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Morning Brief: August 16th

Morning Brief: August 16th
It's Tell a Joke Day!

Looking for a good joke to tell? Check out the jokes some of the New York City Mayoral Candidates had to tell the [Daily News]


Mostly sunny, high of 80. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Mayor Bloomberg is working with the Army Corps of Engineers on restoring beaches that were devastated by Superstorm Sandy [WFUV News]

LG Electronics plans to build a headquarters in New Jersey and has some opposition from lawmakers and advocates [WFUV News]

The US Open of tennis has plans for a renovation plan that will help prevent rain delays [NY Times]


Yankees at Boston Red Sox, 710 PM

Mets at San Diego Padres, 1010 PM

Today's History

In 1974, the Ramones play their first show at a club in New York called CBGB

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