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Monday, February 4

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

• Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam is facing mounting pressure to resign over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.

• NYC parks officials are warning parkgoers to stay off the ice.

• A suspect was shot and a police officer was seriously injured after a confrontation in the Bronx.

• The city plans to fire a security officer who yanked a 1-year-old baby from his mother at a benefits center.

• A goose on the subway tracks caused afternoon delays for commuters.

• A woman was killed and a man was wounded in a double shooting in Coney Island.

• 2 and 5 trains are delayed in both directions while crews correct a signal problem at E 180 St.

• 8 Av-bound L trains are delayed while crews correct a signal problem at Bedford Av.

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• Delays on I-278 eastbound from Metropolitan Avenue; Williamsburg Bridge (New York) to Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge (New York).

• Delays on I-495 eastbound from Exit 19 – Woodhaven Boulevard / Queens Boulevard (New York) to Exit 24 – Kissena Boulevard / 164th Street (New York).

• Fire department activity on Belmont Avenue eastbound between MillerAVenue (Brooklyn) and Hendrix Street (Brooklyn) all lanes blocked.

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• The New England Patriots defeated the Los Angeles Rams in Super Bowl LIII, 13-3, for their sixth overall title. Julian Edelman took home MVP honors.

• The Knicks (10-42) fell to the Memphis Grizzlies, 96-84.

• The Nets (28-26) host the Milwaukee Bucks at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (22-22-7) welcome the Los Angeles Kings to MSG at 7 p.m.

• “The Young and Restless” star Kristoff St. John was found dead in his home at the age of 52.

• Liam Neeson is facing backlash after he said he once sought revenge for a loved one’s rape by searching for a black person to kill.

• Check out all the movie trailers that aired during last night’s Super Bowl.

• The Passage (FOX, 9PM) – In an attempt to protect Amy, Wolgast convinces Sykes and Lear to let them outside of the facility for exercise.

• Manifest (NBC, 10PM) – When Saanvi goes missing, Ben suspects a fanatical group who have become obsessed with the passengers from Flight 828.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – Dr. Andrews tries to convince a grieving family to donate their daughter’s face to another girl whose face was horribly disfigured in an accident.

• NETFLIX: Jaws – When a killer shark unleashes chaos on a beach resort, it’s up to a local sheriff, a marine biologist, and an old seafarer to hunt the beast down.

• HULU: Space Jam – In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.

• AMAZON PRIME: The Matrix – A computer hacker learns from mysterious rebels about the true nature of his reality and his role in the war against its controllers.

• Microsoft’s Xbox Live is coming to the Nintendo Switch, iOS,  and Android.

• Samsung’s Galaxy S10 will be one of the first smartphones to support the faster Wi-Fi speeds offered by Wi-Fi 6.

• Google is releasing two new apps to help deaf and hard-of-hearing people.

• Super Bowl

• Tom Brady

• #SuperBowlLlll

• #SuperBowl53

• #SuperBowl2019


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That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

February 4th, 2019 at 3:52 pm

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