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Morning Brief: August 3

Morning Brief: August 3  (Photo: Roger Rowlett, Wikipedia)

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We're about halfway through New York City's Restaurant Week, an annual favorite for New York foodies. There's no better time to enjoy some of the best culinary perks that the city has to offer. 
 
NEED TO KNOW
 
Obama Authorizes More Airpower in Syria  [Wall Street Journal
 
White House Will Introduce Tough New Environmental Rules  [Washington Post]
 
Medical Marijuana Coming to NYC  [NY Daily News]
 
Bronxites Nervous After 4th Legionnaire's Disease Death  [New York Times]
 
East Elmhurst Residents Support New LaGuardia  [New York Times]
 
WEATHER
 
Sunny skies and highs of 90 degrees
 
SPORTS
 
Yankees beat the White Sox 12-3
 
The Mets beat the Nationals, 5-2
 
Tonight
 
The Mets take on the Marlins at 7:10
 
ON STAGE TONIGHT
 
X featuring Exene Cervenka, John Doe and DJ Bonebrake plus Jesse Dayton (with Dead Rock West) @ City Winery
 
Mike Posner @ Webster Hall The Studio
 
Albert Lee And Cindy Cashdollar @ Tim McLoone’s Supper Club Asbury Park, New Jersey
 
Coco Montoya and Lil’ Ed And The Blues Imperials @ the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
 
WFUV PRESENTS: Laura Marling with Johnny Flynn (and Marika Hackman) @ Town Hall
 
TODAY IN HISTORY
 
Today in 1936, American sprinter Jesse Owens winse the 100-meter dash at the Berlin Olympics. 
 
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