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Morning Brief: June 18

by Stephanie Colombini

Lotus Caroll, flickr

Here's what you need to know for the day.

President Obama's set to meet with White House leaders to discuss what kind of role the U.S. should play in Iraq conflict. [Politico]


Partly cloudy, with a high of 88.  More chances of rain tonight, with a low around 71. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

New York Governor Cuomo rejects newly amended medical marijuana bill as negotions continue. [Lohud]

New York lawmakers propose a bill that would grant state citizenship to undocumented immigrants. [Businessweek]

A federal judge declares a mistrial in New York State Senator Malcolm Smith's corruption trial. [NY Times]


The New York Mets are in St. Louis playing the Cardinals today at 1:45.

The New York Yankees host the Toronto Blue Jays at 7:05.

On Stage Tonight

WFUV Presents: The National @ Prospect Park Bandshell, 6.

Late Show: Poolside, Mattie Safer @ Mercury Lounge, 9:30.

Today in History

In 1983, Dr. Sally Ride becomes the first woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.


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