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Stories for July 24, 2008

Twilight Moms

July 24
By Beth Accomando and KPBS Comic-Con News
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The first two women (the first people in line period for the first Hall H line of the Con) were Joey Begemen, from Ohio and Penny Goodin, from Virginia. They got in line Wednesday afternoon for the panel on Twilight that would start at 1:15pm in Hall H. Many of the women were strangers when they lined up yesterday but were exchanging email addresses as I left them in line.

KPBS Comic-Con News

July 24
By Kenger and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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How Much is Too Much of a Good Thing?

July 24
By Hank Crook and Off Mic
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I recently produced a segment for

KPBS Comic-Con News

July 24
By Acarone and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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KPBS Comic-Con News

July 24
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Off Mic

July 24
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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King Kong Turns 75 (And He Doesn't Look A Day Over 71)

July 24
By Mark Ramsey and KPBS Comic-Con News
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Comic-Con is throwing Kong a birthday bash worthy of a King (Friday, July 25 4:00-5:00 Going Ape: Celebrating 75 Years of The Beast and The Beauty of King Kong & mdash;CCSD Room 3).

Chris Brandt's "Independents" Documentary Screens Thursday Evening

July 24
By Beth Accomando and KPBS Comic-Con News
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If you've never attended any of the films screening as part of the Comic-Con International Film Festival, then this is a good year to start. The first film on your list should be Chris Brandt's documentary

For Sale: San Diego Newspaper

July 24
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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The publisher of The San Diego Union-Tribune is considering putting the newspaper on the market. The newspaper industry has been rocked in recent years with declining circulation and advertising dollars. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has more.

KPBS Comic-Con News

July 24
By Andy Trimlett and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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KPBS Comic-Con News

July 24
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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First Look at The Day the Earth Stood Still and Max Payne

July 24
By Beth Accomando and KPBS Comic-Con News
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20th Century Fox's remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still

KPBS Comic-Con News

July 24
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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A Family Affair

July 24
Citizen Voices
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Poway, San Dieguito Get Money for New Schools

July 24
By Ana Tintocalis and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Poway Unified and San Dieguito Union High school districts are getting a big chuck of state money to help them build three new campuses. KPBS Reporter Ana Tintocalis has the details.

San Diego Union-Tribune Could Be Sold

July 24
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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The publisher of the San Diego Union-Tribune is looking to sell the paper. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has more.

KPBS Comic-Con News

July 24
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Citizen Voices

July 24
By Chris McConnell and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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The Spirit Posters: Preview Night Swag Report

July 24
By Beth Accomando and KPBS Comic-Con News
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As you know, swag is a key aspect of Comic-Con. On preview night I picked up what I think will turn out to be my favorite freebie: a beautiful set of 4 character posters from Lionsgate's

KPBS Comic-Con News

July 24
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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KPBS Comic-Con News

July 24
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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First Look at Max Payne

July 24
By Beth Accomando and KPBS Comic-Con News
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Mark Wahlberg as Max Payne, based on the popular video game (20th Century Fox)

KPBS Comic-Con News

July 24
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Will Carless Discusses SEDC Dismissal

July 24
By Andrew Phelps and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Carolyn Smith has been dismissed as President of San Diego's Southeast Economic Development Corporation.

Comics and Superhero Fans Descend on San Diego for Comic-Con International

July 24
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Today thousands of fans are in San Diego for Comic-Con International, the largest pop culture convention in the world. KPBS will be following Comic-Con related news about film, video games, television, comic books and graphic novels. We have an entire blog devoted to the topic which you can find at www.kpbs.org/comic-con.

Comic-Con Makes Money for San Diego

July 24
By Leng Caloh and KPBS Comic-Con News
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KPBS Comic-Con News

July 24
By Lcaloh and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Behind the Scenes of the Eisner Comic Awards

July 24
By Beth Accomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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On Friday, the San Diego Comic-Con plays host to the 20th Annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. The Awards are named in honor of pioneering comic book artist and writer Will Eisner. The Eisner Awards are often referred to as the “Oscars” of the comic industry. KPBS’ Beth Accomando takes us behind the scenes of the Eisner Awards.

Congressman Bilbray and the Politics of Off-Shore Drilling

July 24
By Gloria Penner and Political Fix by Gloria Penner
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Congressman Brian Bilbray was an avid surfer and lifeguard when he was elected to the Imperial Beach City Council at age 24. A few years later, then Mayor Bilbray made news and established his credentials as an environmentalist when at the controls of a

KPBS Comic-Con News

July 24
By Andy Trimlett and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Plan To Increase Vehicle Access in Cleveland National Forest

July 24
By Ed Joyce and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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The Cleveland National Forest is considering opening up more of the forest to motorized travel. There's an open house to explain the proposal tonight at the Cleveland National Forest office in Alpine. KPBS Reporter Ed Joyce has details.

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July 24
By Lcaloh and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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Political Fix by Gloria Penner

July 24
KPBS Public Broadcasting
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July 24
By Lcaloh and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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July 24
By Lcaloh and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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July 24
By Lcaloh and KPBS Public Broadcasting
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