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Morning Brief: August 28

Morning Brief: August 28  (Photo: alexisrael, Wikimedia Commons)

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September is finally on it's way, and while the Summer may be over, there are plenty of things to do in New York City this month. Everything from The US Open, to an early start to Oktoberfest, to an outdoor art festival. 
 
NEED TO KNOW
 
50 Migrants Found Dead in Europe, Situation Escalates  [Washington Post]
 
Labor Board Grants More Rights to Labor Unions  [Washington Post]
 
Legionnaire's Outbreak Not Hurting Business at Bronx Hotel  [New York Times]
 
Another NY Representative to Vote Against Iran Nuclear Deal [NY Daily News]
 
Kids Must Get Vaccinated Earlier, Says NY State  [Newsday]
 
WEATHER
 
Sunny skies and 84 degree high
 
SPORTS
 
Yesterday
 
The Mets beat the Phillies, 9
 
Today
 
Yankees play the Braves at 7:35
 
Mets play Red Sox at 7:10
 
ON STAGE TONIGHT
 
The Doobie Brothers and Gregg Allman @ the PNC Bank Arts Center
 
Eric Burdon And The Animals and The Edgar Winter Group @ the NYCB Theatre at Westbury
 
Buster Poindexter @ City Winery
 
Tracy Bonham @ Rockwood Music Hall
 
Gladys Knight and The O’Jays @ the Mayo Performing Arts Center
 
Jess Klein (with Stuff Bros.) @ the South Orange Elks Lodge
 
“Downtown Comes Uptown” featuring Morningsiders and Kate Davis THEN Animal Years and
Michael Daves @ Rockwood Music Hall
 
TODAY IN HISTORY
 
Today in 1968, riots take place outside the Democratic National Convention in Chicago.