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Morning Buzz: Jeffrey Epstein’s victims speak out after indictment; Recount for DA race between Caban and Katz set for today.

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Tuesday, July 9

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 89 degrees.

Top Stories
Victims are beginning to speak out as billionaire Jeffrey Epstein has been indicted on sex trafficking charges.

• An Arizona man says he cut a teen’s throat because he felt threatened by the rap music the teen was listening to.

• Police say an Alabama woman attempted to shoot someone in a road rage accident but accidentally shot her husband instead.

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Juniper Park Live Music Festival  Tues July 9th 7pm  Enjoy the Sounds of the 80’s with White Wedding!  Bring your own chair.  Juniper Valley Park, 80th Street & Juniper Blvd North, Middle Village
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Queens News
• With only 16 votes between them, the recount between Caban and Katz for Queens District Attorney starts today.

• A pregnant mother of two from Queens Village has been released from ICE custody and reunited with her children.

• Flushing’s New York Presbyterian Queens Cancer Center received the highest level of recognition for the care it gives cancer patients.

Politics
• A whistleblower says the Trump administration pressured him to reverse an environment decision regarding a development in the desert.

• 23 US governors have joined California in opposing Trump’s decision to relax vehicle milage standards.

Entertainment
• Rumors are swirling that Harvey Weinstein wants to be his own layer.

Keke Palmer slams her former mentor R. Kelly amid ongoing rumors on Watch What Happens Live on Sunday.

Buzzing Back

• In 1962 Bob Dylan records “Blowin’ in the Wind” which many people mistakenly thought was a protest song.

• In 1956 movie actor Tom Hanks is born in Concord, CA.  He gained notoriety for his TV role in this 1980’s sitcom

Opinion
• The Post says that after the DOT wasted $12 million to build welcome centers and rest areas, that whenever Governor Cuomo demands action, millions are wasted.

• The Times says that after Jeffrey Epstein’s arrest, those who protected him for so long now also need to be held accountable.

In the Blogs
• Forest Park has events lined up for this weekend from concerts to a hiking event that will show the Ice Age’s impact today.

• From Rar Bar with $5 dollar house wines and draft beers to Mojave with $6 sangria, here are the best happy hour spots around Astoria.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (40-50) fell to the Phillies last night, 3 to 8.

• The Yankees (57-31) lost against the Tampa Bay Rays, 1 to 2.

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The Forest Hills Feast  Sat July 13th 11am-6pm  A day of joy celebrating our community with eats, beverages, brew, Live Music, DJs from Hot 97, All ages contests, food eating competitions, games, amusements & much more!  Free – Tickets   Queens Bully, 113-30 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills
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Real Estate
• A Queens developer has been swamped with a progressive wave including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez trashing his project and neighborhood community group suing him.

• For Sale – 60-39 Maspeth Avenue, Maspeth - Renovated 2 family Townhouse offers 8 BRs, 3 bath total. Full basement, 2 car garage.  $1.399M. O’Kane Realty. 719-779-1111

• For Rent - Middle Village – Newly renovated 3 BR boxed apt features LR, FDR, EIK w/ SS appliances, 1.5 bath.  Heat/Water. included.  Parking available for additional fee.  $2,300/month. ID # 1351105

• Sold – Bayside – Two-family Tudor house featuring three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, finished basement and two-car garage located at 213-42 29 Avenue sold for $820,000. Realtor. 

Technology
• Many Android apps can track your location even if you do not give the app permission to do so, but Android Q may have a solution.

• Back in 2017, two British researchers stopped a global cyberattack wile preventing another outbreak from happening.

Events
Flushing – 11a.m. to Noon – Music Together w/ Music & Me. Unisphere, Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Flushing – 2 to 8 p.m. – US Open Job Fair.  USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center

LIC – 7 p.m. – Live at the Gantries: Yocouba Sissoko.  Gantry State park Plaza, 50th AV & East River

Middle Village – 7 p.m. – Juniper Park Live Music w/ White Wedding (80s Tribute).  Juniper Valley Park, Juniper Blvd North & 80th Street.

Written by QTadmin

July 9th, 2019 at 9:10 am

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