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Morning Brief: January 16th

by Kris Venezia
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Super Bowl football.

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Security details are being finalized by federal and local officials for the 2014 Super Bowl.

Law enforcement in New York and New Jersey are getting ready for the biggest football game of the year coming up in a few weeks. [The Record]

Weather

Today, partly cloudy with a high of 44, and tonight, mostly clear with a low of 31. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a plan to reduce the number of traffic fatalities. [Newsday]

New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli has found millions of unused taxpayer dollars. [Fox NY]

A new poll shows most New Jersey residents think Governor Chris Christie had no role in closing access lanes to the George Washington Bridge. [CNN]

Sports

The Brooklyn Nets take on the Atlanta Hawks in London at 3. 

The New York Knicks are in Indiana at 7.

The New York Rangers host the Detroit Red Wings at 7.

The New York Islanders skate in Tampa Bay at 7:30.

The New Jersey Devils are in Colorado at 9.

Today in History

In 1991, the Coalition Forces go to war with Iraq, beginning the Gulf War. 

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