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Bennett Lacy

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

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Friday Business Report: Tariff Fight Escalates

Sept. 21
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

President Trump's trade war with China escalates, Amazon might take on convenience stores, spam calls will only get worse and SeaWorld's multi-million dollar settlement.

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Roundtable: The Kavanaugh Controversy

Sept. 21
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

The Brett Kavanaugh controversy becomes a campaign issue, documents reveal failed tests for President Donald Trump's border wall prototypes, and San Diego spends more money on homeless transition shelters.

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Roundtable: San Diego Catholic Priest Abuse Scandal Reignites

Sept. 14
By Bennett Lacy, Kris Vera-Phillips, Mark Sauer

New details in San Diego's clergy abuse scandal, California leading the fight against climate change, and the mission and reality of America's longest war in Afghanistan.

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Friday Business Report: Nike’s Big Week

Sept. 7
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

Nike's strategy with Colin Kaepernick, the job market holds steady, and Amazon invests in San Diego.

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Roundtable: Battle For The House

Sept. 7
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

The battle for Congress heats up, the push to repeal the gas tax in San Diego and the challenges for older workers in seeking employment.

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Friday Business Report: A New NAFTA

Aug. 31
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

KPBS anchor Ebone Monet and SDSU marketing lecturer Miro Copic discuss some of the week’s top business stories.

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Roundtable: Final Push For Lawmakers In Sacramento

Aug. 31
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

California's legislative session ends with a flurry of groundbreaking new laws, a Southern California city experiments with paying seniors cash to cover their rent, and Horton Plaza will be transformed into a major hub for tech companies.

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Friday Business Report: What's Next For The Convention Center?

Aug. 11
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

The tourism impact on the failed convention center initiative, SeaWorld reports stronger attendance and San Diego companies stand to benefit from the creation of a new Space Force.

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Roundtable: Convention Center Plan Sidetracked

Aug. 10
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

San Diego's convention center expansion plan is put in doubt, a new deportation risk for international college students, and the politics of California's wildfires.

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Friday Business Report: Unemployment Rate Drops

Aug. 4
By Bennett Lacy

KPBS anchor Maya Trabulsi and SDSU marketing lecturer Miro Copic discuss some of the week’s top business stories.

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