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Tuesday, February 13

Top Stories 
• Intelligence officials testified that they fully expect Russia to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections.

• FBI Director Christopher Wray contradicted the White House’s timeline about when it learned of Rob Porter’s domestic abuse allegations.

• Ahmad Rahimi was sentenced to multiple terms of life in prison for setting off a pressure cooker bomb that injured 30 people in Chelsea in 2016.

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Brooklyn News
• Police are searching for a gunman who shot a man in front of a barbershop after a verbal dispute in Flatbush.

• A vandal knocked over and damaged 63 headstones and monuments at Holy Cross Cemetery in East Flatbush.

• A group of elected officials and activists are hosting a rally in Brownsville to call for mandatory black history studies in all state schools.

Subway Status 
• Southbound 2 trains are running with delays because of signal problems between Pelham Pkwy and Bronx Park East.

• Southbound 2 and 3 trains are running with delays because of signal problems at 125 St.

• M and R train service has resumed following earlier signal problems at Queens Plaza.

• Southbound G trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Flushing Av.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge and Exit 27 – Atlantic Ave.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 19 – Woodhaven Blvd / Queens Blvd and Exit 22A – Grand Central Pkwy.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between Exit 23 – Main St and Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Belt System – Southern Pkwy and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Accident investigation on E 94th St both directions at WILLMOHR St intersection closed until further notice.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
• The Rangers (27-24-5) are in Minnesota to take on the Wild at 8 p.m.

• The Islanders (27-24-6) host the Columbus Blue Jackets at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks (23-35) fell to the Philadelphia Sixers, 108-92.

• The Nets (19-39) lost to the Los Angeles Clippers, 114-101.

What’s On TV Tonight

The Fosters (FREFM, 8PM) – Stef’s mom visits and helps Stef cope with a tough time. Meanwhile, Callie and Jude grapple with the memory of their biological mother.

Olympics 2018 Prime Time: Figure Skating, Alpine Skiing and Snowboarding (NBC, 8PM) – Figure skating pairs’ short program, women’s alpine skiing slalom and men’s snowboarding halfpipe gold medal.

Black Lightening (CW, 9PM) – An unexpected phone call unearths the long-buried need for Jefferson to investigate the murder of his father. Meanwhile, Annisa wrestles with the fact that her actions have dire consequences.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Parks and Recreation Season 6 – Leslie is forced to make the toughest, most-unpopular decision of her political career: merging Pawnee with its hated rival town of Eagleton.

Hulu: Black-ish Season 3 – The Johnson family balances comedy and headlines.

Amazon Video: Grimm Season 2 – A foreign agenda to hunt down Nick is revealed as the body count in Portland rises.

Real Estate

• For Rent – Bushwick – Apartment features 1 bedroom, 1 bath, hardwood floor, extra large living space, and provate backyard. Asking $2,300/month.Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Williamsburg – Co-Op features 3 bedrooms, 1 full bath, large EiK, living room, and washer/dryer. Asking $399,995.Crifasi 718-782-4441

Local Eats of the Day

• Danne Thai
Located at 433 DeKalb Ave.

Enjoy an order of their Pad Thai made with rice noodle, egg, scallion, bean curd, bean sprout and crushed peanut for $9.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting. Swinging Sixties, 211 Ainslie St.

• Flatbush – 7 p.m. – Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers State of the City address. Kings Theatre, 1027 Flatbush Ave.

• Williamsburg - 7:30 p.m. – “Mozart in the Jungle” Season 4 Release Party. National Sawdust, 80 N6th St.

• Bushwick – 9 p.m. – Mardi Gras Celebration. House of Yes, 2 Wyckoff Ave.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
Cord-cutting: Are you thinking about quitting cable and switching to online streaming? Click to learn more about cord-cutting.

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Written by BKTicker

February 13th, 2018 at 4:11 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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