We have Friday’s top news…What is the U.S. posture as the fighting rages between Israel and Hamas? Will Gov. Blagojevich’s choice to replace Barack Obama in the U.S. Senate actually get the job? When will we have a senate winner declared in Minnesota? Which famous former senator died on New Year’s Day? And how did Wall Street fare on the first day of trading in 2009? We have all the answers as we bring you the biggest stories for Friday, January 2, 2009.