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Tuesday, April 10

Weather
• Rain showers in the morning and overcast in the afternoon. High of 49.

Top Stories
• Trump’s tax cuts and the new spending bill are expected to raise the federal deficit to $804 billion this year.

• FBI agents raided the office of Michael Cohen, Trump’s personal lawyer, and confiscated records related to Stormy Daniels, infuriating the president.

• NYCHA Chair Shola Olatoye has resigned amid mounting criticism over the lead paint scandal.

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Brooklyn News
• Police found a woman’s body with its limbs hacked off inside a Canarsie park.

• A NYCHA groundskeeper was arrested for shooting a rival in the stomach at a Canarsie housing complex.

• A construction worker fell two stories from a church in Williamsburg, leaving him in critical condition.

Politics
• On her 52nd birthday, Cynthia Nixon picked up the endorsement of an influential progressive group in Brooklyn.

• Former Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Minor created a state-level campaign committee, sparking rumors of a gubernatorial bid.

Entertainment
• Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds are planning to have more kids.

 Here’s what Cardi B’s pregnancy will mean for her upcoming shows. 

Buzzing Back

• In 1976 Peter Frampton hit #1 on the Billboard album chart with this LP.  The album would stay on the chart for 97 weeks and sell over 6 million copies.

• In 1984 Mandy Moore is born in Nashua, New Hampshire. In 2016, she began co-starring as Rebecca Pearson in this NBC hit drama.

Opinion
• USA Today says Trump’s deployment of National Guard to the border is little more than political theater.

• The Post says Cuomo’s latest budget actually leaves the state with a structural budget gap.

In the Blogs
• Here are the five hottest events happening in Bushwick this week.

• Help this Park Slope couple find the hubby’s missing wedding ring.

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• #CBX_BloomingDays
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• New Mexico
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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (28-53) fell to the Cavaliers in their final home game, 123-109.

• The Nets (28-53) topped the Chicago Bulls, 114-105.

• The Yankees (5-5) head to Boston to begin a three-game series against the Red Sox. First pitch at 7:10 p.m.

• The Mets (8-1) continue their fast start with a win against the Marlins, 4-2. They face the Marlins again at 7:10 p.m.

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Don’t…Eat…till Brooklyn!  Thurs Apr 12th 7pm  A night of food, music and mingling to support the honorable efforts of Citymeals on Wheels.  Tickets are $75 and include drinks and food.  307 Kent Ave, Williamsburg
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Real Estate
• Here are the latest renderings for Tishman Speyer’s 51-story condo towercoming to Downtown Brooklyn.

• For Sale – 109 Cooper Street, Bushwick – Two family home on 3 levels.  1st & 2nd floor each have 2 BR apts w/ use of yard.  Full basement, huge backyard.  Asking $849,000 Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• For Rent – Skillman Avenue, Williamsburg – Apartment for rent features 1.5 BRs, sleek wood floors, large windows.  Heat/Hot Water included.  Asking $2,250/month Castoria Real Estate  718-388-9830

• Sold – Dyker Heights – A three-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,328-square-foot house at 1219 77th Street for $930,000. Zillow.

Technology
• Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted to lawmakers that the network could have done more to prevent data misuse.

• Apple unveiled its new red-colored iPhones that will hit stores on Friday.

Events
• Bensonhurst – 8:45 a.m. – Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza visits Brooklyn Studio Secondary School for a College Access for All focus group. 8310 21st Ave.

• Bed-Stuy – 10:45 a.m. – Chancellor Carranza visits classes at Bedford-Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School. 82 Lewis Ave.

• Bushwick – 11:40 a.m. – Chancellor Carranza visits Dual Language classes at Brighter Choice Community School. 280 Hart St.

• Williamsburg – 6 p.m. – Community Board 1 Meeting. Swinging Sixties, 211 Ainslie St.

• Park Slope – 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. – A Taste of Fifth. Grand Prospect Hall, 263 Prospect Ave.

Written by BKTicker

April 12th, 2018 at 12:32 am

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