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San Diego via Rockport, Mass.
Engagement Editor — U-T San Diego

Public engagement director, @UTsandiego • President, @sdspj • National board member, @spj_tweets • The T. is for throw out the rule book. (Thoreau, actually.)

Mo’ne Davis hits home run with Spike Lee's new Chevrolet ad — Who can forget Pennyslvania teenager Mo'ne Davis, who threw like a girl to the first shut out in the history of the 75-year-old Little League World Series in August? Davis returned to the spotlight Tuesday during the World Series with a 60-second Chevrolet commercial directed by filmmaker Spike Lee.

Tech prowess the new end game in state-of-the art stadiums — Imagine being able to order merchandise and food to your seat, check the queue times for toilets, monitor traffic jams and transport schedules to and from state-of-the-art sports stadiums and concert venues, as well as interact with performers on stage ... all with your mobile phone.

'Stairway to Heaven' — A Pennsylvania judge has denied a motion to dismiss a lawsuit alleging Led Zeppelin stole one of the most famous riffs in "Stairway to Heaven," one of the most famous rock and roll songs ever recorded, from Spirit, a band it toured with in the 1960s.

Monica Lewinsky urges end to cyberbullying that 'destroyed' her — In her first public address since becoming a worldwide pre-Twitter trending topic 16 years ago, Monica Lewinsky said Monday she has a new purpose: Ending cyberbullying.. She called herself "patient zero" in a speech to an auditorium filled with millennials at a Philadelphia summit sponsored by Forbes.

SDSU, Moorpark mourning freshman Sara Stelzer's meningitis death — San Diego State University freshman Sara Stelzer died of meningococcal meningitis Friday, a day after SDSU announced that a student was hospitalized in critical condition and that up to 400 other students should start taking antibiotics to stave off the rare bacterial infection. A steady stream of thoughts and prayers graced Twitter.

Clowns frown over inflated fears of 'American Horror Story' — Real-life clowns are mad that one of their own is being depicted as a diabolical monster who is scaring television viewers with a hideous smile and bloodthirsty ways. No joke. Clowns of America International, the nation's biggest clown organization, objects to "Twisty" the murderous clown on FX's "American Horror Story: Freak Show."

Razer, San Diego tech start-up, joins 'billion dollar unicorns' club — Razer Inc., a Carlsbad-based gaming company, has joined the esteemed ranks of billion-dollar tech startups, according to multiple reports. That's ... No, Dr. Evil got that wrong. The company has attained a valuation of at least $1 billion. With a B. It's a big benchmark in the tech world.

Adapt to the Internet of Things or risk being the next Kodak: Cisco — Smart home: One of the areas said to benefit from the Internet of Things. Illustration: Anthea Russo. Companies and industries face being the "next Kodak" and will go bankrupt and die if they fail to adapt to emerging technology and the evolving internet.

Watermelon slices off share of Halloween's pumpkin carving business — The National Watermelon Promotion Board wants you to save a pumpkin by carving a watermelon this Halloween. Yes, there is such a group. And yes, it has its own website and an international carving contest.

Mitt Romney's joke about President Obama in Iowa gets national play — Mitt Romney's new joke about President Obama is sweeping the nation while he stumps for Republican congressional candidates in Utah and Iowa. It's all over the Internet, but is it funny? You tell us. 'President Obama went to the bank.'
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Oct 22, 2014

"That only San Diego can provide." The @portofsandiego really wants to host the next America's Cup:… Should it?

Oct 22, 2014

RT @jowrotethis: Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer leaks online WITH SURPRISINGLY SINISTER PINOCCHIO COVER. No joke.…

Oct 22, 2014

Mo’ne Davis hit a home run for dads and daughters everywhere in Spike Lee's new Chevy ad:

Oct 22, 2014

RT @JoelCHoffmann: Looking to talk to veterans who've traded rights to part of their pension in exchange for a lump sum. Email:

Oct 22, 2014

@drolland Bold claim with a bolder adverb. Here are all the stories on the 52nd general election:…

Oct 22, 2014

RT @ninagarin: @SDuncovered @BryanCranston What parent takes a kid into Toys R Us, anyway? Rookie move.

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