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Morning Brief: May 10

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Donald Trump may not face competition for the GOP nomination any longer, but the fight still continues on the Democratic side. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders go head to head again today with two primaries, one in Nebraska and one in West Virginia.

NEED TO KNOW

Anger Overflows in Nigeria as Economy Dives [New York Times]

US Government and North Carolina Escalate Legal Fight Over Transgender Law [Reuters]

NYC and Non Profit Clash over Accessibility of Roosevelt Memorial [New York Times]

Candidates to Replace Charles Rangel will Face Off in the Bronx [DNAinfo]

Other Music, Beloved East Village Record Store, to Shut Down in June [NY Daily News]

SPORTS

YESTERDAY

The Mets beat the Dodgers 4-2.

The Yankees topped the Royals 6-3.

TONIGHT

The Mets take on the Dodgers at 10.

The Yankees face the Royals at 7.

WEATHER

Cooler and cloudy, clearing up slightly over night, 61/50 [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

  • WFUV Presents: The Heartless Bastards and Old 97s @ The Music Hall of Williamsburg
  •  WFUV Presents: John Hiatt @ The Ridgefield Playhouse
  •  Alice Cooper @ State Theatre (NJ)
  •  Crystal Fighters @ The Bowery Ballroom
  •  Breakbot @ Webster Hall
  •  Rococode @ Mercury Lounge
  •  The Strawbs @ B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
  •  Arlo Guthrie @ Landmark on Mainstreet

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1869, the Transcontinental Railroad was completed.

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