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Wednesday, January 9

Weather
• Partly cloudy and windy with a high of 43 degrees.

Top Stories
• In a televised speech, Trump presented the case for funding the border wall, while Democrats rebutted that the president was appealing to fear, not facts.

• Paul Manafort was accused of lying about sharing polling data with a Russian national in 2016.

• New York City will amp up a program directing people without health insurance to city-subsidized medical services.

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The Botanical World of Harry Potter Tour Series: Herbology Sun Jan 13th 2:30-3:30pm The study and use of herbs for healing, health and beauty go far back in history. Free w/ garden admission. Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Ave., Prospect Lefferts Gardens.
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Brooklyn News
• A drunk man who tried to sleep in the back of a Borough Park deli woke up, went on a rampage and tore the store apart.

• A Brooklyn man punched a girl and a boy inside the Bushwick Houses while they waited for the school bus.

• The measles outbreak in Brooklyn has grown to 55 confirmed cases.

Politics
• State Senate Deputy Leader Mike Gianaris has big plans for Albany in 2019.

• A city judge ordered the de Blasio administration to rein in its new horse carriage rules.

Entertainment
• R. Kelly is now under police investigation in Georgia following the Lifetime docuseries.

• HBO has cast eight rising stars for a prequel show to “Game of Thrones.

Buzzing Back

• In 1979, pop luminaries gather at the U.N. for the Music for UNICEF concert.

• In 1982, Duchess Kate Middleton was born in Reading, England. In 2010, she was chosen as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Trump gave a weak appeal for a wall on the southern border.

• The Post says de Blasio’s universal health care push is just a big con for taxpayers.

In the Blogs
• Take hot pilates and yoga classes at YO BK in Greenpoint.

• Bklyner is hosting a camp expo and activity fair this weekend.

Trending in New York
• Chuck
• Nancy
• Mr. Trump
• Warriors
• Stephen Miller

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (10-31) were crushed by the Golden State Warriors, 122-95.

• The Nets (20-22) host the Atlanta Hawks at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (17-18-7) lost to the Vegas Golden Knights, 4-2.

• The Islanders (23-14-4) fell to the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-3.

• St. John’s (14-2) suffered its second loss of the season to Villanova, 76-71.

• CC Sabathia, who suffered a heart scare last month, has been cleared to begin working out.

• Pat Leonard writes in the Daily News that these quarterbacks should be on the Giants’ radar.

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Primal Dead  Wed Jan 9th 8pm The music & songs of early career Grateful Dead performed by Stella Blue’s Band. $10. Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.
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Real Estate
• Emily Blunt and John Krasinski snagged a snazzy Brooklyn Heightsapartment.

• For Rent – Halsey Street, Bushwick – Renovated 3 BR, 1 bth apt features hardwood floors, SS appliances, laundry in bldg. Shared backyard, pets allowed.  $2,172/month. Blue Egg Realty 718-717-8783

• For Rent – Linden Street, Bushwick - Renovated 3 BR, 2 bath apt w/ SS appliances, microwave, dishwasher, spacious closets, laundry in unit.  Close to all.  $2,842/month. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• Sold – Bath Beach – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 962-square-foot condo at 1839 Benson Avenue for $593,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Apple cut its first-quarter production plan for new iPhones by 10 percent.

• Sears will ask a bankruptcy judge if it can proceed with liquidation.

Events
• Brooklyn – 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Mulchfest.

• Brooklyn Heights – 6 p.m. – Community Board 2 monthly meeting. St. Francis College, 180 Remsen St.

• Park Slope – 6:30 to 9 p.m. – Intro to Jewelry Making: Coiled Wire Beads.  Brainery, 1110 8th Avenue

• Williamsburg – 8 p.m. – Primal Dead: The Music. of the Grateful Dead.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Avenue

Written by BKTicker

January 9th, 2019 at 1:19 pm

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