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Morning Brief: November 11

Morning Brief: November 11
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Land of the free and the home of the brave.

Today is Veteran's Day and to honor our returned soldiers, New York is holding it's annual Veteran's Day Parade. In honor of the 200th anniversary of the "Star Spangled Banner," this year's theme is LAND OF THE FREE/ HOME OF THE BRAVE. The parade starts at 11 on 26th and 5th.

NEED TO KNOW

Militant Group in Egypt Joins ISIL [New York Times]

Obama Asks for Net Neutrality Rules [New York Times]

NYC Ebola Doctor Released from the Hospital [Washington Post]

De Blasio Announces Laxer Marijuana Laws [NY Daily News]

NYC To Make Gender Changes on Birth Certificates Easier [CBS Local]

SPORTS

The Devils fell to the Bruins 4-2. The host the Wild tonight at 7.

The Rangers are at home at 7 against the Penguins.

The Islanders are also at home today, playing the Avalanche at 7.

WEATHER

It's going to be mostly sunny with highs around 64. Tonight we might see some fog roll in late with a chance of rain, lows hitting 55.

ON STAGE TONIGHT

• David Grisman And Del McCoury (with Billy Strings And Don Julin) @ City Winery

• Fitz And The Tantrums (with Big Data) @ the Space at Westbury

• The String Cheese Incident @ the Capitol Theatre

• Roger Hodgson formerly of Supertramp @ the Paramount

• Billy F. Gibbons of ZZ Top with John Popper of Blues Traveler featuring Anton Fig, Will Lee, Martin Guigui and

Mike Flanigin and Rickity @ Brooklyn Bowl

• WFUV PRESENTS: “On Your Radar”, hosted by John Platt, featuring The Boxcar Lillies, Matt

Nakoa and Mya Byrne @ Rockwood Music Hall

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1918, the first World War ended. Germany signed an armistice treaty at 5 a.m.in a railroad car outside Compiégne, France.

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