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September 28, 2012

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

1. CLINTON, NETANYAHU DISAGREE ON IRAN STRATEGY

The U.S. secretary of state hopes diplomacy can avoid the military action the Israeli leader urges.

2. FOR ONCE, IT'S HAIL TO THE REFS

Yes, the real refs are back. The stadium erupted in a roar and official harmony was restored to the NFL as the Ravens beat the Browns 23-16

3. CANDIDATES BEWARE: THE DEBATES CAN DEFINE YOU

Obama and Romney face off Wednesday, aware of what tripped up Nixon, Gore and the first President Bush.

4. PRODUCER OF ANTI-ISLAMIC VIDEO ARRESTED ON PROBATION VIOLATION

Nakoula Basseley Nakoula was barred from using computers or the Internet for five years without approval.

5. WHY POLICE ARE SKEPTICAL ABOUT THE LATEST HOFFA SEARCH

The Detroit probe follows decades of unfounded reports that the Teamster boss's body was entombed under Giants Stadium, discarded in a Florida swamp or buried at several Motor City locations.

6. CONNECTICUT MAN KILLS MASKED BOY THEN DISCOVERS IT'S HIS SON

Police say what appeared to be an attempted late-night burglary turned tragic when a father shot his son.

7. THE DESPAIR OVER 'SONS OF ANARCHY' ACTOR'S FINAL ACTS

The show's creator says Johnny Lewis, found dead in Los Angeles, "had lost his way" when he took the life of the landlady "thrown into his destructive path."

8. POLICE IN MINNESOTA SAY SHOOTER AMONG DEAD

A man opened fire inside a Minneapolis sign company killing four people before taking his own life.

9. MICHAEL SAVAGE LEAVES RADIO SHOW AFTER LEGAL WIN

The conservative host's attorney says discussions with new networks are already under way.

10. THAI MILITARY MEN DANCE IN "GANGNAM STYLE" IN YOUTUBE VIDEO

Among the latest to mimic the globally popular dance video are Navy officers in Thailand.

 

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