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Morning Brief: June 18

Morning Brief: June 18
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Here's what you need to know for the day.

President Obama's set to meet with White House leaders to discuss what kind of role the U.S. should play in Iraq conflict. [Politico]

Weather

Partly cloudy, with a high of 88.  More chances of rain tonight, with a low around 71. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

New York Governor Cuomo rejects newly amended medical marijuana bill as negotions continue. [Lohud]

New York lawmakers propose a bill that would grant state citizenship to undocumented immigrants. [Businessweek]

A federal judge declares a mistrial in New York State Senator Malcolm Smith's corruption trial. [NY Times]

Sports

The New York Mets are in St. Louis playing the Cardinals today at 1:45.

The New York Yankees host the Toronto Blue Jays at 7:05.

On Stage Tonight

WFUV Presents: The National @ Prospect Park Bandshell, 6.

Late Show: Poolside, Mattie Safer @ Mercury Lounge, 9:30.

Today in History

In 1983, Dr. Sally Ride becomes the first woman in space aboard the space shuttle Challenger.