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Morning Brief: June 9

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The Four newest members of the periodic table get names.  The discovery of elements 113,115, 117 and 118 complete the 7th row of the table.  To hold true to the old chemistry tradition, the discoverers of the elements had the honour of naming the elements.  The name of elements derive from the scientist's name and the geographical location of where the research took place.  [Full Story]   



4 Killed in Tel Aviv terror attack; 2 arrested at 'soft target' [CNN

Clinton begins Vice Presidential search. [CNN]

Norman Seabrook, NYC correction officers' union head, arrested on federal corruption charges. [Daily News]

Fraud Charges Against Jail Officers' Union Chief With a Taste for Luxury. [NY Times]

de Blasio and Mark Viverito Tout Early Budget Agreement. [City & State]


Yankees take on the Angels at 7:05.

Mets face the Brewers at 8:10.


Sunshine all day 72/58. [Full Forecast]  


  • WFUV Presents: Son Little @ Bowery Ballroom
  • The Temper Trap @ Webster Hall
  • WIIV @ House of Vans
  • Eagulls w/ Pure Bathing Culture @ Baby's All Right
  • Wolf Parade @ McCarren Park
  • Birdy @ Irving Plaza
  • Laurance Juber @ Towne Crier Café
  • Guster @ Daryl's House
  • Rebelution @ Stone Pony Summer Stage


On this day in 1973, Secretariat becomes the first horse since 1948 to win America's coveted Triple-Town Kentucky Derby.


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