"The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2" almost got an R rating, the Los Angeles Times reported. The filmmakers desperately wanted a PG-13 rating to hold on to its audience, but its vampire beheadings almost got it an R. The final “Twilight” film opens in theaters Friday.

In the news: "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 2" almost got an R rating, the Los Angeles Times reported. The filmmakers desperately wanted a PG-13 rating to hold on to its audience, but its vampire beheadings almost got it an R. The final “Twilight” film opens in theaters Friday.
Happening today: Today is World Diabetes Day, a day designed to highlight diabetes issues around the world. Learn more at http://www.idf.org/worlddiabetesday/.
Opening bell: The Dow Jones opened at 12,756.18 after finishing down 58.90 points Tuesday.
Motivational quote: “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” - Peter F. Drucker
Watercooler talk: Man has no regrets over Romney face tattoo
Eric Hartsburg auctioned space on his face for a tattoo. The winning bid was a person who slapped a Romney-Ryan tat on Hartsburg's temple. For reasons that go beyond having a face tattoo that's pretty awkward, although he remains optimistic. Patrick Jones has the details.

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