TGIF! 10+ things to know for Friday

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

1. EUROPEAN UNION WINS NOBEL PEACE PRIZE: In the midst of its greatest crisis since its beginnings in the 1950s, the committee cited the EU's record on peace, democracy and human rights.

2. WHERE THE CANDIDATES ARE TODAY: After last night's spirited vice presidential debate, all four candidates hit the road — from Richmond, Va., to La Crosse, Wis. — to amplify their messages.

3 RYAN ASKED FOR FEDERAL HELP AS HE CHAMPIONED CUTS: AP's Jack Gillum reports that the vice presidential candidate asked for federal programs as he pushed for smaller government with Romney.

4. U.S. AFFIRMS IRANIAN CYBERATTACK: A former U.S. government official says the computer-based assaults against oil and gas companies in the Persian Gulf were in retaliation for U.S. sanctions against the country.

5. CDC LOCATES MOST PEOPLE AT RISK IN MENINGITIS OUTBREAK: But federal officials warn that patients will need to watch for symptoms of the deadly infection for months.

6. SEASIDE COMMUNITY BRACES FOR JOHNS REPORT: Police in Kennebunk, Maine, are expected to release the names of men who frequented a prostitute who allegedly ran her business out of her Zumba fitness studio, but lawyers are trying to block the move.

7. IT'S THE END OF THE LINE FOR ENDEAVOUR: The space shuttle's two-day, 12-mile road trip to the California Science Center began when it departed from Los Angeles International Airport early this morning.

8. FOCUS SHIFTS IN JESSICA RIDGEWAY CASE: Authorities are appealing for help in finding the person who apparently kidnapped the 10-year-old Colorado girl.

9. BABS RETURNS TO ROOTS: Barbra Streisand makes a triumphant return to her hometown of Brooklyn, N.Y., performing her hits before 18,000 adoring fans at the newly built Barclays Center.

10. ROARING BACK TO A FAMILIAR PLACE: Detroit ace Justin Verlander pitches the Tigers back to the American League Championship Series as they blank the Oakland Athletics 6-0 in a deciding Game 5.

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

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