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Morning Brief: October 9

Morning Brief: October 9
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Comic Con is here.

Ah yes, Comic Con. That time of the year where the Javits Center is overtaken by costumed enthusiasts. But some of the costumes end up being quite spectacular, and it's a huge draw. Also, it's nice to get some news related to costumed superheroes that doesn't have anything to do with Times Square. From today until the 12th, people will just be having have a good time. 

NEED TO KNOW

Hong Kong Protests Fading Away  [New York Times]

US to Begin Ebola Airport Screenings  [New York Times

Cuomo Repositions Himself as Liberal In Election Run-up  [Wall Street Journal]

NYPD Officer Accused of Stealing $1300  [NY Daily News]

New Charter Schools Approved for City  [New York Times]

SPORTS

The Rangers take on the Blues at 8:00 PM in St. Louis.

WEATHER

Mostly Sunny and 69 degrees. Tonight, it'll be clear with a low of 51  [Full Forecast]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

King Tuff, Cassie Ramone, Roya, 8:00 PM @ The Bowery Ballroom

WFUV Presents: Allen Stone, Bad Rabbits, Romeo, 7:00 PM @ Terminal 5

Foxygen, The Lemon Twigs, 7:30 PM @ Webster Hall

TODAY IN HISTORY

Today in 1888, the Washington Monument officially opened to the public.