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September 27, 2012

10 Things to Know for Thursday

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

1. WHO'S COMING BACK TO THE FOOTBALL FIELD

A tentative agreement between the NFL and referees' union will bring the regular officials back for tonight's game.

2. NEXT UP AT THE U.N.

A speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has a history of fiery General Assembly addresses, will be closely watched.

3. EARLY PREDICTIONS OF PROBLEMS WITH F-22 JETS

The Associated Press obtained internal documents showing recommendations to address safety concerns were rejected by military officials reluctant to add costs.

4. WHY ONE MAN'S MEDICAL NIGHTMARE MAY HELP MILLIONS

A new discovery in his treatment could offer a simple way to personalize cancer care.

5. WHERE THE SEARCH FOR HOFFA TURNS THIS TIME

Police test soil under a Detroit-area driveway after a man says the vanished Teamsters leader may have been buried there 35 years ago.

6. DOCTORS MAY BE KEY TO CURBING AGING DRIVERS

A new study shows that serious crash injuries drop after physicians warn seniors not to drive.

7. WHAT OHIO'S WHITE WORKING-CLASS VOTERS WANT

The key constituency is looking for a leader who will help people in work boots as much as those in wingtips, AP's Jesse Washington reports.

8. THE POPE'S ROLE IN HIS BUTLER'S TRIAL

He will be both victim and supreme judge in the theft case involving his once-trusted staff member.

9. HOW THE NEW JAGUAR F-TYPE PURRS

The brand's first new two-seater in half a century goes from 0 to 60 in 5.1 seconds.

10. POLICE DEPARTMENT GOES TO THE DOG

After the chief resigned, the only certified member of the Vaughn, N.M., force is Nikka, a drug-sniffing canine.

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