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Morning Brief: June 19

Morning Brief: June 19
Here's what you need to know for the day.


Chances of showers in the morning. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 87.  Mostly clear tonight, with a low around 62. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

New York lawmakers agree on legislation to combat heroin epidemic in the state. [CBS Local]

The New York Fire Department will now respond to all calls about possible gas leaks in New York City. [NY Times]

NYS Senate Republican casts uncertainty on NYC Council's push to lower the city's speed limit to 25 mph. [Capital NY]

Advocates call attention to growing immigration crisis in the nation. [WFUV]


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

The New York Mets are in Miami playing the Marlins at 7:10.

On Stage Tonight

*Third and final show added by popular demand: WFUV Presents: The National, special guest MS MR @ Prospect Park Bandshell, 6.

Dead Kennedys, Regan Youth @ Irving Plaza, 7.

Today in History

In 1978, Garfield the cartoon cat appears in newspapers around the U.S. for the first time.