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Morning Brief: August 21

Morning Brief: August 21
Under the sun, thumb through a book in Bryant Park ...

Enjoy the beautiful weather while it lasts! Grab a book from Bryant Park's Reading Room and soak in the sun. [More information]

Sunny this afternoon and clear skies tonight, high 89. [Full forecast]

Each of New York City's leading mayoral candidates answer five fun questions. [New York Times]

Comptroller candidate Eliot Spitzer unveils policy plans. [Associated Press]

New York City Council members propose legislation that would add a charge to plastic bag use. [WFUV]

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

1911: The Mona Lisa is stolen by a Louvre employee.


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