Morning Brief: October 31st

by Kris Venezia
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Halloween pumpkins

flickr, Pedro J. Ferreira 

Happy Halloween!

There are events going on around New York City to celebrate the spooky holiday. [Timeout NY

Weather

Cloudy today, with a high of 67, and tonight, a chance of showers with a low of 61. [Full Forecast

Need to Know

Parts of New Jersey are still rebuilding a year after Superstorm Sandy. [US News & World Report

A new poll shows Democrat Bill de Blasio maintains a large lead over Republican rival Joe Lhota. [CBS News

New York business aren't waiting for the city to get flood-ready. [NPR

Sports

The New York Knicks are in Chicago at 8.

The New York Rangers host the Buffalo Sabres at 7.

Today in History

In 1926, Magician Harry Houdini dies after suffering injuries before a performance. 

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