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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. TOP EGYPTIAN OFFICIAL SURVIVES EXPLOSION

A bombing in Cairo targets the convoy of Interior Minister Mohammed Ibrahim, who controls the nation's police force.

2. BATTLE RESUMES IN SYRIA

Government troops and al-Qaida-linked rebels are fighting over the regime-held Christian village of Maaloula for a second day, activists report.

3. OHIO REVIEWING KIDNAPPER'S SUICIDE

The state prison system wants to find out how Ariel Castro managed to hang himself with a bedsheet while in protective custody.

4. WHY SUMMIT HAS A DIFFERENT FEEL

Economic matters normally dominate the G-20 summit. This year, though, Syria's civil war is eclipsing those issues.

5. EXPLORING STICKER PRICE OF HEALTH CARE LAW

A study finds monthly premiums for a 40-year-old buying a mid-range plan will average close to $330 and nearly $615 for a 60-year-old.

6. WHERE FUNNY MONEY IS FLOURISHING

Peru has overtaken Colombia as the world's No. 1 counterfeiter of U.S. dollars.

7. THEN: 2-WAY WRIST RADIO; NOW: SAMSUNG SMARTWATCH

Decades ago, Dick Tracy sported a wristwatch-like device he could talk into like a phone. The technology that once seemed futuristic will be available by Christmas.

8. WHAT MORE AMERICANS ARE WORRYING ABOUT

Privacy concerns are on the rise, with 50 percent of U.S. Internet users saying they're leery of the amount of information available about them online, a survey shows.

9. ACTRESS TAKING ANOTHER WALK DOWN THE AISLE

Scarlett Johansson, whose marriage to Ryan Reynolds ended in 2010, is engaged to a Frenchman and onetime journalist.

10. STILL-SMARTING DENVER GETS REMATCH

The Broncos will look to avenge last year's stunning playoff loss to Baltimore when the NFL season kicks off in Denver.

 

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  • Two Moore Co. fugitives now behind bars

    Two Moore Co. fugitives now behind bars

    Friday, March 24 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-03-25 03:19:49 GMT
    Source: Moore County Crime StoppersSource: Moore County Crime Stoppers

    Two of Moore County's 'Creep of the Week' fugitives are now behind bars after being taken into custody Friday, March 24th. 

    Two of Moore County's 'Creep of the Week' fugitives are now behind bars after being taken into custody Friday, March 24th. 

  • Canyon aquatic park to open June 1st

    Canyon aquatic park to open June 1st

    Friday, March 24 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-03-25 00:58:06 GMT
    Canyon Family Aquatic Center / Source: City of CanyonCanyon Family Aquatic Center / Source: City of Canyon

    Construction is underway on Canyon's new aquatic park, which is still on schedule to open to the public on June 1st. The aquatic park is just a bunch of holes in the ground right now. But when the slides go up (by April 10th), people will start to see how close the project is to completion.

    Construction is underway on Canyon's new aquatic park, which is still on schedule to open to the public on June 1st. The aquatic park is just a bunch of holes in the ground right now. But when the slides go up (by April 10th), people will start to see how close the project is to completion.

  • APD warns of multiple phone scams, $180K lost

    APD warns of multiple phone scams, $180K lost

    Friday, March 24 2017 8:49 PM EDT2017-03-25 00:49:09 GMT
    Source: KFDA NewsChannel 10Source: KFDA NewsChannel 10

    The Amarillo Police Department says phone scams are more prevalent now. In just one month, the APD reports 16 victims being phone scammed out over $180,000.

    The Amarillo Police Department says phone scams are more prevalent now. In just one month, the APD reports 16 victims being phone scammed out over $180,000.

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