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Good Wednesday morning in New York City, where Rover the eagle is back in action.
Here’s what else is happening:
- Mayor Adams delivers his annual State of the City address today at 12:30 p.m. at Hostos College in the Bronx.
- New Jersey Sen. Bob Mendendez‘s lawyers are trying to get a bunch of evidence tossed from his corruption case, arguing that gold bars, a Mercedes-Benz and envelopes of cash with Mendendez and a co-defendant’s fingerprints on them were all obtained through unfair “exploratory rummaging” by the FBI.
- Manhattan Democratic boss Keith Wright says a viral audio clip of himself disparaging Harlem Assemblymember Inez Dickens was an AI-generated fake.
- Connecticut officials said a woman in her 20s has died after eating a Stew Leonard’s cookie out of a mislabeled package that failed to note the cookie contained peanuts.
- If you enter Jonathan the Doorman‘s building you better be prepared to “walk that s**t.”
- New Hampshire GOP primary winner Donald Trump has been playing The Smiths’ “Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want” as a warm-up song at his rallies, and Johnny Marr is not happy about it.
- Florida officials are warning people not to bring “frozen” iguanas that have fallen from trees indoors because once they thaw, they can get defensive and violent.
- Keep your gut health to yourself.
- And finally, ancient ritual: