10 Things to Know for Today

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about on Wednesday: 1. CANDIDATES DEMONSTRATING URGENCY OF CAMPAIGN'S FINAL STRETCH
In the busiest single day of his re-election campaign, the president will cover 5,300 miles, as Romney casts the race as moving his way. 2. HIGH STAKES FOR MICROSOFT AS IT UNVEILS WINDOWS 8 The dramatic overhaul of the operating system may prove that the largest software maker can still compete or reinforce perceptions that it is falling behind. 3. JORDANIAN MONARCH SEEKS TO STEER NATION THROUGH TURBULENCE King Abdullah has managed to fend off domestic challenges for 22 months, but growing opposition and a foiled al-Qaida plot mean things are heating up. 4. IT'S OPENING DAY FOR NATION'S FASTEST ROAD Final stretch of Texas Highway 130 will allow motorists to drive at 85 mph. 5. JAMAICA BRACES FOR A NASTY STORM Tropical Storm Sandy is expected to be a hurricane when it hits the island nation Wednesday. 6. COMPARING THE IPAD MINI WITH ITS RIVALS The device, with many of the same features as a regular iPad, has a bigger screen but costs more than a Nook or a Kindle Fire. 7. GOOGLE IS GETTING EVEN CLOSER WITH TREKKER The backpack-sized device will outdo Street View and Trike to sneak into smaller places such as the hidden spots of the Grand Canyon. 8. WHY OBAMA WANTS WALL STREET TO ALTER PAY INCENTIVES The President says financial regulation overhaul doesn't provide enough means to hold risk takers accountable. 9. WHAT NORTH KOREANS FIND IN "GONE WITH THE WIND" The American cultural touchstone has something for everyone in this totalitarian bastion: tortured love, civil war, ruin and starvation. 10. HOW THE WORLD SERIES FOES MATCH UP It's the power-packed Tigers against the never-say-die Giants.


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