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Wednesday, July 29
Alternate side parking rules are suspended. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 94 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Trump administration won’t take new applications for DACA and will shorten renewal periods to just one year.

• Governor Cuomo now has 34 states and Puerto Rico on New York’s 14-day quarantine coronavirus travel advisory list.

Revel suspended moped rentals in New York City after a second fatality in less than two weeks.

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Queens News
• A former SUNY Buffalo football player was shot during a bodega brawl in St. Albans.

• The liquor licenses for 12 more Queens bars have been suspended for pandemic-related violations.

• Police are warning of an increase in car thefts in northern Queens.

Politics
• Attorney General William Barr defended the Trump administration’s protest crackdowns in a combative House hearing.

• City Council Speaker Corey Johnson denied nixing a $2 million grant in retaliation of a group that protested the city’s budget.

Entertainment
• Here is the complete list of nominations for the 2020 Emmys.

• Actress Lucy Hale will star in a survival thriller movie called “Borrego.”

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Buzzing Back

• In 1967, The Doors score their first #1 hit with this song.

• In 1974, actor Josh Radnor is born in Ohio. He played a major role on this 2005 Emmy-Award winning TV show.

Opinion
• USA Today says Trump using federal agents as political stage props is anything but law and order.

• The Post says the latest assault on the Seal of New York City is just silly.

In the Blogs
• The MTA has finished installing four new elevators at the Astoria Boulevardstation.

• A longtime doctor and Holliswood resident celebrated his 101st birthday.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (3-2) throttled the Red Sox, 8-3. They host Boston tonight at 7:10 p.m.

• The Yankees will resume action tonight on the road against the Baltimore Orioles. First pitch is at 7:35 p.m.

• The Amazins’ have agreed to a deal with catcher Bruce Maxwell.

• A growing number of NFL players are opting out of the season due to the risks of coronavirus.

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Real Estate
• The City Council is looking at legislation to temporarily repeal the commercial rent tax for businesses for the rest of COVID-19.

• For Sale – Maspeth – Country living in Queens! Detached 2 family home on an oversized 25’x175′ lot, perfect for backyard oasis! 1st flr is a 5 room unit, 2nd flr has 3 rooms. Close to schools, transportation, shopping. $999,000. O’Kane Realty. 917-859-9362

• Sold – Richmond Hill – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 1,328-square-foot house at 87-39 129th Street for $685,000. Zillow.

Business News
• AMC Theatres and Universal have reached a deal to bring new movies to audiences at home earlier.

Starbucks shares jumped as investors shrugged off the coffee chain’s losses.

Events
Flushing – 8:30 a.m. – NYC Census 2020 completion assistance. South Asian Council for Social Services, 143-06 45th Ave.

Kew Gardens – 9 a.m. – Queens Together, elected officials and BIDs call on government to save businesses from economic collapse. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Corona – 9:30 a.m. – NYC Parks, elected officials and community groups celebrate improvements at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 56th Ave. and 111th St.

Virtual - 10 to 11 a.m. – Offices Reopening Webinar. The best practices to ensure a safe & healthy reopening. RSVP.

South Ozone Park – 12:30 p.m. – 32BJ airport workers, NAACP and elected officials celebrate passage of health care bill. JFK Airport, Terminal 5.

Corona – 6 p.m. – NYC Census 2020 community canvass, lit distribution and completion assistance. Corona Plaza, 40-04 National St.

Virtual – 6:30 p.m. – Mental Health & Wellness Webinar. Join here.

Virtual - 7:15 p.m. – You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Tickets.

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July 29th, 2020 at 8:56 am

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