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Listen Up: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Monday, Oct. 1

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    Listen Up: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Monday, Oct. 1

    What to Know

    • It was a life-saving effort in Brooklyn on Sunday, saving a man from the Williamsburg Bridge

    • Thirty-thousand people took part in the annual Tunnel to Towers run over the weekend

    • New Yorkers schlepped over to Central Park over the weekend to teach their dog Yiddish

    Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 

    Happy Monday! The mugginess will start to creep back in today, but the good news is it will be mostly sunny with a high of 77 degrees. As always, get the latest forecast at nbcnewyork.com/weather.

    1. New York Daily News Cuts Its Editorial Staff in Half

    It was a life-saving effort in Brooklyn on Sunday. 

    Amazing video shows the NYPD talk down a man threatening to jump off the Williamsburg Bridge. 

    Officers climbed to the top of the bridge and had to shimmy across 15 feet of suspension cable. The man was then lowered to safety in a harness. 

    Read more here and here.

    2. Thousands Run in Annual Tunnel to Towers 5K

    Thirty-thousand people took part in the annual Tunnel to Towers run over the weekend. 

    The run is to pay tribute to the first-responders who made the ultimate sacrifice on September 11. 

    Runners followed the final footsteps of firefighter Stephen Siller. Seventeen years ago he ran from Brooklyn to the Twin Towers with 65 pounds of gear. 

    Read more here.

    3. Dogs Learn Yiddish at Central Park

    You can't teach an old dog new tricks, bu you can teach them a new language. 

    New Yorkers schlepped over to Central Park over the weekend to teach their dog Yiddish. 

    Dogs learned sit, stay and even catch.  

    For the latest entertainment news and things to do, tune in to New York Live, Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. on NBC 4 New York.

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