Good morning: 10+ things to know for Thursday

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

1. REPUBLICANS CHEER ROMNEY'S DEBATE PERFORMANCE: Even some Democratic partisans grudgingly acknowledged that the GOP candidate outperformed a cautious Obama, according to an analysis by AP's Charles Babington.

2. FACT CHECK OF FIRST DEBATE: President Barack Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney spun one-sided stories in their first presidential debate, not necessarily bogus, but not the whole truth.

3. ROMNEY: "I LOVE BIG BIRD": Twitter users posted 17,000 tweets per minute mentioning the Sesame Street star shortly after the Republican presidential candidate made this proclamation, the only bona fide sound bite of the debate.

4. STATE DEPARTMENT OPENS BENGHAZI REVIEW: Clinton pledges a full inquiry into whether security was adequate at the U.S. Consulate where an ambassador was killed.

5. WHAT'S SUSPECTED BEHIND DEADLY MENINGITIS OUTBREAK: Everyone in five states who has been sickened had received steroid injections, mostly for back pain.

6. WHERE $10 MILLION OF POT WAS FOUND: A marijuana farm with about 1,500 plants, some 8 feet tall, was discovered in the South Side of Chicago.

7. ABORTION SHIP APPROACHING MOROCCAN SHORE: If allowed, it would be the first time the Dutch ship, which terminates pregnancies in international waters, would dock at a Muslim country.

8. THE NEWEST TEEN TREND: PHONE VALETS: Thousands of teens in New York City who can't take their cells into school are paying a dollar a day to leave the devices in a truck parked nearby.

9. WHO'S NOMINATED FOR THE ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME: Rush, Deep Purple, Public Enemy and N.W.A. are among the 15 artists vying for entry.

10. TIGERS' MIGUEL CABRERA WINS TRIPLE CROWN: The feat hasn't been accomplished since Boston's Carl Yastrzemski did it in 1967.

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

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