What to Know
- The new Nike ad featuring Colin Kaepernick has promoted a flurry of debate
- If you happen to pass by The Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral you will see a herd of adorable lambs munching in the courtyard
- There's no place like home — even for a pair of 'Wizard of Oz' shoes
Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018
Happy Wednesday! It's going to be another hot and humid day today. Highs are expected to be in the 80s, but it will feel even warmer. Some storms can't be ruled out either. As always, get the latest forecast at nbcnewyork.com/weather.
The new Nike ad has some people in backlash.
The ad stars former NFL quarterback and social activist Colin Kaepernick who made headlines by kneeling during the National Anthem and some on social media are calling for a boycott.
Some are even posting photos and videos destroying gear in protest.
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If you happen to pass by The Basilica of St. Patrick's Old Cathedral you will see a herd of adorable lambs munching in the courtyard.
The parish started bringing in the sheep to graze its lawn for a few weeks during the summer of 2014 after its long-time lawnmower announced retirement.
The names are Houston, Prince and Spring just like the streets and they will spend the next few weeks maintaining the church's lawn.
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There's no place like home — even for a pair of shoes.
A pair of the iconic ruby slippers from the 1939 "Wizard of Oz" film were recovered in a sting operation after a man approached the shoes' insurer and said he could help get them back, the FBI said.
The FBI said a man approached the insurer in summer 2017 and said he could help get them back. Grand Rapids police asked for the FBI's help and after a nearly year-long investigation, the slippers were recovered in July during a sting operation in Minneapolis.
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