Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers.
1. GOVERNORS BACK HOME QUARANTINE FOR EBOLA WORKERS
Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the governors back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa.
2. FAMILY QUESTIONS EBOLA CARE
The kin of Thomas Eric Duncan, the only patient to die from the virus in the U.S., question why his care was different than the eight other Americans who survived.
3. SOUTH KOREA FERRY CAPTAIN MAY FACE DEATH
A report says that prosecutors are demanding capital punishment for the skipper of the ferry that sank and killed more than 300 people.
4. PRO-EUROPEAN PARTIES LEAD UKRAINE POLL
Two allied pro-European parties that ran on a platform to enact tough reforms take a joint lead in a parliamentary election.
5. EX-ARMY EXPERTS CASH IN WITH PRIVATE FIRMS
AP’s Ken Dilanian finds that defense contractors continue to profit from the troubled intelligence program Distributed Common Ground System despite its failures.
6. FROM PARIAH TO GLOBAL AUTO STAR
Automakers win back SUV customers by making smaller, more fuel-efficient ones that also appeal to newly wealthy buyers in Asia and South America and former skeptics in Europe.
7. TEEN WOUNDED IN SCHOOL SHOOTING DIES
Gia Soriano, 14, is the second schoolgirl to die after classmate Jaylen Fryberg opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle.
8. NEIGHBORS DEEMED KEY TO COPING WITH CATASTROPHES
An AP survey suggests support from people in their community has a big impact on how prepared towns feel for disasters such as Superstorm Sandy.
9. WHAT SHAKES UP COLON CANCER SCREENING
Millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that’s noninvasive and doesn’t require the icky preparation.
10. GIANTS PITCHER ACES LATEST TEST
Madison Bumgarner puts San Francisco just one win from another World Series title, throwing a four-hitter to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0