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Morning Brief: February 18

Morning Brief: February 18
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What you need to know for February 18!

Weather

Today, partly cloudy with a high of 34, and tonight, cloudy with a low of 16. [Full Forecast]

Need to Know

ISIS launches major assault in Iraq. [CNN]

Judge says New York Governor Andrew Cuomo must hold an election to fill Michael Grimm's seat. [New York Times]

A new poll shows Hilary Clinton would beat New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in a presidential election. [Politico]

New York City may feel the effects of climate change severely this century. [Huffington Post]

The show "Mad Men" has planned a series of events in New York City ahead of the finale. [NY Daily News]

Sports

Fordham University travels to George Mason to face the Patriots at 7. The game will be broadcast live on WFUV, 90,7 FM, beginning at 6:55.

On Stage Tonight

 Billy Joel @ Madison Square Garden
 
 Colin Hay @ City Winery
 
 Buster Poindexter @ Café Carlyle
 
 Sharon VanEtten with Leon Bridges @ Warsaw
 
 Teddy Thompson @ Rockwood Music Hall
 
 Kermit Ruffins And The BBQ Swingers @ the Blue Note
 
 Milton @ the Living Room
 
 Eilen Jewell @ the Turning Point

 

 Upstate featuring Rebecca Martin, Guillermo Klein and Larry Grenadier @ Rockwood Music Hall
 
Today in History
 
In 2001, seven-time NASCAR champion Dale Earnhardt dies in an accident during the Dayton 500.