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MORNING BUZZ (6/9): Artists face eviction in R’wood, Trapped at Belmont

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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, June 9

Weather
• A high of 72 and thunderstorms and rain in the morning, with scattered showers in the afternoon and evening.

Top Stories
• The suspects of a deadly shooting in Las Vegas are believed to be white supremacistswho targeted cops.

• The Pakistani Taliban said they were behind the attack that killed 28 people at the country’s largest airport.

• A slideshow from the Miss USA competition last night, where Miss Nevada was crowned the winner.


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Queens News
• A designer from Long Island City made all of the swimwear for the Miss USA pageant last night.

• Artists are battling eviction at a three-story building in Ridgewood.

• The sudden closure of a pedestrian bridge left thousands trapped at Belmont Park after the Stakes.

Entertainment
• Miss the Tony Awards last night? Check out the top moments and highlights.

• Weekend Box Office

1) The Fault in Our Stars – $48.2 million

2) Maleficent – $33.5 million

3) Edge of Tomorrow – $29.1 million

4) X-Men: Days of Future Past – $14.7 million

Opinion
• A film professor says this year’s summer flicks show Americans are addicted to “destruction porn.”

• An increased minimum wage is essential, most importantly for those who work for tips, says the New York Times.

Scoreboard
• The pressure is on the Rangers to make a comeback in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup after losing the two opening games to the Kings. They face off tonight in New York at 8 p.m.

• The Kansas City Royals held an early lead to beat the Yankees, 2-1. Watch the recap. The two teams play again tonight at 8:10.

• The San Francisco Giants beat the Mets, 6-4, sweeping the series. Watch the recap. The Mets have a day off, playing the Brewers tomorrow at 7:10 p.m.

• The Miami Heat eked out a 98-96 victory against  the Spurs in San Antonio last night to even up the NBA championship series at 1-1.

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Real Estate
• Latest news – The Holiday Inn Manhattan View in Long Island City hits the market for $59 million.

• 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 - Corona – A 2,500-square-foot single-family detached home at 108-37 52nd Ave.for $420,000

Weekend Crime Roundup
 A bicyclist was killed and a pedestrian was seriously injured in an accident on N. Conduit Ave on Saturday.

Events

• Woodside – 11 a.m. – Congressman Joe Crowley attends a ribbon cutting ceremony. Time Warner Cable Learning Lab, 39-42 59th St., 2nd floor

• Rockaway – 11:30 a.m. – Mother Goose nursery rhymes, music and movement for children ages 6-17 months. Seaside Library, 116-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd.

• Long Island City 7 p.m. – Free screening of documentary In Transition 2.0, the latest full-length film on the Transition movement. Coffeed Cafe, 37-18 Northern Blvd.

• Rockaway – 7:30 p.m. – Dr. Nancy Gahles talks about physical health, emotional well-being and post-Sandy stress. T-7 Gallery, Fort Tilden, 169 State Rd.

• Flushing – 7:30 – 10 p.m. – The FSF Community Theatre Group holds open auditions for the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. Free Synagogue of Flushing, 136-23 Sanford Ave.

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June 9th, 2014 at 3:49 pm

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