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Stories for August 23, 2013

Review: 'The World's End'

Aug. 23
By Beth Accomando
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Cornetto is a brand of ice cream in England. The Cornetto Trilogy is a trio of films by Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg. It began with "Shaun of the Dead," continued with "Hot Fuzz," and comes to a conclusion with "The World’s End" (opening August 23 throughout San Diego).

Bob Filner And The Monster Within

Aug. 23
Alex Roth/inewsource
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How Bob Filner managed to alienate so many people in a long political career and cause even his staunchest supporters to turn against him.

Tijuana, Chula Vista Advance To Semifinals Of Little League World Series

Aug. 23
By Jill Replogle
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In this weekend's Little League World Series championship, a potential face-off between border rivals.

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Resigns

Aug. 23
Evening Edition
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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has resigned. During his brief term as the city's mayor controversy was never far away.

Spike And Mike's 20th Anniversary Sick And Twisted Festival of Animation

Aug. 23
By Beth Accomando
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Spike and Mike’s various festivals of animation are a homegrown San Diego treasure. This Saturday (at 5:30pm and 7:30pm at Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego at La Jolla) meet “Ren and Stimpy” creator John K at the latest edition of Spike and Mike's 20th Anniversary Sick and Twisted Festival of Animation.

Democrats Call For San Diego Mayor To Resign

Aug. 23
Associated Press
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Democrats gathered for their national summer meeting have voted unanimously to demand the resignation of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner because of numerous sexual harassment allegations against him.

Two Would-Be Candidates File Intentions To Run For Mayor

Aug. 23
City News Service
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Former Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher and Tobiah Pettus both ran last year in a campaign that Filner ultimately won.

Twins Are First Babies Born Using Tricare IVF Benefit

Aug. 23
By Beth Ford Roth
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Ryan and Alana Matayka are just five-months-old, but they've already made history. The twins are the first children born via in vitro fertilization that was paid for by a new Tricare benefit. The benefit covers infertility treatment for severely injured service members.

Council Votes To Accept San Diego Mayor Bob Filner's Resignation

Aug. 23
By Mark Sauer, Claire Trageser
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City council members voted 7 to 0 this afternoon to accept a deal that involves the resignation of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner.

The End Of The Filner Saga? Some Educated Speculation

Aug. 23
Midday Edition
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As we head into what in all likelihood is the most important meeting any member of the San Diego City Council has ever been part of, we look at what we know and what we don't.

Fort Hood Shooter Found Guilty On All Counts

Aug. 23
NPR

A jury has returned a guilty verdict against Maj. Nidal Hasan, the U.S. Army psychiatrist accused in the 2009 mass shooting at Fort Hood, has been convicted on all counts.

Torlakson Tells San Diego Educators Science Class Ready For Revival

Aug. 23
By Kyla Calvert
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Forum focuses on training San Diego students for STEM careers.

Navajo Taco Adapted As The People Did

Aug. 23
Anne Hoffman
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Continuing the Fronteras Desk series on tacos, Anne Hoffman reports on the unusual taco ingredients used on the Navajo Nation.

Senior Meal Programs Brace For Bigger Cuts Than Expected

Aug. 23
By Susan Murphy
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Senior Community Center is bracing for a 10 percent cut, which equates to more than 90,000 meals, at a time when more seniors are coming through the doors.

Review: 'You're Next'

Aug. 23
By Nathan John
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"You're Next" opens in San Diego August 23. It's a frightful mess. Guest critic Nate John has a review.

Tourists, Residents Flee Huge Fire Near Yosemite

Aug. 23
Associated Press
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A Northern California wildfire raging out of control on Friday grew from 99 square miles to more than 165 square miles as it spread inside the border of Yosemite National Park.