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Eli, Giants Looking To Avoid 0-3 Hole In Carolina

Reeling from a pair of ugly season-opening losses and facing a hole that’s proved nearly impossible to overcome, theGiants can only hope a Week 3 matchup with the Carolina Panthers goes as well as it did in 2012. …read more Source: CBS local New York     

2 bicyclists die in accident on bridge

Hampton, N.H. A car slammed into a group of bicyclists Saturday during an annual ride along the New England coastline, killing two riders and injuring two others, police said. The crash happened on a two-lane bridge in Hampton at about 8:30 a.m., just after the start of the 40th annual Granite …read more Source: Albany…

‘Heads Up’ Program Works To Make Football Safer For Young Players

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — In August the NFL settled a historic lawsuit involving head injuries, on Saturday local youth football players received an important and potentially life saving lesson. The $765-million settlement, was a payment from the NFL to more than 4,000 former players who have suffered from lasting neurological disorders and …read more Source: CBS…

Two Children Accidentally Burned By Cleaning Solution On Queens Bus

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Two children were accidentally burned by acid on a bus in Queens on Saturday. Police took a man into custody on Woodhaven Blvd. Authorities said the man was transporting an industrial strength cleaner on the bus. It was unclear how the children came into contact with the chemicals. Both …read more Source:…

Massive Chess Event Takes Central Park By Storm

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Five-hundred chess boards were set up in Central Park on Saturday near the Bethesda Fountain. It was all a part of the 13th annual Chess In The Parks festival, the largest outdoor chess event in the nation. Kids as young as 5-years-old played alongside adults in games of speed …read more Source:…

Heavy Metal Comes To Harlem, Metallica Brings Act To The Apollo

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork) — Heavy metal arrived in Harlem on Saturday night as fans lined up outside of the Apollo Theater to catch Metallica perform. Fans of the band called the event historic as it was the first time a metal group had appeared at the Apollo which usually plays host to …read more Source: CBS…

Schumer Pushes For Lower Taxes On Hard Cider

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is one of two senators leading an effort to lower the taxes on hard cider. Schumer and Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) have been pushing a the CIDER Act — or Cider, Investment and Development through Excise Tax Reduction Act — in Washington. …read more Source: CBS…

Boston Ballet Draws Crowd Of Thousands To Free Performance On Common

BOSTON (CBS) — The Boston Ballet, which is celebrating its 50th season, drew thousands of people to Boston Common on Saturday night for a free performance. “Night of Stars on Boston Common” featured a range of works from classical ballet to contemporary dance, including George Balanchine’s “Serenade” and Christopher Bruce’s “Rooster.” …read more Source: CBS…

21-Year-Old Billerica Man Killed In Bedford Crash Early Saturday Morning

BEDFORD (CBS) — Authorities are investigating a single-car crash early Saturday morning that claimed the life of a 21-year-old Billerica man, the Bedford Police said. At about 3:20 a.m., members of the Bedford Police Department and Bedford Fire Department were dispatched to a car crash near 97 Page Road, the police …read more Source: CBS…

This is my comeback

“It’s my comeback and I’m working hard every day with (my dad) and all of my support team in mind.” …read more Source: USA Bobsled Skeleton Federation     

Lunenburg Youth Football Player Taken Off Team ‘For Being Smart’

LUNENBURG (CBS) — A youth football league is coming under fire in Central Massachusetts for telling a 12-year-old he can’t play with his team mid-season. Five years ago, Michael Nowd of Lunenburg skipped a grade in school because he was excelling academically but he continued to play with kids his age. …read more Source: CBS…

NYPD Steps Up Security In Wake Of Deadly Attack In Kenya

NEW YORK(CBSNewYork/AP) — The NYPD has redeployed counterterror units in response to an attack on a mall that left dozens dead in Kenya on Saturday. There has not been a specific threat to the city but authorities were not taking any chances. “We keep track of events across the globe as they …read more Source:…