose major risks for global health, scientists warn.

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A Gifted High Jumper Gets Set To Leap Onto The World Stage

June 30
Melissa Block / NPR

Vashti Cunningham, 18, is on a roll. She set a world junior record and won the world indoor championship in March, while still in high school. She's now turned pro and has her eyes set on Rio.

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Missing From 'Bridgegate' Investigation: Chris Christie's Personal Email Account

June 30
Matt Katz / NPR

The governor has insisted that his personal and government accounts were searched by investigators, but new court documents indicate that a personal account he shared with his wife was never searched.

EgyptAir Flight Data Indicates Smoke Present In Cabin Of Doomed Plane

June 30
Merrit Kennedy / NPR

The investigators were able to successfully download information from the flight data recorder, and hope it will shed some light on the mysterious crash.

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High Surf, Strong Rip Currents Expected Along San Diego Coastline

June 30
By City News Service

A National Weather Service beach hazards statement warning of 3- to 6-foot surf, sets up to 7 feet and strong rip currents will remain in effect until Friday evening.

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Personality Can Change Over A Lifetime, And Usually For The Better

June 30
Christopher Soto / NPR

Psychologists have been arguing for decades over whether personality traits are real or a myth. More recent research shows that traits are real, a scientist says, and have a big effect on behavior.

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A Guide To The Big Photo ID, Early Voting And Other Voting Law Cases

June 30
Pam Fessler / NPR

Ahead of November, a number of important voting law cases are still up in the air nationwide. Here's a breakdown of where some of the big cases stand.

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Report: Black And White Americans Are 'Worlds Apart' On Views Of Race

June 30
Ericka Cruz Guevarra / NPR

A new survey finds that as the Obama presidency comes to a close, America is starkly divided on race.

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Autopsies Pending On Two Bodies Found In Border Fire's Burn Zone

June 30
By City News Service

Some area residents believed the bodies were that of a couple who went missing as the blaze spread.

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Post-Brexit, Things Could Change For U.K. Sports, Pets And Duty-Free Booze

June 30
Hannah Bloch / NPR

How might a Brexit affect U.K. citizens in their everyday lives? Everything from mobile phone usage to Premier League football, pet travel and how much booze can be brought home duty-free may change.

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San Diego Is 13th Most Expensive City In U.S. To Deliver A Baby

June 30
By Kenny Goldberg

In San Diego, the cost of a routine vaginal delivery ranges from a low of $3,243 to a high of $13,779. For routine C-sections, the cost ranges from $11,216 to $22,736.

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3 Suicide Bombers In Istanbul Attack Were Reportedly Russian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz

June 30
Camila Domonoske / NPR

A senior Turkish official identified the attackers' nationalities, according to the Dogan News Agency. Police have carried out raids looking for suspects in the attack that killed more than 40 people.

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North Park Offers Early Test Of Climate Action Plan

June 30
By Andrew Bowen

North Park is one of the San Diego neighborhoods targeted for transit-oriented development. But will proposed changes to the area's future growth plans be enough to meet the city's ambitious goals of cutting greenhouse gas emissions?

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Taliban-Claimed Attack On Afghan Police Trainees Kills Dozens, Reports Say

June 30
Camila Domonoske / NPR

Two suicide bombers struck a convoy of buses carrying recently-graduated Afghan police cadets, according to wire service reports. The Taliban has claimed responsibility.

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Boris Johnson Says He Won't Run For Prime Minister

June 30
Camila Domonoske / NPR

The populist ex-mayor of London, a vocal proponent of the Brexit, was considered a top candidate to replace David Cameron as prime minister. Then one of Johnson's allies announced his candidacy.