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Morning Brief: February 11 2016


The New York City Police Department is set to review a law that allows the department to evict people out of their homes. The City's nuisance-abatement law has been used mainly to shutdown drug dens and brothels. But a recent article by The Daily News has raised some eyebrows about how the NYPD has been employing the civil law. Legislation has been proposed that would force the NYPD to report publically their use of this law. [NY Daily News]

Need To Know

US Government sues Ferguson over police reform [BBC]

Republicans Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina drop White House bids [Reuters]

Newark selling lots to sweethearts for 1,000 dollars for Valentine's Day []

Education may cut the risk of Dementia [NY Times]

Bernie Sanders met with Rev. Al Sharpton in Harlem [ABC7]


Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudier skies in the afternoon; 30/18 [Full Forecast]



Nets lost to the Grizzlies 109-90.


No local sports.

Today In History

Today in 1996 Kasparov loses chess game to a computer.