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Morning Brief: June 11

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Morning Brief: June 11  (Photo: Zeitlupe, Wikimedia Commons

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The weather's set to heat up today, through the weekend. So maybe now's the best time to cool off and relax at happy hour on a rooftop. Check out this list of rooftop bars to grab a cold one.

NEED TO KNOW

More American Forces to Iraq  [Wall Street Journal]  

Oil Price Plunge Hurts Economic Prospects of American Oil Workers  [Washington Post]

Civilian Employee Questioned In Upstate Prison Break  [New York Times]

Cuomo Says No to Parts of De Blasio's Housing Plan  [New York Times]  

De Blasio Won't Attend Clinton Speech  [NY Daily News]

SPORTS

Tonight

The Yankees fell to the Nationals 5-4

The Mets fell to the Giants 8-5

Today

The Mets take on the Giants at 7:10

WEATHER

91 degrees and partly cloudy  [Full Report]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

  •     Graham Parker and the Rumour @ the Paramount
  •     Buddy Guy with Tom Hambridge @ The B.B. King Blues Club and Grill
  •     Dar Williams with Jim Lauderdale @ City Winery
  •     Marcia Ball @ the YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts
  •     Luna (with Chris Forsythe and the Solar Motel Band) @ Green Label Live at McCarren "Northside Festival"
  •     Bad Religion (with Plague Vendor) @ The Bowery Ballroom
  •     Femi Kuti and the Positive Force (with EMEFE and DJ Greg Caz) @ Brooklyn Bowl
  •     "Ricky Nelson Remembered" featuring Matthew and Gunnar Nelson @ Iridium
  •     Tuck and Patti (and Trevor Exter) @ Town Crier Cafe
  •     The Manhattan Transfer and Take 6 @ Town Hall
  •     The Loser's Lounge "Battle of the Bands: The B-52's vs Devo @ Joe's Pub

TODAY IN HISTORY

Today in 1184 BC, the city of Troy is sacked by the Greeks, according to calculations done by Eratosthenes.