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Morning Brief: June 13th

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The U.S. Flag flown on one of the first ships to land was sold on Sunday. The flag was auctioned off for $514,000 by Heritage Auctions. It has one bullet hole, blamed on a German machine gun. [Full Story]

NEED TO KNOW

8 Dead in Damascus Suicide Bombing [USA Today]

50 Killed in Orlando Shooting, Gunman Killed [CNN]

De Blasio Tightens Security in NYC after Orlando Shooting [WFUV]

New Jersey Might Be Paying More At The Pump [CBS]

Christina Grimmie's NJ Hometown Plans Vigil [Billboard]\

SPORTS

WEEKEND

The Yankees beat the Tigers 4-0 on Friday, before losing 6-1 Saturday and 4-1 on Sunday.

The Mets beat the Brewers 2-1 on Friday, before losing 4-7 on Saturday and 3-5 on Sunday.

WEATHER

Mostly sunny, 79/59 [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

Brett Dennen @ Bowery Ballroom

 Barenaked Ladies @ Central Park

 Woody Allen @ Café Carlyle

TODAY IN HISTORY

 

On this day in history, Thurgood Marshall is nominated for Supreme Court Justice, later becoming the first black justice on the Supreme Court.

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