Morning Brief: August 8
Head over to Prospect Park in Brooklyn tonight around 8 p.m. to listen to the live score of the 2012 Oscar-nominated film, Beasts of the Southern Wild. [More information]
Showers are likely today and tonight; high 83. [Full forecast]
NEED TO KNOW
After New York adopts tougher tests, scores sink. [New York Times]
Rockaway officials are seeking designs for a new boardwalk. Proposals are to be submitted by next Wednesday. [Daily News]
A dead shark ended up on a Queens-bound N train... [DNA Info]
Does your neighborhood vote? Check out this map that measures voter turnout. [WNYC]
Democratic mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner is confident he'll get the vote of Mayor Bloomberg...? [New York Observer]
Yankees have the day off
Colorado Rockies at Mets; 12:10 p.m.
1908: Wilbur Wright of the famed Wright Brothers makes his first public flight in Franc
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