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Morning Brief: August 20

by Connor Ryan
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Pulled pork.

jk5854, Flickr

Stop by a block party later this afternoon and grab some free food...

The free-wheeling barbeque joint, Brother Jimmy's, is celebrating its fifth anniversary today by cooking for its Brooklyn neighborhood. [More information]

WEATHER
Sunny and blue skies expected today, high around 87. [Full forecast]

NEED TO KNOW
Gov. Chris Christie signs bill outlawing gay "cure." [New York Times]

Mayoral candidate Christine Quinn condemns violence at rally. [New York Observer]

NYPD seizes over 250 illegal guns in historic bust. [WFUV News]

SPORTS
Toronto Blue Jays at Yankees; 1:05 p.m.
Atlanta Braves at Mets; 7:10 p.m.

TODAY'S HISTORY
1938: Lou Gehrig hits his 23rd career grand slam; it is a record that still stands today.

WFUV's Morning Brief is published each weekday morning at 5 a.m. Do you have an event or news item that should be included? Email: cryan@wfuvnews.org or leave a comment below.

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