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Roundtable: Convention Center Expansion, Foiled Gadhafi Plot, Escondido Voting Rights

Roundtable: Convention center expansion, Saaid Gadhafi not coming to Mexico and Escondido Latinos want representation.
Guests: Katie Orr, KPBS News metro reporter Ricky Young, Watchdog editor, San Diego Union TribuneDavid Garrick, reporter, North County Times

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On today's roundtable, we'll be discussing several topics.

In local politics, San Diego's City Council is taking steps to create a special tourist-tax district to fund the expansion of the Convention Center.

In a story of national interest, Mexican authorities have foiled a bizarre plot to smuggle a son of Moammar Gadhafi into Mexico from Niger. The plot included a retired Marine and a San Diego security firm.

Finally, in Escondido Latino residents may be filing suit against the city under the California Voting Rights Act of 2001. The residents want election practices changed.