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DEFENSE

Heavy week for DoD tech, construction contracts

Three San Diego stalwarts were awarded Department of Defense contracts this week, with BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Cubic Applications and Ratheon Integrated Defense Systems each earning multimillion-dollar contracts.

REAL ESTATE

Millennial homebuyers seek urban location, convenience

Efficient, flexible spaces near an urban core with easy access to services may define new trends in property design as developers try to appeal to the next wave of homebuyers: the millennials.

GENERAL

Gas prices continue downward

Motorists most likely will see more gas stations setting prices less than $3 a gallon although overall retail prices inched downward last week, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California's Weekend Gas Watch.

TECHNOLOGY

SonicVR takes the crown at EvoNexus Demo Day

FINANCE

Realty Income Corp. will be added to S&P 500

LAW

Judge rules for city in case over smelly sea lion droppings

GENERAL

Orexigen sales approved in Europe

GOVERNMENT

County Parks and Rec announces new strategies to increase revenue

LAW

Gov. Brown appoints two new San Diego Superior Court judges

REAL ESTATE

Shea's Everly models open in El Cajon

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Germanwings Co-Pilot Said to Have Had Psychosomatic Illness

(Bloomberg) -- The Germanwings co-pilot believed to have intentionally crashed a jet into the French Alps was suffering from a psychosomatic illness, said a person close to the probe.

Next Up for Silicon Valley After Pao Loss: More Bias Suits

(Bloomberg) -- Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ decisive victory over Ellen Pao’s gender bias suit doesn’t mean Silicon Valley giants are off the hook.

Finding a job near home becoming harder

Remember the Detroit man who walked 21 miles to work?

Damages due Water Authority in MWD lawsuit to be determined

Nearly one year after a San Francisco County Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the San Diego County Water Authority in a lawsuit alleging the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California had violated laws when setting rates applied to the Water Authority for 2011-2014, the second phase of the water rates lawsuit is set to start March 30 to determine damages due to the Water Authority.

Empty stores haunt landlords as more retailers plan cuts

A former Borders bookstore in Chicago’s Beverly neighborhood has sat empty for about four years, reviving last Halloween as a costume shop, then going dark again.

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SAN DIEGO (March 24, 2015) -- Sailors pull on the aircraft barricade net during flight deck drills aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). 

SAN DIEGO (March 24, 2015) -- Sailors pull on the aircraft barricade net during flight deck drills aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan is homeported in San Diego and is undergoing a planned incremental availability maintenance period at Naval Base Coronado. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chase C. Lacombe

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Interview with ALS Association's Barbara Newhouse

March 16, 2015 -- George Chamberlin sits down with Barbara Newhouse, president and CEO of the ALS Association, to talk about the disease, current research and therapies, and fundraising efforts including the success of the ice-bucket challenge.

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San Diego International Airport Terminal 2 West

A detailed look of "The Green Build," the expansion of Terminal 2 at San Diego International Airport.

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