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Bennett Lacy

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Ben Lacy is a producer for KPBS Evening Edition and KPBS Roundtable.

Recent Stories by Bennett Lacy

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Business Report: Amazon Abandons NYC Plan

Feb. 15
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

Amazon Abandons New York City, Target considers UC San Diego and millions of late car payments.

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Roundtable: Rethinking Transit In San Diego

Feb. 15
By Andrew Bowen, Bennett Lacy

SANDAG's new director says the region's transit plan is not meeting climate emission goals, the plan to redevelop Balboa Park's Plaza de Panama is on hold, and a legal fight over asylum policy in San Diego County.

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Sports Anchor's Story Of Survival Inspires New Blood Drive

Feb. 13
By Bennett Lacy

CBS8 Sports Anchor Kyle Kraska and KFMB are launching a new blood drive this week to celebrate local first responders, four years after Kraska survived being shot multiple times.

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Business Report: SeaWorld's New Leadership

Feb. 8
By Bennett Lacy

SeaWorld's New CEO, GM's All-Electric Future, and the Trump administration eases up on payday lenders.

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Roundtable: Decriminalizing Homelessness

Feb. 8
By Andrew Bowen, Bennett Lacy

San Diego repeals an ordinance that banned living in vehicles, Congress will hold a hearing on human research done at San Diego's VA Medical Center, and local police unions fight a new transparency law.

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Business Report: Super Bowl Ads

Feb. 1
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

The demand for Super Bowl ad time is down, so is consumer confidence after the government shutdown.

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Roundtable: Downtown Homeless Arrests

Feb. 1
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

A spike in arrests may have stymied a recent homeless count, it's been 40 years since San Diego's first school shooting, and how police are using drones in Chula Vista.

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Business Report: San Diego's New Tourism Pitch

Jan. 25
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

San Diego launches a new global tourism campaign, effects of the government shutdown on air travel and concerns of an economic slowdown at the World Economic Forum.

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Business Report: Auto Industry Job Cuts

Nov. 30, 2018
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

GM announces a restructuring plan that will eliminate thousands of jobs, Aetna and CVS complete a major merger, and San Diego's cruise market rebounds.

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Roundtable: Uncertainty For Asylum Seekers

Nov. 30, 2018
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

Tijuana struggles with an influx of asylum seekers, SDG&E continues its legal fight to pass 2007 wildfire costs to ratepayers, and older homeowners targeted by high-pressure sales and loans.

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