10 Things to Know for Wednesday

The Associated Press news@newnan.com Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. HOPES DIM FOR AN ASSAULT WEAPONS BAN
Sen. Reid decides that including the divisive assault weapons provision might effectively block passage of any gun control bill at all. 2. IN IRAQ, DEADLIEST DAY THIS YEAR A wave of bombings kills at least 65 — and demonstrates how dangerously divided Iraq remains a decade after the U.S.-led invasion. 3. WHO'S ALLEGING A CHEMICAL ATTACK IN SYRIA The Assad regime and rebels trade accusations of a chemical attack — which would be a first in the civil war. 4. SEVEN MARINES KILLED IN BLAST An exploding mortar shell is blamed for the deaths during mountain warfare training in Nevada. 5. WHY THE CRISIS IN CYPRUS IS DEEPENING Lawmakers reject a plan to seize up to 10 percent of people's savings deposits to help pay for a bailout — and keep banks from collapsing. 6. ADJUSTING EXPECTATIONS IN THE MIDEAST As Obama prepares to reinsert himself in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, his best hope may be a partial peace deal. 7. GRANDMOTHER FACING LONG PRISON TERM Jurors reject a self-defense claim and convict a suburban Detroit woman of murder for killing her teenage grandson. She shot him six times. 8. FULL TRANSPARENCY Yoga pants made of see-through fabric selling for $100 anger customers of Lululemon, whose name kind of sums it all up. 9. HOW TO TWEET YOUR WAY TO PRISON While the judge in the Ohio rape case advises caution in using social media, texts, tweets and a shocking video made convictions of two football players possible. 10. LAWSUIT TARGETS ELMO ACTOR A man claims the former puppeteer of the "Sesame Street" character lured him into drug-fueled sex when he was 16.


More Local

Ga. college smoking ban goes into effect Wednesday

ATLANTA (AP) — A rule smoking ban at all University System of Georgia campuses is scheduled to go into effect this week. The Universit ... Read More


10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. SECRET SERVICE UNDER FRESH SCRU ... Read More


Coweta's middle school volleyball championship game postponed

Coweta’s middle school volleyball championship game has been postponed amid questions on one school’s eligibility. “The Co ... Read More


10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. PRO-DEMOCRACY RALLIES SPREAD IN H ... Read More


Arguments to begin in Atlanta test cheating trial

ATLANTA (AP) - Opening statements are set to begin Monday in the trial of a dozen former Atlanta Public Schools educators and administrators ... Read More

Deadline approaching for Coweta CERT course

Instructors are getting ready to teach the sixth CERT – Community Emergency Response Team – class in Coweta County, and they are ... Read More