Morning Brief: November 25

by Connor Ryan
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Bags of leaves.

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Leave the leaves alone?

While many suburbanites continue to rake up and dispose of falling leaves, some town officials tout the cost-saving benefits of mowing instead. [New York Times]

WEATHER
Sunny, but bone-chillingly cold, with a high of just above freezing. Partly cloudy and even colder tonight. [Full forecast]

NEED TO KNOW
Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio pays $300,000 fine from 2009 campaign. [Daily News]

Soundproofers are busier than ever in New York City. [New York Times]

Hate crime charges for the suspect connected to 'knockout' attack. [Gothamist]

Councilman Peter Valone Jr. wants to convert the Astoria pool into an ice rink during winter months. [Daily News]

SPORTS
Dallas Cowboys over Giants, 24-21
Baltimore Ravens over Jets, 19-3

ON STAGE TONIGHT
WFUV Presents Lissie, Kopecky Family Band; 7:30 p.m. at Webster Hall [More information]

TODAY'S HISTORY
1996: An ice storm strikes Central U.S., killing 26 people

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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