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Morning Buzz: Details of Karina Vetrano’s murder released, Man pleads guilty to robbing Knicks player

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Wednesday, April 19

Weather
• Mostly cloudy and cool with a high of 54 degrees.

Top Stories
• Facebook murderer Steve Stephens shot and killed himself after a three-day police manhunt ended in Pennsylvania.

• The special election for a Republican-heavy House seat will head to a runoff after surging Democrat Jon Ossoff failed to get 50 percent of the vote.

• Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, convicted of murder, committed suicide while in prison.

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Earth Day Shred & Recycle Sat Apr 22nd 1-4pm Services will include paper shredding, electronics recycling, VIN etching & pet adoption. Maspeth Federal Savings Parking Lot, 69th St off Grand Ave, Maspeth
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Queens News
• Details of Karina Vetrano’s murder were made public in court thanks to a confession made by the accused attacker.

• A man pled guilty to his role in an armed robbery of Knicks player Cleanthony Early near a Maspeth nightclub.

• Police are looking for a vandal who spray painted the letter “X” on an Islamic cultural center in Richmond Hill.

Politics
• Taking a page from Trump, mayoral candidate Bo Dietl refuses to release his tax returns.

• A Staten Island Republican assemblywoman is considering a run for mayor.

Entertainment
• Actor Kevin Spacey will host the Tony Awards, which is set to air on June 11.

• Carmelo Anthony’s split with La La involves repeated instances of cheating and allegations of impregnating a stripper.

Buzzing Back

• In 1989 Central Park jogger attack shocks New York City

• In 1979 actress Kate Hudson is born in Los Angeles, California

Opinion
• The Daily News says Trump shouldn’t scrap the H-1B visa, which energizes America’s economy with skilled workers.

• The Post says by elevating Melissa DeRosa, Governor Cuomo is sending mixed messages about ethics.

In the Blogs
• A mobile care clinic is offering free digital mammograms and breast cancer screenings today in Astoria.

• A severe car crash on Rockaway Boulevard left one person brain dead and another in critical condition.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (7-7) fell to the Phillies in 10 innings, 6-2. The Amazins’ continue their series with the Phillies at Citi Field at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (9-5) end their winning streak with a 4-1 loss to the White Sox. The Bombers wrap up their three-game set with Chicago. First pitch at 7:05 p.m.

• The Rangers tied up the first-round series with a 2-1 victory over the Canadiens.

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Five Borough MWBE Recognition Awards! Fri Apr 21st 10am Join all 5 NYC Chambers of Commerce as we celebrate the diversity of each of our Boroughs! Register here ,email info@queenschamber.org or call 718-898-8500. Vaughn College, 8601 23rdAvenue, East Elmhurst
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Real Estate
• “Affordable” rental apartments near the Queensboro Bridge are going for $1,254 a month.

• For Sale – Glendale – Semi-detached 2 family home w/ central air system! Enclosed porch, 6 rooms over 5, wood floors, full finished basement w/ laundry room and bath.  Driveway & 2-car garage.  Asking $869,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• For Sale – Springfield Gardens – Detached one family on 40×100 lot, 4 bedrooms, 3 full bath, private driveway, 2-car garage, full finished basement.  Asking $499,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• Sold – Bayside – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,220-square-foot house at 58-49 Clearview Expressway for $840,000. Zillow.

Business News
• United won’t fire anyone over last week’s dragging episode, according to the airline’s CEO.

• Verizon is buying optical fiber from Corning for $1.05 billion over the next three years to improve its network.

Events
JamaicaNow thru Sun May 7th –  UniverSoul Circus.  Roy Wilkens Park, Merrick Blvd & Baisley Blvd.

Corona - 2 to 5 p.m. – Spring Film Series: Notorious.  Queens Museum, NYC Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Astoria - 6 p.m. – Housing Workshop w/ Queens Legal Services. Central Astoria LDC, 25-69 38th St.

LIC – 6 p.m. – Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina attends Panel for Educational Policy meeting. Long Island City High School, 14-30 Broadway.

Corona – 7 p.m. – Community Educational Council District 24 monthly meeting. PS 16, 41-15 104th St.

Little Neck – 7 p.m. – Congressman Tom Suozzi hosts “Heard in the Third” town hall. Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway.

Flushing – 7:15 p.m. – Flushing Camera Club.  Flushing Hospital, 146-01 45th Ave., 5th Fl.

Jamaica – 9 p.m. – Rod Stewart Experience.  Bar 260 @ Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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April 19th, 2017 at 10:36 am

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