Queens Daily News Ticker

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MORNING BUZZ (3/4): Police in Queens shoot two dogs, Officer arrested for drunk driving & Tuesday events

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Tuesday, March 4th
Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high near 30.

Top Stories
• Putin has ordered all Russian troops near the Ukranian border back to their bases.

• Two people are dead and one is injured after a Newark shootout led to a vehicle collision.

• LICH advocates met with a receptive group of bidders in Manhattan last night.

• Two Rikers Island guards were found not guilty in a prisoner abuse case.

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Queens News
• While executing a search warrant, police fatally shot two pit bulls Monday.

• A Corrections officer was arrested for drunken driving when he was pulled over for a broken tail light.
• The N, Q and R trains will not be making stops in Manhattan for four nights this week.

 

Entertainment
• This year’s Oscars were the most highly-watched in 15 years.

• Scarlett Johansson is pregnant with her and fiancé Romain Dauriac’s first child.

Opinion
• Should Russia be removed from the G-8 for its actions in Crimea?

• The NY Post editorial board criticizes Mayor de Blasio’s heavy-handed approach to the Domino Sugar Factory deal.

Scoreboard
• Islanders face off against the Winnipeg Jets at 8 p.m. following a 5-2 Sunday loss against the Panthers.

• Nets to be joined by Memphis Grizzlies tomorrow night at home, 7:30 p.m., following a 96-80 win against the Chicago Bulls.

• Knicks lost 85-96 away yesterday against the Detroit Pistons.

• Rangers lost at home to the Boston Bruins, 6-3.

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Real Estate
• Latest news – Queens dubbed the new king of multi-family housing.

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• For sale – Astoria – Semi detached, brick three family home. Features four bedrooms in total. Two car garage and full basement. Two blocks from subway station. Asking $989,000.

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• Sold – A five bedroom, three bath, 2,420 sq. ft. home at 19823 Hillside Ave. sold for $750,000 last month after being sold for $305,000 in Sept. 2012.

 

 

 

Technology

• Google is fighting to restore an anti-Muslim YouTube video.

 

•The need-to-know details of Apple’s CarPlay.

 

Events

• Queens World Film Festival kicks off in several Queens locations.

 

Flushing – 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Art in the garden at the Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St.

 

Sunnyside – 4 p.m. – “Green” comic book workshop for children. Sunnyside Library. 43-06 Greenpoint Ave.

 

• Far Rockaway – 5 p.m. – MardiGras Movie Night features Disney’s Princess an the Frog.

 

Rego Park – 7 p.m. – Bingo at Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.

Middle Village – 7 p.m. – St. Margaret’s Boy Scout Troop 19 Meeting. St. Margret’s Parish Hall, 66-05 79th Pl.

• Astoria - 8 p.m. – 2014 Queens world film festival opening night. Museum of the Moving Image. 36-01 35 Ave.

Written by QTadmin

March 4th, 2014 at 7:43 pm

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