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Striking Out Stroke

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It's a yearly reminder from the County of San Diego and San Diego Padres. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States. They can happen at any time, and knowing the signs of a stroke can be the difference between life and death.

Nahla, Lost For Four Months, Is Reunited With Owners

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She went missing at Christmas, and her owners had been searching ever since. Then Hernando and Vivian Quandt got the call they had been hoping for. The reunion took place at the County's south animal shelter in Bonita.

Remember to Prevent, Protect Against and Report West Nile Virus

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After West Nile Virus made its first appearance of the year with the death of a hawk, San Diego County officials kicked off the 2015 battle against the deadly disease at a local pond. You can download the Fight the Bite app and or visit sdfightthebite.com for more info.

County Gets Needed Help from the Air

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A new Sheriff's helicopter has been added to the County's fleet. Packed with the latest technology, the helicopter can help in a variety of law enforcement tasks ... as well as firefighting.

Take Me Home Program Now Online

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The goal is to save precious time when lives are at stake. Now there's an online way to help law enforcement find those with dementia who are at-risk and prone to wandering away. Register to help save a life.

New App Aims to Locate Life-saving Devices

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Somebody has a heart attack right in front of you. What would you do? Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) can save lives--if you can find one! Now, there's a new partnership that'll help do just that.

Breaking Ground for New Alpine Library

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After years of work, the community of Alpine is finally getting a dedicated library building. The branch will be four times larger than the current branch.

Artistic Impressions to Adorn Parking Structure

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Watch as artist David Adey takes his first big step towards the creation of a large art project for the County's downtown parking garage. The garage, on Cedar and Kettner, is expected to open later in 2015.

New Push to Cut Airport Taxi Pollution

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A program to provide a $4,000 rebate to taxi cab owners was launched by the County of San Diego and the San Diego International Airport. The cab owner receives the rebate after trading in an older car for a hybrid or alternative fuel vehicle.

After Trauma, Frankie Adopted Into New Home

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A miniature poodle found his forever home when a family was chosen out of 27 applications at County Animal Services. Carolyn and Cynthia Hart of Pacific Beach were thrilled to take Frankie home, and for a very sweet reason. READ: Suspect Sought in Poodle Abuse

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