Morning Brief: January 22

by Stephanie Colombini
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Stephanie Colombini

Blustery winds follow last night's snow but, for many, it's business as usual.

New York City schools open today despite snowy roads and icy temperatures. [NY Daily News]

Click here for a list of schools that did close [NBC]

Weather

Last night's snowfall's going to be replaced by blustery winds, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Highs of 14, with windchills making it feel as cold as eleven below. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's plans to fund universal Pre-K pose a challenge for NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio's tax platform.  [NY Times]

The remains of missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo have been found. [NY Daily News]

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was sworn in for his second term as polls indicate he's losing support. [NY Daily News]

Sports

The New York Knicks host the Philadelphia 76ers tonight at 7:30.

On Stage Tonight

Silvertone, Greetigs from Anywhere, Midnight Rage @ Mercury Lounge; 5:30

Sarah Factor @ Rockwood Music Hall: Stage 1; 6

Today in History

In 1973, Joe Frazier loses in a fight to George Foreman, breaking the undefeated record he had held since 1970.

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