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Morning Brief: June 8

Photo Courtesy: Middletown Fire Department

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A "unique call" for Conneticut firefighters. They rescued a great dane from a roof top.  A sizeable great dane climbed onto the roof in the morning.  Neighbors spotted the dog and called firefighters.  He resisted the help of firefighters at first.  But the firefighters managed to guide the dog off the roof.

 

NEED TO KNOW

U.S. carrier now pounding ISIS from Mediterranean. [CNN]

Outrage over 6-month sentence for Brock Turner in Stanford rape case [CNN]

Five correction officers will get jail time after convicted of brutal assault of Rikers Island inmate. [Daily News

A Riding Program for Disabled Children Finds Stables It Can Call Home. [NY Times]  

Assembly pushes Senate on Climate Change Bill as session end approaches [City&State]

SPORTS

The Yankees take on the Angels at 7:05.

The Mets face the Pirates at 7:05.

WEATHER

Mostly cloudy, becoming cooler with a shower or thunderstorm from late morning on. 68/56 [Full Forecast

ON STAGE TONIGHT

  • WFUV Presents: Dr. John @ Bergen PAC
  • WFUV Presents: Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings @ Celebrate Brooklyn
  • WFUV Presents: Benjamin Clementine @ Irving Plaza
  • Death Cab for Cutie w/ CHVRCHES @ CMAC (Canandaigua, NY)
  • Alberta Cross @ Rough Trade NYC
  • NNEKA @ Drom
  • Hippo Campus @ The Bowery Ballroom
  • The Shelters @ Mercury Lounge

THIS DAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1969, Brian Jones left the Rolling Stones.

 

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