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Morning Brief: August 14

Morning Brief: August 14
As the summer begins to wind down, take the kids to see an outdoor movie ...

Soak up tonight's beautiful sunset and bring the family to the free outdoor screening of "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted" in Broooklyn. [More information]

No need for that umbrella today — looks to be sunny all day, high 78. [Full forecast]

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has surged ahead of City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and the other Democratic candidates in the latest Quinnipiac University survey. [New York Times]

New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly took three free trips to Florida last year on Mayor Bloomberg's private jet, city data released Tuesday reveals. [Wall Street Journal]

Mayor of Newark, Cory Booker won the New Jersey primary election held yesterday. He will go up against Republican Steven Lonegan in the general election to be held in October. [New York Times]

New Yorkers have the longest commute to work in the U.S., a study has found. [Daily News]

Los Angeles Angels at Yankees; 7:05 p.m.
Mets at Los Angeles Dodgers; 10:10 p.m.

2010: The Youth Olympics Games are held for the first time in Singapore.

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