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Monday, February 10

• Cloudy with periods of rain. High of 47 degrees.

Top Stories
• “Parasite” won four Academy Awards, including the Oscar for Best Picture. It’s the first non-English language film to win in its 92-year history.

• Trump’s annual federal budget will call for a $11.7 billion cut to foreign aid.

• A Bronx gunman burst into a police precinct and shot an NYPD lieutenant just hours after wounding an officer two blocks away.

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Queens News
• A blood-soaked man was arrested for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to deathin their Corona apartment.

• Two NYC firefighters, including one from Queens, died of 9/11-related illnesses on the same day.

• The historic Bowne House in Flushing is hosting tours throughout Black History Month.

• The Iowa Democratic Party says Pete Buttigieg got the most delegates after the caucus, and Bernie Sanders came in second.

• The NYPD sergeants union is declaring a “war” on Mayor de Blasio after recent cop shootings.

• Here is the full list of winners from this year’s Academy Awards.

Weekend Box Office
Birds of Prey: $33 million
Bad Boys for Life: $12 million
1917: $9 million
Dolittle: $6 million
Jumanji: The Next Level: $5 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2014, child star Shirley Temple dies at 85. At the age of 6, she won a special Juvenile Academy Award for “her outstanding contribution to screen entertainment.”

• In 1967, actress Laura Dern is born in Los Angeles. She was a main cast member of this 2017 HBO drama.

• The Daily News says in the wake of the Bronx shootings of a police officer, anti-cop rhetoric must stop.

• The Post says NYCHA isn’t the only city agency that keeps bungling on leadpaint.

In the Blogs
Old Astoria Neighborhood Association is meeting on Tuesday to hear from Con Ed, the FDNY and Queens Theatre.

• Southeast Queens community activist Richard David has announced his run for state Assembly.

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• The Knicks (17-37) fell to the Atlanta Hawks in overtime, 140-135.

• The Nets (23-28) head to Indiana to face the Pacers at 7 p.m.

• The Rangers (27-23-4) topped the Los Angeles Kings, 4-1.

• The Islanders (31-16-6) visit the Washington Capitals at 7 p.m.

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St.John’s Pre-Game Networking Event Wed Feb 12th 6:30pm A pre-game business networking opportunity for Queens Chamber of Commerce members followed by St. John’s vs Providence College basketball game. $50 includes food, drink and fun! St. John’s Faculty Club Hall, Union Turnpike, Jamaica.

Real Estate
• The real estate industry is planning to sue state regulators to block a new policy that would end some tenant-paid rental fees.

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Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday afternoon, police responded to a 911 call of a man assaulted at Northern Boulevard and 101st Street in Corona. Cops discovered a 34-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his left leg and torso. EMS arrived and took him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The investigation is ongoing.

• On Sunday night, police responded to a 911 call of a man stabbed near 36th Avenue and 31st Street in Astoria. Cops found a 21-year-old with stab wounds to his body. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Sunnyside – 3 to 5 p.m. – Classic Movie Monday: “You Can’t Take it With You.” Queens Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave.

Jamaica – 7 p.m. – Aerobics: Working Towards Your New Normal. Roy Wilkins Rec Center, 177th St & Baisley Blvd.

Astoria – 7 p.m. – “Those Were The Days: Why ‘All In The Family’ Still Matters. Rocco Moretto VFW Hall, 31-35 41st Ave.

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February 10th, 2020 at 9:40 am

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