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10 things to know for Thursday

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staff, Gazette
May 9, 2013

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

1. EX- BUS DRIVER CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING, RAPING THREE OHIO WOMEN

Investigators say Ariel Castro, who is to appear in court today, only allowed the women outside a handful of times in disguise over a decade. Click here for story

2. JODI ARIAS SAYS SHE PREFERS DEATH

The penalty phase begins today for the Arizona waitress convicted of first-degree murder in the stabbing and shooting of her ex-boyfriend. Click here for story

3. FIRE IN ANOTHER BANGLADESH FACTORY KILLS INDUSTRY LEADER

Eight people, including a top official in the country’s clothing manufacturers’ trade group, died in today’s fire as the death toll from the building collapses passes 900. Click here for story

4. CONGRESS TO LOOK AT MARATHON BOMBINGS

Boston’s police commissioner was to testify that he would add some cameras, but not create a “police state” to ward off future attacks. Click here for story

5. FIRST TEST OF LANDMARK IMMIGRATION BILL

A Senate committee was to begin debate today on the 844-page legislation, with attention on the partnership of the four senators who crafted it. Click here for story

6. GOP SAYS BENGHAZI REVELATIONS BAD FOR CLINTON

A former top U.S. diplomat describes confusion and a changing government message after the deadly assault on the Libyan mission. Click here for story

7. DIAGNOSIS: STICKER SHOCK

The government reveals how much hospitals charge for treatments, with some hospitals charging 40 times more for procedures than another. Click here for story

8. HAGEL DEMANDS MORE INFORMATION ABOUT NUCLEAR CREW MISSTEPS

The defense secretary responded to an AP report that found 17 launch officers were reassigned for violating Air Force codes and weapons safety rules. Click here for story

9. A DEFENDER NOW ACCUSES MICHAEL JACKSON OF ABUSE

Wade Robson, who was a defense witness in Jackson’s molestation trial, now says the pop superstar sexually abused him for seven years. Click here for story

10. UTAH TEEN CHARGED IN DEATH OF REFEREE WHO WAS PUNCHED

The 17-year-old faces homicide charges in the death of Ricardo Portillo, who was hit after making a call in a high school soccer match. Click here for story



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