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Morning Brief: April 15th

by Kris Venezia
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Brooklyn Bridge.

Loic Lagarde, Flickr

What you need to know for April 15th!

Weather

Today, scattered showers with a high of 62, and tonight, more rain with a low of 34. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

President Barack Obama speaks with Vladamir Putin as tensions in Russia continue to rise. [Fox News]

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie continues to be investigated for his possible role in a bridge closure scandal. [MSNBC]

A huge new development project in New York City becomes a data science lab. [New York Times]

Sports

The New York Yankees host the Chicago Cubs at 7:05.

The New York Mets are in Arizona at 9:40.

The Brooklyn Nets welcome the New York Knicks are 8.

On Stage Tonight

• Phil Lesh and Friends featuring Warren Haynes, Jackie Greene, John Medeski and Joe Russo @ Brooklyn Academy of Music 

• Rufus Wainwright with Lucy Wainwright Roche @ Town Hall
 
• The James Hunter Six @ the Turning Point
 
• Daniel Rossen (with William Tyler) @ the Music Hall of Williamsburg
 
• Pierre Bensusan @ Iridium
 
• Popa Chubby @ B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
 
Today in History
 
In 1965, the first Ford Mustang rolls off the show room floor, two days before it is set to go on sale nationwide. 

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