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Ebone Monet

KPBS Evening Edition Anchor

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Ebone Monet is an Associated Press Award-winning journalist. She is a San Diego native who graduated from UCLA with a degree in Mass Communications. Ebone is veteran journalist who comes to KPBS from RTV6 in Indianapolis, Indiana. There she covered major international events such as the Indy 500 and Super Bowl XLVI. She also reported extensively on the Circle City's rising murder rate. Ebone Monet was on the ground reporting as hundreds of people evacuated the Richmond Hill subdivision following a deadly home explosion.

Prior to her work in Indianapolis Ebone was a reporter for KTHV in Little Rock, Arkansas. Some of the major stories she covered included devastating natural disasters, search-and-rescue effort following the 2010 flash floods that killed 20 people in the Ouachita National Forest. In addition Ebone reported on the 2008 Super Tuesday tornado outbreak and recovery efforts.

Ebone says she brings curiosity and compassion to all of her reports.

Recent Stories by Ebone Monet

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Business Report: New Jobs Numbers Lower Than Expected

Sept. 6
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: New jobs numbers come in lower than expected, housing construction in San Diego is down, and Google reaches a settlement with the FCC for a case involving children.

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San Diego Nonprofit Provides Free Immigration Legal Services At SDSU, CSU San Marcos

Sept. 5
By Ebone Monet

Jewish Family Services launches free legal services program for students and faculty members with immigration concerns.

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Business Report: Warner Bros. To Carlsbad, Chick-Fil-A Versus Popeyes, Johnson & Johnson Role In Opioid Crisis

Aug. 30
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: Warner Bros. announces plans for a mobile games studio in Carlsbad, an Oklahoma judge orders Johnson & Johnson to pay out millions for it's role in the opioid crisis and #PopeyesvsChikfila was all fun and games until Popeyes ran out of chicken sandwiches.

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Business Report: US Jobs Report Revised 500,000 Jobs Fewer

Aug. 23
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: the Bureau of Labor Statistics revised last year’s jobs numbers 500,000 jobs fewer than before, and San Diego's Pechanga Arena may be under new management next year.

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Planned Parenthood Warns Rise In Unintended Pregnancies And STDs

Aug. 22
By Ebone Monet

The organization decided to withdraw from the Title X funding program because a new rule by the Trump administration that forbids referrals to doctors who can perform abortions.

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Business Report: Stock Markets Flux Following New Signs Of Recession

Aug. 16
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: stock markets flux after new signs of recession appear, most Americans live paycheck to paycheck, and a new report puts San Diego in third for highest inflation rate in the nation.

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Business Report: Trump Announces More Tariffs On Chinese Goods

Aug. 2
By Ebone Monet

This week in business: President Trump tweeted another tariff hike on China, the Federal Reserve Lowered Interest Rates, and the T-Mobile-Sprint clears a final, major hurdle.

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California Hospices Unite Into State Network

Aug. 1
By Ebone Monet

There are more than 4,300 hospice providers nationwide, and CDC numbers show that a little less than 40% of those are non-profit. Here in California, the nonprofit hospice providers plan to join forces.

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Father Joe’s Walks For Homeless Awareness

July 30
By Ebone Monet

A local nonprofit servicing San Diego’s homeless launches a 2-mile walk to raise funds for homeless services.

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Jacobs Centers Looks For Next Batch Of Entrepreneurs For 'Connect All' Program

July 29
By Ebone Monet

The Jacobs Center "Connect All" program is looking for the next batch of entrepreneurs ready to grow their start-ups.

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