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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs off the field at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: Dr. Craig Spencer, who was diagnosed with Ebola in New York City last month, greets some of the nurses who helped him to recovery at a news conference at New York's Bellevue Hospital after being declared free of the disease on November 11, 2014 in New York City. Spencer, a 33 year old Doctors Without Borders physician, was diagnosed last month after returning from treating patients in Guinea. He became the first person to test positive for the deadly virus in the New York City and was treated in isolation at the hospital. Spencer's case started a controversy about voluntary quarantine after he travelled the city in the days after returning from Africa unaware that he was carrying the virus. After being released, Spencer he is expected to return to his apartment in the New York City neighborhood of Hamilton Heights. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NY Ebola Doc Goes Home

An emergency room physician who has recovered from Ebola said Tuesday as he left the hospital that he was living proof that early detection and isolation can stop the spread of the deadly virus, and he called for a better focus at the center of the outbreak in West Africa.

11/11/2014

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. As the Ebola virus continues to spread across parts of Africa, a second doctor infected with the disease has arrived in the U.S. for treatment.  (Photo by Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Nurse Returning From Weekend Confinement In NJ Agrees To Be Quarantined At Maine Home

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa agreed to be quarantined at home in Maine upon her return from a weekend of confinement in New Jersey, but her lawyer disagrees with officials over how long she’ll have to stay in seclusion.

10/28/2014

Mayor De Blasio Announces Executive Order Raising Living Wage

Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola In New York City

An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. It’s the first case in the city.

10/23/2014

Actor Orlando Jones attends the "Sleepy Hallow" Experience at Madison Square Park on September 13, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

‘Sleepy Hollow’ Actors Visiting Sleepy Hollow, NY

“Sleepy Hollow” is coming to Sleepy Hollow.

09/28/2014

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MTA Proposes Metro North Line To Penn Station

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is proposing to extend Metro-North Railroad’s New Haven line to Penn Station in Manhattan to ease crowding and provide access to Manhattan’s West Side as part of […]

09/24/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 15: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) presents artist Jasper Johns with the 2010 Medal of Freedom in the East Room of the White House February 15, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama presented the medal to twelve pioneers in sports, labor, politics and arts. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Former Jasper Johns Assistant Admits Taking Stolen Works From Connecticut Studio

A former Jasper Johns assistant has told a New York judge he transported works of art stolen from the pop artist’s Connecticut studio over state lines.

08/27/2014

Robert Honsch. Photo courtesy of New Britain Police.

Mass. Arraignment For Suspect In Murder Of Wife And Daughter

An Ohio man charged with killing his wife and daughter almost two decades ago faces arraignment in one of those slayings. His wife’s body was found in Massachusetts, the daughters was found in Connecticut.

08/25/2014

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New York Man Kidnaps, Rapes, Greenwich Woman

A 26-year-old New York man has been charged with kidnapping, raping and trying to strangle a Connecticut teenager he had been dating, after they argued in text messages and phone calls.

08/20/2014

Booking photo of  Nicole Vaisey. (credit: St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office)

Father Of Abducted Amish Girls Feels Sorry For Suspects

The father of two Amish girls abducted in northern New York last week said he feels sorry for the two people authorities say kidnapped and sexually abused his daughters.

08/18/2014

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