Good morning! 15+ things to know for Wednesday

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

1. THE BREAKDOWNS BEHIND THE BENGHAZI ATTACK: A panel says State Department leadership failures caused "grossly inadequate" security at the embassy in Libya.

2. WHAT OBAMA IS DOING TO DEAL WITH GUN VIOLENCE: Obama appointed Vice President Joe Biden to make curbing gun attacks a key administration priority.

3. A GLIMPSE INTO KILLER'S TROUBLED MIND: Hair stylists say Adam Lanza never spoke or looked at anyone, and was always accompanied by his mother.

4. A DARING ESCAPE FROM A CHICAGO JAIL: Police say the two bank robbers shimmied down a 20-story skyscraper using a makeshift rope. The men are still at large.

5. A COOL RECEPTION FOR BOEHNER'S PLAN B: The White House, Democratic leaders and conservatives object to the plan that would raise taxes for those who earn over $1 million a year.

6. WHO STASHED A FORTUNE AWAY IN HIS GARAGE: Walter Samaszko Jr. left $7.4 million in gold coins in his Nevada home after he died, and bequeathed the money to a distant cousin.

7. INSTAGRAM BACKTRACKS AFTER BACKLASH: The photo-sharing service abandons a policy that suggested users' photos could appear in advertisements.

8. HOW NBC KEPT A CORRESPONDENT'S ABDUCTION IN SYRIA A SECRET: The network persuaded major news organizations to hold back on the story until correspondent Richard Engel was safely across the border.

9. 4 DEAD IN COLORADO HOURS AFTER A GUNMAN'S RELEASE: Police say David Sanchez got out of jail on domestic violence charges and shot and killed his ex-girlfriend, her two family members and himself.

10. WHO'S FIGHTING OVER THE BUDWEISER NAME: A small brewer has been in in court since 1906 with Anheuser-Busch over the right to put the word Budweiser on bottles in the Czech Republic.

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5 THINGS TO KNOW TODAY IN FLORIDA

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

1. POLL SAYS GOV. SCOTT'S RE-ELECTION IN JEOPARDY: A poll of registered voters in Florida found that 52 percent say Gov. Rick Scott does not deserve a second term.

2. EX-RAYS PITCHER BUSH SENTENCED FOR THIRD DUI: Matt Bush has been sentenced to four years and three months in prison for a drunken driving hit-and-run crash in Florida. Bush was a former top overall major league draft pick.

3. STATE USES OIL SPILL MONEY FOR CONSERVATION LAND: Officials say half of Florida's $10 million settlement from the 2010 oil spill has been used to buy property and obtain a conservation easement in the Panhandle.

4. FLORIDIANS SELECT PROPOSED LICENSE PLATE DESIGN: Residents who voted in an online poll favored a design featuring an orange forming the "O'' in Florida and green stripes at the top and bottom of the plate.

5. ORANGE COUNTY PROPOSES DEPUTIES AT SCHOOLS: County commissioners have approved paying for armed deputies to be at elementary schools following last week's massacre at a Connecticut school.

TODAY AND EVERY DAY: Click here for links to recent arrest reports and mug shots in Collier and Lee counties.

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