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Friday’s Sports Minute

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Here is a look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Friday, Oct. 24.

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Lincecum iffy for rest of Series

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Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum was sent for an MRI of his back to determine whether he can remain on the active roster.

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Royals outfielders cram for ‘quirky’ AT&T test

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The irresistible talents of the Royals' outfielders may be tested by the inscrutable elements of San Francisco's quirky right field.

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Lakers’ Nash out for season with back injury

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The latest setback suggests the two-time NBA Most Valuable Player may have played his final game.

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Manning adds to touchdown record as Broncos beat Chargers

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Denver QB Peyton Manning added three more touchdowns to his career record as the Broncos beat San Diego.

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Online harassment commonplace among adults

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It's something anyone who has ever been online knows: the Internet can be a rough place.

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Google’s new email aims to organize your ‘Inbox’

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The email service "Inbox" will better organize emails and display information in a more user-friendly way.

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Apple’s iCloud looks a little overcast

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The company has posted a security warning for its online storage service.

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CVS develops tobacco-free prescription network

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CVS has pulled tobacco from its stores and will make customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that still sell smokes.

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Apps bring playtime back to real world

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Parents eager to get children away from video screens can turn to apps to get youngsters to learn while playing in the real world.

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Bret Michaels doesn’t need your bank account info

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The Poison singer is warning fans about a bizarre new scam.

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Belgian chocolate maker ISIS changing its name

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The chocolate maker is changing its name because consumers associate with the terrorist organization.

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Store clerk gives would-be robber a stinging surprise

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A western Pennsylvania woman tells a would-be criminal to bug off!

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Woman gets stuck in chimney trying to sneak into home

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It took firefighters two hours to free a woman who was trying to make a Santa Claus style entry into the home of a man she met online.

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Teacher uses ‘Wheel of Misfortune’ for discipline

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A Washington state teacher has been warned not to have students spin a disciplinary "Wheel of Misfortune" to assign punishments for misbehavior.

News

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Zack Galifianakis interviews Brad Pitt on ‘Between Two Ferns’

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The comic gets in some good digs at the "Fury" star in this hilariously awkward interview that's crashed by Louis C.K.

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U.S.: Ground offensive against ISIS months away in Iraq

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Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start a sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State.

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Senator wants Internet companies to shun ‘fast lanes’

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U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy pressed Internet providers to not strike deals that may help some websites load faster than others.

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U.S. weighs passport, border changes in wake of Ottawa attack

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U.S. officials are debating whether to tighten controls on the border with Canada following two attacks this week.

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Doctor with Ebola in NY hospital after return from Guinea

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A doctor who worked in West Africa is the fourth person diagnosed with the virus in the U.S. and the first in its largest city.

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Spooky ‘Shining’ inspired IKEA commercial

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You'll never aimlessly wander the floors of IKEA the same way again.

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New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

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A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.

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Travelers quarantined as U.S. steps up Ebola checks

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The U.S. has started new restrictions on those coming from the countries hardest hit by the deadly virus.

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Online harassment commonplace among adults

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It's something anyone who has ever been online knows: the Internet can be a rough place.

Local News

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Cuomo, New York City health officials detail Ebola response

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Governor Andrew Cuomo, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio gave update Thursday night on response to Ebola diagnosis at New York City hospital

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Reed, Robertson square off in only televised debate of campaign

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Republican Congressman Tom Reed and democratic challenger Martha Robertson made their respective pleas to voters Thursday.

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Cornell employee implicated in scandal at UNC

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A Cornell University staffer has been implicated in a scandal rocking the University of North Carolina’s athletics department.

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“Monster Bash”

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Join us for the “Monster Bash” – Halloween Night at The Haunt!

Apple for the Teacher

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Nominate a teacher for this year’s Apple for the Teacher Awards.

Tompkins County Public Library Foundation READATHON

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Support the Tompkins County Public Library Foundation READATHON

March for the Animals

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Help support the SPCA of Tompkins Countty.

Big Red Tailgates 2014

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We’ve teamed up with CFCU Community Credit Union for tailgating fun at Cornell home games.