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Morning Brief: December 19

by Connor Ryan
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Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

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During his final major speech as mayor, Bloomberg looked toward New York's financial future.

Speaking in front of a corporate audience Wednesday, Mayor Bloomberg touted his administration's achievements when it comes to setting up New York City's financial future. [More and VIDEO]

WEATHER
Mostly sunny and a little warmer today, with a high of 44. Partly cloudy tonight. [Full forecast]

NEED TO KNOW
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio continues to make the case for Melissa Mark-Viverito for Speaker of the City Council. Mark-Viverito has said she has enough votes to win. [New York Times]

Prices of Upper East Side apartments on the rise: experts. [DNA info.com]

Super Bowl officials unveiled their snow-removal game plan on Wednesday near MetLife Stadium. [Wall Street Journal]

A townhouse on the Upper East Side that costs $114 million comes gift-wrapped. [New York Post]

SPORTS
Sorry, no games today. Check back tomorrow.

ON STAGE TONIGHT
The New York Pops; 8 p.m. at Carnegie Hall [More information]

TODAY'S HISTORY
1787: New Jersey becomes the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.

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