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 Thursday:

1. CLINTON CHAMPIONS OBAMA IN CONVENTION SPOTLIGHT: Ex-president: "I want to nominate a man who is cool on the outside but who burns for America on the inside."

2. WHAT'S BACK IN THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY PLATFORM: God and Jerusalem are reinstated, after Obama intervenes to order the changes.

3. WHY BOTH CANDIDATES ARE RIGHT ON JOBS DATA: AP's Christopher S. Rugaber notes that nearly every gauge of the job market plays into a glass-half-full, glass-half-empty debate.

4. POLITICS AND TRUTH: UNEASY PARTNERS: AP's David Crary finds that third-party ads and messages targeted to interest groups make for more distortion.

5. JUDGE OKs 'SHOW ME YOUR PAPERS' IN ARIZONA: That follows a similar U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the immigration law, and it's expected to go into effect soon.

6. HOW TO STAY SAFE FROM BUBONIC PLAGUE: After a case in Colorado, experts advise: Avoid rodents; limit brush, rock and wood piles and rodent breeding areas.

7. WHO PAID RESPECTS TO CHRIS LIGHTY: Among those at the hip-hop mogul's funeral were LL Cool J, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Missy Elliott, Q-Tip and 50 Cent.

8. NFL PLEDGES $30M FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH: The grant comes on the same day a study indicates ex-NFL players are unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease.

9. GLENN BECK'S ATTACK AGAINST AMERICAN AIRLINES: The talk show host says a flight attendant treated him rudely; the airline says it's investigating.

10. WHERE TO LIVE IF YOU LIKE CELEBRATIONS: Argentina just declared Sept. 24 a national holiday — its 19th of the year. This one honors the Battle of Tucuman.

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

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