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Morning Brief: February 15

Morning Brief: February 15  (Photo: Pixabay)

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Our weekend of the polar vortex is finally gone--good riddance. But if it's still too cold for your taste this week, there are still plenty of indoor entertainment options going on. If you're a dog person, you're in luck--the Westminster Dog Show is happening today and tomorrow here in the city.

NEED TO KNOW

Battle Continues in Syria for Aleppo  [Washington Post]

Obama Plans Strategy for Supreme Court Appointment  [Washington Post]

NY State Assembly Off to a Slow Start  [New York Times]

Sources: Ex-Gov. Spitzer Under Investigation  [Newsday]

Justice Scalia: Proud Son of Queens  [New York Times]

WEATHER

Snow possible in the afternoon, highs of 34 degrees

SPORTS

Yesterday

The Devils fell to the Kings 1-0

The Rangers beat the Flyers, 3-1

Today

The Islanders take on the Red Wings at 1

TODAY IN HISTORY

Today in 2003, protests against the Iraq War occur in cities around the world. Between eight and 30 million people participate--making it possibly the largest peace demonstration ever.