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Morning Brief: January 2nd

Morning Brief: January 2nd

Morning Brief: January 2nd

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Snow is on its way to New York City.

About 9 inches of snow are expected in the Big Apple. [NY Daily News]

Need to Know

Mayor Bill de Blasio takes office. [Reuters]

New Jersey's minimum wage is on the rise. [ABC News]

A puppet offers some advice to tourists who travel to New York City. [NY Daily News]

Sports

The New York Islanders host the Chicago Blackhawks at 7.

The Brooklyn Nets are in Oklahoma City at 8.

The New York Knicks travel to San Antonio at 8:30.

On Stage Tonight

Peter Wolf @ City Winery

Living Colour (with Dave Dreiwitz’s Crescent Moon) @ Brooklyn Bowl

The Bad Plus @ the Village Vanguard

Today in History

In 1967, Ronald Reagan is sworn in as Governor of California.

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