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MORNING BUZZ (6/3): Daily News gets a fake ID, Teacher has homosexual relationship with student & Tuesday events

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Tuesday, June 3

Weather
• A high of 82 degrees with a 60 percent chance of storm and 60 percent humidity.

Top Stories
• After a nationwide manhunt was enacted, police apprehended explosives suspect Ryan Chamberlain in San Francisco

• Seattle’s City Council unanimously passed a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by April 1, 2015 on Monday.

• President Obama asked Congress to approve a $1 billion boost to European military forces.

• The NYC Board of Elections asks City Hall for a $7.4 million infusion to raise poll workers’ pay.

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Queens News
• A Daily News reporter is able to easily procure a fake ID in Jackson Heights.

• An off-duty cop was killed in a motorcycle crash in Jamaica.

• A male teacher from Grover Cleveland HS in Ridgewood was charged with rape for having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old male student.

Entertainment
• Justin Beiber apologizes after a video of a racist joke surfaced on the Internet

• Miley Cyrus is again burglarized, with thieves this time taking small items like jewelry and a $135,000 Maserati.

Opinion
• Sierra Club Outdoors Director Stacy Bare says Shinseki is a Hero in Huff Post.

• Newsweek weighs the pros and cons of the Bergdahl swap.

Scoreboard
• Mets end their series with the Phillies with an 11 – 2 win last night. Watch the recap here. New York plays Chicago tomorrow night at 8:05 p.m.

• Yankees lose 10 – 2 against the Felix Hernandez and the Mariners last night. Watch the recap here.  They play the American League-leading Athletics in the Bronx tonight at 7:05 p.m.

• Rangers begin their first Stanley Cup Finals series in 10 years in Los Angeles tomorrownight at 8 p.m.

• Rafael Nadal wins 31 in a row and heads to the fourth round of the French Open.

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Real Estate
• Latest News – Last week, L.O.L.A. (Arverne East developers) proposed a sunken forest as a storm barrier in the Rockaways.

• For Sale – Maspeth Plateau - One bedroom condo, move-in condition, terrace garage, included storage, low common charges, $245 per month, includes heat, hot water and cooking gas. Asking $298,000.
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• For Sale – Bayside – Bayside Terrace, two-bedroom co-op, lots of closet space and windows, formal dining room, parking included, large rooms, over 1,000 sq. ft., school district 26, pets OK. Asking $218,000
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• Sold – Flushing – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 990 sq. ft. apartment home at 6030 59th Dr. for $475,000.

Help Wanted

• Sewing machine operators wanted.  Immediate openings.  Good pay.  Grand Basket Co. 53-06 Grand Ave., Maspeth, NY. 718-386-6400

Technology
• Apple announces iOS 8, which comes with compatibility upgrades and several developer-friendly new features.

• IGN releases a brutal trailer for Mortal Kombat X.

Events

• JFK Airport - 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Emergency crews will be conducting a full-scale exercise with simulated smoke and emergency vehicles. Operation will not delay flights.

• Ridgewood – 12:45 p.m. – Mayor de Blasio to attend a roundtable discussion with Deputy Mayor Richard Buery and Pre-K teachers, delivering remarks at 1:20 p.m. PS 239Q, 17-15 Weirfield St.

• Long Island City – 6:30 p.m. – Taste of LIC featuring a performance by Girl Scouts from Sunnyside and Woodside. Gantry Plaza State Park, 49th Ave. and Center Boulevard.

• Bayside – 7:30 p.m. – 111th Precinct Community Council monthly meeting. 45-06 215th St.

Written by QTadmin

June 3rd, 2014 at 3:46 pm

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