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Morning Brief: March 25

Morning Brief: March 25
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Get your name in lights

It's not the Cannes, but the Chelsea Film Festival is in its third year now. The festival isn't until October, but the time to submit entrees is now. Its founder says they always like to encourage local film, especially new filmmakers. The deadline to submit is July 31st.

NEED TO KNOW

Iran Looks to Avoid Specifics in Nuclear Deal [New York Times]

Obama Slows Withdrawal from Afghanistan [Washington Post]

Cuomo Drops Dream Act and Education Tax Credit from Budget [New York Times]

NYCHA to Speed Up Security Camera Installation [NY Daily News]

Brooklyn Residents Oppose Proposed Weekend Shutdown of L Train [CBS New York]

SPORTS

Yesterday

The Rangers fell to the Kings 4-2.

The Islanders lost to the Wild 2-1.

Tonight

The Knicks play the Clippers at 7.

The Nets are in North Carolina at 7.

WEATHER

Sunshine in the morning giving way to clouds and rain in the afternoon and night. [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

  • Broods (with Erik Hassle) @ Irving Plaza
  • Bjork @ The City Center
  • The Lone Bellow @ Bowery Ballroom

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1911, the infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Fire happened in New York, killing 145 workers.

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