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Listen Up: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Thursday, July 12

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    Listen Up: A Closer Look at the Top Stories for Thursday, July 12

    Thursday, July 12, 2018 

    Happy Thursday! It's going to be another gorgeous day today with an abundance of sunshine and highs in the 80s. Not in a drop of rain in sight for days. As always, get the latest forecast at nbcnewyork.com/weather.

    1. Kitten Rescued After Being Left Inside Car at JFK: PAPD

    That is one tough cat. 

    A kitten was rescued by Port Authority police after allegedly being left in a car for four days at JFK Airport, authorities say.

    According to PAPD, the rescued by the Emergency Service Unit after the kitten was unknowingly left in a Delta Airlines employee’s car while the employee was allegedly out of the country.

    It is not immediately clear if the Delta employee will face charges in connection to the incident. 

    The kitten, now named “Miss Delta,” was taken to Animal Care Centers of NYC in Rego Park.

    Read more here.

    2. Odell Beckham Jr., La La Anthony Get in on Latest Viral Dance Craze

    The latest viral dance craze has caught on among some famous New Yorkers.

    The so-called "Shiggy" dance, inspired by a song off Drake's latest album, is getting spun off by Giants star Odell Beckham Jr., actress and host La La Anthony, and other celebrities.

    Also frequently posted on social media with the hashtag "#InMyFeelingsChallenge" -- after the name of the song -- the dance was started by an Instagram star from New York City. Posted on June 29, the video had over 4 million views in a week.

    Read more here.

    3. Missed the First One? Manhattanhenge 2018 Returns

    If you missed the first opportunity to soak in the sight of Manhattanhenge, you’re in luck because the phenomenon is making an appearance again.

    It returns now return on Thursday and Friday. 

    Manhattanhenge occurs when the sunset perfectly aligns with the east- and westwards streets of Manhattan’s grid, which will be at 8:20 p.m. on Thursday and 8:21 p.m. on Friday, according to the American Museum of Natural History.

    Read more here.

    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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