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Wednesday, November 28

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• President Trump told special counsel Robert Mueller in writing that Roger Stone did not tell him about WikiLeaks.

• House Democrats nominated Nancy Pelosi to lead the House in the 116th Congress despite some opposition.

• City lawmakers introduced legislation to legalize electric bikes and scooters.

IN QUEENS
• A Nassau County man was arrested and charged in a massive cigarette trafficking ring takedown.

• A woman stole a backpack filled with cash and credit cards and then spent nearly $2,000 at a Home Depot.

• Christ the King is hosting its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday.

SUBWAY STATUS
• 2, 3, 4 and 5 train service has resumed with delays following an earlier incident involving a train with mechanical problems between Borough Hall and Bowling Green. Northbound 5 trains are no longer being rerouted on the 2 line.

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

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

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

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

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

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Knicks (7-15) fell to the Detroit Pistons, 115-108.

• The Nets (8-13) face the Utah Jazz tonight at 7:30 p.m.

• Former Met and Yankee Curtis Granderson was voted the Marvin Miller Man of the Year.

ENTERTAINMENT
• More than 30 years after the release of The Handmaid’s Tale, author Margaret Atwood has announced there’s going to be a sequel.

• Ariana Grande’s docuseries ‘Dangerous Woman Diaries’ will premiere on YouTube tomorrow.

• John Krasinski reportedly couldn’t stop crying when he first watched his wife Emily Blunt’s performance in Mary Poppins Returns.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Riverdale (CW, 8PM) – Betty follows some strong leads in hopes of finding out who the true Gargoyle King is after confronting the parents, who were part of “The Midnight Club” 25 years ago.

• Vikings (HIST, 8PM) – On the run after being defeated by Ivar the Boneless in Kattegat, Torvi tells her son Hali the story of his legendary father, Viking warrior and explorer Bjorn Ironside to ensure their family saga lives on.

• A Million Little Things (ABC,10PM) – Recurring nightmares force Maggie to face a life-altering trauma from her past, while in real life, the group finally discovers that her cancer is back.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Bumping Mics with Jeff Ross & Dave Attell – When Jeff Ross and Dave Attell take the stage, no one is safe. With the help of special guests, they’re packing a lot of laughs into one epic weekend.

• HULU: The Faculty – Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences.

• AMAZON PRIME: Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny – Four young pandas go on the adventure of a lifetime after they accidentally absorb the chi of ancient kung fu masters and convince Dragon Master Po to teach them kung fu.

TECHNOLOGY
• Google’s super-simple and cheap cell phone service will now work with a broader selection of devices, including iPhones.

• YouTube Originals will be available for free with ads by 2020.

• The Federal Trade Commission has agreed to investigate loot boxes in games, along with their impact on kids.

#TRENDINGNY
• #WednesdayWisdom

• #HallmarkMoviesIn5Words

• Paul Johnson

• New Balance

• #NationalFrenchToastDay

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Richmond Hill – Two-Story Mixed-use Corner Building w/ 3 Stores & 2 Apartments. 1 Block to 111 St J train. Asking $1,888,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Middle Village – Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen And Spacious Patio! Upstairs Two Generous Bedrooms, Office Room, And Full Bath. Pretty Quiet Block Convenient To Shopping And Transportation Including Express Buses To Manhattan And Subway! Ready To Move In, Utilities Included. Asking $,2300/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

LOCAL EVENTS
• Long Island City – 6 p.m. – Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza will attend the meeting of the Panel for Educational Policy. Long Island City High School, 14-30 Broadway.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

November 29th, 2018 at 3:56 pm

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