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New Adventure Brings 'Survivor' Winner To PBS

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Yul Kwon won the TV show "Survivor" and is now taking on a new adventure. He will uncover what makes America work and the people who keep it going on "America Revealed," which airs on PBS.

Congressman Filner Speaks Out Against Offshore Drilling

President Bush is pressuring Congress to allow more offshore drilling. Most Democrats -- like San Diego's Bob Filner -- say it won't solve America's energy problems. In Washington, Jodi Breisler reports from Capitol Hill.

Congressman Filner Leads Rancorous Veterans Affairs Committee

San Diego Democratic Congressman Bob Filner heads the House committee that sets the agenda for veterans care. While Veterans Affairs has received over $43 billion this year alone, some critics have called into question Filner's leadership style. Jodi Breisler reports from Capitol Hill.

Legislation Could Improve Medical Care for Detained Immigrants in Otay Mesa

Legislation in Congress could improve the medical care of immigrants detained in facilities like the one near Otay Mesa. Jodi Breisler reports from Washington.

Congressman Filner Critiques Bush Policy on Iran

San Diego Democratic Congressman Bob Filner says the government's policies on Iran are failing. Jodi Breisler reports from Capitol Hill.

Congressman Filner Wants Iranian Opposition Group Taken Off Watch List

San Diego Congressman Bob Filner wants an Iranian opposition group to be taken off the U.S. list of terror organizations. Jodi Breisler reports from Capitol Hill.

Congressman Filner Accuses VA of Covering up Veterans' Suicide

San Diego Democrat Bob Filner says the Veterans Administration is criminally negligent in not responding to the high number of veterans killing themselves. Jodi Breisler reports from Capitol Hill.

Local Veterans' Advocate Asks Congress for More Funding to Treat Returning Troops

The leader of a San Diego homeless veterans' treatment facility came to Capitol Hill Wednesday. He told congress members the need is going up with returning veterans from the Middle East. From Washington Jodi Breisler has more.

Document Shows EPA Supported California's Emissions Waiver

Senator Barbara Boxer today released documents from an Environmental Protection Agency internal briefing. They show that EPA staff had recommended allowing California to have its own motor vehicle emissions standard. In Washington Jodi Breisler reports from Capitol Hill.

S.D. Teachers Celebrate Hold on Reauthorizing No Child Left Behind

Unionized San Diego teachers are celebrating a hold on re-authorizing No Child Left Behind -- including 24,000 from the San Diego area. The California Teachers' Association has helped block the legislation. It's concerned is that new legislation will link teacher pay to test scores. Jodi Breisler reports from Washington DC.

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