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Morning Brief: January 20, 2014

by Stephanie Colombini
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Gage Skidmore, Flickr

Scandal continues to follow Governor Chris Christie

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's facing more investigations, after Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer's allegation he withheld Superstorm Sandy Recovery Funds from her town. [Huff Post]

Weather

Expect today to be partly cloudy, with highs around 43.  Temperatures drop tonight, with lows of around 21.   Forecasts say it's going to continue to get colder throughout the week. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

A threatening video has surfaced online that has many concerned about safety at the Winter Olympics. [CNN]

Two dangerous traffic accidents in New York City kill two and injure one, following Mayor De Blasio's vow to reduce pedestrian casualties last week. [NY Daily News]

Today the nation remembers the birthday of civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr.  New York City is hosting a number of events commemorating the federal holiday. [Latin Post]

Sports

The New York Knicks take on their neighbors from Brooklyn when the Nets come to the Garden today at 2:30.

The New York Islanders host the Philadelphia flyers at 1.

On Stage Tonight

The Persuasions @ SubCulture tonight; 7:30.

The Music of Karl Jenkins @ Carnegie Hall, 7.

Today in History 

In 1945, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is sworn in for an unprecented 4th term.  

WFUV's Morning Brief is published each weekday morning at 5 a.m. Do you have an event or news item that should be included? Email cryan@wfuvnews.org or leave a comment below.

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