Here are some of the AP Video-US stories we're working on for 10/05/2012.

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Posted on October 5, 2012 at 8:00 AM

Updated Friday, Oct 5 at 8:03 AM

Here are some of the AP Video-US stories we're working on for 10/05/2012.

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FEATURES

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PARASAILING: DEADLY ACCIDENTS, FEW REGULATION - More than 70 people have been killed in parasailing accidents, but efforts to regulate the activity remain stalled.

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NATIONAL

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PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN - President Obama and Presidential candidate Romney are campaigning in Virginia, Ohio and Florida.

UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 7.8 PERCENT - The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent for the first time in nearly four years.

OBAMA: ROMNEY OWES AMERICA THE TRUTH - President Barack Obama says GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney is willing to crackdown on Sesame Street before he'll crackdown on Wall Street. The comments come after Romney said he would defund PBS, which airs Sesame Street. (Oct. 4)

SEAT FIX CAUSES DELAYS FOR AMERICAN AIRLINES - A combination of wear, poor design and even soda spilled into the tracks can cause seats on its Boeing 757s to pop loose during flight. The airline has had to cancel many flights, while it fixes the problem. Passengers are fed up with the cancelations and concerned over safety problems.

PENTAGON: TURKEY HAS A RIGHT TO DEFEND ITSELF - Pentagon Press Secretary George Little says the U.S. military respects Turkey's right to defend itself, in response to a reporter's questions about a skirmish between Turkish and Syrian forces on the countries' shared border. (Oct. 4)

RYAN: LAST NIGHT WE SAW A CLEAR PICTURE - Buoyed by GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's strong performance in Wednesday night's debate, Romney and running mate Rep. Paul Ryan told voters in Virginia that they are finally seeing a clear choice for America's next president. (Oct. 4)

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REGIONAL

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TN, MENINGITIS OUTBREAK - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that so far, 35 people in six states have contracted fungal meningitis and five of them have died. Potentially thousands of people who got shots between July and September could be at risk. Updates from family members of a victim who remains in the hospital and from today's press conference in Tennessee.

WA, WESTERN WASHINGTON FIRE NOT CONTAINED - A new wildfire southwest of Seattle has burned 150 acres. The fire began Thursday. It is 30 percent contained.

WI, INDIAN DELEGATION VISITS WISCONSIN SIKH TEMPLE - A high level delegation from India visited the Wisconsin Sikh temple where six worshippers were shot dead in August.

TX, SCHOOL BUS PLUNGES FROM TEXAS OVERPASS - Three adults and one child were hurt in San Antonio, Texas, when a school bus plunged from an overpass and fell about 15 feet.

MI, SOLDIER WHO LOST 4 LIMBS BACK IN MICH. HOMETOWN - A soldier who lost all four limbs in Afghanistan returns to his Michigan hometown. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills, his wife, Kelsey, and their 1-year-old daughter, Chloe, are the Vassar High School homecoming parade grand marshals.

MA, CAROLINE KENNEDY: JFK LIBRARY PICASSO WONDERFUL - A painting by Pablo Picasso has come to the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Caroline Kennedy unveiled the painting. (Oct. 4)

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INTERNATIONAL

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AMERICAN TOURIST OPENS FIRE IN ISRAEL - A young American opened fire at a hotel in the Red Sea resort city of Eilat, killing one person before police shot him dead.

TURKISH SOLDIERS PATROL BORDER NEAR SYRIA - Turkish forces were deployed at the border with Syria, a day after parliament approved a bill authorizing military operations beyond the Turkish border.

ACTIVISTS SAY SYRIAN WARPLANES POUND HOMS - Syrian warplanes and artillery pounded the central city of Homs, subjecting the former rebel stronghold to its worst bombardment in months, activists said.

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ENTERTAINMENT

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ADELE'S NEW BOND THEME TUNE REVEALED - British singer Adele's new James Bond theme tune for the upcoming movie "Skyfall" is revealed.

BEN AFFLECK PREMIERES NEW SPY DRAMA 'ARGO' - Ben Affleck joined by wife Jennifer Garner and friend and producer George Clooney at L.A. 'Argo' premiere.

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AP LIFESTYLE (AP VIDEO-US INCLUDES AP LIFESTYLE STORIES)

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CAMBODIA'S GOURMET INSECTS - Eating insects first became widespread in Cambodia when people were starving under the Khmer Rouge in the mid-1970s. Today the practice has become so popular that many top-end restaurants have insects on the menu.

CUSTOMIZED CANCER CARE - A new way of growing tumors in labs may help researchers customize cancer care. "Mini tumors" would undergo various drug and chemotherapy treatments before patients, which could save those fighting cancer time and pain.

GEORGIA GIVING CHILDREN COMPUTERS - Children starting school in Georgia this year are receiving computers they can take home with them. It's hoped the netbooks will promote the idea that learning can be fun

EUROPEAN SOUTHERN OBSERVATORY ANNIVERSARY - The European Southern Observatory (ESO) is celebrating its 50th birthday today. Since 1962 the ESO has provided research facilities to astronomers as well as building the world's largest telescope to monitor the heavens in Chile.

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