Morning Report: Wednesday, April 17, 2013

April 17, 2013 Heather Chin
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We’ve reached Hump Day!

Today’s temperatures will hold steady at around 55 degrees, with an anticipated high at around 65 degrees Fahrenheit. It will be cloudy throughout the day, with winds starting out WNW and then going NE at 5 to 10 mph. No rain is anticipated.

The sun will set at 7:38 p.m. and the moon is in the waxing crescent phase.

Five Things To Know This Morning:

  • A Marist poll on the potential frontrunners in the NYC mayoral race has former Brooklyn Congressmember Anthony Weiner polling second, behind Council Speaker Christine Quinn. Weiner has not announced a run for mayor, but has said he is considering it. [Crain’s]
  • Two former fundraisers for NYC mayoral hopeful Comptroller John Liu have gone to trial on charges of illegal campaign financing. [NYTimes]
  • The CitiBike bike share program sold out of its first 5,000 memberships in just 30 hours. [Crain’s]
  • Aged-out foster kids face hurdles in gaining health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act. [CNN]
  • Brooklyn Flea is expanding into Philadelphia. [Brooklyn Flea; PhillyMag]


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