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Midday Edition From The Midway: Special Coverage To Mark End Of Vietnam War

April 24
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Midday Edition airs live from the USS Midway Museum at noon Friday as KPBS shares the stories of veterans and Vietnamese refugees who four decades ago witnessed the fall of Saigon.

Marine Veterans Remember Final Hours Of Vietnam War

April 24
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By Patty Lane
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It’s been almost 40 years since U.S. Marine veterans John Valdez and Douglas Potratz were side-by-side in Vietnam, guarding the U.S. Embassy in the final days of the war.

Mayor Faulconer On San Diego Chargers, 2016 Budget, Water Enforcement

April 23
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Mayor Kevin Faulconer talks about the chances of the Chargers staying in San Diego, his proposed 2016 budget, and enforcing mandatory water restrictions.

Study: Diesel, Gas Exhaust Mostly To Blame For Calexico’s Polluted Air

April 23
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The Imperial Valley's bad air has long been blamed on agricultural burns. But a new study shows idling cars at the Calexico border crossing are having a bigger impact on poor air quality.

San Diego Professor Delves Deep Into Politics, Culture of 'Mad Men'

April 23
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A new book takes an academic look at the TV series that has become a cultural phenomenon.

‘Placas: The Most Dangerous Tattoo’ Play Debuts In San Diego

April 21
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Chula Vista native Paul Flores is bringing his award-winning play to Lincoln High School. The play, which explores gang violence, is about a former MS-13 member who is trying to figure out how to leave his gang life behind to reunite with his family.

Professor Digs Up Live Music History At San Diego State

April 22
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From Ella Fitzgerald to the Grateful Dead, Bob Marley and Madonna, anthropology professor explains how live music concerts changed San Diego State.

Earth Day: Environmental Group Highlights San Diego Restaurants Eliminating Plastic Waste

April 22
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The Surfrider Foundation is tapping San Diego restaurants to help with its mission to keep oceans and beaches clean, and reduce plastic waste.

San Diego Doctors Use Rare Surgery Treatment For Rare Esophageal Cancer

April 21
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Cancer of the esophagus is rare. It represents only one percent of cancer diagnoses in the United States. But for many patients, it begins with a common condition: acid reflux.

San Diego Group Marks 25 Years Of Affordable Housing Advocacy

April 21
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The San Diego Housing Federation continues to advocate for affordable housing in the San Diego region as reports show the challenges in the housing market.

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