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Yankees Captain Derek Jeter Placed On DL, Out For The Rest Of 2013

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is out for the rest of the 2013 MLB season. Brian Cashman announced on Wednesday afternoon that Jeter has been placed on the disabled list. Recently-acquired shortstop Brendan Ryan will start at shortstop for the Yankees on Wednesday night at Camden Yards. Brendan Ryan is wearing #35…

Danny Amendola Officially Listed As Doubtful Vs. Jets

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BOSTON (CBS) — Several reports surfaced Tuesday saying wide receiver Danny Amendola is “almost certain” to miss Thursday night’s game against the Jets, but in the official injury report on Wednesday, there is still a chance. Amendola is listed as doubtful, which officially means there is at least a 75 percent chance he will not…

Heat Advisory Issued For Much Of Tri-State Area

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — At heat advisory was placed into effect for most of the Tri-State Area Wednesday, as the temperatures climbed well to the 90s and heat indices exceeded 100. EXTRAS: Forecast & Alerts | Staying Safe In The Heat | Find A Cooling Center | Find A Pool Near You The heat advisory…

LGBT Activist Corey Johnson Wins Council Seat After Reportedly Heated Race

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Gay rights activist Corey Johnson has won the nomination for the 3rd District City Council seat being vacated by Speaker Christine Quinn, following a contest described in published reports as “vicious.” With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, Johnson won 63 percent of the Democratic primary vote, compared with 37 percent…

Felger & Mazz: Educating Dickman, Again

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Felger and Massarotti invited Office Manager and Receptionist Lee Dickman on the show to play a little game they call “Educating Dickman.” When John Henry showed up at the Sports Hub a few years back, Dickman had no idea who he was or to which radio station he should send him to. So Felger and…

Man Wearing Obama Mask Allegedly Robs NH Bank Of America

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MERRIMACK, N.H. (CBS) — Police say a man wearing a President Barack Obama mask, a suit coat, tie and jeans, robbed a Bank of America Wednesday morning. John Griffin, Jr., is charged with robbery. (Merrimack, NH Police) It happened around 10:30 a.m. on the Daniel Webster Highway. Police were able to determine the direction the…

AT&T Pulls Tweet Showing Smartphone With 9/11 Memorial

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — AT&T elected Wednesday to take down a Twitter post showing smartphone snapping a photo of the “Tribute in Light” memorial to the 9/11 attacks. The tweet appeared Wednesday morning. Accompanied by the message “never forget,” it showed a hand holding a smartphone in front of a view looking north toward Lower…

New York Yankees Ink Multi-Year Broadcast Deal With WFAN AM & FM

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The New York Yankees today announced that they have reached a multi-year broadcast agreement with CBS RADIO for Yankees games to be simulcast on WFAN-AM 660 and WFAN-FM 101.9 beginning in 2014. Both radio stations will carry all Yankees regular season and postseason games, Yankees pregame and postgame shows, as well as broadcasts of select…

How Rare Is This Heat For September?

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BOSTON (CBS) – Summer clearly isn’t done with us just yet. Officially there are about ten days left to this season, but if you stepped outside Wednesday it sure felt like we are smack dab in the middle of July. Check: Latest Conditions As of 3 p.m., the high temperature in Boston was a whopping…

Judge To Decide Whether To Accept Gypsy Treasure For Bail

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A gypsy family posting bail for an inmate at Rikers Island has to wait to see if a judge will accept the unique form of currency they offered. As WCBS 880′s Irene Cornell reported, Judge Charles Solomon will decide whether gypsy treasure is an acceptable form of posting bail. The family…

Boston Airport Apologizes For Fire Drill On 9/11

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Officials at Boston’s Logan International Airport are apologizing for holding a fire drill, complete with smoke and flames, on the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The two hijacked jets that were flown into the World Trade Center towers flew out of Logan. The runway fire drill was…

Kelly: NYC Remains ‘Top Of Terrorist Target List’

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the city remains “an enduring target” 12 years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Kelly said it’s the consensus of the intelligence community that New York remains the No. 1 terrorist target in the United States. “We’re still very much a terrorist threat — the top of…

Heyman On Gresh & Zo: Red Sox A World Series Favorite

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Clay Buchholz pitched his first game for the Red Sox since early June and allowed just three hits over five innings. Buchholz, who is now 10-0, was sidelined by a strained neck and hadn’t pitched in the majors since beating the Los Angeles Angels on June 8. Jon Heyman joined Gresh and Zo to talk…