Morning Brief: December 25

by Jeff Coltin
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Snow in Central Park

Shan213, flickr

Merry Christmas!

Dreaming of a white Christmas? Whether or not there’s snow outside your house, you can at least crunch the numbers behind it in an interesting graphic from WNYC.

WEATHER
Partly cloudy skies, high fo 30 degrees today [Full forecast].

NEED TO KNOW

Thousands of international troops are heading to South Sudan to try and bring the conflict to an end [BBC].

Chiara de Blasio, daughter of NYC Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio releases a video detailing her struggle with substance abuse [NY Times].

Mayor Bloomberg’s staff remaining mum over its plan to preserve emails [DNA Info via Huff Po].

SPORTS.

Brooklyn hosts Chicago at Noon

And the Knicks host Oklahoma City at 2:30

ON STAGE TONIGHT

Chris Botti @ Blue Note

The Maccabeats @ B.B. King Blues Club and Grill

TODAY'S HISTORY
On this day in 1868, U.S. President Andrew Johnson granted an unconditional pardon to all Civil War Confederate soldiers.

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