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Monday, November 5

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• NBC and Fox News both said that they will no longer air President Trump’s campaign ad that featured an immigrant convicted of murder.

• Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said that her Republican opponent, Brian Kemp, is abusing his power to conduct a last-minute “witch hunt” into the state’s Democratic Party.

• When you cast your vote tomorrow, flip you ballot to find three charter proposals. Here are our recommendations.

IN BROOKLYN
• An off-duty NYPD officer was arrested after he crashed into a parked car while driving impaired.

• A Williamsburg cafe owner accused of being a white supremacist closed his restaurant due to “organized threats.”

• The jury selection in the trial for accused Mexican drug lord “El Chapo”began today under heavy security.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Southbound 6 trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Spring St.

• Downtown B Q trains run at a slower speed in the area of 7 Av in Brooklyn.

• Downtown B Q trains run at a slower speed in the area of 7 Av in Brooklyn.

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

TRAFFIC
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expressway (New York) and Exit 29B – Tillary Street.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between 7th Avenue (New York) and Joralemon Street; Ramp.

• Delays on I-495 westbound between Exit 22B – Van Wyck Expwy I-678 / College Point Blvd (New York) and Exit 19 – Woodhaven Boulevard / Queens Boulevard.

• Delays on I-495 westbound between Exit 22B – Van Wyck Expwy I-678 / College Point Blvd (New York) and Exit 19 – Woodhaven Boulevard / Queens Boulevard.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Boulevard (New York) and Exit 8 – Main Street.

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Jets (3-6) lost to the Miami Dolphins, 13-6.

• The Islanders (8-4-1) face the Montreal Canadiens tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Rangers (6-7-1) beat the Buffalo Sabres, 3-1.

• The Knicks (3-7) fell to the Washington Wizards, 108-95.

• The Nets (4-6) beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 122-97.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Officials revealed that Mac Miller died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl, cocaine, and alcohol.

• Demi Lovato was spotted outside of rehab over the weekend.

• Josh Brolin and Kathryn Boyd welcomed a baby girl.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Green Arrow (CW, 8PM) – Oliver makes a drastic move in his quest to find Diaz. Like her husband, Felicity pulls out all the stops to get to Diaz. Meanwhile, when arsonists target Rene’s community center, injuring Zoe in the process, the mysterious new Green Arrow swoops in to help save the day.

• The Good Doctor (ABC,10PM) – Shaun and Morgan’s indecision could affect a young violinist’s future.

• Manifest (NBC,10PM) – Cal wakes with a life-threatening fever, and Grace fears it’s from his cancer treatment. Michaela and Ben, however, suspect Cal’s condition may be related to a mysterious passenger from Flight 828.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Good Will Hunting – Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

• HULU: The Big Lebowski – Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

• AMAZON PRIME: 21 – A story based on six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings.

TECHNOLOGY
• Amazon is offering free delivery in the U.S. for a limited time.

• Samsung’s social logo has teased the announcement of a folding phone.

• Check out The Verge’s review of the iPad Pro.

#TRENDINGNY
• #Isles

• #ElectionEve

• #MondayMotivation

• #NationalDoughnutDay

• Michael Irvin

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Ridgewood -Only 1 Blocks to Metropolitan Ave w/ tons of shops, restaurants, stores & transportation. This property features: 7 Br, 3 Bath, Finished Basement, Nice Yard, Front Patio. Asking $950,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Canarsie – Newly Renovated Condo Unit features 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Rooftop Common Area, Tax Abated, Close To L Train And Express Bus, Pets Allowed. Asking $420,000. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

LOCAL EVENTS
• Downtown Brooklyn – 5:30 p.m. – National Action Network Black Solidarity Day. The event focuses on celebrating and paying tribute to the life and legacy of the founder of Black Solidarity Day, Dr. Carlos E. Russell. Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

November 5th, 2018 at 4:32 pm

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