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KPBS Midday Edition

KPBS Midday Edition is a daily talk show hosted by Maureen Cavanaugh and Jade Hindmon, keeping San Diegans in the know on everything from politics to the arts.

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Prosecutor Removed From SEAL Case, 2020 Census, Women’s Soccer

A military judge has removed a prosecutor from the U.S. Navy SEAL war crimes case due to a possible conflict of interest. Also, the Justice Department said the government's plan to add citizenship question on the 2020 census wasn’t devious, four undecided California Democrats explain what they want in a presidential candidate, how the U.S. Women’s National Soccer team strives for wins on the field and in the courtroom, and the Old Globe artistic director talks about the summer Shakespeare season.

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Democratic Party Convention, Sheriff Complaints, Vehicle Living

Fourteen presidential candidates addressed the state Democratic Party convention this past weekend. Also, a KPBS lawsuit reveals unanswered citizen complaints against the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, outdoor residential burning has been suspended throughout the county in preparation for fire season, people living in vehicles are calling a new San Diego law that bans the practice unfair and financial tips on how to save on travel.

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Rep. Scott Peters On Mueller, Trump; Navy SEAL Freed And Weekend Events

From tariffs on Mexico to Robert Mueller in front of the cameras, San Diego Congressman Scott Peters responds to this week’s top stories from Washington. Plus, a decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner was freed from custody Thursday after a military judge cited interference by prosecutors. And the San Diego County Fair is here, plus other events around town.

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Police Use Of Force, World's Smallest Baby, March For Our Lives

The California Assembly on Wednesday approved a San Diego lawmaker's bill intended to deter deadly police shootings by restricting when officers can legally open fire. Also, the world's smallest baby born here in San Diego is healthy and home with her family, survivors of the Parkland shooting will be in San Diego Sunday and Tonya Mosley, host of KQED's Truth Be Told podcast, talks the show's role in discussions about race.

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Mueller Speaks, Nurse Suicides, Opportunity Zones

Former special counsel Robert Mueller said his office’s probe did not exonerate President Trump. Also, authorities killed a mountain lion suspected of attacking a boy in Los Peñasquitos Canyon, how an anonymous screening and referral tool links nurses to suicide prevention treatment, City Heights is slated for “opportunity zone” development and “The Gods of Comedy” premieres at The Old Globe.

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Beaches Closed, Carbon Credits, County Dems Election Strategy

Imperial Beach is closed after sewage-contaminated water runoff flowed into California from Mexico’s Tijuana River. Also, a report from ProPublica says carbon credits don’t fight climate change, the new chair of San Diego County Democrats talks about 2020s big races, inside San Francisco’s first-of-its-kind shelter for transgender youth and California Assembly members will vote on AB-392 this week.

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Deadly Force, De-Escalation Training, Weekend Events

California civil rights and law enforcement groups reached an agreement on police use of deadly force: the state Assembly will vote on AB-392 next week. Also, San Diego DA Summer Stephan on a 'sea change' in the county criminal justice system's approach to helping people with mental illness and San Diego’s top weekend events.

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SEAL Trial Delayed, Feds OK Nuclear Fuel Transfer, Regulating Marijuana Ads

The trial for a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes has been delayed as the defense seeks information about email snooping. Also, the federal government says the transfer of nuclear waste at San Onofre can continue and a UC San Diego scientist is pushing for regulations on marijuana advertising.

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How Prepared Is California For The Booming Senior Population?

Seniors are the fastest growing population group in California. The state faces numerous challenges in helping seniors deal with issues from financial stress to access to healthcare and housing.

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A Possible Pardon For Accused Navy SEAL, California's Senior Population, Decolonizing The Museum Of Man

How will pardoning servicemen accused of war crimes impact the U.S. military? Also, elder care homes rake in profits as workers earn a pittance, California’s aging population is growing quickly and what does it mean when the San Diego Museum of Man says it is “decolonizing” its collection of human remains?