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Morning Brief: June 9th

by Kris Venezia
West Side Highway.

Rob Gross, Flickr

What you need to know for June 9th!


Today, scattered showers with a high of 70, and tonight, more rain with a low of 66. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Secretary of State John Kerry defends Bergdahl-for-Taliban exchange. [CNN]

Six cities submit bids for 2016 Democratic Convention, including New York. [NBC News]

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie keeps a steady prescence in Camden. [Philly]


The New York Yankees are in Kansas City to face the Royals at 8:10. 

The New York Rangers host the Los Angeles Kings for game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. The Kings lead the series 2-0. Puck-drops at 8.

On Stage Tonight

• Peter Murphy (with The Tribattery Pops, Tom Gookind conductor and Ringo Deathstarr) @ Irving Plaza

• Dan Wilson @ Joe’s Pub
• Treetop Flyers @ Rockwood Music Hall
• The Preatures (with The Yum Dee Days and Residual Kid) @ the Bowery Ballroom
• Jeff Lorber Fusion @ the Blue Note
• Joe Satriani @ Iridium
• Della Mae with Jim Lauderdale (with Brett Saxon) @ Mercury Lounge
Today in History
In 1973, Secretariat wins the Triple Crown in horse racing. 



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