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Morning Brief: April 16th

by Kris Venezia
New York City.

Ed Yourdon, Flickr 

What you need to know for April 16th!


Today, sunny with a high of 50, and tonight, clear with a low of 35. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Ukraine uses military force for the first time in eastern part of the country. [WSJ]

The NYPD announces the end of a program meant to spy on Muslims. [New York Magazine]

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy announces transportation projects. [New Haven Register]


The New York Yankees host the Chicago Cubs for a doubleheader with game one at 105 and game two at 705.

The New York Mets are in Arizona with first pitch at 3:40.

The Brooklyn Nets are in Cleveland at 8.

The New York Knicks host Toronto at 8.

On Stage Tonight

• Del McCoury Band with David Grisman @ City Winery

• “Trouble In The Fields: The Songs Of Nanci Griffith” featuring The Kennedys @ Rockwood Music Hall
• Debbie Davies @ Iridium

Today in History

In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. writes his Letter from Birmingham Jail. 



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