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Tuesday, October 6
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Simchas Torah. Meters are still in effect.
Weather
• Beautiful and sunny with a high of 73.

Top Stories
• A Japanese and Canadian scientist have won the Nobel Prize in physics.

• After years of negotiations, a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal was reached on Monday.

• Two of the biggest fantasy sports companies are facing allegations their employees used insider information to place bets.

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Brian Wilson Fri. Oct 9th 8PM Co-founder of “The Beach Boys” and the main creative force behind some of the most cherished recordings in rock history. $39-$89 Kupferberg Center for the Arts @ Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing 718-793-8080 www.kupferbergcenter.org
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Queens News
• A man who caused a bus crash in Jamaica over the weekend had 64 bags of crack cocaine in his car, authorities say.

• A Bayside Swarthmore College student died over the weekend after slipping off a cliff during a hike near campus.

• A Forest Hills kitten stuck in a sewer was saved by the FDNY.

Politics
• Senate Democrats are planning for another gun-control push.

• Donald Trump allegedly sent fellow GOP presidential hopeful Marco Rubio a case of water because he’s “always sweating.”

Entertainment
• 9-0-2-1-No-You-Didn’t! Jason Priestly is allegedly up in arms after Tori Spelling revealed she had a romantic tryst with her Beverly Hills 90210 co-star.

Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman were reportedly not in attendance at their daughter Bella’s wedding over the weekend.

Opinion
• The New York Times demands answers on the American airstrike of a Doctors Without Borders facility in Afghanistan that killed 22.

• The Post says Obama must wage a strong battle in Congress to see the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal go through.

In the Blogs
• MOMI is screening the John Turturro/Jodie Foster flick Five Corners this Friday, which was shot entirely in Astoria.

• The infamous pizza rat is now a sexy Halloween costume.

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Scoreboard
• The Yankees face the Astros tonight in the Bronx in a one-game wild card playoff matchup. First pitch is at 8:08 p.m.

• Here’s the story behind the weekend-long bender that caused Yankee pitcher CC Sabathia to bow out of the playoffs and enter a rehab program.

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Real Estate
• Curbed is featuring a Whitestone stunner on the market for $1.7 million.

• For Sale – Forest Hills – New to market. One bedroom co-op with expansive views from terrace. Huge closets, garage  parking, gym, doorman.  Asking $359,000  Madeleine Realty of Queens Ltd.  718-520-1313

• For Sale – Rego Park – Studio Co-Op in the Alderton! Modern efficiency kitchen, living/dining/sleeping area, full bath and 3 large closets!  Asking $139,000 Negotiable  Coldwell Bank Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• Sold – Forest Hills - A two-bedroom, one-bathroom sun drenched co-op for $340,000. Zillow

Technology
• Blackberry looks poised to rise from the grave, with a new phone soon to be released called the Priv.

• Siri can now control your lights.

Events
• Long Island City – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – DOT and NYC Cares beautify barrier protecting a new bike lane. Vernon Blvd. between 31st & 40th Avenues

• Flushing – Noon – Elected officials call for safety measures in wake of hit-and-run fatality. College Point Blvd. & Roosevelt Ave.

• Bayside – 1 p.m. – State Senator Tony Avella asks for the public’s help in finding a missing woman. District Office, 38-50 Bell Blvd.

• Jackson Heights – 2 p.m. – State Senator Jose Peralta recognizes first annual Organ Donor Enrollment Day. 78th St. & 37th Ave.

• Queens Village – 7 p.m. – Community Board 13 Transportation Committee Meeting. Board Office, 219-41 Jamaica Ave.

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October 6th, 2015 at 7:49 am

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