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Deb Welsh

Morning Edition News Anchor

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Deb Welsh is a familiar name to news radio listeners in San Diego, having been in the market for more than 25 years. Before joining KPBS, Deb worked as a news anchor for KSDO and KOGO News Radio. She was also affiliated with the Copley Radio News Network and had a long association with Peters Productions, Inc. — a national radio syndicator.

A graduate of New Mexico State University, Deb has a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.

She's been recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists with several awards for spot news/breaking news and team news coverage.

Recent Stories by Deb Welsh

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Valley Center Author Found Guilty Of Practicing Medicine Without License

Feb. 4, 2016
By Deb Welsh

Robert Young, the author of "The pH Miracle: Balance Your Diet, Reclaim Your Health," is facing jail time for providing bogus medical treatments.

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San Diegans Offset Air Travel With Carbon Credits

Oct. 22, 2015
By Deb Welsh

Now San Diego air travelers can go to an airport coffee shop and get a carbon offset sticker with their cappuccino.

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Mesa Community College Kicks Off 4-Year Degree Program

Aug. 25, 2015
By Deb Welsh

As part of a state pilot program Mesa College is offering a four-year degree in Health Information Management.

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Affirmative Action Bans Lead To Decline In Medical School Enrollees Of Color

July 7, 2015
By Deb Welsh

The findings show affirmative action bans have led to about a 17 percent decline in first-time medical school enrollees who are underrepresented students of color.

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San Diegans Face Property Tax Deadline

Dec. 9, 2014
By Deb Welsh

Property taxes are due Wednesday. Failure to make the payment on time will result in a 10 percent penalty.

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Big Turnout Expected For Clean The Bay Day

Oct. 24, 2014
By Deb Welsh

Clean the Bay Day is Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at South Shores Park. During last year's event, volunteers collected 561 pounds of trash.

U.S. Supreme Court To Decide San Diego Man's Death Sentence

Oct. 21, 2014
By Deb Welsh and Associated Press

The high court has agreed to consider a case that will determine the constitutionality of dismissing minority jurors.

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Saturday Is "Electric Vehicle Day" In San Diego

Sept. 19, 2014
By Deb Welsh

Want to get to know more about electric vehicles and even test drive one? This Saturday is your chance.

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When Baby Boomers Take A Vacation, It's Often A 'Celebration'

Aug. 8, 2014
By Deb Welsh

Even hard-earned vacation time doesn't come without its challenges. Figuring out where to go and staying within your budget are two of the biggest problems for vacationers.

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Del Mar Makes Changes To Turf Track After Horse Deaths

July 28, 2014
By Deb Welsh and Associated Press

Eight horses at the Del Mar Race Track have died in two weeks of racing. Four of the horses were running on the track's turf course when they were injured and eventually euthanized.

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