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Morning Brief: July 30th

by Kris Venezia
Staten Island.

Wally Gobertz, Flickr

What you need to know for July 30th!


Today, partly cloudy with a high of 81, and tonight, clear with a low of 67. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

The US and Europe impose new sanctions on Russia. [USA Today]

Israel broadens targets in Gaza barrage. [New York Times]

A disabled commuter train going to New York City has been cleared from the tracks. [Wall Street Journal]

New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli says NYC might beat tax collections forecast. [Bloomberg News]


The New York Mets host the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:10.

The New York Yankees are in Texas to face the Rangers at 8:05.

On Stage Tonight

Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam @ City Winery

Trigger Hippy featuring Jackie Greene, Joan Osborne, Steve Gorman, Nick Gorvik and Tom Bukovac (with John Reid) @ the Fairfield 
Theatre Company’s StageOne
Mike Peters of The Alarm @ Iridium
Jagwar Ma (with Cities Aviv) @ Webster Hall
Ingrid Michaelson, (Neulore and Secret Someones) @ SummerStage in Central Park
Scars On 45 (with Broken Anchor) @ Mercury Lounge
Micky Dolenz @ the B.B. King Blues Club and Grill 
WFUV PRESENTS: Rodrigo Y Gabriela (with Kishi Bashi) @ the State Theatre
WFUV PRESENTS: Forro In The Dark and Debo Band @ Madison Square Park
Today in History
In 1930, Uruguay wins the first ever FIFA World Cup.



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