Morning Brief: January 27
It was a good night for Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. Take a look at who the other big winners were. [Complete list of winners]
Wintry mix expected for today, with a 20 percent chance of percipitation and a high of 36. Clear tonight. [Full forecast]
NEED TO KNOW
To expand prekindergarten, New York may look to New Jersey as example. [New York Times]
Man is found dead in the emergency room of a Bronx hospital after waiting eight hours for treatment. [New York Post]
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito join a diverse group of Council members as they make their first lobbying trip to Albany. [Capital]
After the death of Avonte Oquendo Sen. Chuck Schumer proposes "Avonte's Law," which would encourage autisitc children to wear a GPS tracking device. [Associated Press]
Toronto Rapers at Nets; 7:30 p.m.
Boston Bruins at Islanders; 7 p.m.
ON STAGE TONIGHT
Snowbird, I Break Horses, Lanterns on the Lake; 8 p.m. at the Bedford [More information]
1984: Pop star Michael Jackson sustained second-degree burns while filming a commerical for Pepsi.
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