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Morning Brief: November, 16

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Today, Mayor de Blasio is expected to announce a bill to improve businesses by Kennedy Airport in Queens. The bill will create the JFK Business Improvement District, which aims to provide these businesses with better services, such as improved lighting and snow removal. Over 500 businesses will benefit. [full report]

NEED TO KNOW

In Czech Republic, Some Hope a Trump Could Bring Star Power [NY Times

Old Treaties and New Alliances Empower Native Americans [NY Times]

Manhattan DA Office Seeks to Limit NYPD Prosecution of Protestors With New Guidelines [NY Times]

NYC Transit Workers Warn of January Strike as They Seek Better Pay and Pensions [NY Times]

Swastikas Found Carved in New York Sen. Brad Hoylman's Manhattan Apartment Building [NY Times]

SPORTS

The New York Knicks play the Detriot Pistons at Madison Square Garden, 7:30

WEATHER

Cloudy, 60/46 [full report]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

MARGO PRICE AND SAM OUTLAW AT MUSIC HALL OF WILLIAMSBURG

INGRID MICHAELSON AT THE BEACON THEATRE

WILD BEASTS AT LE POISSON ROUGE

MOUNT MORIAH AT ROCKWOOD MUSIC HALL

JUDY COLLINS WITH ARI HEST AT CAFÉ CARLYLE

LOS LOBOS AT THE WAREHOUSE AT FAIRFIELD THEATRE COMPANY

 

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TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 2001, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone debuted. It was the first Harry Potter film to open in movie theaters.

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