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Tease photo for 'Shooting Saddam': Encinitas Cameraman Goes Behind The Scenes Of Hussein Trial

'Shooting Saddam': Encinitas Cameraman Goes Behind The Scenes Of Hussein Trial

July 16
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Patty Lane

In his memoir, Dennis Lynch offers a behind-the-scenes look at the trial that led to the conviction and execution of the deposed Iraqi leader.

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Author Michael Hiltzik On 'Big Science'

July 8
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

A new book traces the path science research has taken since middle-20th century and the work of one man who was pivotal in that change.

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How An Orange County Housewife Uncovered The Truth Behind Her Mother's Death

July 27
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

In March 2006, a Vista businesswoman went missing. Ten days later her body was found near San Felipe, Mexico. Authorities said it was murder, but when her daughter tried to find the killer, she found unexpected answers.

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How San Diego Authors Respond To Changing World Of Book Publishing

July 22
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

What makes a best-seller? What are the key things authors need to learn about their business? Midday Edition explores an effort in San Diego to teach authors to become business people.

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San Diego County Author Examines Drug War Consequences

June 23
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh, Peggy Pico

"The Cartel" is a sequel to Don Winslow's bestseller, "The Power of the Dog." Both books are crime thrillers, but in terms of research and scope, they qualify as a quasi-history of the drug war.

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UC San Diego Professor Explores History Of Madness In New Book

June 22
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

A UC San Diego sociology professor examines how mental illness has been viewed through the centuries in his book, "Madness In Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity, from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine."

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Friend Or Frenemy: San Diego Author Raises Red Flags On Manipulators

June 4
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Patty Lane

San Diego County Deputy District Attorney Wendy Patrick shares tips on how to read people in "Red Flags: How to Spot Frenemies, Underminers and Toxic People in Every Part of Your Life."

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San Diego Blogger Releases New Book On Sensitivity

June 3
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

As a San Diego blog helps others understand life as a "highly sensitive person." Researchers are studying the HSP personality trait to see if it is also genetic.

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Cat Chat: San Diego Expert Decodes Feline Language

May 26
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

A new book, "How To Speak Cat: A Guide To Decoding Cat Language," co-authored San Diego Humane Society President Gary Weitzman, aims to help cat lovers better understand their feline friends.

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'American Sniper' Widow Comes To San Diego To Discuss Life, Loss

May 19
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Patty Lane, Peggy Pico

Taya Kyle, widow Chris Kyle, is in San Diego to discuss her memoir, "American Wife: Love, War, Faith and Renewal." She talks about her life without Chris and resources for other San Diego military families dealing with grief.

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Hope After Violence: San Diego Author Demands Support For Children Exposed To Trauma

May 18
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh, Peggy Pico

Researchers are learning these simple things such as listening, giving praise or sharing a secret, may be effective tools in rescuing kids from the effects of an abusive childhood.

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2015 One Book, One San Diego Pick Announced

May 13
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The winning selection for the 9th annual One Book, One San Diego community reading program is "Shadow of the Wind" by Spanish novelist Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

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Poet, Army Veteran Brian Turner Shares War Experience At El Cajon Literary Festival

April 30
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh, Peggy Pico

Bosnian and Iraq War veteran Brian Turner shares his memories of war, both his own and through the eyes of others, in his memoir, “My Life as a Foreign Country,” during the Grossmont Literary Arts Festival.

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San Diego Psychologists Explain How To Teach Kids To Solve Problems

April 16
By Megan Burke, Tom Fudge

San Diego child psychologists turned authors discuss how a life filled with instant gratification can produce unintended consequences.

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San Diego Man's Great Grandfather's Story Lives On In New Civil War Book

April 8
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

The 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War is being remembered this week. Among those remembering the anniversary of the war's end is Bill Ketchum who has a direct connection to a Civil War soldier.