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Serving the San Diego and Imperial Counties with the largest full service radio news team - featuring local newscasts throughout the day as well as KPBS' signature locally produced programs: KPBS MORNING EDITION and KPBS MIDDAY EDITION. KPBS' local radio content is complemented by insightful national news magazine and public affairs programs - including FRESH AIR WITH TERRY GROSS and MARKETPLACE. All of KPBS' offerings - local and national - engage listeners by offering fresh perspectives and clear analysis.

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KPBS Morning Edition

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Hosted by Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne from NPR and KPBS’ Deb Welsh, the show prepares listeners for the day ahead with up-to-the-minute news, background analysis, commentary and coverage of arts and sports.

KPBS Midday Edition

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Maureen Cavanaugh hosts KPBS MIDDAY EDITION, an hour talk show keeping San Diego in the know on everything from politics to the arts. Join the live conversation at (888) 895-KPBS. Sign up for the KPBS MIDDAY EDITION newsletter to get a sneak peek at what's coming up each day.

    Local News

  • Training For An Uncertain Military Future In The Calif. Desert

    April 19, 2014
    By NPR Staff / NPR

    The military's training center at Fort Irwin in California is complete with mock Middle Eastern villages. But as the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan winds down, how will this facility change?

  • GM Was Slow To Recall Saturn Cars With Steering Flaw

    April 19, 2014
    By Bill Chappell / NPR

    General Motors delayed a safety recall of more than 330,000 cars, newly released federal documents show. The Saturn Ions were found to have defective power steering systems.

  • Mount Everest: Avalanche Death Toll Rises To 13

    April 19, 2014
    By Bill Chappell / NPR

    Search teams are digging through ice and snow on Mount Everest in hopes of finding Sherpa guides who are still missing. Survivors say the avalanche was like being trapped in a cloud.

  • Extra Vaccination Push Underway In Ohio As Mumps Outbreak Spreads

    April 19, 2014
    By Steve Brown / NPR

    Officials in Columbus, Ohio, are scrambling to contain a burst of mumps cases. There's a new clinic open for vaccinations, and Ohio State University is teaching students how to protect themselves.

National News