Today's Top Stories: Chemistry Nobel; Strikes In Greece; Rangers Advance

Oct 5, 2011
Originally published on October 5, 2011 7:03 am

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- Chemistry Nobel Goes To Scientist Who Discovered Quasicrystals

-- Four Accused Of 'Brazen' Federal Contracting Corruption Scheme

-- Occupy Wall Street: College Students Urged To Walk Out Today

-- Hank Williams Jr.: 'Sorry If It Offended Anyone'

Other top stories:

-- "Greece Hit By New 24-Hour General Strike Over Austerity." (BBC News)

-- "Amanda Knox: Home At Last." (The Seattle Times)

-- "Poll: Herman Cain Ties Mitt Romney Atop GOP Field." (It's All Politics)

-- Democrat Earl Ray Tomblin Wins Governor's Race In West Virginia. (The Charleston Gazette)

-- Texas Rangers Advance To American League Championship Series. (Sports Illustrated)

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