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San Diego County Gets Three Of Five Stars For Childhood Well-Being

Oct. 30, 2014
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Children Now, a nonpartisan, nonprofit group, examined the educational and economic welfare of children in every county in the state of California.

San Diego Group Offers Free Classes For Older Learners

Oct. 29, 2014
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San Diego OASIS is a nonprofit organization focused on people 50 and older, offering a broad range of free classes and opportunities to learn and stay productive.

Some Military Families Uneasy With Ebola Deployments (Video)

Oct. 13, 2014
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It's all about the fear of the unknown. With the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, military families had some idea of the enemy their service members would face. But some soldiers' families have expressed uneasiness as their loved ones prepare to deploy to Liberia - ground zero for the Ebola epidemic.

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

Oct. 7, 2014
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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.

Capped Credit Card Interest Rates For Military Families? It's In The Works

Sept. 29, 2014
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A move by the Pentagon to update the Military Lending Act of 2006 could result in service members and their families getting interest rates capped on everything from credit cards to vehicle title loans.

Army Paratrooper Killed In Afghanistan Suicide Car Bombing (Video)

Sept. 18, 2014
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Army Maj. Michael J. Donahue, 41, a paratrooper stationed at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, was one of two Americans killed Tuesday when their convoy was attacked by a suicide car bomber near Kabul, Afghanistan.

Navy Reservist Killed In Tuesday's Afghanistan Suicide Car Bombing (Video)

Sept. 17, 2014
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The family of Navy Reservist Stephen Byus has told an Ohio newspaper the 39-year-old father of two was one of the American troops killed in a suicide car bombing Tuesday near Kabul, Afghanistan. Family members say Byus's wife believes she was on the phone with him when the attack took place.

Special Ops Marine Killed In Afghanistan Insider Attack (Video)

Sept. 17, 2014
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Sgt. Charles C. Strong of the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command was killed Sept. 15 in what's believed to be an insider attack. Strong, 28, is survived by his wife, who is pregnant with the couple's first child.

Sending Holiday Gifts To Your Sailor? Here Are The Navy's Mail Deadlines

Sept. 16, 2014
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Planning to send a Christmas gift or holiday card to someone you love aboard a Navy ship? The Navy has announced its mail-by dates to ensure presents and letters get to your sailor before Dec. 25.

Marine Veteran Reunites With Military Dog, Thanks To California Group (Video)

Sept. 11, 2014
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They ate every meal together, slept next to each other each night. Marine Corps veteran Sgt. Robert Hulsey forged an unbreakable bond with his military working dog Jjoe while the two served together in Afghanistan. When Jjoe retired, Hulsey was able to adopt him, thanks to the California nonprofit group Mission K9 Rescue.

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