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|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

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

Iditarod renews TV deal with Sportsman Channel

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

Organizers of Alaska's famed Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race have renewed a deal with the Sportsman Channel, continuing a national television presence for the nearly 1,000-mile trek across rugged and sometimes unforgiving terrain.

Forensics at center of missing U.Va. student case

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

Morgan Harrington's parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for their daughter's killing in 2009, they started a nonprofit foundation aimed at protecting other young women.

Fire damages several buildings in Atlantic City

|Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

A wind-blown multi-alarm fire has damaged several buildings in Atlantic City just steps from the resort's boardwalk, and officials say two buildings have partially collapsed, but no injuries have been reported.

Judge to sentence man in tree-lighting terror case

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

Mohamed Mohamud, the young Somali American convicted of trying to bomb Portland's downtown square while it was filled with holiday cheer, will learn Wednesday if he gets to leave prison before he's an old man.

Huffman hopes 'Crime' revamps 'Desperate' image

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

Like in "Desperate Housewives," Felicity Huffman plays a mother in the upcoming drama "American Crime."

Police chief: Officer's comments 'unacceptable'

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

An Albuquerque police officer's comments before a March fatal shooting that sparked a protest and FBI investigation were "completely unacceptable," said the city's police chief.

After bombs found, police say Frein making errors

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

The discovery of two powerful pipe bombs during a massive manhunt in the Pennsylvania woods indicates the fugitive wanted in an ambush on state troopers is stressed out and making mistakes, authorities said as they repeated a call for him to surrender.

Feds unveil cleanup plan for nuclear waste dump

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

Shipments of plutonium-contaminated waste to the federal government's troubled nuclear dump site in southeastern New Mexico may resume as early as 2016, the U.S. Department of Energy said in announcing that the agency is committed to cleaning up the facility after a shutdown in February.

Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas

| |Wednesday, Oct. 01, 2014

The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus.