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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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Business Report: Auto Industry Job Cuts

Nov. 30
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
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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Roundtable: California And Climate Change

Nov. 23
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

The current impacts of climate change, how local communities are adapting, and California's emerging leadership on the issue.

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Business Report: Gas Prices Drop

Nov. 16
By Bennett Lacy

Local gas prices are trending downward, Uber offers new incentives for repeat customers, and Amazon announces the winning cities in its search for a new headquarters.

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Roundtable: California’s Deadly Wildfires

Nov. 16
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

Major wildfires burn across California, new asylum seekers arrive in Tijuana and SDSU begins the work of redeveloping the Mission Valley stadium site.

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Roundtable: Midterm Election Results

Nov. 9
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

Power shift at San Diego City Hall, SDSU West wins the stadium fight, voters reject the gas tax repeal and Democrats flip the 49th.

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Business Report: Amazon Targets Toy Shoppers

Nov. 9
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

Amazon targets toy shoppers, SeaWorld's strong summer and Ford's new electric scooter startup.

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Friday Business Report: Interest Rates Rise

Sept. 28
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

Interest rates rise, San Diego home prices hit a new high, local unemployment approaches a record low, and Lyft will pay San Diegans to take public transit.

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Roundtable: Supreme Court Controversy

Sept. 28
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

Emotional testimony regarding sexual assault grips the nation, Congressman Duncan Hunter questions the ancestry of his election opponent, and rules on short-term rentals will be decided by voters.

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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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