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MORNING BUZZ (4/14): Cops kill armed man in Astoria, Queens man wins sex harass lawsuit & Monday events

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Queens Daily News Ticker

The NYPA award-winning Morning Buzz – A quick top-news synopsis every day at 8 a.m.

Monday, April 14

Weather
• Mostly cloudy with a high of 71.

Top Stories
• Kansas police have arrested a suspect connected with two separate fatal shootings at a Jewish community center.

• Several Ukrainian officers were injured and at least one was killed while confronting pro-Russian militants.

• Bubba Watson won his second green jacket in just three years at the Masters Tournament yesterday.

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Queens News
• A homeless man uncovered two plastic bags containing body parts near the LIRR tracksin Elmhurst.

• Police killed a shotgun-wielding 85-year-old man who said he killed his daughter and dog in Astoria.

• A Queens man won $40,000 in a sexual harassment lawsuit against his female boss, saying sex was part of the job.

• State Senator Tony Avella is introducing a library reform bill that prevents executives earning more than $150,000 from generating a separate income.

Entertainment
• Check out the full list of winners and nominees from the 2014 MTV Movie Awards last night.

• Weekend Box Office
1) Captain America: The Winter Soldier – $41.4 million

2) Rio 2 – $39 million

3) Oculus – $12 million

4) Draft Day – $9.75 million

Opinion
• See why Rep. Al Franken is opposed to a Comcast takeover of Time Warner Cable.

• The NY Post says colleges aren’t just holding back athletes from getting a well-rounded education.

Scoreboard
• Islanders tied it up late in the 3rd and pulled out a 4–3 shootout win against Buffalo to end their season last night. Watch the recap here.

• Rangers lost 1–0 against the Canadians in overtime on Saturday. Watch the recap here.New York hosts Philadelphia for their first game of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Thursday at 7 p.m.

• Nets took home a 97–88 win against the Orlando Magic last night. Watch the recap here. Brooklyn hosts their Manhattan rivals tomorrow night at 8 p.m.

• One day after playoff elimination, the Knicks topped the Bulls 100–89 last night. Watch the recap here.

• Mets were dominated 14–2 against the Angels yesterday. Watch the recap here. Wheeler gets the nod against the Diamondbacks tonight at 9:40 p.m.

• Yankees take the 3–2 series win against Boston last night. Watch the recap here. Tanaka looks for his second win as the Pinstripes play Chicago tomorrow night at 7:05 p.m.

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London Lennies – Crawfish Lovers….Come and Get It! Crawfest 2014 coming April 28th!! London Lennies  63-38 Woodhaven Blvd, Rego Park 718-891-8084www.londonlennies.com

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Real Estate
• Latest news  – The time to buy is now. Recent reports show Queens housing prices have jumped more than 10 percent in the last year.
• For sale – Middle Village North – Two-family brick, 22-foot-wide, six-room duplex for owner, three-room walk-in, private driveway, yard, short walk to subway, move-in condition. Asking $688,000.
Lou Pastorini

• For sale – Kew Gardens – Bright & spacious, two-bedroom, one-bathroom duplex co-op in private Parkway Village community. Excellent living/dining area, hardwood floors throughout and high,-coffered ceiling. Plenty of closet space and an attic for additional storage. Parking spaces available, pets welcomed. More views available on YouTube. Asking $185,000. 
Century 21

• Sold – Four-bedroom, 2.5-bath, 2,106-square-foot home at 30-16 69th Street in Woodside for $730,000.

Help Wanted
• Delivery person for Laundry Supplies in NY & LI, vehicle provided, clean CDL (Type C OK), Hazmat Cert. Pref. F/T M-F. Some inside work and heavy lifting. Call (718) 429-1700.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• Police and EMS responded to a shooting at Beach 69th Street and Bayfield Avenue in Rockaway early Sunday morning.

• Police arrested two suspects connected to a shooting at Beach 69th Street and Beach Channel Drive in Rockaway late Friday night.

Events• Springfield Gardens – 10 a.m. – Councilman Donovan Richards, DOT and community leaders celebrate a newly installed four-way stop sign. 181st Street & 145th Drive.

• Rockaway Beach – 11 a.m. – Funeral for NYPD Officer Denis Guerra. St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 120 Beach 84th St.

• Long Island City – 7 p.m. – Screening of Passive House Revolution. Coffeed, 37-18 Northern Blvd.

• Rego Park – 7:30 p.m. – Passover Seder with Rabbi Samuel Maldenbaum. Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd.

• Sunnyside – 8 p.m. – Celebrate a traditional Passover Seder. Young Israel of Sunnyside, 43-01A 46th St.

Written by QTadmin

April 14th, 2014 at 12:52 pm

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