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Happy Friday!

  Good morning and welcome to September, the month when everyone stops complaining about the humidity and starts complaining about their fantasy football injuries. FOOD & BEV The fight for the right to repair McFlurry machines Illustration: Francis Scialabba, Photos: Getty Images Tech whizzes and copyright experts have teamed up to reduce the number of people…

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Happy Thursday!

WEATHER Hurricane Idalia pummels Florida, Southeast Joe Raedle/Getty Images Hurricane Idalia made landfall in Florida’s Big Bend region as a Category 3 storm yesterday before weakening and blowing into Georgia and the Carolinas. The storm was the strongest to hit the sparsely populated area southeast of Tallahassee in 125 years, fueled rapidly by the warm waters of…

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Happy Wednesday

Good morning. Today, in the small town of Buñol, Spain, trucks will haul more than 100 tons of tomatoes to serve as ammo for the world’s largest food fight. Known as La Tomatina, the festival is held the last Wednesday of August and draws a crowd of 20,000 tomato-flingers who clearly don’t mind being left on…

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Happy Tuesday Folks

Good morning. The excitement was palpable at West Point yesterday as cadets and staff at the US Military Academy prepared to open a recently discovered lead box that was believed to be a time capsule left by students in the 1820s. Would it contain a flag? A class ring? A note of encouragement to future West…

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Monday Morning Brew

Good morning. For decades, Central New Jersey residents have languished in the liminal space between the youse guys of South Jersey and the strip-mall bagel joints of North Jersey. But now, the state is finally telling its neglected middle child: “You exist.” Last week, NJ Gov. Phil Murphy literally put Central Jersey on the map by…

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TGIF!

Good morning. Here’s a fact about playing cards that we’re intentionally telling you in the morning because you would not sleep if you learned about it close to bedtime. It comes from a TikTok video by Neil deGrasse Tyson. He revealed that the possible number of ways you can shuffle a 52-card deck is so unfathomably large (52…

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Good Thursday Morning!

Good morning. On this day in 1998, former President Bill Clinton turned everyone’s minds into a pretzel when, during grand jury testimony over his affair with Monica Lewinsky, he mused, “It depends on what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is.” Truthfully, it’s been a while since preschool and we could use a little refresher. According…

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Happy Wednesday!

Good morning. Happy 65th birthday to Madonna, who, after a health scare in June sent her to the ICU for several days, has rescheduled her Celebration Tour to kick off in October. If you’re wondering what’s the best way to break the news to your boss that you’re taking a week off to go full material…

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Happy Tuesday Morning Brewers!

Are we excited for FOOTBALL PREVIEW WEEK?!?! I know we are! And not just because we’ve worked really hard, but because the Football Players have worked really hard and are ready to play! So find a game near you and go support someone! Now, on to business. Good morning. As Beyoncé played her show in Atlanta…

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Happy Friday Morning Brewers!

Good morning and Happy Friday. In today’s newsletter we’re covering… The devastation from the Maui wildfires Big spending by US colleges…and costs that get passed along to students And how we know NYC is so back Have a great day. We’ll see ya Monday!   NATIONAL NEWS A hub for Hawaiian heritage has burned to the…

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