Good morning: 15+ things to know for Thursday

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius stands during his bail hearing at the magistrate court in Pretoria, South Africa, on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority acknowledged that the timing of attempted murder charges against a police detective leading the investigation into Oscar Pistorius is 'totally weird' and that he should dropped from the case against the world-famous athlete. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius stands during his bail hearing at the magistrate court in Pretoria, South Africa, on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority acknowledged that the timing of attempted murder charges against a police detective leading the investigation into Oscar Pistorius is "totally weird" and that he should dropped from the case against the world-famous athlete. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

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

1. PISTORIUS INVESTIGATOR FACES ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES: Detective Hilton Botha, who gave confusing testimony at the Olympian's bail hearing, is charged in a 2011 shooting that wounded seven.

2. IS THAT TEST REALLY NECESSARY?: A medical coalition lists over 130 overused treatments, including repeated colonoscopies.

3. WHAT'S IN THE WATER AT A LOS ANGELES HOTEL: Health officials are releasing test results today of the Cecil Hotel's water after a woman's corpse was found in a cistern on the roof.

4. HOW MUCH JUNK FOOD YOU'RE EATING: A study says adults get about 11 percent of their calories from fast food restaurants.

5. MIDWEST SNOWSTORM BEARS DOWN: Officials predicted more than a foot of snow and a storm to rival a February 2011 blizzard that killed more than two dozen people.

6. A POSSIBLE BOOST FOR SAME-SEX UNIONS: Obama is considering urging the Supreme Court to overturn California's gay marriage ban.

7. A FIX FOR THE DREAMLINER: Boeing will propose a way to repair the faulty batteries that have kept the jets grounded for more than a month.

8. HACKING PROBE SHIFTS BALANCE OF POWER IN CYBERWARS: The AP's Anne Flaherty says Mandiant's report on China is a victory for the $30 billion a year computer security industry.

9. SYRIA CAR BOMB KILLS 31: The bomb struck a security checkpoint in Damascus near the ruling Baath party headquarters and the Russian Embassy.

10. A TEASE, BUT NO LOOK AT THE NEW PLAYSTATION: Sony says PS4 adds a touchpad, motion control and a "share" button, but wouldn't reveal a model.

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5 THINGS TO KNOW TODAY IN FLORIDA

1. BILL WOULD REDUCE FLORIDA CLASS SIZE PENALTIES: Financial penalties would be reduced for school districts that violate Florida's class size limits under a bill moving in the Legislature. A House education subcommittee approved the measure on Wednesday.

2. BOARD DECIDING FLORIDA STATE DIGITAL FILM SCHOOL MOVE: The Board of Governors is meeting to decide whether Florida State University must move its digital film program from West Palm Beach. The board is holding a conference call meeting Thursday to consider a committee's recommendation that the program be moved to Florida State's main campus in Tallahassee.

3. MISSING CATTLE DOG REUNITED WITH DETECTIVE: A dog who wrangled loose cattle for the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office has been found alive and well after escaping from a moving trailer. Doc escaped Saturday from his owner's trailer on I-75 near Sarasota. The dog is the personal pet of agriculture detective Lowell Cain and helps herd loose cows off the roadways.

4. UCF SUSPENDS ALL FRATERNITY, SORORITY ACTIVITIES: The University of Central Florida has suspended all fraternity and sorority activities until alcohol and hazing issues are addressed. In an announcement Wednesday, the university administration said recent events indicate the school's Greek community needs a change in culture when it comes to alcohol use and hazing.

5. YANKEES PITCHER PINEDA PLEADS NO CONTEST TO DUI: New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda has pleaded no contest to driving under the influence. Hillsborough County State Attorney spokesman Mark Cox says Pineda entered the plea Wednesday in a Tampa courtroom. Pineda was arrested and charged with DUI in Tampa on Aug. 20 last year.

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

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