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Morning Brief: September 20th

by Kris Venezia
Coney Island

flickr, jamescastle

New Yorkers are getting the chance to watch a movie festival at Brooklyn's Coney Island.

The annual Coney Island Film Festival kicks off today in Brooklyn. [More Details]


Sunny today with a high of 77, tonight mostly clear with a low of 60. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Some sources say shootings in New York City are up since a recent ruling on stop-and-frisk. [CBS New York]

Some New York City Hispanics laid out a plan for the next mayor of the Big Apple. [WFUV News]

A New Jersey Judge has resigned for a funny reason. [ABC News]


Yankees lost 6-2 in Toronto. The Bronx Bombers host the Giants tonight at 7:05.

Mets fell 2-1 at home to San Francisco. The Amazins' travel to Philadelphia and take on the Phillies at 7:05.

Today in History

In 2001, President George W. Bush announced a "war on terror" following the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center.

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