Morning Brief: September 30

by Jeff Coltin
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Metro North Railroad

Howard Brier, flickr

Tough Commute?

Metro North’s still seeing major delays with the New Haven line at only 50 percent capacity.  But WCBS says things could get better soon.

WEATHER
More beautiful weather.  Sunny skies all day with a  high of 72. [Full forecast]

NEED TO KNOW
Have questions about the government shutdown?  Here’s some answers. [CNN]

New York City’s website gets a new look in the final months of Mayor Bloomberg [New York Times]

 NYC’s mayoral candidates benefitting from some property tax loopholes. [Daily News]

ON STAGE TONIGHT
Young sensation Lorde plays Webster Hall at 7p.m. [More information]

James Cotton brings the Blues to City Winery at 6 p.m. [More information]

SPORTS

Baseball season’s over in New York. Yankees won the final game of the season, beating the Astros 5-1.

Same for the Mets—beating the Brewers 3-2.

Giants lost to the Chiefs 31-7
Jets lost to the Titans, 38-13

TODAY'S HISTORY
1947: The first televised World Series game takes place between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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