5 Things: Campaigns of Many Types

The continuation of Breast Cancer awareness month tops the 5 Things to Know Today list for Oct. 5, 2012.


1. Campaign Pt. 1: It's Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Follow along with cancer survivor Judy Fitzgerald as she blogs her experiences and shares lessons for staying healthy and helping prevent the disease. Give Thursday's installment a read here and check back each weekday at 2 p.m. throughout the month of October for a new submission.

2. Campaign Pt. 2: Incumbent Mayor Joseph Polisena addressed his record, his campaign platform, and his opponent. We have excerpts here. Republican Peter Filippi responded to the Mayor's statements — see the comments.

3. Campaign Pt. 3: And, oh yeah, the Presidential race had a bit of a complexion change after Wednesday night's televised debate. See what people said on Patch.

4. Support: Johnston's own The Autism Project [see their listing, including a new video produced by JohnstonPatch] hosts a support group for families of children who have Autism Spectrum Disorders at 6:30 pm.

5. Weather in 10 Words: Fog early, then sunny. Hi 70s. Showers maybe on Saturday.


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