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staff, Gazette
April 26, 2013

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

1. BOMB SUSPECTS ALLEGEDLY TARGETED TIMES SQUARE

NYC's mayor and its top cop say the Boston suspects' plan to visit the Big Apple wasn't just "to party" after all. Click here for story

2. MILLIONS POUR IN TO HELP BOSTON VICTIMS

People who lost limbs will face some of the biggest medical expenses artificial legs can cost more than $50,000 each. Click here for story

3. HOW A COLLAPSED BANGLADESH BUILDING WILL IMPACT THE GARMENT INDUSTRY

With at least 290 dead, there's a renewed look at the conditions at the country's clothing manufacturers. Click here for story

4. 38 DEAD IN RUSSIA AFTER PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL BLAZE

A nurse and two patients are believed to be the only survivors. Click here for story

5. FIERY AFGHAN BUS CRASH KILLS 30 IN AFGHANISTAN

The bus collided with a truck left burning by the Taliban and could not stop. Click here for story

6. WHAT PROPELLED GAY MARRIAGE TO VICTORY IN RHODE ISLAND

The savvy political campaign including bare-knuckle tactics could serve as a model for similar efforts in other states. Click here for story

7. HISTORIC DROUGHT IS HISTORY

Spring rains soaking the central U.S. have washed away the worst dry spell in decades. Click here for story

8. WHY THE TOP WINNER WASN'T THE FOCUS AT BILLBOARD LATIN AWARDS

While Reggaeton star Don Omar took home 10 prizes, homage to the late Mexican-American singer Jenni Rivera captured everyone's attention. Click here for story

9. WHO'S NO. 1

The Kansas City Chiefs take offensive tackle Eric Fisher of Central Michigan as the top pick in the NFL draft. Click here for story

10. NO MORE WOODER IN PHILUFFYA?

A linguistics professor says the Philadelphia dialect is evolving into a more northern accent. Click here for story



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