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Wednesday, February 13

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• President Trump intends to sign the border security deal to avoid another partial government shutdown.

• A former United States Air Force counterintelligence agent was charged with espionage after she defected to Iran and helped it target her former colleagues.

• NASA’s Opportunity, the Mars rover that was built to operate for just three months but kept rolling across the rocky red soil, was pronounced dead after 15 years.

IN BROOKLYN
• A new $17 million dollar STEAM center has opened in The Brooklyn Navy Yard.

• One man is dead and three others are injured after shots were fired inside a Utica Avenue apartment building.

• Residents who live along North 7th Street in Williamsburg are complaining about the toxic smelling fumes coming from the L-train subway line.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Main St-bound 7 trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Queensboro Plaza.

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

TRAFFIC
• Delays on I-278 westbound from Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge (New York) to Exit 29B – Tillary Street (New York)

• Accident on I-278 eastbound ramps from Morgan Avenue (Brooklyn) partial ramp blocked

•  Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit 30 – Flushing Avenue (New York) to NY 25; Queens Boulevard (New York)

•  Delays on I-278 eastbound from Exit 24 – NY 27; Prospect Expressway Exit (New York) to Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge (New York)

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Rangers (24-24-8) fell to the Winnipeg Jets, 4-3.

• The Islanders (33-17-6) were defeated by the Buffalo Sabres, 3-1.

• The Nets (29-29) face the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Knicks (10-46) take on the Philadelphia 76ers tonight at 7:30 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Disney has released the trailer for the highly anticipated film, “Frozen 2″.

• Sharon Osbourne revealed on The Talk that Ozzy Osbourne is “out of ICU” after being hospitalized following complications from the flu

• Joel “deadmau5” Zimmerman was suspended from Twitch following the use of a homophobic slur.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Chicago Med (NBC, 8PM) – Will’s personal issues continue to interfere with his relationship with Natalie and his life at the hospital.

• The Masked Singer (FOX, 9PM) – For the first time, the remaining six celebrity singers merge into one big group as they perform anonymously once more. J.B. Smoove joins as a guest panelist.

• Suits (USA, 10PM) – Harvey’s forced to choose a side when Samantha and Scottie go toe-to-toe; and Louis represents Lipschitz.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• 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.

TECHNOLOGY
• Amazon and Google are now asking for non-stop data from smart home devices to the dismay of many current users.

• The tech company, Massless has raised $2 million dollars to build an Apple Pencil for virtual reality use.

• A strange Facebook glitch has revealed that users can use the search bar to track down pictures of female friends, but not male ones.

#TRENDINGNY
• Valentine’s Day

• Duke

• #RHOBH

• So Far Gone

• #BoomerangOnBET

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Greenpoint – Located in a desirable section of Greenpoint, with quick access to the city (G/L Trains). Conveniently located between McCarren & McGolrick Parks.1 Block to Manhattan Ave with tons of shops and hot spots. Asking $1,600,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Bushwick – 3 Family Brick w/ finished Basement & potential Parking for 2 Cars. Driveway plans available. Close to the L or J Trains. Very trendy area! Located on a nice block, right across from Evergreen Playground & P.S./I.S 045 Horace E. Greene School. Asking $1,499,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

LOCAL EVENTS
• Gowanus – 6:30 p.m. – Assemblyman William Colton hosts a public advocate candidate forum, Public Advocate candidate Blake participates. 29 Bay St.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by BKTicker

February 13th, 2019 at 4:19 pm

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