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Kaci Hickox, stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday Kaci Hickox, stepped outside to meet briefly with reporters Wednesday night, followed through with her promise by leaving her home Thursday
FORT KENT, Maine - A nurse who said she would defy Maine's quarantine for health care workers who've treated Ebola patients  followed through on her promise again Thursday morning when she went on a bike ride with her boyfriend. 


Kaci Hickox was followed by police during her bike ride, but they couldn't detain her without a court order signed by a judge. Hickox continues to defy the quarantine order because she said she's showing no symptoms, however she has not passed the 21-day incubation period for Ebola.


State officials were going to court in an effort to detain Hickox for the remainder of the 21-day period, which ends on November 10. 

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