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Morning Brief: November 21st

by Kris Venezia
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Bill de Blasio

flickr, Kevdiaphoto

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio will soon take the reigns of New York City.

De Blasio takes office January 1st, and he has announced the sixty members of his transition team. [NY Daily News]

Weather

Today, partly cloudy with a high of 49, and tonight, cloudy with a low of 42. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

The New York City Council held a hearing on alleged racial profiling in stores. [CBS NY]

The US Congress has plans to tax New Jersey's online gambling. [Forbes]

Carnegie Mellon is bringing science programs to the Big Apple. [NY Times]

Sports

The New York Rangers are in Dallas at 8:30.

The New Jersey Devils skate in Los Angeles at 10:30.

On Stage Tonight

• Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby with Kentucky Thunder @ the Mayo Performing Arts Center

• Neil Finn @ Le Poisson Rouge

• Gin Blossoms @ Stage 48

• Jonathan Richman featuring Tommy Larkins (with Hilton Valentine) @ Bowery Ballroom

• Radney Foster and Darden Smith @ Hill Country

• Nicole Atkins @ the MOSCOT Gallery and Music Space

• James Vincent McMorrow @ Joe’s Pub

• WFUV PRESENTS: The Mavericks (with Mockingbird Sun) @ Tarrytown Music Hall

Today in History

In 1989, smoking is banned on all domestic US flights.

WFUV's Morning Brief is published each weekday morning at 5 a.m. Do you have an event or news item that should be included? Email cryan@wfuvnews.org or leave a comment below.

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