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Defense accounts for 20% of San Diego GRP, report says

The military and defense sector in San Diego will be responsible for a whopping 20 percent — $38.7 billion — of the region’s total gross regional product in fiscal year 2014, with $25.2 billion in direct spending sent to the county, according to the San Diego Military Advisory Council’s sixth annual Military Economic Impact Study.

GENERAL

New group to seek urban leaders

Former San Diego City Council President Tony Young and repeated City Council candidate Dwayne Crenshaw have joined forces to launch Rise San Diego, a nonprofit aimed at encouraging civic engagement in the city's urban areas.

BIOTECH

Isis Pharma still growing after milestone

Carlsbad's Isis Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: ISIS) got a nod on Tuesday from Zacks Equity Research after rising 7 percent over the past week, swimming against a downward flow on Wall Street.

GOVERNMENT

Supervisors weigh stance on Prop. 47

WATER

EY employees help give drought-resistant makeover at The Water Conservation Garden

DEFENSE

USS Gary set to leave SD for final deployment

EDUCATION

SDSU fundraising campaign reaches initial $500 million goal

REAL ESTATE

State's home resales drop in month, prices still rise

HOSPITALITY

Garden Fresh names two new senior execs

REAL ESTATE

Apartment on Kennedy in Chula Vista sold

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Hamas needs to answer some hard questions itself

A hard-hitting column last week in Haaretz by Amira Hass posed a series of questions to Hamas leaders that cut right to the heart of the strategy and raison d’etre of the Palestinian group.

Defense accounts for 20% of San Diego GRP, report says

The military and defense sector in San Diego will be responsible for a whopping 20 percent — $38.7 billion — of the region’s total gross regional product in fiscal year 2014, with $25.2 billion in direct spending sent to the county, according to the San Diego Military Advisory Council’s sixth annual Military Economic Impact Study.

Saddam Hussein's enablers catch a break in court

Every country gets the government it deserves … right? So the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ruled -- in a fascinating and weird decision denying the Iraqi people the right to sue corporations that allegedly colluded with Saddam Hussein to defraud them.

Gary Hart's affair didn't ruin American politics

Former Sen. Gary Hart's fall in 1987, after the Miami Herald exposed the Democratic presidential candidate's affair, forever changed the way the media covers politicians' personal scandals.

U.S. Stock-Index Futures Fall as AbbVie Slips on Deal Crackdown

Sept. 23 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. stock-index futures fell as a government crackdown on tax-saving mergers sent AbbVie Inc. lower and amid escalating conflict in the Middle East.

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SAN DIEGO (Sept. 17, 2014) -- The guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) transits San Diego Harbor. 

SAN DIEGO (Sept. 17, 2014) -- The guided-missile frigate USS Gary (FFG 51) transits San Diego Harbor. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Timothy Schumaker

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