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Morning Brief: April 9

Blueshirts are League's Best

Today is the 99th day of the year… which made us think of a certain former Ranger. Times are good this season at MSG—with two games left in the regular season, the blushirts have secured the NHL’s best record and the President’s Trophy. The Rangers haven’t done that since 1994, meaning the Great One never won it with the team.

Morning Brief: April 8

Second Term in the Second Mayor

Meet the old boss, Chicago. Same as the old boss. Rahm Emanuel won a second term as Mayor of Chicago, beating Jesus “Chuy” Rodriguez in a run-off election. The race was being closely watched in liberal circles as it pitted the centrist, former Obama operative Emanuel against the working-class-supported progressive Rodriguez.

Morning Brief: February 12

Kanye? NIMBY!

The NBA All-Star game is coming to New York City this weekend, and Kanye West kicks off the festivities with a concert tonight in Flatiron. A lot of locals aren’t quite happy about the ruckus happening in their backyard—Gothamist has a funny account on their site—but the show is going on anyway, rain, snow, or shine.