A question was posted in the Joomla! New England forum about getting rid of the titles from the read more links generated by the Beez template overrides. Here is how I responded:
The Beez template was designed for accessibility.
It is an accessibility No-No to have multiple links on the same page with the same text that point to different urls -- so...
the Beez template overrides pull in the article title, creating unique links to the various articles.