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NBC’s Snyderman faces credibility issues

In this Sept. 1, 2011 photo released by NBC, NBC News' chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman appears on the "Today" show in New York. The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Snyderman, but NBC must now decide whether her credibility is too damaged for her to continue reporting on Ebola or other medical issues and, if so, for how long.  (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)

NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren’t over for NBC News’ chief medical editor.

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Former Olympic champion launching grant program

In this Feb. 26, 2004 file photo, Olympic champion runner Billy Mills poses in Rapid City, S.D., Feb. 26, 2004. Mills is marking the 50th anniversary of his 1964 gold medal by launching a grant program to help young people. Mills' organization called Running Strong for American Indian Youth will award 50 "Dreamstarter" grants of $10,000 each to youth-oriented community groups and nonprofits over the next five years. Mills, 76, now lives in California. (AP Photo/Carson Walker, File)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Olympic champion runner Billy Mills is marking the 50th anniversary of his 1964 gold medal by launching a grant program to help young people.

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‘Superstorm’ crafts narrative from Sandy’s wrath

This book cover image released by Dutton shows "Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy," by Kathryn Miles. (AP Photo/Dutton)

“Superstorm” (Dutton), by Kathryn Miles

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Biloxi baseball stadium could face costly addition

BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The city of Biloxi may have to add back four seating bays to plans for its minor league baseball stadium now under construction.

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Creator of ‘Found’ magazine amazed by musical

In this Oct. 10, 2014 photo, actor Nick Blaemire, left, and magazine publisher Davy Rothbart pose in downtown New York. Blaemire plays Rothbart in a semi-fictionalized musical account of the creation of the magazine "Found," which collects misdirected or discarded notes. (AP Photo/Mark Kennedy)

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after seeing himself onstage, Davy Rothbart was still a little dazed. The celebratory drinks afterward sure didn’t hurt, but those weren’t what kept him floored.

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