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Morning Brief: March 19th

Morning Brief: March 19th
What you need to know for March 19th!


Today, cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon, high of 45, and tonight, scattered showers with a low of 41. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

The US is warning Russia that more sanctions are coming. [CNN]

New York City will pay $98 million to settle a case alleging FDNY discriminated against minority applicants. [NY Daily News]

A New Jersey lawmaker is seeking to raise the gas tax to pay for roads and bridges. [CBS News]


The Brooklyn Nets host Charolette at 7:30.

The New York Knicks welcome Indiana at 8.

On Stage Tonight

• The Allman Brothers Band @ Beacon Theatre

• The War On Drugs (with Doug Keith Band and Sore Eros) @ Bowery Ballroom
• The XX @ the Park Avenue Armory
• Soulive featuring Susan Tedeschi (and Joe Russo, with Jon Cleary and the Shady Horns) @ Brooklyn Bowl
• Peggy Seeger (with Susan Wright) @ the Towne Crier Cafe
• Huey Lewis and the News (with Bob Polding) @ Bergen Performing Arts Center
• Stephen Bishop, John Ford Coley and Dan Hill @ B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
Today in History
In 1979, the US House of Representatives begins broadcasting on a cable channel called C-SPAN.