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Small Biz Owners Make Last-Minute Plea

Small Biz Owners Make Last-Minute Plea

NBC 7's Matt Rascon reports on the meeting of small business owners before the City Council considers overriding... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Min Wage: Small Biz Pleads, Council Overrides Veto

Min Wage: Small Biz Pleads, Council Overrides Veto

San Diego City Councilmembers voted Monday to override a mayoral veto on a minimum wage increase despite last-minute... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups

NYC Council Speaker Tweets About HPV Diagnosis, Urges Annual Check-Ups

City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announced via Twitter Sunday that she had "high-risk HPV" in an effort to... Read »

Aug 18, 2014
Minimum Wage May End Up in Hands of Voters

Minimum Wage May End Up in Hands of Voters

NBC 7's Matt Rason reports on how people with petitions are preparing to stand outside businesses and on... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80

Former Vt. U.S. Sen. Jeffords Dead at 80

The former U.S. senator from Vermont who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party... Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Defense to Begin in Corruption Trial Against Ex-Va. Governor

Defense to Begin in Corruption Trial Against Ex-Va. Governor

The defense is set to start presenting its case in the public corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Watch »

Aug 18, 2014
Prosecution Rests in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

Prosecution Rests in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

The prosecution rested its case Thursday in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Watch »

Aug 14, 2014

"Six Californias" Wouldn't Help Republicans: Study

Would splitting up California into six states help the Republicans send a senator from Bakersfield to Congress? Not... Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Florida Ad Tries to Connect Pot With Date Rape

Florida Ad Tries to Connect Pot With Date Rape

The campaign against medical marijuana in Florida is in high gear as it tries to link easier access to pot to... Watch »

Aug 13, 2014
McDonnell Corruption Trial: Brother of Star Witness Testifies

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Brother of Star Witness Testifies

Prosecutors presented Tuesday afternoon what they say is another example of gifts the former first couple... Watch »

Aug 12, 2014
New Indictment Unsealed in Campaign Finance Scandal

New Indictment Unsealed in Campaign Finance Scandal

The new indictment in the investigation was unsealed Tuesday. Read »

Aug 13, 2014
Sunroad Hires Former Deputy City Attorney

Sunroad Hires Former Deputy City Attorney

A former city employee who played a pivotal role in the lawsuit involving a controversial real estate... Read »

Aug 12, 2014

"Tiger Selfies" Banned in New York

New York's Internet Romeos will have to find new ways to attract mates now that it's illegal to pose for photos with... Read »

Aug 12, 2014
CA Mulls Military Sex Assault Bill

CA Mulls Military Sex Assault Bill

California could soon be the first state in the nation to separate investigations and prosecutions from the chain of... Watch »

Aug 12, 2014
McDonnell Corruption Trial: Aide Says He Had No Idea About Businessman's Gifts

McDonnell Corruption Trial: Aide Says He Had No Idea...

The onetime chief of staff to former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell says he had no idea at the time that his boss... Watch »

Aug 11, 2014
California Debates 'Yes Means Yes' Sex Assault Law

California Debates 'Yes Means Yes' Sex Assault Law

College students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means no. Read »

Aug 11, 2014
McDonnell Trial: Colleague Had Misgivings About CEO's Dealings With McDonnells

McDonnell Trial: Colleague Had Misgivings About CEO's Dealings...

An associate of the wealthy businessman at the center of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's corruption case... Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
Mayor Vetoes Minimum Wage Increases

Mayor Vetoes Minimum Wage Increases

Mayor Kevin Faulconer vetoed the City of San Diego‚Äôs minimum wage ordinance. Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
Doc: I Was Taking 100 Pills a Day

Doc: I Was Taking 100 Pills a Day

NBC 7 found at least six doctors in the county with drug and alcohol issues. Watch »

Aug 8, 2014
Bill to Fund Diapers for Low-Income Families

Bill to Fund Diapers for Low-Income Families

A state bill introduced by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) proposes giving low-income families a monthly... Read »

Aug 8, 2014
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