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Morning Brief: May 4

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Mayor de Blasio is calling for more speed cameras around New York City schools. He wants to eliminate traffic deaths. This is part of his Vision Zero street-safety campaign. This year, as of March 31, 46 people have died from traffic accidents. [Full Story]

NEED TO KNOW

Rising Knife Violence Alarms Britain as Youths Take up Arms [NY Times]

Marine Le Pen, a Fierce Campaigner, Heads to Finale in French Election [NY Times]

Comey Faces Senate Grilling on FBI Investigations Into 2016 Election [LA Times]

American Airlines to Squeeze Seats Closer Together on New Planes [LA Times]

FBI Director Says He's Looking Into Possible Leaks to Giuliani [NY Daily News]

SPORTS

Yankees beat Blue Jays, 8-6

TODAY

Braves host Mets @ Atlanta, 7:35

WEATHER

Partly Cloudy, 62/51 [full report

ON STAGE TONIGHT

“THE TRANSATLANTIC SESSIONS” AT TOWN HALL WITH JERRY DOUGLAS, ALY BAIN* AND SPECIAL GUEST ROSANNE CASH

DUSTBOWL REVIVAL AT FAIRFIELD THEATRE COMPANY

ROGER MCGUINN AT SOUTH ORANGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

BARBRA STREISAND AT NASSAU COLISEUM

CARBON LEAF AT FAIRFIELD THEATRE COMPANY

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1953, Ernest Hemingway won the Pulitzer Prize for The Old Man and the Sea.  

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