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SeaWorld To Expand Killer Whale Habitat

Aug. 15
By City News Service and 10News
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SeaWorld made the announcement following its stock plunging in the wake of the documentary "Blackfish."

Cost Of California Farming Grows

Aug. 15
Rich Ibarra / Capital Public Radio
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California's farm production costs totaled $36.6 billion in 2013, an 8.6 percent jump from the previous year. Higher rates for feed, labor, improvements and water contributed to the jump.

San Diego Council Takes Up Minimum Wage Veto On Monday

Aug. 14
By Claire Trageser
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The San Diego City Council will consider overriding Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s veto of the ordinance increasing the minimum wage during a special meeting Monday.

By The Numbers: San Diego County's Haves And Have Nots

Aug. 13
Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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KPBS media partner inewsource wanted to know what part of San Diego County has the highest (and lowest) income inequality. Here's what inewsource's analysis found out.

From Marathons To Mud Runs, Endurance Events Boost San Diego's Economy

Aug. 11
By Claire Trageser
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A new report says races like marathons, half-marathons and triathlons boost San Diego's economy.

Rising Gas Prices Equals Bad News For California Politicians

Aug. 8
Katie Orr, Capital Public Radio
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Beginning in January, fuel suppliers in California will have to comply with the Cap and Trade program designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Some estimates say per-gallon gasoline prices could increase from 10 cents to 69 cents a gallon.

Mayor Vetoes San Diego Minimum Wage Increase; Council Considers Override

Aug. 8
By Tarryn Mento
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The mayor has previously said the ordinance increasing the city's minimum wage would raise prices and cause layoffs.

A Few Actions The San Diego City Council Took Before Vacation

Aug. 7
By Tarryn Mento
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The San Diego City Council put off deciding on big issues at the last meeting before a month-long recess.

Marine Corps Cutting Pay For Embassy Security Guards, Drill Instructors

Aug. 6
By Beth Ford Roth
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A pay cut is coming for Marines who plan to work as drill instructors, security guards, or in other special duty assignments. That's because the Marine Corps is slated to slash Special Duty Assignment Pay starting Oct. 1.

2 Aid Workers Receive Experimental Ebola Serum From San Diego Biotech

Aug. 4
By KPBS , City News Service and Associated Press
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Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, infected with Ebola while working in West Africa, were given ZMapp, a drug created by Mapp Biopharmaceutical in San Diego.