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Morning Brief: September 23

Morning Brief: September 23
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Seasons Change

Autumn has officially begun! Space.com has a list of some pretty in-depth astronomy facts regarding the season changing. But here at FUV, seasons changing brings to mind something different than the sun and moon. After all, what do they care about astronomy?

NEED TO KNOW

Hundreds of thousands flee Syria ahead of ISIS’s advance [CNN].

The U.S. expands its bombing campaign into Syria [LA Times].

Intruder’s past raises concern at White House [NY Times].

Climate Protests Continue, Occupy Wall St. Style [WNYC].

Manhattan Democrat to Introduce Pied-à-Terre Tax Bill [Crain’s].

SPORTS

The Jets fell to Chicago 27-19

Yankees blanked Baltimore, 5-0. They play tonight at 7.

Mets play in Washington tonight at 7.

WEATHER

Sunny and clear, with a bit of a chill in the air. High of 69, low of 51 [full forecast].

ON STAGE TONIGHT

·       The Black Keys with Cage The Elephant @ Barclays Center

·       Tweedy with Hospitality @ the Brooklyn Academy of Music BAM Howard Gilman Opera House, Peter Jay Sharp Building

·       Tower Of Power @ the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill

·       Justin Currie with The Mastersons @ City Winery

·       Nada Surf (with Elliot Moss) @ Rough Trade NYC

·       Lily Allen (with LolaWolf) @ Terminal 5

·       Jason Mraz And Raining Jane @ Radio City Music Hall

·       Sondre Lerche (with Teen) @ the Bowery Ballroom

·       Shovels & Rope with John Fullbright @ the Music Hall of Williamsburg

·       Paolo Nutini with Phox @ the Apollo Theater

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1868, El Grito de Lares—the Lares Revolt—occurs in Puerto Rico against Spanish rule.

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