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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

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

Posted: November 6, 2013 7:00 a.m.
Updated: November 6, 2013 7:00 a.m.
 

1. CHRISTIE SCORES DECISIVE VICTORY

The ease with which New Jersey's Republican governor wins re-election bodes well for his 2016 presidential chances.

2. TORONTO MAYOR ADMITS SMOKING CRACK

He says he was drunk at the time — and vows despite the startling admission to remain in office.

3. WHERE MORSI'S BEEN MOVED

The ousted president is now being held in one of Egypt's highest-security prisons — deep in the desert and away from other Muslim Brotherhood leaders.

4. 'KICKSTARTER'-STYLE CAMPAIGN LAUNCHED TO FIND WARLORD

A Canadian adventurer wants to raise money via crowd-funding and take a small band of former soldiers to find Joseph Kony, who's accused of committing atrocities in Africa.

5. HOW COMPANIES PROFIT AMID SLUGGISH ECONOMY

Since the recession, businesses have been relentless in cutting costs — stockpiling cash while holding the line on pay.

6. TWITTER IPO BRINGS OUT THE SKEPTIC IN INVESTORS

Wall Street notes that the microblogging site is still gushing losses — $65 million in the third quarter alone.

7. INJURED HUNTER OPTS TO END LIFE SUPPORT

Often it's the family that must make the agonizing choice of discontinuing life support. But an Indiana man is brought out of sedation to decide for himself.

8. WHAT'S NEW IN ETIQUETTE

A growing number of hosts expect you to take off your shoes before coming inside.

9. ACCLAIMED CHEF DIES AT 54

Charlie Trotter, who operated a renowned Chicago restaurant, was at the forefront of using organic foods and naturally produced meats.

10. WHY SOME BELIEVE HAZING CAN BE A HELP

"The younger guys come in and there's a sense of entitlement," Minnesota lineman Jared Allen says. "You lose that work ethic."

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