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April 19, 2013

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

1. DRAGNET TIGHTENS FOR MARATHON BOMBING SUSPECT

One of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing is dead and a massive manhunt is under way for another.

2. TEXAS TOWN STRUGGLES TO COUNT DEAD

Residents of West gather at a tearful church service and many say they knew someone feared dead.

3. IMMIGRATION BILL ON TAP ON HILL

At 10 a.m., the proposed immigration law gets its first test in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, where opponents are sure to grill its authors.

4. AP POLL SEES PESSIMISM ON ECONOMY

The poll shows that only one in four Americans expects their financial situation to improve over the next year.

5. FAMILY SAYS ACCUSED RICIN MAILER IS MENTALLY ILL

They add that a Mississippi man charged with sending ricin-laced letters to Obama say he pursued a conspiracy theory to its farthest reaches.

6. WHAT MUSHARRAF THINKS OF CHARGES

The former Pakistani military ruler criticizes allegations against him as "politically motivated," following his arrest in a case involving his decision to fire senior judges while in power.

7. WARSAW MARKS 70 YEARS SINCE UPRISING IN GHETTO

Ceremonies mark the against-all-odds armed revolt by Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto against the Nazis.

8. WHAT FINANCE MINISTERS ARE AIMING FOR

World finance leaders are searching for ways to promote better economic growth and stronger job creation while avoiding a global currency war.

9. THIS HALL OF FAMER "LOVES L.A."

New Rock Hall of Fame inductee Randy Newman jams with Jackson Browne, John Fogerty and Tom Petty to open the ceremony.

10. IT'S FLACCO VS. PEYTON IN OPENER

The NFL announces its schedule for the 2013 season and it features the Super Bowl champion Ravens visiting the Denver Broncos on opening night.

 

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