10 Things to Know for Friday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. NOT AS EASY AS RIDING A BIKE
During TV interview, Armstrong acknowledges what he has lied about repeatedly for years: He doped. 2. RAID SHROUDED BY THE FOG OF WAR The death toll is unclear after Algerian forces storm a gas plant in the Sahara, trying to free dozens of hostages held by al-Qaida-linked militants. 3. NOTRE DAME STAR PERPETUATED TALE OF 'GIRLFRIEND' Te'o talked about his doomed love in interviews not once but twice after the day he and the university say he learned that she never existed. 4. COLORADO THEATER REOPENS For some Aurora victims, the pain is still too much for them to attend the private screening. 5. KEY TO THE ENDURING APPEAL OF 'DEAR ABBY' "There wasn't a subject my mother wouldn't take on," says Jeanne Phillips, who now writes the famous column, following the death of Abby (real name: Pauline Friedman Phillips) at age 94. 6. HOW BOEING INTENDS TO MOVE FORWARD It'll keep building its flagship 787s, hoping engineers can solve battery problems that have grounded most of the fleet. 7. BIG HOUSE, BIG TAX FRAUD Thousands of bogus IRS returns were filed by inmates last year that, if not caught, could have resulted $2.5B in refunds. 8. WHAT'S DIFFERENT ABOUT THE FIRST LADY She's got a glossy new 'do — featuring bangs. 9. 'ENDGAME: SYRIA' SPLITS THE AUDIENCE A new video game puts players in the boots of those fighting the civil war. Some love the idea. Others hate it. 10. WHY ROBERT WAGNER IS KEEPING QUIET The actor has decided not to be re-interviewed in Natalie Wood's death because he has nothing new to add, his lawyer says.


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