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Morning Brief: April 30th

by Kris Venezia
New York City.

Chris Ford, Flickr

What you need to know for April 30th!


Today, a high chance of rain with around an inch expected to fall, high of 50, and tonight, heavy rain showers with a low of 49. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has received a lifetime ban from the NBA. [ESPN]

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has named a former state attorney general as Port Authority chairman. [WSJ]

The New York Assembly has passed a bill to add 140 more speed cameras to New York City streets. [NY Daily News]


The Brooklyn Nets are in Toronto for Game 5 of the Eastern Conference 1st Round. The series is tied at 2-2. Tip-off is at 7:30.

The New York Mets are in Philadelphia to take on the Phillies at 7:05.

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

Today in History

In 1812, the Territory or Orleans becomes the 18th US state under the name Louisiana. 



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