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Morning Buzz: Man arrested for stabbing two on 7 train, MTA police talk down distraught man waiving a gun

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Monday, July 13
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Scattered thunderstorms in the morning and partly cloudy later. High of 89.

Top Stories
• New York City health officials recorded zero coronavirus-related deaths for the first time in four months.

• Tensions boiled over in Brooklyn as pro-police demonstrators clashed with Black Lives Matter protesters.

• CUNY is planning for most classes to be online this fall amid coronavirus concerns.

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Queens News
• Police busted a man who was caught on video stabbing two elderly men on the subway in Sunnyside.

• MTA police talked down and arrested a distraught man waiving a gun at the Jamaica LIRR station.

• A Virgin Mary statue at Cathedral Prep in Elmhurst was spray painted with the word “IDOL.”

Politics
• Upstate New York resident Howie Hawkins has won the Green Party’s nomination for president.

• City & State lists the 50 most powerful people in Queens who are not elected officials.

Entertainment
• Rapper Lil Marlo, 30, was shot and killed on an Atlanta highway.

• YouTube personality Nicole Thea, who chronicled her pregnancy, died at the age of 24.

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Virtual World Dance Camp July 13th – August 7th Flushing Town Hall Education will run a Virtual World Dance Camp this summer that is open to all (no prior dance experience needed!). All ages welcome! Click here for schedule.
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Buzzing Back

• In 1985, the “Live Aid” concert raises $127 million for famine relief in Africa.

• In 1969, actor Ken Jeong was born in Detroit. He is best known for his role in this 2009 comedy film.

Opinion
• The Post says soaring disrespect for cops means trouble for the most vulnerable New Yorkers.

• USA Today says under Donald Trump, the Republican Party is no better off than it was four years ago.

In the Blogs
• A mail collection box that was taken away in Woodhaven has been restored.

• Nearly $20 million in city funding to parks and schools is coming to northeast Queens.

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Scoreboard
• The Nets are in talks with former Knick Lance Thomas to join their restart roster.

• Nets guard Joe Harris will have the word “Equality” on the back of his jersey.

• Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier will wear his face mask even on the field.

• Racecar driver Shawn Balluzzo, 64, died in a crash during a race.

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Real Estate
• Brooklyn and Queens home sales fell in the second quarter at the highest ratein a decade.

• For Sale – 66-64 71st Street, Middle Village - Semi-detached 2 family home with private driveway & garage.  Each floor is a 3 BR/ 1 bath unit. Fully finished basement / separate entrance, detached garage, backyard.  $988,000.  Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577

• Sold – Woodside – An eight-bedroom, five-bathroom, 3,528-square-foot house at 34-36 58th Street for $1.48 million. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday morning, in front of 37-62 101st Street in Corona, a 48-year-old woman was walking by when an unidentified man bumped her and grabbed her hair. The victim struggled with him, leading her phone to drop to the ground. The suspect picked it up and fled. A witness who saw the incident ran after the suspect, who dropped the phone at the end of the block. The victim was not seriously injured by the incident.

• On Saturday evening, near 27th Avenue and 146th Street in Flushing, a 43-year-old woman was walking on the sidewalk when an unknown man grabbed her from behind, pushed her to the ground and attempted to remove her clothing. The victim fought back, and the suspect fled the scene on foot. The victim sustained no injuries.

Events
Virtual – 4 p.m. – State Senator James Sanders hosts economic development training. Facebook Live.

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July 13th, 2020 at 9:16 am

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