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Morning Brief: August 30

Morning Brief: August 30
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Ever ride a unicycle? Ever want to learn?

The Fourth Annual Unicycle Fest is happening this weekend in New York City. Enthusiasts will ride from the Brooklyn Bridge to Coney Island tonight. And this weekend, there will be a number of events, including learn-to-ride demos and games. And it's completely free! [More information]

WEATHER
Mostly sunny today, high 81. [Full forecast]

NEED TO KNOW
Scott Stringer gaining momentum in New York City's comptroller race, according to a new survey. [Wall Street Journal]

A soccer stadium in the Bronx? [Wall Street Journal]

Trains were delayed Thursday as cats were found to be blocking the tracks. [New York Times]

SPORTS
Baltimore Orioles at Yankees; 7:05 p.m.
Mets at Washington Nationals; 7:05 p.m.

TODAY'S HISTORY
1835: Melbourne was founded.

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