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San Diego County Sees Increase In Number Of Homeless Students

Sept. 24
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San Diego County is in line with national numbers showing the number of homeless students enrolled in public school is on the rise. There are 20,000 homeless students in San Diego County.

San Diego Food Writer Opens Up About Diabetes Diagnosis

Sept. 24
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Since being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes three years ago, San Diego food writer Caron Golden is staying healthy by exercising and watching what she eats -and its not all green salads.

Obama At U.N.: World Risks Being Caught In 'Undertow Of Instability'

Sept. 24
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The president, in an address to the General Assembly, says nations are at a crossroads and that the international system must meet challenges ranging from terrorism to disease.

Flow Of Unaccompanied Minors Has Decreased But What About The Children Already Here?

Sept. 23
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We no longer see daily headlines about the surge in unaccompanied minors and young families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, but what is happening to the thousands of young people who did cross the border, surrendered to Border Patrol agents and claimed refugee status?

$38.7B Generated In San Diego County From Defense-Related Activities, Spending

Sept. 23
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KPBS Midday Edition breaks down a new report on the local economic impact of military activities. The San Diego Military Advisory Council says the total represents 20 percent of the county's total gross regional product.

Cyberspace: New Frontier Of Civil Rights Movement

Sept. 23
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In her new book "Hate Crimes in Cyberspace," law professor Danielle Keats Citron says cyber harassment is endemic and offers a set of recommendations for change that she says remain respectful of the First Amendment.

The Race To Contain The Ebola Outbreak

Sept. 22
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Sierra Leone's weekend lockdown to contain the Ebola outbreak is being called a success with the discover of 150 new cases. What will it take to stop the spread and treat those infected? Are we any closer to a vaccine?

New Play Celebrates Life Of Scott Joplin, The 'King Of Ragtime'

Sept. 22
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A new play, "Scott Joplin's New Rag: The Life and Times of the King of Ragtime Writers," is about to be presented by the Mo'olelo Performing Arts Company in San Diego.

Report Shows High Costs In San Diego Hurt Convention Business

Sept. 20
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By Tarryn Mento
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Without an expansion of the San Diego Convention Center, city leaders say the region's convention business is at risk. But a new Tourism Authority report shows a lack of space isn’t the biggest problem — it’s the expense of coming here.

Educators Convene In San Diego For STEM Education Conference

Sept. 19
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The second annual California STEM Symposium is expected to bring 3,000 educators and science industry leaders to San Diego this week with much of the discussion focusing on increasing participating in science, technology, engineering and math along with new science standards.