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November 23, 2012 at 8:37 AM

10 things to know for Friday, Nov. 23

A daily look at breaking news and stories that will be talked about today: 1. EARLIER BLACK FRIDAY KICKS OFF HOLIDAY SHOPPING This year’s Black Friday shoppers were split into two distinct groups: those who wanted to fall into a turkey-induced slumber and those who’d rather shop instead. 2. INVESTORS SHOPPING, TOO Stocks were up solidly on Black…

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October 5, 2012 at 8:50 AM

10 things to know about Friday

The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. US JOBLESS RATE TAKES UNEXPECTED TURN The U.S. unemployment rate falls to 7.8 percent last month, dropping below 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years. 2. TURKEY SHELLS TARGETS IN SYRIA Moves on Thursday suggested…

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October 4, 2012 at 8:40 AM

10 things to know for Thursday

A daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. REPUBLICANS CHEER ROMNEY’S DEBATE PERFORMANCE Even some Democratic partisans grudgingly acknowledged that the GOP candidate outperformed a cautious Obama. 2. ROMNEY: “I LOVE BIG BIRD” Twitter users posted 17,000 tweets per minute mentioning the Sesame Street star shortly after…

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