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Afternoon Buzz: Trump finds it hard to believe Kavanaugh assault allegations, Woman dies after being struck by SUV.

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Wednesday, September 19

Welcome back! Here’s today’s buzz:

TOP STORIES
• President Trump said that he found the sexual assault allegation against Brett  Kavanaugh, “difficult to believe”.

• The cost of housing homeless people in shelters is continuing to rise in New York City.

• 3 people were shot and injured in a Wisconsin workplace shooting.

IN QUEENS
• A woman died from her injuries after she was struck by an SUV while leaving her church in Flushing.

• A security guard was caught on camera restraining a man inside a Rite Aid before violently dragging him out in Astoria.

• A Jackson Heights woman is searching for her missing dog and a woman who allegedly found it.

SUBWAY STATUS
• There are delays and service changes in 2, 3, 4, and 5 service as we make repairs to a rail at 96 St on the 2 and 3 lines.

• There is reduced southbound 2 service between 149 St-Grand Concourse and Nevins St; Some southbound 2 trains are being rerouted over the 5 line.

• F Rush hour service reduced to accommodate switch work in the area of W 4 St in Manhattan.

• Downtown BDFM trains run at a slower speed in the area of W 4 St-Washington Sq in Manhattan.

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

TRAFFIC
• 25 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.

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

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

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

SCOREBOARD
• The Yankees (92-58) beat the Red Sox, 3-2. They host the Red Sox again at 7:05 p.m.

• The Mets (70-81) fell to the Phillies, 5-2. They conclude their series in Philadelphia at 6:05 p.m.

ENTERTAINMENT
• Maroon 5 will perform at this year’s Super Bowl Halftime show.

• Kelly Clarkson will be hosting her own talk show in the Fall of 2019.

• A Downton Abbey film is set to be released next September.

WHAT’S ON TV TONIGHT
• America’s Got Talent (NBC, 8PM) – Host Tyra Banks reveals who America has chosen as the $1 million winner of Season 13.

• The Sinner (USA, 10PM) – In the Season 2 finale, Heather and Ambrose continue their search for Julian; and Marin’s past is unraveled.

• American Horror Story: Apocalypse (FX, 10PM) – Episode 2 of “American Horror Story: Apocalypse.”

STREAM PICKS OF THE DAY
• NETFLIX: Lilo & Stitch – A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive.

• HULU: Happy-Go-Lucky – A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.

• AMAZON PRIME: House of D – By working through problems stemming from his past, Tom Warshaw, an American artist living in Paris, begins to discover who he really is, and returns to his home to reconcile with his family and friends.

TECHNOLOGY
• Sony is releasing the “Playstation Classic” on December 3rd.

• Angry Birds has released a new augmented reality game, “Angry Birds FPS: First Person Slingshot”.

• Red Dead Redemption 2’s online mode will be available to play this November.

#TRENDINGNY
• Maroon 5

• #TalkLikeAPirateDay

• #WednesdayWisdom

• #GreatestThingsAboutThe90s

• Jimmy Butler

REAL ESTATE

• For Rent – Maspeth – Apartment features 2 bedrooms, 1 bath large living room, formal dining room, lovely newly polished wood floors, and lots of windows for fresh air and light! Great location convenient to transportation & shopping. Asking $1,900/month. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Rent – Maspeth – Apartment features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Asking $2,700/month. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

LOCAL EVENTS
• Astoria – 2 p.m. & 6 p.m. – The Beatles Yellow Submarine. Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave.

That’s all for today, enjoy your evening!

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Written by QTadmin

September 19th, 2018 at 4:34 pm

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