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Morning Buzz: NYPD roughly arrest three for defying social distancing, Judge rules to reinstate NY primary

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Wednesday, May 6
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Cloudy with showers in the afternoon and evening. High of 55 degrees.

Top Stories
• As the national coronavirus death toll topped 70,000, Trump says the U.S. economy must reopen “soon,” even if it means people are “affected badly.”

• Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg was hospitalized with a gallstone infection, but still plans to take part in arguments by telephone.

• The NYPD is deploying more than 1,000 cops to remove the homeless from the subways.

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Brooklyn News
• NYPD officers were caught on video roughly arresting three men for defying social distancing in East New York.

• The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce has launched a new coronavirus loan program.

• The Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum in Canarsie is trying to stay afloat during the pandemic.

Politics
• The White House is winding down its coronavirus task force as it shifts its focus to reopening the economy.

• A federal judge has reinstated New York’s presidential primary after Andrew Yang challenged its cancellation.

Entertainment
• NSYNC reunited virtually to give a birthday surprise to Lance Bass.

• Chris Pratt’s TV series “The Terminal List” has landed at Amazon.

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Buzzing Back

• In 1937, the Hindenburg disaster occurs.

• In 1955, game show host Tom Bergeron is born in Haverhill, MA. He is the TV host of this 1989 ABC Reality Show.Opinion
• USA Today says Trump claims he supports troops, but his record suggests otherwise.

• The Post says Chancellor Carranza is trying to use the coronavirus crisis to destroy NYC’s best schools.

In the Blogs
• For the first time since WWII, the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel will be cancelled.

• After the original one was demolished, a new Squibb Bridge has been rebuilt.

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Live and Let Die

Scoreboard
• The Yankees have little answers on whether Aaron Judge’s rib has healed.

• The Jets have signed a one-year deal with running back Frank Gore.

• Gang Green also placed wide receiver Quincy Enunwa on the PUP list, ending his season.

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Real Estate
• Landlords are asking the Rent Guidelines Board for rent hikes on rent-stabilized apartments.

• For Sale – 154 Van Buren Street, Bed Stuy – Newly renovated 2 family Brownstone has 5 BRs, 4 bath, kitchens w/ high end appliances, wood burning fireplace, central HVAC, laundry room, backyard fire pit, gas BBQ.  $1.795M  Trulia.com

• Sold – East New York – A six-bedroom, three-bathroom, 3,000-square-foot townhouse at 993 Dumont Avenue for $829,800. Zillow.

Business News
• With 54.5 million users, Disney Plus is now Netflix’s top challenger.

Lord & Taylor will liquidate its stores as soon as they reopen.

Events
• Virtual – 10 a.m. – Statewide Day of Action to demand NY resumes session and HALT Solitary. Participate here.

Virtual – 1 p.m. – Borough President Eric Adams, Public Advocate Jumaane Williams and black elected officials make announcement regarding racial disparities in COVID-19 impact.. Join here.

Virtual - 8:30 p.m. – Online Harry Potter Movie Trivia: Live.

Written by BKTicker

May 6th, 2020 at 9:11 am

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