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TODAY’S FORECAST

Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High of 72. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy. Low of 61. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph.

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EVENT OF THE DAY: Louis Armstrong House Museum’s 10-Year Anniversary Bash

The Louis Armstrong House Museum celebrates its 10-year anniversary at 6 p.m. with a really hot program. It includes a special performance by The Hot Sardines and Creole creations based on Louis’s own recipes prepared by The Cooking Channel’s Tamara Reynolds and her company, Van Alst Kitchen; and, if that wasn’t hot enough, the museum will unveil Louis Armstrong’s Life Mask, which has recently been restored and will be on display for the first time in the Museum’s history. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Bill de Blasio, Joe Lhota to square off in New York City mayoral debate

The two leading candidates for New York City mayor will square off for their first debate, potentially giving underdog Joe Lhota his best chance to reverse the fortunes of his struggling campaign Read more: NBC New York

Supermarket cleanliness report

An examination of reports by the NYS Dept. of Agriculture and Markets shows that over the last five years there were serious cleanliness concerns at supermarkets across New York City. Read more: Fox New York

Officials: Terror suspect wanted for role in U.S. embassy bombings awaiting arraignment in Manhattan

After a weeklong interrogation aboard a U.S. warship, a Libyan al Qaeda suspect is now in New York awaiting trial on terrorism charges, U.S. officials said Monday. Read more: CBS New York

Police union sues New York City Council over profiling law

New York City’s police union is suing city council over a law that makes it easier to file bias-based profiling claims against officers,  the union said Tuesday. Read more: NBC New York

U.S. senators hint at possible fiscal deal on Tuesday
A month of combat in the U.S. Congress over government spending showed signs on Monday of giving way to a Senate deal to reopen shuttered federal agencies and prevent an economically damaging default on federal debt. Read more: Reuters