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San Diego OKs Plastic Bag Ban

July 19
By Andrew Bowen, City News Service

The ordinance banning single-use plastic bags from most grocery and drugs stores was passed 6-3. Environmental groups praised the ordinance as an important step toward reducing waste in landfills.

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The Healing Power Of Superheroes

July 19
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Dr. Janina Scarlet, founder of Superhero Therapy, incorporates pop culture characters to help patients cope with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression.

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California Delegates Rule Rudy Giuliani's Speech As Best On First Night Of RNC

July 19
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

California's delegation is returning for the second day of the Republican National Convention Tuesday morning after an opening night of speakers that included a reality star, a soap opera star and an actor.

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Why San Diego's Catholic Bishop Is Mixing Politics, Religion

July 19
By Megan Burke, Maureen Cavanaugh

Bishop Robert McElroy talks about his support for Proposition 62, which would eliminate California's death penalty.

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How To Teach Young Children About Sept. 11

July 19
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Novelist Jewell Parker Rhodes wrote “Towers Falling" as a tool to start discussions among families and in classrooms.

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A Pair Of Geeky Fringe Festival Musicals Get Restaged During Comic-Con

July 19
By Beth Accomando

A long time ago in a galaxy known as MGM, Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland used to rally a ragtag crew of neighborhood kids to put on a show. That spirit also fuels a youthful theater company called Turning Tydes, which serves up a pair of geeky, do-it-yourself musical mash-ups that will run during Comic-Con.

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San Diego Players Hooked On Pokémon Go

July 18
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

KPBS Midday Edition speaks to a science and technology editor about the popular augmented reality game.

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Poll: Residents On Both Sides Of Border Oppose Wall

July 18
Molly Bilker / Cronkite News

A new poll by Cronkite News, Univision News and The Dallas Morning News shows a strong sense of community on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Who's Representing California At The RNC, And Who's Not?

July 18
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

California is sending the largest delegation of any state to this week’s Republican National Convention. The 172-member delegation includes several prominent elected officials — but others did not make the trip.

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San Diego Could Revive Ban On Plastic Bags

July 18
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego City Council on Tuesday is considering a ban on single-use plastic bags. The local ordinance has been on hold for nearly three years, amid an uncertain future for similar legislation statewide.