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  1. U.S. probes banking of ex-Trump campaign chief Paul ManafortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    U.S. Treasury Department agents have recently obtained information about offshore financial transactions involving President Donald Trump 's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort , as part of a federal anti-corruption probe into his work in Eastern Europe, The Associated Press has learned. Information about Manafort's transactions was turned over earlier this year to U.S. agents working in the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network by investigators in Cyprus at the U.S. agency's request, a person familiar with the case said, speaking on condition of anonymity because the person was not authorized to publicly discuss a criminal investigation.

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  2. After 50 years of public service, a war hero retiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Sheriff's reserve Capt. Ken Pipes retired in January after 26 years of volunteer service.

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  3. Gene therapy to fight a blood cancer succeeds in major studyRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 28 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    An experimental gene therapy that turns a patient's own blood cells into cancer killers worked in a major study, with more than one-third of very sick lymphoma patients showing no sign of disease six months after a single treatment, its maker said Tuesday. In all, 82 percent of patients had their cancer shrink at least by half at some point in the study.

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  4. United, after years of declining revenue, hits the thrustersRead the original story

    Monday Feb 27 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    United Airlines , which lost the distinction of being the world's biggest carrier after shrinking for several years, plans to regain lost ground by adding more flights from key airports this summer. The airline wants to upgrade facilities at key airports and trim the use of smaller planes on important business routes.

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  5. Union-Tribune and KPBS team up for new book festival in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Scheduled for Aug. 26 at the McMillin Companies Event Center in Liberty Station, The San Diego Book Festival is patterned after similar events that have become fixtures in American cities from coast to coast. They typically feature appearances and signings by authors, food, music, and activities for children.

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  6. Vista making fast progress on skate parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    View of one of the two new skate parks under construction on N. Santa Fe Avenue. This one, at the corner of W. Orange Street, features deep bowls.

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  7. Judge won't dismiss SeaWorld false advertising suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A killer whale performs during the final Shamu One Ocean Show at Sea World San Diego in January. A new Orca Encounter educational presentation will debut in San Diego this year.

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  8. Judge Kreep counseled soon after taking San Diego bench to read...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    San Diego Superior Court Judge Gary Kreep listens during a California Commission on Judicial Performance hearing in which he is charged with judicial misconduct. San Diego Superior Court Judge Gary Kreep listens during a California Commission on Judicial Performance hearing in which he is charged with judicial misconduct.

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  9. Escondido willow die-off caused by tree fungusRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The withered leaves of willows at Escondido Creek in Elfin Forest are the result of a fungus infestation. Dying willows in Escondido Creek appear to be victims of fungus, rather than a beetle infestation, the Escondido Creek Conservancy announced on its website Wednesday.

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  10. Ferragamo undeterred by US import tax proposalRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The new CEO of the Salvatore Ferragamo luxury leather goods and fashion house said Friday that the prospect of a possible new tax on imports into the United States won't deter his growth strategy in the brand's single most important market. Eraldo Poletto told The Associated Press that any tax on imports, as floated by President Donald Trump 's administration, could be balanced by other factors, including currency fluctuations.

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  11. Families divided by Trump's refugee order worry about the futureRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The Kanjo children came to Southern California with their parents from Syria in August of 2016, sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church of Pomona. Ryan Donner, Abdul Kanjo, Rama Kanjo and Hailey Donner in Pomona.

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  12. 'I am dying in Iraq, please': Trump's ban dashes hope for many asylum-seekersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Ammar Sawan, 40, center, looks at the youngest of his four children, Sham, 1, in Amman, Jordan on Sat. Jan. 28, 2017.

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  13. Trump's choice for labor secretary outsourced jobsRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    President Donald Trump 's pick for labor secretary outsourced his fast-food company's technology department to the Philippines, a move that contradicts Trump's vow to keep American jobs in the U.S. Trump has blasted, threatened and tried to charm American companies that have so much as contemplated moving jobs overseas, saying he's sticking up for American workers who aren't feeling the economic recovery and form his political base. But a filing with the Labor Department on CEO Andrew Puzder 's company - and a spokesman's acknowledgement that CKE continues to use the IT operation in the Philippines - provides a window into a key contradiction raised by the nomination.

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  14. African-American military women focus of exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Maj. Charity Adams Earley, front at left, conducts an inspection in 1945 of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion based in England. Maj. Charity Adams Earley, front at left, conducts an inspection in 1945 of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion based in England.

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  15. Report: Medical care at Donovan prison adequate, but could improveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Medical care at Richard J. Donovan Correctional Facility was adequate overall but failed to meet some state standards, such as properly dispensing and tracking prisoners' medication, sanitizing hands and taking required steps to prevent and control tuberculosis outbreaks, according to a new report . The report, released this month by the state Office of the Inspector General, described the results of its routine inspection of medical care at Donovan, performed between June and August, 2016.

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  16. Judge set to sentence PG&E in criminal case tied to blastRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it is prepared to pay the maximum fine of $3 million after a jury convicted the company of deliberately violating pipeline safety regulations before a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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  17. Malia Obama is set to intern for Hollywood heavyweight Harvey WeinsteinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Starting next month, the 18-year-old daughter of former president Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, who graduated from Sidwell Friends last May but won't attend Harvard University until fall, will intern for Hollywood heavyweight Harvey Weinstein in the super-producer's New York office. After the inauguration activities January 20, the Obama family will head to Palm Springs for a vacation after which Malia will get to work, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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  18. Uber pays $20 million to settle claims of driver deceptionRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Uber Technologies is paying $20 million to settle allegations that it duped people into driving for its ride-hailing service with false promises about how much they would earn and how much they would have to pay to finance a car. The agreement announced Thursday with the Federal Trade Commission covers statements Uber made from late 2013 until 2015 while trying to recruit more drivers to expand its service and remain ahead of its main rival, Lyft .

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  19. More apartments, townhomes planned in VistaRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The drumbeat of new multifamily housing in Vista may be growing a little louder, with more apartment and condo proposals coming down the city's planning pipeline. The Vista Planning Commission got a peek this week at the latest planned developments, which include 72 townhomes along busy South Santa Fe Avenue, 124 townhomes on East Vista Way and a four-story 17-unit apartment building on North Santa Fe, a quarter-mile from the city's downtown core.

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  20. Climate change to affect mild days around globe, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Researchers predict that global warming generally will make summers hotter and winters milder from Southern California to the northeastern United States to parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America. The impact will vary depending on different regions of the planet, according to a report published Wednesday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , or NOAA.

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