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• The Sunnyside property manager who hung photos of Hitler in the lobby and harassed residents, won’t be allowed run in new condo board elections.

• The trial of a Queens woman, arrested for faking campaign donations to bilk the city’s matching funds program in a 2015 City Council run, started yesterday

Politics
• Huma Abedin and disgraced ex-congressman Anthony Weiner have called off their divorce, which some believe is to protect them in a federal probe.

• The wife of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s PR guru and infamous “agent of the city”has landed a plum new job at City Hall.

Entertainment
• Rick Springfield admitted in a new interview that he still struggles depressionand even recently considered suicide.

• After a thorny interview with Stephen Colbert about sexual harassment allegations the day before, James Franco was grilled by Seth Meyers.

Buzzing Back

• In 1992, Paul Simon returns to Johannesburg with the blessing of the U.N.  South Africa was under a cultural boycott due to apartheid.

• In 1971, R&B singer-songwriter Mary J. Blige is born in New York City. In 1993, she won the 7th Soul Train Music Awards with this talented artist.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the new head of NYC Health + Hospitals has a big task ahead of him, namely saving 11 public hospitals on the brink of collapse.

• The Post calls state Republicans “spineless” after they released their ideas for the new state budget.

In the Blogs
• All-electric buses equipped with WiFi and USB ports will be tested on the B32 between LIC and Williamsburg.

• Edge of the City takes a look at two new Asian takeout spots on Austin Street in Forest Hills.

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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (19-22) fell to the Bulls in double-overtime, 122-119.

• The Nets (114-80) were crushed by the Pistons, 114-80.

• The Mets are bringing back Jay Bruce, signing him to a three-year, $39 milliondeal.

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Real Estate
• Two Chinese developers are pushing ahead with a development project they call the “Flushing Highline,” which only means it’s right next to the LIRR.

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Jan 13th 12-2pm  63-76 76th Street, Middle Village  One family brick w/ huge open layout & 1/2 bath on 1st flr, 3 BRs including Master BR suite w/ balcony, modern bath on 2nd flr. Finished basement with bath, yard and garage.  Asking $898,000  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

OPEN HOUSE – Sat Jan 13th 12-1:30pm  63-85 Woodhaven Blvd, Unit 2J, Rego Park Sunny, large 1 BR apt. Laundry room, private backyard, storage room & garage. Asking $420,000  O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• Sold – Three-bedroom, one-bath, 1,152-square-foot single-family home at 88-13 88th Street in Woodhaven for $450,000.

Style & Fashion
• All the juicy gossip that’s fit to wear: Alexander Wang has launched a new men’s line inspired by Page Six.

• Here’s what Team USA will be wearing at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Events
• College Point10 a.m. – Commissioner James O’Neill presides over swearing-in ceremony. Police Academy, 130-30 28th Ave.

• Maspeth2:30 – Elmhurst Hospital Health & Wellness Event: Medical Simulation/CPR with Dr. Suzanne Bentley. Queens Library, 69-70 Grand Ave.

• Glendale8 p.m. – 104COP/G-COP Monthly Meeting. St. Pancras, Pfeiffer Hall, 68-20 Myrtle Ave.

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January 11th, 2018 at 3:27 pm

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