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Morning Brief: July 8th

Morning Brief: July 8th
What you need to know for July 8th!


Today, mostly sunny with a high of 92, and tonight, scattered thunderstorms with a low of 75. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Violence continues in Ukraine. [ABC News]

New York legalizes medical marijuana as Governor Andrew Cuomo signs bill into law. [WFUV News]

New Jersey senators celebrate completion of Hoboken viaduct renovation. [The Star-Ledger]

Long waits for VA health care rose sharply in Connecticut. [The Courant]

On Stage Tonight

• Crosby, Stills And Nash @ the Beacon Theatre

• Marshall Crenshaw and The Bottle Rockets @ City Winery
• Oh Land @ Rockwood Music Hall
• WFUV PRESENTS: Natalie Merchant @ the State Theatre
• WFUV PRESENTS: Andrew Bird And The Hands Of Glory with Luke Temple @ Summerstage in Central Park
• WFUV PRESENTS: “On Your Radar”, hosted by John Platt, featuring The Sea The Sea, Roger Street Friedman and Rachel Ries @ Rockwood Music Hall


The New York Yankees are in Cleveland to take on the Indians at 7.

The New York Mets welcome the Atlanta Braves at 7:10.

Today in History

In 1889, the first issue of the Wall Street Journal is published.