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Morning Brief: February 9

Morning Brief: February 9
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Beck, Sam Smith win Big at Grammys

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today urged drivers across New York to exercise caution during the current winter storm.

FUV artists won big this year at the music industry’s biggest awards show. Beck won Album of the Year with Morning Phase, Sam Smith won both record and song of the year for “Stay with Me.” Big ups to both, and a certain Heartbreaker should be happy too! Here’s the complete list of winners.

NEED TO KNOW

NY Governor's Winter Storm Warning   [Yeshiva World News].

Dean Smith, Champion of College Basketball and of Racial Equality, Died at 83 [NY Times].

Obama says Sexual Violence ‘Has to Stop’ in Grammys Video [Time].

Working Familes Party will Back Elizabeth Warren for White House Run [NY Daily News].

Sen. Chuck Schumer Urges CDC to Offer Free Measles Vaccine [NY Daily News].

SPORTS

Islanders topped Buffalo 3-2

Rangers fell to Dallas in Overtime, 3-2

Tonight

Devils host Edmonton at 7:00

On the court, the Knicks take their talents to South Beach and play the Heat at 7:30

Nets hit the hardwood in Milwaukee at 8:00

WEATHER

A winter weather advisory is in effect until tomorrow at 6AM for a “wintry mix” all day. 29/27. By the end of the day, less than 2 inches of snow could be falling [full forecast].

ON STAGE TONIGHT

• Robert Earl Keen with Bonnie Bishop @ the Bowery Ballroom

• Milton @ Pete’s Candy Store

• Parquet Courts, Future Punx and Eaters @ Palisades

• Rhythm Nomads featuring Vinx, Massamba Diop and Tony Vacca @ the Blue Note

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1964, The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing before a "record-busting" audience of 73 million viewers across the USA (nearly 40% of the country’s population at the time).

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