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Morning Brief: September 24

Morning Brief: September 24
by
Shana Tova for Rosh Hashanah

The Jewish new year begins tonight at sundown tonight. The holiday is marked by some really good food, but luckily AM New York put together some good recipes for the holiday, including brisket, noodle kugel, and original New York cheesecake.

NEED TO KNOW

Strikes in Syria are the start of a prolonged campaign [Washington Post].

Obama Presses Chinese on Global Warming [NY Times].

Young Migrants to NYC to Receive Legal Help [WFUV, via Associated Press].

Bronx Unemployment Rate Falls Below 10% for the first Time in Six Years [NY Daily News].

Coke, Pepsi Pledge to Reduce Calorie Consumption [WFUV via Associated Press].

SPORTS

Yankees fall to Baltimore 5-4. They play again today at 1.

Mets fell to Washington 2-4. They play again in the Capital tonight at 7.

WEATHER

A nice day, high of 70 with a few clouds, but rain likely tonight. Low of 60 [full forecast].

ON STAGE TONIGHT

·       The Black Keys with Cage The Elephant @ Barclays Center

·       Boz Scaggs @ the Ridgefield Playhouse

·       Lily Allen (with LolaWolf) @ Terminal 5

·       Sam Bush with The Amigos @ City Winery

·       Wishbone Ash @ the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill

·       Lee “Scratch” Perry (with Subatomic Sound System) @ Brooklyn Bowl

·       WFUV PRESENTS: Emmylou Harris with Nathaniel Rateliff @ the Tarrytown Music Hall

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt proclaims Devils Tower in Wyoming as the nation's first National Monument.

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