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Morning Brief: August 20

Morning Brief: August 20
Stop by a block party later this afternoon and grab some free food...

The free-wheeling barbeque joint, Brother Jimmy's, is celebrating its fifth anniversary today by cooking for its Brooklyn neighborhood. [More information]

Sunny and blue skies expected today, high around 87. [Full forecast]

Gov. Chris Christie signs bill outlawing gay "cure." [New York Times]

Mayoral candidate Christine Quinn condemns violence at rally. [New York Observer]

NYPD seizes over 250 illegal guns in historic bust. [WFUV News]

Toronto Blue Jays at Yankees; 1:05 p.m.
Atlanta Braves at Mets; 7:10 p.m.

1938: Lou Gehrig hits his 23rd career grand slam; it is a record that still stands today.

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