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Hip-Hop Production 'The Best Goodbye' Hits San Diego Stage

July 21
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The community theater group Circle Circle Dot Dot presents “The Best Goodbye,” a drama by San Diego playwright Gill Sotu. The play opens Saturday.

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What To Know About Comic-Con, Day 1

July 21
By City News Service

First-day highlights include a panel with filmmaker Oliver Stone, a world-premiere screening of the USA series "Falling Water," the 75th anniversary of Captain America, the 19th annual Superhero Kung Fu Extravaganza and the Cartoon Network Costume Ball.

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Fans Embody Favorite Characters At Comic-Con

July 21
By Kris Arciaga, Elma Gonzalez

San Diego native Jamie Lee Cortez explains what it’s like to walk around Comic-Con dressed up as a popular character.

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'Star Wars' Collector Shows Smaller Side Of Comic-Con

July 21
By Elma Gonzalez, Nicholas McVicker

While others look forward to the latest blockbuster trailers, some are on the hunt for Comic-Con's exclusive merchandise. Ramie Tateishi, who has been collecting R2-D2 robots for 40 years, explains why he attends the convention year after year.

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Ex-San Diego Cop: 'American Policing Is In A Crisis'

July 20
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Former Seattle Police Chief Norm Stamper started his law enforcement career with the San Diego Police Department in 1966. He's written a new book, "To Protect and Serve: How To Fix America's Police."

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Trolley Increasing Service During Comic-Con

July 20
By City News Service

The Green, Orange and UC San Diego Blue Lines will depart all stations every 15 minutes most of each day. Train frequency will increase to every 7 1/2 minutes during peak travel times on the Green Line and UC San Diego Blue Line.

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The Healing Power Of Superheroes

July 19
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Dr. Janina Scarlet, founder of Superhero Therapy, incorporates pop culture characters to help patients cope with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression.

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How To Teach Young Children About Sept. 11

July 19
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Novelist Jewell Parker Rhodes wrote “Towers Falling" as a tool to start discussions among families and in classrooms.

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A Pair Of Geeky Fringe Festival Musicals Get Restaged During Comic-Con

July 19
By Beth Accomando

A long time ago in a galaxy known as MGM, Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland used to rally a ragtag crew of neighborhood kids to put on a show. That spirit also fuels a youthful theater company called Turning Tydes, which serves up a pair of geeky, do-it-yourself musical mash-ups that will run during Comic-Con.

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How To Do Comic-Con Without A Badge

July 18
By Nina Garin

The many, many things you can do over Comic-Con weekend that don't require a badge.