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Afternoon Buzz: Teen killed by package bomb in Texas, Stabbing in Corona leaves one dead and another injured

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Monday, March 12

Top Stories 
• Stormy Daniels offered to return a $130,000 payment she was given in order to break her silence about her alleged affair with President Trump.

• President Trump backtracked on a proposal to raise the age limit for buying assault rifles despite earlier pledges he made after the Florida school shooting.

• Police believe two package explosions that killed a teen and wounded two women in Texas are connected to another fatal bombing that occurred this month.

LIC Partnership Business Breakfast on Empowering Women Business Owners: Taking Calculated Risks
Tues Mar 13th 8-10am
This informative panel discussion will focus on challenges and opportunities unique to women owned businesses.  $25  LIC Conference Center, 41-21 27th St, LIC.

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Queens News
• The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a helicopter crash in the East River that killed all five passengers.

• A man was fatally stabbed while another was wounded in Corona.

• Police are searching for a man who was reported missing in Woodside.

Subway Status 
• 7 Flushing-bound trains make local stops at 33, 40, 46, 52, 69 and 74 Sts.

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

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and 39th St.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between 48th St; Ramp and Exit 31 – Cross Island Pkwy.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between Exit 10 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 13 – I-678 – Van Wyck Expwy; Jackie Robinson Pkwy.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Rockaway Blvd and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Accident on I-278 eastbound at Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge left lane blocked.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

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

What’s On TV Tonight

• DC’s Legends of Tomorrow(CW, 8PM) – When the Legends learn that a mysterious tragedy destroyed Memphis in 1954, thus eradicating the birthplace of rock and roll, they embark on their most important mission—to save music.

• The Alienist (TNT, 9PM) – Kreizler and Moore travel to Washington, D.C. Sara goes rogue in pursuit of the truth. Lucius tells Marcus a secret. Byrnes and Connor tighten their grip on the investigation.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – When the team treats a patient who has to decide between a dangerous surgery that could change his life or remain the same, he asks Dr. Shaun Murphy what he would if he had that same choice.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Nailed It Season 1- Home bakers with a terrible track record take a crack at re- creating edible masterpieces for a $10,000 prize. It’s part reality contest, part hot mess.

• Hulu: Timeless Season 1 – An unlikely trio travel through time in order to battle unknown criminals and protect history as we know it.

• Amazon Video: The Tunnel Season 1 – When a prominent French politician is found dead on the border between the UK and France, detectives Karl Roebuck  and Elise Wassermann are sent to investigate on behalf of their respective countries.

Real Estate

• For Sale – Woodhaven – Newly renovated apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, and kitchen. Located just steps from transportation, park, and sports field. Asking $289,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Sale – Maspeth – Row house features 2 bedrooms, 1 updated bathroom, living room/dining room, kitchen, and basement. Asking $728,000. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

Local Eats of the Day

• Jax Inn 
Located at 72-12 Northern Blvd.

Enjoy their Spicy Chicken Sandwich made with spicy buffalo sauce, lettuce tomatoes, melted pepper jack cheese and french fries for $11.95

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Kew Gardens – 5:30 p.m. – Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Borough Board discusses the state of homelessness in the borough. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Community Board 7 Monthly Meeting.  Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Video Games: Do you want to play retro video games? Click here to learn how.

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Written by QTadmin

March 12th, 2018 at 6:16 pm

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