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People can help prevent spread of cold, flu

Although the two illnesses carry similar symptoms and the way people catch colds and the flu is roughly the same, the severity, treatment and in the case of the flu — prevention — can differ.

Doctor: Filner unavailable for deposition

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has submitted a doctor's note saying he will not be at his August 9 deposition to tell his side of the story about a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by his former communications director.

Nurse comes forward with allegations against Mayor Filner

A licensed practical nurse said Tuesday that San Diego Mayor Bob Filner attempted to get her to go out with him and made unwanted remarks during a mid-June meeting where she was trying to get help for an injured Marine.