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State Watchdog Agency Opens Inquiry Into U-T San Diego's Political Ad Rates

April 8, 2013
By Amita Sharma and Ryann Grochowski, inewsource

The inquiry comes after an analysis of political ads, which appeared last fall in U-T San Diego, is done by the inewsource/KPBS Investigations desk.

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U-T San Diego Political Ads Don't Add Up

April 5, 2013
By Amita Sharma

An inewsource and KPBS investigation found the U-T San Diego appears to have offered discounts to favored candidates and causes in last November’s election.

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Ex-Political Watchdog Chief Seeks California Fundraising Reform

March 26, 2013
By Amita Sharma

Current rules allow special interests to write checks to lawmakers minutes before key votes.

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Adam And Krystyna: Hospice Under Scrutiny

March 21, 2013
By Joanne Faryon / inewsource

San Diego Hospice kept Krystyna Saling in care for six years, and then discharged her in November. She has end stage Alzheimer's.

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Serious Questions About Patient Care At San Diego Hospice

March 19, 2013
By Joanne Faryon / inewsource

This is the first indication patient care was an issue for the beleaguered San Diego Hospice, not just money.

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Spring Home Buying Season Underway In San Diego

March 18, 2013
By Amita Sharma, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Springtime is traditionally when the real estate market begins to blossom in San Diego and there are lots of good signs for the market this year.

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San Diego Hospice Cared for Hundreds Of Ineligible Patients

March 15, 2013
By Joanne Faryon / inewsource

A chief executive with San Diego Hospice testified in bankruptcy proceedings this week, the organization discharged as many as half its patients because they were not eligible for care.

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Goldsmith Doesn't Want Office Lawyers To Go To Mayor Filner's Office Alone

March 14, 2013
By Amita Sharma

Public squabbles at San Diego city hall are nothing new. But insiders say bickering between Mayor Bob Filner and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith’s office have degenerated into heated confrontations and outright yelling and screaming behind the scenes. So much so that Goldsmith won’t allow his staff lawyers to go the mayor’s office without a "witness."

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New Research Links Sleep Drugs To Improved Memory

March 11, 2013
By Amita Sharma, Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

Sleep researcher Sara Mednick talks about how losing just one hour at Daylight Saving Time can have a big impact and her discovery on how sleep aids affect memory.

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Feds Release Confidential Report On San Onofre Nuclear Plant

March 8, 2013
By Amita Sharma

Federal regulators have released parts of a once-confidential report at the center of a dispute between California Sen. Barbara Boxer and the company that runs the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant.