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Morning Brief: December 30

Morning Brief: December 30
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Measuring Bloomberg's personal impact on New York City ...

Report by The New York Times shows Michael Bloomberg spent at least $650 million of his own money during his time as mayor.

WEATHER
Mostly sunny, with a high of 38. Partly cloudy tonight. [Full forecast]

NEED TO KNOW
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio is expected to appoint Carmen Farina as the next schools chancellor. [New York Times

Justice Sonia Sotomayor is slated to help lead the countdown to the new year in Times Square. [New York Times]

Funds for numerous city programs will run dry when Bloomberg leaves office this week. [Capital NY]

De Blasio declines to elaborate on his daughter's history of drug and alcohol abuse. [Capital NY]

SPORTS
No major games today.

ON STAGE TONIGHT
Gov't Mule; 8 p.m. at Beacon Theatre [More information]

TODAY'S HISTORY
1993: Israel and Vatican City establish diplomatic relations.

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