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Episodes

Climate Change In San Diego: What's Faith Got To Do With It?

9/23/2015
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As Pope Francis' begins his first U.S. visit, Midday Edition looks at his much anticipated speech before Congress addressing climate change and how San Diego's interfaith community is responding.

Duration: 00:15:43


San Diegans React To Sainthood Of Father Junípero Serra

9/23/2015
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Pope Francis canonizes Junípero Serra amid mixed feelings. Some San Diegans think the missionary deserves to be named a saint, while others think the canonization ignores abuses against Native Americans.

Duration: 00:01:24


San Diego Chargers Take School Children Shopping For Shoes

9/22/2015
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San Diego Chargers players, known for being tough on the gridiron, showed their soft side while helping elementary school children pick out new shoes.

Duration: 00:00:49


San Diego Latinos Urged To Register On National Voter Registration Day

9/22/2015
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Latinos make up about a third of the county but less than a fifth of voters.

Duration: 00:00:59


A Pair Of Lucky San Diegans Going To See Pope

9/22/2015
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Two San Diegans won tickets to watch Pope Francis address congress on Thursday at the U.S. Capitol building.

Duration: 00:01:39


Canonization Of Junipero Serra Stirs Controversy In San Diego

9/22/2015
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The history of San Diego and Junipero Serra date back to the first mission he founded. On the eve of his canonization, reaction is mixed to the Spanish missionary and his legacy.

Duration: 00:19:46


San Diego County Congressman Wants To Punish 'Sanctuary' Cities

7/7/2015
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Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, said he plans to introduce a bill to restrict funding for “sanctuary” cities that do not always cooperate with immigration authorities. Hunter's action is spurred by a deportee's arrest in a San Francisco killing.

Duration: 00:00:57


San Diego Councilwoman Marti Emerald: 'It's Time To Step Aside'

7/7/2015
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Marti Emerald represents City Heights, Kensington, Mountain View and other neighborhoods in District 9. After a year that included a breast cancer diagnosis and a wedding, Emerald decided not to seek re-election.

Duration: 00:04:39


'Project Smoke' Host, San Diego Chef Give Tips On Grilling Great Burgers

7/7/2015
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Summer grilling is in full swing. Steven Raichlen of "Project Smoke" talks about smoking your favorite food, desert and even cocktails, while San Diego chef Jeff Rossman of Terra American Bistro explains how to build a better burger.

Duration: 00:14:40


Vote To Merge Rainbow, Fallbrook Water Districts Delayed

7/6/2015
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County Supervisor Bill Horn, who chairs the panel that will decide whether to merge the Rainbow and Fallbrook water districts, couldn't attend Monday's meeting so a vote was delayed until Sept. 14.

Duration: 00:01:01


Report Sheds Light On Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents In California

7/6/2015
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Reports of discrimination against Muslims in California nearly doubled between 2013 and 2014, according to the latest report published by the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

Duration: 00:16:44


Transgender Veteran Fights For Equality In U.S. Military

7/6/2015
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Retired Army Col. Sheri Swokowski wants to change a military ban that stops openly transgender individuals from serving in the armed forces.

Duration: 00:15:52


Tony Award-Winning Director Back At The Old Globe With 'Kiss Me, Kate'

7/6/2015
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After winning last year’s Tony Award for best director of a musical, Darko Tresnjak is back in San Diego with “Kiss Me, Kate."

Duration: 00:01:39


Scanty Comic-Con Costumes No Excuse For Sexual Harassment

7/5/2015
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An advocacy group is targeting this week's annual Comic-Con convention in San Diego for failing to do enough to prevent sexual harassment. GeeksForCONsent has collected 3,000 signatures asking Comic-Con to beef up its anti-harassment policy and enforcement.

Duration: 00:01:00


Roundtable: Electricity Rates And Solar, Concealed Carry Case, High School

7/3/2015
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The CPUC is changing electricity rates, which won't be good for the solar industry. A lawsuit over concealed weapons permits is in the 9th Circuit. A local high school says students can learn to speak English and master other subjects at the same time.

Duration: 00:26:24


How One California Alfalfa Farmer Cut His Water Use In Half

7/3/2015
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Alfalfa is a thirsty plant that uses more water than any other crop in the state. One farmer in the Imperial Valley managed to cut his water use in half, but he says his water-saving methods won't work for everyone.

Duration: 00:04:49


San Diego Airport, Rideshare Companies Strike Deal In Time For Comic-Con

7/2/2015
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Uber and Lyft will join rideshare company Opoli at the airport after ending a dispute over background checks.

Duration: 00:00:58


California Assembly Rejects Bill Giving Nurse Practitioners More Independen

7/2/2015
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A bill that would have allowed nurse practitioners to work without a doctor’s supervision has died in the California legislature.

Duration: 00:00:53


SDSU Researchers Find Support For Working Moms Reaches All-Time High

7/2/2015
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Researchers at San Diego State University found that 12th graders and adults are more supportive of working mothers today than their 1970s counterparts.

Duration: 00:16:39


State Regulators To Vote On New Energy Rates For San Diego Customers

7/2/2015
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The California Public Utilities Commission will vote Friday on a new pricing structure for SDG&E customers.

Duration: 00:17:26

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