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Morning Brief: February 13

Morning Brief: February 13
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Hot Weekend, Chilly Weather

What a weekend in New York City! MSG's hosting it's first NBA All-Star Game since 1998. Tomorrow's Valentine's Day, that most New York-y of holidays. New York Fashion Week goes on, bringing haute couture to Lincoln Center and beyond. And it's Mardi Gras weekend, with the big event on Tuesday.

But it won't be easy. No, maybe Friday the 13th is to blame, but officials are warning of a very cold weekend - Sunday night should be a low of 1 degree, with a windchill as low as negative. Love is in the air, indeed.

NEED TO KNOW

Homeland Security May be Put in Charge of Sharing [USA Today].

Montana Man Sentenced to 70 Years for Shooting Unarmed Intruder [WFUV News via. NPR].

NY Coalition Calls for More Funding for Homeless Youth Shelters [WFUV News].

Sandy Hook Advisory Committee: Too-heavy school security could have ‘financial, mental, emotional’ costs [NY Daily News].

NYC Counting to Record Eleven Days without a Murder [Observer].

SPORTS

Tonight

Devils @ Chicago, 8:30

WEATHER

Clear, windy, and very cold. High of 17, with windchill as low as -5 [full forecast].

ON STAGE TONIGHT

• Shaquille O’Neal’s All-Star Comedy Jam @ Beacon

• Tanlines @ Brooklyn Bowl

• The Hold Stead @ Bowery Ballroom

• Valerie June @ Carnegie Hall

• Galactic @ The Capitol Theater

• Rosanne Cash @ Mayo Performing Arts Center

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1954, Frank Selvy became the only NCAA Division I basketball player ever to score 100 points in a single game.

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