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Morning Brief: July 22

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

Weather

Mostly sunny today, with a high near 86.  Partly cloudy tonight, with a low around 72. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

President Obama signs executive order to ban job discrimination against LGBT employees. [Huff Post]

New York City's reviewing cases of assault on Rikers Island inmates. [NY Times]

4 emergency workers suspended in light of fatal NYPD chokehold. [CBS Local]

Sports

The New York Yankees host the Texas Rangers tonight at 7:05.

The New York Mets are in Seattle playing the Mariners at 10:10.

On Stage Tonight

Co-Presented with Wordless Music: Neutral Milk Hotel, Circulatory System @ Prospect Park Bandshell, 6.

Phox, Trails and Ways @ Knitting Factory, 7.

Today in History

In 1587, a second English colony's established on Roanoke Island off North Carolina.  It late mysteriously vanishes.

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