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Morning Brief: June 7

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Ever wonder what the Milky Way sounds like?  Astrophysicists from the University of Birmingham have captured the sounds of some of the oldest stars in our galaxy.  Scientists used a technique called asteroseismology to capture sound trapped inside stars. With these advancements scientists hope to unlock to the secrets of how spiral galaxies, like our own, formed and evolved.  The sounds of the Milky Way allow scientist to uncover the history of the galaxy. [Science Daily

NEED TO KNOW

ISIS shooting civilians trying to flee Fallujah, NGO says. [CNN]

Hillary Clinton reaches number of delegates needed to clinch Democratic nomination hours before crucial California primary. [Daily News]

'Systemic' Lapses Found in Escape of 2 Killers from Dannemora Prison. [New York Times]

Cuomo, Legislature Mull Closing LCC Loophole, Campaign Finance Rules [City & State]   

State Lawmakers looking to put a stop to NYC plastic bag fee plan [Daily News]

SPORTS

The Yankees face the Angels at 7:05.

The Mets take on the Pirates at 7:05.

WEATHER

Partly sunny and breezy with scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon, 85/58. [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

  • Dr. John @ City Winery
  • Dave Matthews Band @ PNC Bank Arts Center (NJ)
  • Rebelution @ Gramercy Theatre
  • Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band @ Bergen Performing Arts Center 

TODAY  IN HISTORY

On this day in 1913, an Alaskan missionary leads the first successful ascent of Mt. McKinley, the highest point on the American continent.

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