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Morning Brief: April 29th

by Kris Venezia
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Battery Park.

Brian Kingsley, Flickr

What you need to know for April 29th!

Weather

Today, some scattered showers with a high of 49, and tonight, rain should continue to fall with a low of 46. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Twisters devastate southern states. [CNN]

Staten Island Representative Michael Grimm pleads not guilty to 20-count federal indictment. [CBS NY]

Developers say a New Jersey megamall will be finished in 2016. [ABC News]

Sports

The New York Rangers travel to Philadelphia for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference First Round. The series is 3-2 in favor of the Rangers. Puck drops at 7:30.

The New York Mets are on the road to face the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:05.

The New York Yankees welcome the Seattle Mariners at 7:05.

Today in History

In 1992, the Los Angeles riots begin following the acquittal of police officers charged with excessive force in the beating of Rodney King. 

 

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