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Marines Cut Training To Fund Hurricane Costs, Border Mission

March 21
By Associated Press

A number of unexpected costs, including major hurricane damage repairs and unplanned deployments to the U.S.-Mexico border, are forcing the Marine Corps to cancel training exercises and will degrade combat readiness, the top Marine general warned.

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The Air Force Is Trying New Strategies To Battle A Constant Problem: Birds On Airfields

March 22
Stephanie Colombini/American Homefront

Fireworks, drones, and habitat relocation projects are among the ways that Air Force biologists are fighting the expensive and potentially deadly problem of bird strikes.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: Alvin Ailey, 'Cabaret' And Zandra

March 22
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend, San Diego has some very sophisticated arts options: from world-class modern dancers to a conversation with one of Princess Diana’s fashion designers.

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Roundtable: San Diego Vaccine Exemptions

March 22
By Aly Sadik

Medical records show one doctor is responsible for a third of vaccination exemptions in the San Diego Unified School District, Tijuana residents are stealing razor wire from the southern border fence for protection and imagine living by the beach without the million dollar housing commitment.

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Can Climate Change Fiction Build Consensus, Empathy?

March 21
By Brooke Ruth, Mark Sauer

Climate change is real, it’s happening and there are real losses to deal with. How do we mourn, cope and maintain hope? Some answers can be found in fiction, specifically the genre of climate fiction.

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San Diego Conference Spotlights The Separated Families You Often Don’t Hear About

March 21
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Mixed-status families, or those with a mix of citizens and non-citizens, have also been separated after a family member gets detained or deported. That person is often a parent without legal status.

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Calls Continue For San Diego Unified School Board Member Beiser To Resign

March 21
By Brooke Ruth, Mark Sauer

Beiser faces allegations from four men that he either harassed, groped or, in at least one case, assaulted them. Beiser has denied the allegations and has so far ignored calls to resign from all four other members of the San Diego Unified School Board.

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Literary Icon Lawrence Ferlinghetti Marks His 100th Birthday With New Work

March 21
Chloe Veltman/KQED

The author's new autobiographical novel, “Little Boy,” is coming out next week.

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'Hedwig' Celebrates A 20th Anniversary At Diversionary

March 21
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Twenty years ago John Cameron Mitchell debuted his queer rock musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." Diversionary Theatre tackles the play for the first time and finds the outcast turned rock star has something to say to a new generation.

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KPBS Launches New Border-Arts Podcast, 'Only Here'

March 20
By Mark Sauer, Megan Burke

KPBS has launched a new podcast about creativity and culture at the border.

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