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Morning Brief: January 21st

 Morning Brief: January 21st
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces his budget plans for the state today.

On the brink of a financial surplus for the state, Governor Andrew Cuomo outlines his election-year budget today. [Buffalo News]


Expect 2-4 inches of snow, most of it coming in the afternoon.  More snow storms to come overnight.  Highs of 21, with wind chills dipping as low as ten below zero tonight.[Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman agree to split part of JP Morgan's security settlement. [NY Times]

New Jersey Lieutenant Governor says Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer's accusations against Governor Chris Christie are "illogical" [NY Times]

Winter Storm Chester expected to impact Connecticut this afternoon [Eyewitness News]


The New York Rangers take on the New York Islanders on their home turf at 7.

The Brooklyn Nets host the Orlando Magic tonight at 7:30.

The New Jersey Devils host the St. Louis Blues tonight at 7.

On Stage Tonight

WFUV Presents: Rusted Root and Donna the Buffalo @ Bergen Performing Arts Center; 8/

Pixies play @ the New Jersey Performing Art Center;8.

Today in History

In 1991, a news correspondant named Bob Simon was captured by Iraqis in Persian Gulf

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