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Tuesday, January 14

Weather
• Cloudy with a chance of showers in the afternoon. High of 46 degrees.

Top Stories
•  Protesters took to the streets of Iran for the third time to denounce the country’s clerical rulers.

• Meanwhile, national defense officials struggle to explain Trump’s decision to kill Soleimani.

• Taal volcano in the Philippines spewed lava after thousands were evacuated from the area.

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8th Annual McCarren 5K and 10K  Sat May 2nd 9am-12pm  Engaging the community and raising money where the proceeds go to fund art supplies, environmental projects, day trips and activities for local youth. Organized by the St. Nick Alliance. Register now at https://gogreenbk.org/event/mccarren-5k-and-10k/
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Brooklyn News
• Firefighters rescued residents from a fire in Gravesend.

• An assemblywoman is expected to replace Seddio as the Brooklyn Democratic Chair.

• A 21-year-old was shot by her father in Sunset Park.

Politics
• New Jersey Senator Cory Booker is dropping out of the Democratic presidential race.

• The Department of Energy will begin producing documents related to Ukraine by Jan. 28.

Entertainment
• Netflix is the first streaming service to earn more Oscar nominations than any traditional studio.

A 13-year-old saved $10,000 to start a business, then she was offered a five-figure deal on “Shark Tank.”

Buzzing Back

• In 1954 Marilyn Monroe marries Joe DiMaggio.

• In 1969 rock singer Dave Grohl is born in Warren, OH.  He rose to prominence as the drummer for this band, and went on to become the founding member of this band.

Opinion
• The NY Post says Harry and Meghan made the right decision stepping back from the Royal Family.

• The Washington Post asserts this year’s Oscar snubs are as much about genre as they are about gender.

In the Blogs
• Here is Brokelyn’s weekly list of the best cheap things to do around Brooklyn, generous laughs edition.

• Wedding Crashers will host a special panel discussion about wedding planning in NYC.

Trending in New York
#RefundWarren
• #TuesdayThoughts
• #TuesdayMotivation
• Vince Vaughn
• #MorningJoe

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (22-19-4) beat the Islanders (27-13-4), 6 to 3.

• The Islanders host the Detroit Red Wings at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (18-20) host the Utah Jazz at 7:30 p.m.

• The Knicks (11-29) head to Milwaukee to face the Bucks at 8 p.m.

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Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting  Tues Jan 14th   6pm  Swinging Sixties, 211 Ainslie Street, Williamsburg
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Real Estate
• An Illinois-based industrial real estate company buys a massive warehouse space in Brooklyn.

• For Sale – 1218 77th Street #A, Dyker Heights - One family brick has 2.5 BR duplex with basement, FLR, separate kitchen leading to a backyard deck, move in condition.  $848,000. Homes.com. 833-252-8033

• For Rent – 81 Clifton Place #H1, Clinton Hill – Newly renovated 1 BR (convertible to 2 BR) in converted knitting factory with high ceilings, kitchen w/ new appliances, parking space available for extra fee.  Close to all.  $3,219/month. Blue Egg Realty. 347-464-9484

• Sold – Bay Ridge – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 990 square-foot apartment at 8502 Fort Hamilton Pkwy. for $371,000. Zillow.

Technology
• As of today, Microsoft will no longer support its Windows 7 operating system.

• Elon Musk announced that Teslas will soon be able to talk to pedestrians.

Events
Downtown – 6 p.m. – Chairs Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP) public hearing. Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St.

Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Community Board 1 Monthly Meeting. Swinging Sixties, 211 Ainslie Street

Written by BKTicker

January 14th, 2020 at 9:09 am

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