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Prop. 45 Seeks To Limit Health Insurance Price Hikes

Oct. 14
By Kenny Goldberg
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Prop 45 on the November ballot aims to put a stop to rising health insurance costs.

Effort Started To Get More Recycled Water From Padre Dam

Oct. 13
By Dwane Brown
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Officials broke ground Monday on a $275,000 project that focuses on expanding the Padre Dam's recycling facility in Santee so a more reliable water supply may be possible for the East County.

New Murals At Mission Valley Mall Celebrate San Diego's Neighborhoods

Oct. 10
By Katie Schoolov
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Seven bold new murals by artist Michael Makram Nicola adorn the Mission Valley mall, each one celebrating a different San Diego neighborhood and playing a part in cutting down on graffiti.

Smartphones On Wheels: A Safer Alternative To Texting While Driving?

Oct. 10
By David Wagner
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Cars are becoming more like huge, rolling smartphones. Will embedding features right into the dashboard reduce driver distraction? Or make crashes more common?

Peters Vs. DeMaio — A Closer Look At Their Contentious Congressional Race

Oct. 9
By Claire Trageser
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The race between incumbent Democratic Rep. Scott Peters and Republican Carl DeMaio for San Diego's 52nd Congressional District is one of the few House races that's a toss up this November.

Lindbergh Field Put To The Test With Bomb Drill

Oct. 8
By Dwane Brown

San Diego's airport served Wednesday as a stage to test, train and prepare first responders for major emergencies.

San Diego Moving Forward To Restrict Water Use

Oct. 8
Midday Edition
By City News Service
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A committee headed by Councilman David Alvarez recommended the full City Council make voluntary water-use restrictions mandatory.

San Ysidro School District Teachers Strike

Oct. 8
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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The strike comes after last-minute negotiations with the school district failed to produce a new contract. Union members ultimately rejected an offer to raise pay by 1.5 percent, while adding one day to the school year and an additional five minutes to each school day.

For Some Veterans, 'Road To Recovery' Starts In Coronado

Oct. 7
By Dwane Brown
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Veterans from across the country got an all-expenses paid trip to San Diego as part of a conference designed to provide hope and healing during the transition to civilian life.

San Diego War Reporter Reflects On Her Time In Iraq

Oct. 7
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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A personal history essay recently published in U-T San Diego is reminding us of the history of the U.S. conflict in Iraq, as witnessed by one journalist.

Tapping Into the Ocean With San Diego's Billion Dollar Desalination Plant

Oct. 7
By Erik Anderson
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San Diego is about a year away from turning seawater into fresh drinking water. The billion-dollar Carlsbad desalination plant is scheduled to open sometime next fall.

New Voters Could Sway Results In 52nd Congressional District

Oct. 6
Midday Edition
By Claire Trageser
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New voters lean mostly Democratic or decline to state a party preference, which could help Rep. Scott Peters defeat former San Diego Councilman Carl DeMaio, according to recent election analysis.

Experts From Around World Flock To San Diego For Flamingo Symposium

Oct. 6
Evening Edition
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Scientists and zookeepers from around the world gathered at the Bahia Resort Hotel as the third International Flamingo Symposium in more than 40 years got underway.

East County Filmmaker Makes Bid For Sundance

Oct. 6
Evening Edition
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San Diego filmmakers have a good track record being seen at the Sundance Festival. SDSU grad Destin Cretton scored with two of his films. Now East County resident Jesse Keller hopes his "Thane of East County" will also make the cut.

Life Off The Grid: How A North County Couple Avoids Using Fossil Fuels

Oct. 3
By Claire Trageser
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As government leaders debate new laws to combat climate change, it can be easy to feel little responsibility for your own carbon footprint. But Gary and Robyn Waayers don't see it that way.