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Morning Brief: January 7

by Connor Ryan
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Ice in New York City.

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Expect a freezing commute -- literally...

Experts say the record of 6 degrees set in Central Park (established in 1896) may be broken today. [Daily News]

WEATHER
Windy and cold today, with a high of 12. Even colder tonight. [Full forecast]

NEED TO KNOW
Following a year of accidents, Metro-North's president will retire at the end of the month. [WFUV]

Underground transformer fire forces evacuations. [NY Post]

Mayor thanked Department of Transportation workers who helped land plane in Bronx. [Capital]

New York Times endorses Dan Garodnick for City Council Speaker. [New York Times]

SPORTS
Detroit Pistons at Knicks; 7:30 p.m.
Islanders at Toronto Maple Leafs; 7 p.m. 

ON STAGE TONIGHT
Feathers, Fielded; 9:30 p.m. at Mercury Lounge [More information]

TODAY'S HISTORY
1999: The Senate trial in the impeachment of President Bill Clinton begins.

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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