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Wednesday: Periods of rain. High 59. Winds WNW at 15 to 25 mph. Rainfall around a half an inch. Wednesday night Cloudy with light rain early…then becoming clear overnight. Low 33. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 70%.

EVENT OF THE DAY: The Booth: The Last Days of Film Projection

The Booth: The Last Days of Film Projection, an exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image through February 2, includes more than 30 photographs featuring projectionists in their domains, at movie theaters in and around NYC, and highlights what is quickly becoming a lost art form. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Appeals court: Bloomberg administration wrong on homeless policy change

An appeals court ruled Tuesday that Mayor Bloomberg’s administration did not follow procedure when it sought to change the city’s homeless policy by requiring people seeking beds at city shelters to prove they have no other options. Read more: NBC New York

OMG, New York City Council OKs text donations for elections

Donating money to a political candidate in New York is about to get as easy as hitting “send” on your cellphone. Read more: CBS New York/AP

Cuomo’s tax focus threatens de Blasio plan

Gov. Cuomo vowed Tuesday to aggressively push for state tax cuts next year — casting further doubt on Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s plan to raise city income taxes on the wealthy. Read more: New York Post

20 percent of NYC kids don’t have enough to eat: survey

One-sixth of New York City’s residents and a fifth of its children live in households without enough to eat, according to an annual survey of hunger by the New York City Coalition Against Hunger. Read more: NBC New York

Thanksgiving travelers make getaway as storm hits

Authorities advised travelers to check with their airlines and reduce speed on highways as a wintry storm hits the New York area with heavy rain and strong wind. Read more: ABC New York