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Morning Buzz: A deadly California Fire leaves 6 dead and 19 missing; Four people were fatally shot in an Astoria apartment building

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Tuesday, July 31

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 82 degrees.

Top Stories
• A deadly California fire leaves 6 people dead and 19 still missing.

• A young horn shark is safely returned to a San Antonio aquarium after being stolen by three people in a baby stroller.

• A coalition of attorneys general filed a lawsuit on the Trump administration to stop a Texas-based company from posting instructions for 3-D printed guns.
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Jessica Lange Dance  Tues July 31st 10am  Offering class demonstrations geared for kids as well as parents and caregivers.  For kids 3-10 y/o.  Hunter’s Point Park – LIC Landing, 52-10 Center Blvd, LIC
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Queens News
• Four people, including a child, were shot to death on the first floor of an Astoria apartment building.

• A burglar was killed after breaking into a home in St. Albans.

• The killing of a Queens nurse highlights the realty of the dangers of online dating.

Politics
• Russia dumped 84% of its American debt and politicians explained what that means for the U.S. exactly.

• Cynthia Nixon and Jumaane Williams have endorsed each other‘s bids for statewide office.

Entertainment
• Bill Cosby challenges the court’s decision to classify him as a violent sexual predator.

• Demi Lovato’s friends break their silence on her overdose.

Buzzing Back

• In 1975 Labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears.  In 1992, actor Jack Nicholson portrayed him in this movie.

• In 1965 author J.K. Rowling is born in Yate, England.  She is well known for this bestselling book series.

Opinion
• The New York Times contemplated why the New York City transport system is such a mess when the city itself is thriving.

• The Daily News discusses the real crime in the Trump-Russia story. 

In the Blogs
• A dance festival is headed to the LIC/Astoria waterfront this weekend.

• Signage appeared advertising studio to three bedroom apartments for sale for the Craftsman at 10-42 47th Road.

Trending in New York
• Bernie Sanders
• North Korea
• California
• #yoga
• Queens

Scoreboard
• The Yankees will face the Baltimore Orioles today at 7:05 PM today and again tomorrow at 1:05 PM.

• The Mets will play the Washington Nationals today at 7:05 PM and then again tomorrow at 12:05 PM.

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2018 Summer Concert Series  Tues July 31st  7pm  Totally 80s with White Wedding.  Bring your own lawn chair.  Juniper Park, 80th Street and Juniper Blvd North, Middle Village
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Real Estate
• Here’s how much you need to earn to be able to afford a ‘modest’ two bedroom apartment in New York City.

• For Sale – Glendale - Third floor, corner unit Condo in gated community w/ security system.  982 s/f of living space, central a/c, new washer/dryer, wood floors, SS appliances, LR/DR combo, 2BRs and 2 bath.  Asking $519,0009. CB Kueber Realty. 718-683-5290

• For Sale – Elmhurst - Large brick corner 2 family home has 6 over 6, first flr walk in garage.  Updated heating, newly pointed, many upgrades.  Close to all.  Asking $1,490,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• Sold – Far Rockaway – A four bedroom, three bathroom, 1,974-square-foot house at 532 Beach St. for $497,500. Zillow.

Technology
• Nintendo Switch sales reach almost 20 million, raising Nintendo’s profit to 88%.

• People have reviewed the latest 15-inch Mac Book Pro with the touch bar.

Events
• LIC - 10 a.m. – Jessica Lang Dance.  Hunter’s Point park, 52-10 Center Blvd.

• Kew Gardens – 10:30 a.m – Queens Family Justice Center celebrates its 10 year anniversary.  Queens Family Justice Center, 126-02 82nd Ave.

• Corona - 6 to 9 p.m. – A Midsummer Night’s Feast.  Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave So.

• LIC – 7 p.m. – Live @ The Gantries: Valerie Green / Modern Dance w/ a Splash.  Gantry Plaza State Park, 4-09 47th Road

• Middle Village – 7 p.m. – 2018 Summer Concert Series: White Wedding (80’s)Juniper Park, 80th Street and Juniper Blvd North

 Maspeth – 7 to 10 p.m. – Mind Your Business Networking & Business Card Exchange.  Slide Bar-BQ, 52-75 65th Place

• Astoria – 9 to 10:30 p.m. – Comedy & Poetry for Puerto Rico.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue

Written by QTadmin

July 31st, 2018 at 4:32 pm

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