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KPBS News 8m
The South Bay has been especially hard-hit by COVID-19 and health officials also worry about the potential for a serious flu outbreak. That's why efforts are underway to fight back.
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KPBS News 28m
JUST IN: The House passed a funding bill to keep the government running through Dec. 11 after it was delayed over a dispute on farm aid. The bill still needs Senate's approval and Trump's signature.
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Matt Hoffman 51m
So has avoided the states most restrictive reopening tier, but county health officials are still at odds with the state over how case rates are calculated. “The county continues to work with the board to resolve data issues to fully capture all tests conducted”
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KPBS News 1h
A protest that had gone one for two weeks at the border wall construction site has been broken up by Boder Patrol. Two people were arrested following a tense weekend of demonstrations.
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KPBS News 2h
San Diego Unified reported 2,474 fewer students than it expected this year. About two-thirds of that deficit came from kindergarten. While the pandemic is the obvious main culprit, district leaders are trying to get a handle on the specific reasons.
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KPBS News 2h
As coronavirus cases surge in the U.K., Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that pubs, bars and restaurants in England must close by 10 p.m. He also encouraged people to work from home if they're able to, reversing a previous government position.
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KPBS News 3h
A California state audit finds that the University of California wrongly admitted at least 64 wealthy students over the past six years as “favors to donors, family, and friends.” At least one applicant was improperly admitted as a student-athlete to UCSD
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KPBS News 3h
A pair of active-duty U.S. Marines stationed at Camp Pendleton were arrested Tuesday morning on a federal grand jury indictment charging one of the Marines and three civilians with conspiring to distribute narcotics.
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KPBS News 3h
from : It was a welcomed surprise, San Diego county remains in the red tier Tuesday. Plus, a local scientist says despite the CDC’s retracted guidance, there is evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted through the air. Listen here:
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KPBS News 4h
Anyone who's driven on state Route 52 between SR-163 and I-805 knows it feels like a rollercoaster through there. Now, Caltrans is working to smooth the road out, for good.
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KPBS News 4h
Authorities revealed Tuesday that a firefighter who died last week battling a San Bernardino County wildfire sparked by gender-reveal pyrotechnics was a San Diego native.
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Claire Trageser 5h
We've updated our police records database again with new records. We now have 160 out of 350 records...that were supposed to be released last January. I can't even break out my Bon Jovi yet.
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KPBS News 5h
Kentucky's attorney general is poised to announce whether his office will charge the officers who killed Breonna Taylor, and Louisville's mayor has declared a state of emergency "due to the potential for civil unrest."
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KPBS News 5h
Sen. Mitt Romney has announced he supports moving forward with a Trump nominee to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court, less than two months before the election. That all but assures Mitch McConnell has the votes needed to take up the nomination.
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Matt Hoffman 6h
State officials say NO exemptions were made here. was asking to discount 700+ cases from students. Dr. Mark Ghaly says ALL cases were counted & that’s why state asks for 2 weeks of data. “No concessions were made based on their data.”
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Matt Hoffman 6h
Replying to @SDSU
Last week & this week county was considering litigation over looming restrictions. We had an adjusted case rate of 7.9 (well into purple) officials said that was because of 700+ students testing positive.
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KPBS News 6h
It's still unknown when a -19 vaccine might be available in the U.S. But when one is first approved, there may only be 10 to 15 million doses available, which may be enough to cover around 3 to 5% of the U.S. population.
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KPBS News 6h
BREAKING: San Diego County will stay in the "red tier," meaning businesses won't face more restrictions because of the county's case rate.
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KPBS News 7h
Early in the pandemic, most deaths occurred in large cities. But now, as COVID-19 spreads across the U.S., smaller communities are suffering many losses as well
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KPBS News 8h
In a speech to the United Nations General Assembly, the president once again sought to blame China for the -19 pandemic and called on Beijing to be punished for its handling of the disease
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