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Morning Brief: February 3rd

Morning Brief: February 3rd
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Snow day in the Big Apple.

Snow is in the forecast for New York City with up to a foot of snow expected. [Full Forecast

Need to Know

The New York-New Jersey Super Bowl was a nightmare commute for some fans. [Fox NY]

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in an apparent overdose. [NY Daily News]

Mayor Bill de Blasio meets Staten Island groundhog named Chuck, drops him. [CBS NY]

Sports

The New Jersey Devils host Colorado at 7:30.

The Brooklyn Nets host Philadelphia at 7:30.

The New York Knicks are in Milwaukee at 8.

Today in History 

In 1959, rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson died in a plane crash.