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Morning Brief: July 29th

Morning Brief: July 29th
What you need to know for July 29th!


Today, mostly sunny with a high of 81, and tonight, clear with a low of 65. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Lawmakers unveil compromise bill to aid veterans hospitals. [NBC News]

A shooting in lower Manhattan leaves three officers shot and the suspect killed. [CBS News]

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's new pension reforms could lead to new surge in retirements. [Star-Ledger]

New York families sue state to change teacher tenure. [WFUV News]


The New York Mets host the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:10.

The New York Yankees are in Texas to face the Rangers at 8:05.

On Stage Tonight

Imelda May (with Screaming Rebel Angels) @ the Bowery Ballroom

The Kooks (with Clara-Nova) @ Terminal 5
Naomi Shelton And The Gospel Queens with Daptone DJs @ Rough Trade NYC
Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam @ City Winery
The Samples (with Mike Montrey Band and The Attic Ends) @ Brooklyn Bowl
Dick Dale @ the YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
The Turtles featuring Flo And Eddie, Chuck Negron of Three Dog Night, Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad, Mitch 
Ryder And The Detroit Wheels and Gary Lewis And The Playboys @ the State Theatre
3 Doors Down (with Amy LaVere) @ the Space at Westbury
Sugar Ray and Smash Mouth with Blues Traveler and Uncle Kracker @ the Paramount
WFUV PRESENTS: Conor Oberst with Dawes @ SummerStage in Central Park

Today in History

In 1976, David Berkowitz, also known as the "Son of Sam," kills one and seriously injuries another in his first of many attacks in New York City.