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Morning Brief: July 20th

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When you ride the subway in 2020, it'll probably look a little different. The MTA just rolled out renderings of what they hope to add to subway cars and stations, including wider doors, USB ports, and enhanced lighting. [Full Story]

NEED TO KNOW

Turkey bans all academics from leaving in latest post-coup measure [Washington Post]

Questions over Melania Trump's speech set off finger-pointing [NY Times]

Crane collapse causes delays, how to commute today [NY Times]

Mob family busted in $15 million marijuana ring [NY Daily News]

Final 9/11 remnants removed from hangar in JFK Airport [NY Times]

 

SPORTS

The Mets finish up their series against the Chicago Cubs at 2:20 PM.

The Yankees host the Orioles today at 7:05 PM.

 

WEATHER

Sunny, 84/76. [Full Forecast]

 

ON STAGE TONIGHT

  • Billy Joel @ Madison Square Garden
  • Ryan Adams @ Central Park
  • Jeff Beck and Buddy Guy @ Theater at Madison Square Garden
  • BJ the Chicago Kid @ The Highline Ballroom
  • Gin Blossoms and The Cringe @ BB King Blues Club

 

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1969, Neil Armstrong walks on the moon, saying the words,"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

 

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