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Afternoon Buzz: Uber driver dies after road rage incident, Motorcyclist killed after slamming into divider

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Monday, November 13

Top Stories 
• Over 400 people were killed after a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck the Iraq-Iran border.

• Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he believes the sexual misconduct allegations against Senate candidate Roy Moore and called on him to end to his campaign.

• A man who attacked an Uber driver with a hockey stick is facing manslaughter charges after the driver crashed and died.

Queens News
• A motorcyclist died after he lost control and crashed into a divider in Richmond Hill.

• Police are searching for two men wanted for an armed robbery spreein Jamaica.

• Bayside residents expressed safety concerns over new bike lines due to an increase in accidents.

Subway Status 
• Northbound 2 and 3 trains are running local from Times Sq-42 St to 96 St because of NYPD Activity at 72 St.

• There is no J train service between Broadway Junction and Crescent St in both directions because of an investigation at Norwood Av.

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

Traffic 
• 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.

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

Sports
• The Jets (4-6) lost to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 15-10.

• The Giants (1-8) suffered an embarrassing loss against the San Francisco 49ers, 31-21.

• The Knicks (7-5) will take on the Cleveland Cavaliers tonight at 7:30 p.m.

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Astoria Big Band: Memories of Jazz in Queens 
Fri Nov 17th 8pm 

Presenting the music of Queens’ greats including Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Heath and more!  $16  Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing.
www.flushingtownhall.org
718-463-7700

What’s On TV Tonight

• Supergirl (CW, 8PM) – Kara and Alex head home to Midvale for a little R&R. While there, Kara recalls a painful memory of a childhood friend’s death and how that traumatic experience brought the Danver sisters closer together.

• The Gifted (FOX, 9PM) – Eclipse receives a call from his ex-lover, Carmen, and must revisit his dark past in order to protect the Underground.

• The Good Doctor (ABC, 10PM) – Dr. Shaun Murphy has to confront prejudice from an unlikely source when he takes on the case of a patient with autism, and Dr. Jared Kalu has to learn to accept his limitations as a surgeon.

Stream Picks of the Day

• Netflix: Chappie – When a police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself.

• Hulu: Everybody Hates Chris Season 4 – As a first-time high school student, Chris is really looking forward to attending a school with some diversity.

• Amazon Video: The Holiday – Two women troubled with guy-problems swap homes in each other’s countries, where they each meet a local guy and fall in love.

Real Estate

• For Sale - Glendale – Beautiful 1 family hime – move in ready!  All updated and in excellent condition.  Wood floors throughout, finished basement, L/R, FDR, 3 BRs, full bath.  Real porch, driveway & yard.  Asking $729,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• For Sale – Middle Village – Solid brick Ranch style home features large LR, 2 BRs including Queen Master, finished basement, parking spot & yard.  Asking $599,000  Eliot Hill Realty  718-672-4444

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

• Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Middle Village Property Owners 7 Residents Association Meeting.  St. Margaret’s Parish, 66-05 79th Pl.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
• Folder Protection: You can password protect your folders on Windows and MacOS for extra security. Click here to learn how.

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Written by QTadmin

November 14th, 2017 at 4:23 pm

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