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Morning Brief: June 5

by Stephanie Colombini

Arek Olek, flickr

A rainy week continues in New York City.


Rain today, with possible thunderstorms before 2 pm.  High around 69.  Mostly cloudy tonight, with lows near 58. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Rebel fighters in east Ukraine score a major victory. [NY Times]

Dozens arrested in massive gang crackdown in Harlem. [CBS Local]

Suspect in Connecticut prom day stabbing pleads not-guilty. [NY Daily News]

42 architecture projects transforming New York City. [Curbed NY]


The New York Yankees host the Oakland Athletics this afternoon at 1:05.

The New York Mets play the Chicago Cubs tonight at 8:05.

On Stage Tonight

Blue Note Jazz Festival Presents: Beka & DJ Logic ft. Victor Bailey & Friends @ Blue Note Jazz Club, 8.

Official 2014 Governor's Ball After-Party - Limited Tickets Available at the Door ft. Disclosure (DJ Set), Kaytranada, Jubilee, Bodhi @ Output, 10.

Today in History

In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs the bill that takes the United States off the gold standard.


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