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10 things to know for Monday

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Associated Press
September 16, 2013

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

1. WHAT’S UNUSUAL ABOUT THE RAINS IN COLORADO 

The dilemma in the semi-arid state is almost always too little precipitation — not too much. Click here for story

2. NEXT STEP IN SYRIAN CRISIS 

Kerry and top European diplomats are meeting on a U.N. resolution setting out how the Assad regime must secure and destroy its chemical weapons. Click here for story

3. WHY THERE’S CONCERN OVER US BRIDGES 

An AP analysis of more than 600,000 bridges across the nation shows that some 65,000 were classified as “structurally deficient.” Click here for story

4. FED VICE CHAIR SAID TO BE IN LINE TO SUCCEED BERNANKE 

Janet Yellen is the apparent favorite to be nominated by Obama for the top job, now that Lawrence Summers has withdrawn from consideration. Click here for story

5. TROUBLING TREND IN JOBS 

The gap in employment rates between America’s richest and poorest families has stretched to its highest levels since officials began tracking the data a decade ago. Click here for story

6. WHERE TENSIONS MAY BE SUBSIDING 

A factory park jointly run by South and North Korea resumes operations after Pyongyang, which had ordered a shutdown, reverses itself. Click here for story

7. DELICATE OPERATION TO FREE CAPSIZED SHIP 

The 115,000-ton Costa Concordia, which ran aground on a Tuscan reef in 2012, is the largest liner engineers have ever tried to pull upright. Click here for story

8. MEET THE NEW MISS AMERICA 

Nina Davuluri becomes the second consecutive Miss New York — and the first contestant of Indian descent — to win the pageant. Click here for story

9. WHO, AT LONG LAST, HAS AN EMMY 

At age 84, Bob Newhart wins a creative arts Emmy — his first — for a guest role on “The Big Bang Theory.” Click here for story

10. MANNING BOWL IS PEYTON’S PLACE — AGAIN 

In the third meeting between the QB siblings, Peyton Manning again outduels younger brother Eli as Denver thumps the Giants 41-23. Click here for story



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