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10 things to know for Friday

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staff, Gazette
June 28, 2013

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

1. IMMIGRATION OVERHAUL IN HANDS OF HOUSE

Speaker John Boehner says leaders will craft their own version of the legislation the Senate overwhelmingly passed to give millions in the country illegally a path to citizenship. Click here for story

2. RETIRED GENERAL REPORTED TARGET OF LEAK PROBE

The investigation of the leaking of classified information about a 2010 cyberattack on Iran's nuclear facilities is focusing on Marine Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright. Click here for story

3. OBAMA DOWNPLAYS SNOWDEN SEARCH

The president called the NSA leaker a "29-year-old hacker" and said it wasn't worth wheeling and dealing with other countries to win his extradition to face espionage charges in the U.S. Click here for story

4. WHAT MANDELA'S DAUGHTER SAYS

Her father is still able to open his eyes and react to family's touch. South Africa's government said his condition is critical but stable. Click here for story

5. WHO TRAINED BOSTON BOMB SUSPECTS

An indictment against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev suggests the Tsarnaev brothers learned how to make pressure-cooker explosives on the Internet, not from a terror network. Click here for story

6. OBAMA TRIES TO BUILD AFRICAN LEGACY

The president has been to his father's home continent twice in five years, less frequently than both Bush and Clinton. Click here for story

7. PROSECUTORS DETAIL CASE AGAINST HERNANDEZ

They say the ex-New England Patriot orchestrated the shooting of Odin Lloyd because he talked to the wrong people at a nightclub. Click here for story

8. HOW HOT WILL THE WEST GET

Death Valley in California is expecting a high of 124 and some officials worry it might get too hot to fly airplanes. Click here for story

9. HOSPITALS TRY TO KEEP THEIR HANDS CLEAN

Some are testing a system that uses beepers, buzzers and lights to remind workers to use hand sanitizer and to report those who don't. Click here for story

10. SURPRISING NBA DRAFT PICK AND TRADE

Anthony Bennett of UNLV was chosen by Cleveland over favored Nerlens Noel, and the Nets and Celtics pulled off a blockbuster trade that gave Brooklyn Kevin Garnett. Click here for story



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