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10 things to know for Wednesday

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staff, Gazette
February 6, 2013

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. BOY SCOUTS TO LOOK AT GAY BAN

The groupís executive board meets today after signaling it would let troops decide whether to allow gay members. Click here for story

2. SOUTH PACIFIC EARTHQUAKE THREATENS ISLANDS

The 8.0 quake generated a tsunami that killed at least four people and damaged dozens of homes on the Solomon Islands. Click here for story

3. CIA NOMINEE TO TAKE TOUGH QUESTIONS ON DRONES, TORTURE

The APís Kimberly Dozier reports John Brennan did not raise early objections to waterboarding in meetings about an al-Qaida operativeís capture. Click here for story

4. BOMBS FOUND IN ALABAMA BUNKER

The FBI found the explosives in a pipe used to communicate with authorities from underground, where Jimmy Lee Dykes held a 5-year-old hostage. Click here for story

5. MORSI ROLLS OUT WELCOME MAT FOR AHMADINEJAD

But the Iranian leader was forced to flee a mosque in downtown Cairo after a protester threw his shoes at him. Click here for story

6. SIX SPANISH TOURISTS RAPED IN MEXICAN RESORT

Armed masked men broke into a house in Acapulco, a resort where violence has rarely touched visitors. Click here for story

7. OBAMA AND REPUBLICANS AGREE, SORT OF, ON BUDGET

The president and the GOP realize that across-the-board spending cuts wonít work, but canít decide what measure should replace it. Click here for story

8. A NEW NAME FOR BUDWEISER CLYDESDALE

After more than 60,000 votes, fans chose to name the foal in the inspiring Super Bowl ad Hope. Click here for story

9. SHOE, IRON OR WHEELBARROW ON MONOPOLY CHOPPING BLOCK

Hasbro announces which of the eight tokens are being cut from the classic game and introduce a new one. Click here for story

10. A PAINFUL END TO LINDSEY VONNíS SEASON

She tears two ligaments in her knee and breaks her lower leg on a hard landing. Click here for story



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