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Wednesday, October 11

Weather
• Partly cloudy in the morning with rain showers in the afternoon. High of 72.

Top Stories
• Harvey Weinstein, who was accused of rape by three women, could face criminal charges if their claims are true.

• California wildfires have killed at least 15 people and caused 20,000 people to evacuate the area.

• The United States men’s soccer team has been eliminated from World Cup contention, ending a stream of seven consecutive appearances.

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Independent Charter School Symposium  Thurs Oct 12th & Fri Oct 13th9am-6pm  Join hundreds of visionaries, educators and advocates for social justice at the first Independent Charter School Symposium in Queens — The World’s Borough! Chartering, race and class seminar: Thurs, Oct 12th @ 10:30. Ravel Hotel, 8-08 Queens Plaza South.
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Queens News
• A JFK Airport security guard was forced to watch her coworkers have sex on security cameras and was subjected to harassment.

• One person was found dead after a fire broke out in a Forest Hills apartment building.

• Police are looking for a man who flashed a 12-year-old girl in Ridgewood.

Politics
• The first mayoral debate between de Blasio, Malliotakis and Dietl turned into a shouting match.

• A new PAC supporting Bo Dietl called “New Yorkers for New York” received its first donation from a non-New Yorker.

Entertainment
• Actresses Gwyneth Paltrow and Angelina Jolie join a growing list of womenwho accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. His wife, Georgina Chapman, is also leaving him.

• Here are 10 big moments from the second trailer of Star Wars: The Last Jediwhich is out in theaters this December.

Buzzing Back

• In 1975 Saturday Night Live debuts

• In 1844 “Heinz 57” founder Henry John Heinz is born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Opinion
• The Daily News says Donald Trump will finally get a victory if the NFL forces players to stand for the national anthem.

• The Post calls the mayor’s commission on statues a pure farce, and called for an end to the culture wars.

In the Blogs
• A Queens congresswoman is hosting a districtwide app contest for students.

• An Astoria councilman is opening his office as a hurricane relief drop-off site.

Trending in New York
• #USMNT
• #HipHopAwards
• #AHSCult
• #ThisIsUs
• #NYCVotes

Scoreboard
• The Yankees head to Cleveland for the pivotal Game 5 of the ALDS. First pitch at 8:08 p.m.

• The Rangers (1-3) fell to the St. Louis Blues, 3-1.

• The Islanders (1-1-1) are in Anaheim to take on the Ducks at 10 p.m.

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Real Estate
•  Take a look at new renderings of a residential project in East Elmhurstreplacing an auto body shop.

• For Rent - Forest Hills – Large 2 BR, two bath apt facing Austin Street, pet friendly.  Close to transportation & shopping.  Asking $2,600/month  Halstead Real Estate  718-520-0303

• For Sale –  66-15 Wetherhole Street, Forest Hills – Beautifully renovated co-op features 1 BR, 1 bath, hardwood floors, SS appliances, closet space & windows in every room.  Asking $229,000  Capri Jet Realty  917-864-2398

• Sold – Middle Village – A three-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,224-square-foot house at 62-50 81st Street for $690,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Disney, Fox and other major studios are joining forces for a new digital film downloading service.

• After facing backlash over a shortage of its Szechuan sauce, McDonalds promised it would bring the dip back in the winter.

Events
• LIC – 5 to 7 p.m. – LIC BID Annual Meeting. MoMA PS 1, 22-25 Jackson Ave.

• Flushing – 6 to 8 p.m. – Queens College hosts 80th anniversary celebration. 65-30 Kissena Blvd.

• LIC – 6:30 p.m. – Queens Chamber of Commerce hosts tour on “The Next Generation of Manufacturing.” Boyce Technologies, 47-22 Pearson Pl.

• LIC – 7 p.m. – Hunters Point Civic Association monthly meeting. New York Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Ave.

• Woodside – 7:30 p.m – Assemblyman Brian Barnwell hosts “Celebrate Who You Are Proudly National Coming Out Day” event. Topaz Art Gallery, 55-03 39th Ave.

• Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting. Christ the King, H/S, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

• Jamaica 9 p.m. – Jack of Clubs: 60s/70s Classic Rock Tribute. Resorts World Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd.

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October 11th, 2017 at 4:08 pm

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