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Wednesday, November 7

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• After months of criticism from the president, Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned at Trump’s request.

• The woman who fatally struck two children on a Brooklyn crosswalk back in March committed suicide and left behind a note saying she couldn’t “do this anymore.”

• A series of history-making votes marked major wins for women and LGBT candidates on Election Day.

IN QUEENS
• Karina Vetrano’s father told a jury how he found his daughter’s body in Spring Creek Park.

• An unlicensed driver mowed down and killed a 90-year-old woman in Ozone Park.

• Democrats John LiuAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Jessica Ramos sailed to victory in their respective races on Election Day.

SUBWAY STATUS
• C are running with delays because of signal problems at Utica Av.

• Downtown B,Q trains run at a slower speed in the area of 7 Av in Brooklyn

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

TRAFFIC
• 37 min – Queens Center Mall to Russos on the Bay on Woodhaven Blvd.

• 39 min - Little Neck Parkway to Hunters Point Ave. in LIC on the Long Island Expwy.

• 23 min – Coffeed in LIC to Citi Field on Northern Blvd.

• 36 min – LIC YMCA to Union Turnpike in Kew Gardens on Queens Blvd.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

SCOREBOARD
• The Nets (5-6) beat the Phoenix Suns, 104-82.

• The Knicks (3-8) face the Hawks in Atlanta at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (7-7-1) topped the Montreal Canadiens, 5-3.

• Giants backup QB Kyle Lauletta won’t face suspension, but he won’treplace Eli Manning either.

• Ken Davidoff writes in the Post that the Yankees resigning Brett Gardner and CC Sabathia is a great start.

• Fallen “Boomer and Carton” co-host Craig Carton has been found guilty of fraud and faces 45 years in prison.

ENTERTAINMENT
• People are blaming Beyonce for Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke’s loss.

• Netflix is planning on conquering family entertainment.

• Ariana Grande continues to mourn her ex Mac Miller, tweeting out that“he’s supposed to be here.”

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Riverdale (CW, 8PM) – When Betty confronts Alice about Gryphons and Gargoyles, Alice has no choice but to come clean about how she, along with a young Fred, FP, Hermoine, Hiram, Sierra, Penelope and Tom played the game in the early ’90s—and how a shocking mystery has been plaguing them all ever since.

• SEAL Team (CBS, 9PM) – Bravo Team partners with the Mexican Marines to hunt the head of one of the most powerful and lethal drug cartels in Mexico.

• All American (CW, 9PM) – Spencer becomes seduced by the Beverly Hills good life during a three-game winning streak. Meanwhile, Coop is also being seduced by a new way of life—gang life—and everything it offers her.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Sixteen Candles – A girl’s “sweet” sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special, as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.

• HULU: From Russia with Love – James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE.

• AMAZON PRIME: Kick-Ass – Dave Lizewski is an unnoticed high school student and comic book fan who one day decides to become a superhero, even though he has no powers, training or meaningful reason to do so.

TECHNOLOGY
• Samsung shared a glimpse of its new dual-screen folding phone prototype.

• Learn how to download watchOS 5 to your Apple Watch.

• Ford is buying the electric scooter startup Spin.

#TRENDINGNY
• #ElectionDay

• #WednesdayWisdom

• Dez Bryant

• Scott Walker

• Dennis Hof

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Middle Village – 2 Family M.V North Convenient Location To School P.S. 128 (K-8) Ose From First And Second To Yard, Bus Stop Including Express Buses To Manhattan. In Close Proximity To Train.Hardwood Flooring ,Close To Our Lady Of Hope.Close. Rental Income. Asking $948,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Middle Village – Bright Three Room 2nd Floor Unit Offers A New Kitchen And Bath, Generous Living Room And Bedroom. Very Convenient Location With Easy Access To Shopping And Transportation. Asking $1,500/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• LIC – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – New Idea to New Venture. WeWork, 27-01 Queens Plaza North, 13th Flr.

• Maspeth – 6:30 p.m. – Lecture & Book Signing: Colors of War. Kowalinski Post, 61-57 Maspeth Ave.

• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Monthly Jazz Jam: Celebrating the Legacy of Louis Armstrong. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

November 8th, 2018 at 3:54 pm

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