Thursday A.M. News, October 6
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- A Bostonian named Caroline Holda called the late Steve Jobs a "modern day Leonardo DaVinci." Jobs died yesterday at 56. [WCVB]
- The NAACP joined other groups in lobbying Beacon Hill to add more majority-minority legislative districts through redistricting. [Patriot Ledger]
- Seven firefighters who were fired for not earning their state EMT certification within the required six months of joining the Boston Fire Department have been returned to duty and given six more months to pass the test. [Boston Globe]
- The Occupy Wall Street protests turned a bit ugly Wednesday as police used pepper spray on protesters. There is video of an NYPD lieutenant using a baton on protesters. [Gothamist]
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will open a new $20 million, 30,000-square-foot cancer center in Needham. [Boston Globe]
- Beacon Hill is debating a bill to extend restraining order protection to family pets. [WBZ]
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