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How San Diego Scientists Are Helping The Navy Keep Ship Hulls Clean

Oct. 22
By Shalina Chatlani

Biofouling, or the accumulation of marine organisms on the hull of a boat, is not new. But scientists are finding some new solutions.

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Military To Test Urban Drone Tracking System In San Diego, National City This Week

Oct. 21
By City News Service

The test period, starting Monday and continuing through Friday, will focus on a potential drone tracking system for large cities, which present tracking challenges because of tall buildings.

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Roundtable: Dual Crises For The Trump Administration

Oct. 18
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

The Trump White House tries to keep pace with an impeachment inquiry at home and a foreign policy crisis in the Middle East. Congressman Duncan Hunter fails to secure the endorsement of the San Diego County Republican Party for his reelection campaign. And a look at how California is better prepared for earthquakes 30 years after Loma Prieta quake.

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San Diego VA Study Questioned During Congressional Hearing

Oct. 17
By Jill Castellano / inewsource and Brad Racino / inewsource

Leadership from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs answered questions at a congressional hearing Wednesday about inewsource’s investigation into dangerous liver research conducted at the San Diego VA and poor oversight of the VA healthcare system.

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San Diego Kurdish Community Expresses Anger Over Turkish Attacks In Syria

Oct. 11
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

In El Cajon, the Kurdish community on Friday is expressing anger at the Trump administration's decision to pull U.S. forces out of northern Syria.

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A New Center Is Escalating The Military's Fight Against Potentially Deadly Heat-Related Injuries

Oct. 11
Jay Price/American Homefront

The Pentagon says reported cases of heat exhaustion jumped nearly 50 percent between 2014 and 2018.

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San Diego Kurdish Leader: Pulling US Troops Out Of Syria Could Lead To 'Genocide'

Oct. 8
By John Carroll

San Diego County is home to one of the largest Kurdish communities in the United States. One local Kurdish leader says the Trump Administration's decision to pull American troops from Syria could lead to a "genocide" against the Kurds.

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Journalist James Verini Discusses Battle Of Mosul And Fall Of Islamic State

Oct. 8
By Jade Hindmon, John Carroll

Verini's new book chronicles the long and complicated history of America's presence in Iraq.

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Coronado Exhibit Covers The History Of POW Wives Who Created A National Movement

Oct. 8
By Steve Walsh

A new exhibit at the Coronado Museum of History and Art looks at how a group of pilot wives generated international pressure and created the POW/MIA movement.

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USS Dewey Receives Award First Established By Theodore Roosevelt In 1908

Oct. 7
By City News Service

The Dewey, homeported at Naval Base San Diego, received the 2018 Spokane Trophy from the Spokane, Washington, Council of the Navy League of the United States at a Sept. 26 ceremony.

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For Some Veterans, Underwater Adventures Bring Solitude And Therapeutic Benefits

Oct. 7
Stephanie Colombini/American Homefront

A growing number of programs try to treat PTSD by getting veterans into nature, even deep under the sea. But there's little scientific evidence that treatments like "scuba therapy" work.

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The VA Is Training Clergy Members To Recognize Veterans With Mental Health Issues

Oct. 3
Carson Fame/American Homefront

The Department of Veterans Affairs is training clergy members around the country to look for signs of psychological disorders and other issues among veterans in their congregations.

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'Operation Dress Code' Accepting Clothing Donations For Female Veterans

Oct. 2
By Matt Hoffman

The campaign to collect clothes for female veterans transitioning into civilian careers kicks off this week.

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California Keeps 100 National Guard Troops At Mexico Border

Oct. 2
By Associated Press

California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday that he is keeping a small contingent of National Guard troops at the state's southern border for another six months, with the added mission of helping stop the smuggling of a deadly pesticide that is increasingly found at illegal cannabis cultivation sites.

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How inewsource Analyzed Federal Whistleblower Reports

Oct. 1
By Jill Castellano / inewsource

As part of that story, we wanted to know how good of a job the medical inspector’s office does when it investigates claims made by whistleblowers about the VA healthcare system. There was no database to answer that question, so we built our own.

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