Morning Brief: March 5th
Thousands of parents and students rallied in support of charter schools yesterday, while Mayor Bill de Blasio pushed for his pre-kindergarten plan in Albany. [CBS Local]
Today, partly cloudy with a high of 37, and tomorrow, partly cloudy with a low of 23. [Full Forecast]
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Secretary of State John Kerry pledged US aid for Ukraine. [New York Times]
Metro-North releases 100-day plan to boost safety. [New York Post]
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is pushing a minimum wage increase. [CT Post]
The New York Rangers host Toronto at 7.
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Today in History
In 1933, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a "bank holiday", closing all US banks and freezing all financial transactions.