Morning Brief: September 9
Today marks the first day of school for New York City public school students. (This year begins later than most previous years because of the Rosh Hashanah holiday.)
A lovely day to walk your kids to school, partly cloudy, high of 74. [Full forecast]
NEED TO KNOW
The Republican Candidates for New York City’s Mayor squared off yesterday in the final debate with November’s general election on their minds [WFUV News]
Serena Williams wins her 17th Grand Slam singles title at the US Open in Queens. [ESPN]
New York City Opera, founded to make opera accessible to a wide audience, may be forced to cancel most of its season. [New York Times]
Ben Jealous, head of the NCAAP, will step down. [New York Times]
Yankees play the Orioles in Baltimore; 7:05 p.m.
Mets host the Nationals; 7:10 p.m.
1971: The Attica Prison Riot began in Western New York. 39 would die over the next four days, most killed by state troopers retaking the prison.
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