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Roadkill on the Spam highway

nydailynews.com — Last weekend, for a special food episode of CBS Sunday Morning, correspondent Lee Cowan delivered a segment on "the good folks at Hormel" and their signature product, "Spam, lovely Spam."
Nov 26, 2014

RT @joshgreenman: On Thanksgiving, @tedgenoways wants us to think about the people who work in factory farming: nydn.us/1uWXk6W

Nov 26, 2014

RT @harrysiegel: Roadkill on the Spam highway - Strong stuff on industrialized pig slaughter by @TedGenoways nydn.us/1zYqVNn

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Bengals' Devon Still owes child support says Leah's mom

nydailynews.com — Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still, whose relationship with his cancer-stricken little girl has been the NFL feel-good story of the season, is allegedly a deadbeat dad. Still has not paid any child support for months for Leah Still, his sick 4-year-old daughter who was honored on the field during the Bengals' 24-3 loss to the Cleveland Browns in Cincinnati earlier this month, according to Channing Smythe, Leah's mother.
Nov 26, 2014

Ugh, if true ... Bengals' Devon Still hasn't paid child support in months, says mother of cancer-stricken Leah Still nydn.us/1xSuw0k

Nov 26, 2014

Bengals' Devon Still accused of skimping on child support for cancer-stricken Leah ow.ly/EVu85

Nov 26, 2014

Your morning buzz kill. RT @darrenrovell: Report: Devon Still hasn't paid child support in months nydn.us/1vgybmt

Nov 26, 2014

RT @NYDailyNews: EXCLUSIVE: @Bengals' @Dev_Still71 hasn't paid child support in months, says mother of cancer-stricken daughter. nydn.us/1riZE8L

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Less mutant turkey, more gamey goose

nydailynews.com — There are all sorts of reasons you should be wary of turkey on Thanksgiving, and you can avoid all of them if you splurge on a type of fowl that, unlike the Butterball-type bird we typically eat now, was almost certainly on the original Thanksgiving table: goose.

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons through the decades

nydailynews.com — This dachshund balloon trotted down Broadway in 1950.

Tiger Woods said wife, not car crash, scratched his face: report

nydailynews.com — Tiger Woods, bolting his Florida mansion after a reported late-night fight with his wife, was found dazed and bleeding Friday after plowing his SUV into a fire hydrant and a tree. The world's No. 1 golfer was pulling out of his driveway at 2:25 a.m.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @BitterBillNYDN: 5 years ago tomorrow, Tiger Woods had a Thanksgiving to remember, er, forget. He's the original DN story: nydailynews.com/sports/more-sp…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @BitterBillNYDN: 5 years ago tomorrow, Tiger Woods had a Thanksgiving to remember, er, forget. He's the original DN story: nydailynews.com/sports/more-sp…

Nov 26, 2014

5 years ago tomorrow, Tiger Woods had a Thanksgiving to remember, er, forget. He's the original DN story: nydailynews.com/sports/more-sp…

GRAPHIC: What happened when Darren Wilson shot Michael Brown

nydailynews.com — What the evidence says happened during the incident that led to the shooting death of Michael Brown at the hands of Darren Wilson.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @NYDailyNews: A step-by-step review of the confrontation between Darren Wilson and Michael Brown: nydn.us/1HFWIHZ pic.twitter.com/QH9OPI9vRe

Nov 26, 2014

RT @NYDailyNews: A step-by-step review of the confrontation between Darren Wilson and Michael Brown: nydn.us/1HFWIHZ pic.twitter.com/QH9OPI9vRe

Derek Jeter, Taylor Swift, Beyonce get write-in votes

nydailynews.com — New Yorkers may have re-elected Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but plenty of them would rather to see Taylor Swift, Derek Jeter, Beyonce, or Pope Francis in the governor's mansion. Even more prefer Cuomo's one-time primary challenger, Zephyr Teachout - the left-leaning law professor got 1180 write-in votes for governor from city residents in the general election, making her by far the most popular write-in.
Nov 26, 2014

Zephyr Teachout got 1,180 write-in votes in NYC for gov. Leslie Knope, Amy Pohler's Parks & Rec. character, got 1. nydn.us/1y2dxdf

Nov 26, 2014

Derek Jeter, Taylor Swift, Beyonce get write-in votes for governor nydn.us/1y2dxdf

Hero woman stops looters from burning Ferguson Papa John's

nydailynews.com — Go somewhere else for your slice of riot pie. Incredible footage captures the moment a brave unarmed woman faced down two looters outside a Dellwood, Mo. Papa John's Pizza, turning them away from the store without so much as a broken window as other buildings along the commercial stretch went up in flames.
Nov 26, 2014

"She gonna put her life in danger? Over a Papa John’s?” — Hero stands up to Ferguson looters nydn.us/1y1J2Eo by @NYCitySasha

Nov 26, 2014

Want to see something good that has happened during the Ferguson riots? Here ya go nydn.us/1y1J2Eo @NYDailyNews @PapaJohns

Ex-model, restaurateur B. Smith goes missing in Hamptons

nydailynews.com — Pioneering former model and restaurateur B. Smith has gone missing in the Hamptons. The 65-year-old, who has Alzheimer's disease, was last seen in Southampton, MyFoxNY.com reported Wednesday. Smith, one of the first African-American models to grace the cover of Mademoiselle, spoke candidly about her struggle in an interview last year with CBS News.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @NYDailyNews: Former model @BSmithStyle has been found at a Manhattan coffee shop after an overnight disappearance in the Hamptons. nydn.us/1212UJy

Nov 26, 2014

B. Smith is missing & she has Alzheimer's. Hamptons folks, please help her get home. nydailynews.com/new-york/ex-mo…

Sandra Lee sees wedding bells in her future with Gov. Cuomo

nydailynews.com — New York's First Girlfriend, celebrity chef Sandra Lee, said she sees wedding bells in her future with Gov. Cuomo. But it doesn't sound like she'll be preparing a semi-homemade wedding cake just yet. ""We'll get married some day," Lee told the New York Observer. "It's been nine years. We talk about it.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @klnynews: Sandra Lee sees wedding bells in her future with Gov. Cuomo nydn.us/1y1C9Tx

Nov 26, 2014

RT @klnynews: Sandra Lee sees wedding bells in her future with Gov. Cuomo nydn.us/1y1C9Tx

Man arrested after pointing banana at cops like a gun

nydailynews.com — A Colorado man wielding a banana probably should have just split. Instead Nathan Channing, 27, was sent to Mesa County Jail after he pointed the piece of fruit at two sheriff's officers Sunday and pretended it was a gun.
Nov 26, 2014

Colorado man arrested after pointing banana at officers like a gun nydn.us/1y1vZm9

Six American Ebola survivors thankful for recovery

nydailynews.com — This Thanksgiving, six American Ebola survivors are thankful just to be alive for the holiday ― and for the chance to do it all over again. Dr. Kent Brantly, Dr. Rick Sacra, aid worker Nancy Writebol, nurse Nina Pham, nurse Amber Vinson and journalist Ashoka Mukpo met for the first time Wednesday on the Today show, and they all agreed: Ebola is a ghastly disease, but their work is worth the risk.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @NYDailyNews: The 6 American Ebola survivors say they're thankful for recovery and the chance to help others nydn.us/11UqDw0 pic.twitter.com/14sYllRh9y

Nov 26, 2014

RT @TomDuranteNYDN: THE EBOLA BUNCH: 6 U.S. survivors appear together, give thanks for recovery, chance to help others: nydn.us/1y1rXue via @meg_wagner

Ready to get stuffed? Thank modern farms

nydailynews.com — When you sit down to Thanksgiving dinner, you will likely give thanks for the bounty to your God, to America and to the people who grew your food. You should also take a moment to express your gratitude to science, technology and the economic forces that, in a modern, capitalist country like the United States, make calories so plentiful and inexpensive.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @joshgreenman: "The average U.S. farmer today produces more than 10 times as much food per hour worked as his grandfather did." nydn.us/1uWdldl

Nov 26, 2014

"The average U.S. farmer today produces more than 10 times as much food per hour worked as his grandfather did." nydn.us/1uWdldl

Nov 26, 2014

RT @joshgreenman: Thank technology and modern farming for your inexpensive Thanksgiving feast, says @ethicsblogger: nydn.us/1uWdldl

Nov 26, 2014

Thank technology and modern farming for your inexpensive Thanksgiving feast, says @ethicsblogger: nydn.us/1uWdldl

Laura Ingalls Wilder's autobiography reveals the rough truth

nydailynews.com — The unforgiving life of a pioneer girl is told as truthfully as Laura Ingalls Wilder could remember in a never-before published autobiography. Wanderlust drove the Ingalls as far out west as their covered wagon would take them, to Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas and the Dakota Territory, the life famously detailed in her novels for children.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @NYDNBooks: More than 50 years after her death, Laura Ingalls Wilder's autobiography is out. And so is the truth. buff.ly/1Fhvm98

Model says ex-boyfriend lied to get her arrested

nydailynews.com — The gorgeous ex-wife of a German soccer star is looking to score big against the boyfriend she says had her falsely locked up. Christina Matthaus - aka Liliana Nova - says her banking big ex-boyfriend Michael Hadjedj lied when he told cops that she'd charged up his credit card without his permission, and he should have to pay through the nose for having her thrown in prison.
Nov 26, 2014

Soccer star's model ex-wife sues former boyfriend she says lied to get her arrested as revenge for breakup  nydn.us/1vmdeb1

Perception shifting on Mets and Yankees, but not reality yet

nydailynews.com — The Met fan's sporting life has been so devoid of fun since, say, October 19, 2006, that it might count as a Thanksgiving treat to see a nugget as meaningless as this: Gamblers now prefer their team to the Yankees.
Nov 26, 2014

#Mets still have many miles to travel before surpassing #Yankees in NY credibility nydn.us/1ycRv58

Jets turning back to Geno Smith at QB, not Rex's decision

nydailynews.com — Rex Ryan doesn't even get to pick his own starting quarterback anymore. The Jets are back to Geno Smith, but the decision was not made by Rex Ryan, according to a source. The team announced Wednesday morning that Smith would start Monday against the Dolphins after he came on in relief for Mike Vick in last Monday's 38-3 blowout loss to the Bills in Detroit.
Nov 26, 2014

Jets turning back to Geno Smith at QB, not Rex's decision nydn.us/11ZfrNH

Nov 26, 2014

Jets turning back to Geno Smith at QB, but source says decision was not made by Rex Ryan  nydn.us/1tt8wmh

NYC Council members walk out to protest Ferguson grand jury

nydailynews.com — More than a dozen members of the New York City Council registered their disgust Tuesday with the decision to not prosecute the cop who killed Michael Brown, by walking out of a council meeting.
Nov 26, 2014

Protesters march to oppose Ferguson grand jury decision on Michael Brown shooting nydn.us/1FpexqI

Nov 25, 2014

RT @erinmdurkin: New York City Council members walk out to protest Ferguson grand jury decision on Michael Brown shooting nydn.us/1FpexqI

Nov 25, 2014

RT @erinmdurkin: New York City Council members walk out to protest Ferguson grand jury decision on Michael Brown shooting nydn.us/1FpexqI

Nov 25, 2014

RT @csiemaszko: Protestors march in Manhattan for second straight night to condemn grand jury decision on Michael Brown shooting nydn.us/1FpexqI

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Twin sisters who tied up 85-year-old man says he was creepy

nydailynews.com — Well, now we know which one's the bad twin. One of two teenaged twin girls who allegedly tied up and robbed an 85-year-old man who picked them up on the internet told investigators she was the one who set up the date - and that she tied up the wannabe sugar daddy because she thought he was "creepy."
Nov 26, 2014

Adding insult to felony, teen twin accused of tying up 85-yo man allegedly told cops ‘He’s ugly, old and disgusting’ nydn.us/1zYsXgC