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Monday, November 5

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• NBC and Fox News both said that they will no longer air President Trump’s campaign ad that featured an immigrant convicted of murder.

• Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said that her Republican opponent, Brian Kemp, is abusing his power to conduct a last-minute “witch hunt” into the state’s Democratic Party.

• When you cast your vote tomorrow, flip you ballot to find three charter proposals. Here are our recommendations.

IN QUEENS
• The mother of Karina Vetrano was driven to tears during opening arguments at the trial for the man accused of strangling her daughter.

• A 62-year-old woman was fatally struck by a pickup truck in Flushing.

• Two men punched a 64-year-old driver during an argument at an intersection in Sunnyside.

SUBWAY STATUS
• Southbound 6 trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Spring St.

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

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

• 25 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.

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

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Jets (3-6) lost to the Miami Dolphins, 13-6.

• The Islanders (8-4-1) face the Montreal Canadiens tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Rangers (6-7-1) beat the Buffalo Sabres, 3-1.

• The Knicks (3-7) fell to the Washington Wizards, 108-95.

• The Nets (4-6) beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 122-97.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Officials revealed that Mac Miller died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl, cocaine, and alcohol.

• Demi Lovato was spotted outside of rehab over the weekend.

• Josh Brolin and Kathryn Boyd welcomed a baby girl.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• Green Arrow (CW, 8PM) – Oliver makes a drastic move in his quest to find Diaz. Like her husband, Felicity pulls out all the stops to get to Diaz. Meanwhile, when arsonists target Rene’s community center, injuring Zoe in the process, the mysterious new Green Arrow swoops in to help save the day.

• The Good Doctor (ABC,10PM) – Shaun and Morgan’s indecision could affect a young violinist’s future.

• Manifest (NBC,10PM) – Cal wakes with a life-threatening fever, and Grace fears it’s from his cancer treatment. Michaela and Ben, however, suspect Cal’s condition may be related to a mysterious passenger from Flight 828.

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Good Will Hunting – Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life.

• HULU: The Big Lebowski – Jeff “The Dude” Lebowski, mistaken for a millionaire of the same name, seeks restitution for his ruined rug and enlists his bowling buddies to help get it.

• AMAZON PRIME: 21 – A story based on six MIT students who were trained to become experts in card counting and subsequently took Vegas casinos for millions in winnings.

TECHNOLOGY
• Amazon is offering free delivery in the U.S. for a limited time.

• Samsung’s social logo has teased the announcement of a folding phone.

• Check out The Verge’s review of the iPad Pro.

#TRENDINGNY
• #Isles

• #ElectionEve

• #MondayMotivation

• #NationalDoughnutDay

• Michael Irvin

REAL ESTATE

• For Sale – Middle Village – Bright And Charming One Family Brick Home. Prime Middle Village Location, Steps To Juniper Park And Xpress Bus. Features 3 Bedrooms, Full Bath, Living Room, Modern Kitchen With Generous Dining Area, Sliding Doors To Rear Patio. Full Finished Basement. One Car Garage. Asking $799,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Two Family Cape Cod features include: Huge Lot (50 x 100 ft), Renovated from top to bottom, Beautiful Sun Room/ extension, Nice Backyard, Finished basement, Private Driveway (will fit up to 4 cars), Great location! Only 1 Block to the Cross Bay Blvd. Asking $799,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

LOCAL EVENTS
• Queens – Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.

• Rosedale – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. – How to Do Business with the Department of Education. An open discussion with State Senator James Sanders Jr. Pa-Nash, 144-14 243rd St.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

November 5th, 2018 at 4:29 pm

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