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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.

San Diego Minimum Wage Hike Won't Include Some Disabled Workers

Aug. 4
By Claire Trageser
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Workers with mental or physical disabilities who are currently paid less than the minimum wage will not be getting a raise under San Diego's new minimum wage law.

San Diego Teens Facing Slim Job Market

Aug. 4
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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We take a look at where the summer jobs in San Diego are and why it's so hard for a teen to find a summer job.

San Diego Seafood Market Opens Saturday

Aug. 1
City News Service
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Freshly caught seafood will be on many San Diegans' menus tomorrow with the launch of an open-air seafood market near Seaport Village.

Southwest Airlines, SeaWorld Ending Partnership

July 31
Associated Press, City News Service
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The decision comes after animal rights activists held a rally and dropped off a petition at Southwest, urging the airline to end the relationship.

California Gubernatorial Candidate Lives As Homeless Person For A Week

July 31
Associated Press
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California's Republican candidate for governor says he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test Gov. Jerry Brown's claim that the state is making a comeback after the economic downturn.

Helping Hungry Kids Eat At Home When School Is Out

July 29
By Megan Burks
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Hungry kids aren't showing up to programs that exist to feed them when school — and free lunches — are done for the year. A new bill would give their parents extra food stamps to help them eat at home.

Encinitas Agriculture Firm Founder Honored By White House

July 29
By City News Service

Pierre Sleiman was among the "Champions of Change" honored for doing extraordinary things to assist the next generation of farmers and ranchers, according to the White House.

San Diego County Gasoline Price Drops For 22nd Day

July 29
By City News Service
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The 22-day streak of decreases is the longest since a 27-day streak from April 30 to May 26.