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Morning Brief: January 22

Morning Brief: January 22
Blustery winds follow last night's snow but, for many, it's business as usual.

New York City schools open today despite snowy roads and icy temperatures. [NY Daily News]

Click here for a list of schools that did close [NBC]


Last night's snowfall's going to be replaced by blustery winds, with gusts as high as 33 mph.  Highs of 14, with windchills making it feel as cold as eleven below. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's plans to fund universal Pre-K pose a challenge for NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio's tax platform.  [NY Times]

The remains of missing autistic teen Avonte Oquendo have been found. [NY Daily News]

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was sworn in for his second term as polls indicate he's losing support. [NY Daily News]


The New York Knicks host the Philadelphia 76ers tonight at 7:30.

On Stage Tonight

Silvertone, Greetigs from Anywhere, Midnight Rage @ Mercury Lounge; 5:30

Sarah Factor @ Rockwood Music Hall: Stage 1; 6

Today in History

In 1973, Joe Frazier loses in a fight to George Foreman, breaking the undefeated record he had held since 1970.

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