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KCSN News Update: A report is released that says even so-called “green energy” like ethanol may not be safe for the environment

Brittany Chenelle

November 13, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Two Los Angeles City Council members are advocating the legalization of street vendors who sell food and other merchandise. Residents of Venice are trying to find the best solution to prevent cars from entering the boardwalk near O...

KCSN News Update: A study projects how climate change may affect West Nile virus carrying mosquitoes across the Southern United States

Brittany Chenelle

November 12, 2013

  The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: The child care programs in many states do not require an annual unannounced inspection, and only 15 percent require background checks. Researchers say they can identify babies considered to be at high risk for developing an autism...

KCSN News Update: Children who are not proficient in reading by the end of the third grade are far less likely to graduate from high school

Brittany Chenelle

November 8, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Children who are not proficient in reading by the end of the third grade are far less likely to graduate from high school. Forty three percent of employment managers say details in a candidate’s social media profile caused them to make a ...

KCSN News Update: Climate change in California is impacting natural resources, coastal waters, and the fish population

Brittany Chenelle

November 7, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Students at charter schools are making bigger gains in reading than their peers at traditional schools. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports banks are making a lot of money from overdraft fees. Young adults ages 18 through 34...

KCSN News Update: Mothers are now the sole or primary provider in four out of ten households with children

Brittany Chenelle

November 6, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Retirement cities throughout the US will be an area of growth in the housing market over the next 15 years. A study by the American Civil Liberties Union explores what’s behind the disparate rates of arrests of black people for marijuana...

KCSN News Update: The Federal Aviation Administration is allowing portable electronic devices like smart phones and tablets to be used during flights

Brittany Chenelle

November 5, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: The Federal Aviation Administration is allowing portable electronic devices like smart phones and tablets to be used during flights. In this digital age, teachers are becoming concerned that students may lack the focus to read books and long a...

KCSN News Update: People receiving Social Security benefits can expect a one point five percent cost of living increase

Brittany Chenelle

November 4, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Governor Brown has aligned California’s clean energy policies with those of Oregon, Washington state, and British Columbia. People receiving Social Security benefits can expect a one point five percent cost of living increase. Many vic...

KCSN News Update: Elevated unemployment and rising housing costs are making it difficult for some families to pay the rent

Brittany Chenelle

November 1, 2013

  The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: The ACLU says police departments are gathering millions of digital records on the location and movement of Americans by using license plate scanners. Elevated unemployment and rising housing costs are making it difficult for some families ...

KCSN News Update: At public four year colleges and universities, the average price for tuition and fees rose two point nine percent this year

Brittany Chenelle

October 31, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: At public four year colleges and universities, the average price for tuition and fees rose two point nine percent this year. During a job interview, candidates must ensure that they are familiar with the industry they are applying for and ...

KCSN News Update: A CBS News poll reveals that 85 percent of Americans disapprove of the way Congress does its job

Brittany Chenelle

October 30, 2013

  The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: A CBS News poll reveals that 85 percent of Americans disapprove of the way Congress does its job. A study explores whether state and federal judges can be influenced by partisan campaign donations. High profile suicides have brough...

KCSN News Update: For Halloween trick or treating, it is recommended that parents create a specific route in advance and make sure their children don’t stray from it

Brittany Chenelle

October 29, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: Eight states, including California, are pledging to make infrastructure changes that would help put three million zero emission vehicles on the roadways by 2025. The new Common Core education standards in California are aimed at developing crit...

KCSN News Update: A new study says nearly 6 million young Americans aged 16 to 24 are no longer in school and haven’t found employment

Brittany Chenelle

October 28, 2013

The following stories will be covered tonight on KCSN: A new study says nearly 6 million young Americans aged 16 to 24 are no longer in school and haven’t found employment. Nearly 80 percent of working Americans over the age of 50 say it is likely they will continue to stay on the job to mee...

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