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Morning Brief: January 29

by Connor Ryan
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Michael Grimm.

House Foreign Affairs Committee Republicans, Flickr

Rep. Michael Grimm from Staten Island physically threatens a reporter after State of the Union address.

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) physically threatened a reporter from NY1 last night shortly after President Obama delivered his State of the Union address. It would appear as though Grimm made the questionable comments when asked an off-topic question. [New York Times]

WEATHER
Becoming sunny today, and then clear tonight. [Full forecast]

NEED TO KNOW
Bone-chilling weather does not seem to be hindering New Yorkers from commuting on Citi Bikes. [New York Times]

Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito announces her transition team. [Capital]

Super Bowl Boulevard gears up for activities before the big game. [Daily News]

SPORTS
Rangers at Islanders; 7:30 p.m.

ON STAGE TONIGHT
John Fogerty; 8 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre [More]

TODAY'S HISTORY
1936: The first inductees into the baseball Hall of Fame are announced.

 

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