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Morning Brief: October 8

Morning Brief: October 8

Morning Brief: October 8

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Fall Foliage Not That Far Away

The spectacular reds, yellows, and oranges that decorate trees define autumn--but they don't last long when they get here. New York City peaks around late October, but it's never too early to start planning some fall color viewing hikes. You don't want to miss the show. The good thing is that some of the best places aren't that far away

NEED TO KNOW

Key Syrian Border Town Ready to Fall to ISIS  [New York Times]

Gay Marriage Wins in Idaho and Nevada  [New York Times]

NYPD Oversight Board Says Chokeholds Have Increased  [Wall Street Journal]

New York City Council Says Companies Need to Let Workers Buy Metrocards Before Taxes  [NY Daily News]

Department of Health Says Ebola Not a Threat  [Gothamist]

SPORTS

No New York results tonight. The Rangers don't play until Thursday. 

WEATHER

It's sunny with a high of 71 degrees today. Clear tonight, getting down to 51 degrees.  [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

Live Nation Presents Betty Who--The High Society Tour ft. Joywave,  7:00 PM @ Irving Plaza

The Fauntleroys featuring Alejandro Escovedo, Nick Tremulis, Ivan Julian and Linda Pitmon, Dead Heart Bloom, 6:30 PM @ The Mercury Lounge

Jackson Browne, 8:00 PM @ Beacon Theatre

TODAY IN HISTORY

Yankee's pitcher Don Larsen pitches the only perfect game in World Series history.