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staff, Gazette
January 17, 2013

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. Please note some stories have not yet been published:

1. FOREIGN HOSTAGES ESCAPE IN DESERT STANDOFF

Algerian officials say at least 20 workers escaped from the natural gas complex taken over by militants. Click here for story

2. THE BOUNCE HOUSE: FROM BACKYARDS TO OUTER SPACE

NASA and a private company hope to increase astronauts' comfort with an $18 million inflatable room. Click here for story

3. MORE GROUNDINGS OF DREAMLINER

Europe, the U.S., Japan and India ground the Boeing jets after battery failures on two planes. Click here for story

4. OBAMA'S GUN PROPOSALS FACE A TOUGH FIGHT

His plan faces a doubtful future in a divided Congress where Republicans control the House. Click here for story

5. FAILING LEVEES AFTER KATRINA

The AP says the first-ever inventory of the systems found hundreds of structures deemed unacceptable in 37 states. Click here for story

6. WAITING FOR THE TRUTH FROM ARMSTRONG

The disgraced cyclist's confessional interview with Oprah Winfrey airs at 9 p.m. Click here for story

7. TALE OF NOTRE DAME STAR'S DEAD GIIRLFRIEND A HOAX

The university says linebacker Manti Te'o was duped into believing the woman he met online had died of leukemia. Click here for story

8. A BANKER'S MULTIMILLION-DOLLAR PAY CUT

JPMorgan's Dimon will see his salary fall by more than half to $11.5 million fallout from an embarrassing trading loss last year.

9. STUCK IN A TIGHT SPACE

It took four hours, an air bag and soapy lubricant to free a Portland, Ore., woman wedged in an 8-to-10 inch wide space between two buildings.

10. 'DIFF'RENT STROKES' DAD DIES AT 89

Conrad Bain played Mr. Drummond, the white adoptive father of two African-American brothers, in the Gary Coleman sitcom. Click here for story



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