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Morning Buzz: Additional footage of Jamaica rape suspect, Man shot in front of St. Albans home

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Wednesday, January 22

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 39 degrees.

Top Stories
• Republicans blocked subpoenas for new evidence and witnesses as the start of the Senate impeachment trial ran past midnight.

• A Washington state resident is the first person in the United States to catch the deadly Coronavirus from China.

• The Supreme Court refused to consider a fast-track review of a lawsuit threatening Obamacare.

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“All In The Family” Lecture Sat Jan 25th 2:30-4pm This wildly popular TV sitcom (1971-1979) was a touchstone to American life. Focus on how a show this controversial and boundary-breaking managed to become so widely beloved. Tickets. Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave., Flushing.
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Queens News
• Police have released additional footage of the man wanted for rape in Jamaica.

• A man was fatally shot in front of his home in St. Albans.

• A hit-and-run driver received two to six years in prison for fatally striking a woman in Jamaica.

Politics
Jimmy Van Bramer has exited the special election for Queens borough president.

• In his budget address, Cuomo announced plans to overhaul Medicaid and cut local funds to face a $6.1 billion deficit.

Entertainment
Alicia Keys has announced her first tour in seven years, and released a date for her new album.

• Harvey Weinstein’s 11th-hour bid to move the trial out of New York City was denied.

Buzzing Back

• In 1981, the final portrait of John and Yoko is on the cover of Rolling Stone.

• In 1968, chef Guy Fieri is born in Columbus, OH. He became known for driving his red Camaro across America for his television show.

Opinion
• Mara Gay writes in the Times that Hillary Clinton shouldn’t disparage Democratic candidates and disrupt party unity.

• The Post says Eric Adams’s comments show why he is unfit to be mayor.

In the Blogs
• Facebook and Globetops donated laptops to support LIFE Camp’s violence reduction and intervention efforts.

• A new affordable industrial center has opened up in Ozone Park.

Trending in New York
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#ImpeachmentHearings
#MoscowMitchCoverUp
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Kansas

Scoreboard
• The Islanders (29-15-5) topped the Rangers (23-21-4) at MSG, 4-2.

• St. John’s (12-8) fell to Marquette, 82-68.

• The Knicks (12-32) host LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers at 7:30 p.m.

• Derek Jeter is heading to the Hall of Fame, but fell one vote shy of being a unanimous choice.

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Queens Memory Wed Jan 22nd 6-8pm Attendees will learn how to capture the history of your family or neighborhood. RSVP. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave., Bayside.
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Real Estate
• Permits have been filed to build a 14-story, mixed-use building on this busy corner in Flushing.

• For Sale – 32-23 88th Street, #305, East Elmhurst - Large, spacious 1 BR, 1 bath co-op, dining room and kitchen.  Low maintenance.  Close to all.  $225,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• For Rent – College Point – Renovated 2 BR apt features L-shaped living/dining area, EIK w/ dishwasher, 1 full bath.  Shared use of backyard. Near shopping & transportation.  $1,800/month  Carollo Rentals  718-366-6636

• Sold – Woodhaven – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,120-square-foot house at 92-38 76th Street for $579,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Netflix added more paying subscribers than Wall Street expected as they face competition from Disney Plus.

• Fairway is planning to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and close all of its stores.

Events
South Ozone Park – Noon – Airport workers, elected officials and unions rally for “Healthy Terminals Act.” JFK Airport, Terminal 8 AirTrain stop.

Richmond Hill – 2 p.m. – Phagwah Parade Committee announces 2020 parade details. Villa Russo, 118-16 101st Ave.

Howard Beach - 4:30 p.m. – Escape the Room! Queens Library, 92-06 156th Ave.

Bayside - 6 to 8 p.m. – Queens Memory. Bayside Historical Society, 208 Totten Ave.

LIC – 6 to 9 p.m. – Sound River Collection Wedding Planning Event. Sound River Studios, 4-40 44th Dr.

Hillcrest – 6:15 p.m. – Queens SWAB monthly meeting. St. John’s University, 169-10 Goethals Ave., Room 209.

Astoria – 7:30 p.m. – Yaymakers: Paint Night. Bohemian Beer Garden, 29-19 24th Ave.

Ridgewood - 8 p.m. – Screening of “Amazing Grace” featuring Aretha Franklin’s 2-night performance at New Temple Missionary Baptist Church in 1972. Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.

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January 22nd, 2020 at 9:04 am

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