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Morning Buzz: Man fatally shot sitting next to wife in car, Long Island man wounded outside birthday party

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Monday, September 7
Alternate side parking rules are suspended for Labor Day. Meters are not in effect.

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 81 degrees.

Top Stories
• A federal judge ruled that the U.S. Census Bureau must temporarily halt a plan to wind down operations for the count at the end of September.

• Lou Brock, a Hall of Fame baseball player, has died at the age of 81.

• New York’s attorney general will form a grand jury to probe the death of Daniel Prude in Rochester.

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Queens News
• A man sitting next to his wife in a car in College Point was fatally shot in the head and chest.

• A 23-year-old Long Island man was shot and wounded outside a birthday partyin Beechhurst.

• A woman recorded a pervert harassing her on the street in Astoria before he groped her.

Politics
• Former Trump fixer Michael Cohen wrote in his new book that Trump made a video of himself “firing” an actor playing Obama.

• Former presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has joined Biden’s White House transition team.

Entertainment
• Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi epic “Tenet” opened with $20 million at the U.S. box office.

Rihanna is recovering after bruising her face in an electric scooter accident.

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Buzzing Back

• In 1968, protesters disrupt the Miss American Pageant.

• In 1936, rock ‘n roll legend Buddy Holly is born In Lubbock, TX. Unfortunately, in 1959, he died in rock ‘n roll’s most famous plane crash.

Opinion
• The Post says Labor Day should be a day of thanks and public salute, not just an occasion for sales and summer cookouts.

• The Daily News says the Trump administration is turning its back on a global vaccine effort.

In the Blogs
• A new community pop-up art project, “Museum Without Doors,” has come to Flushing’s Maple Playground.

• The next meeting of the Old Astoria Neighborhood Association will focus on local restaurants and ferry service.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets (19-22) clobbered the Philadelphia Phillies, 14-1. They face off again at Citi Field at 1:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (21-19) fell to the Baltimore Orioles, 5-1. They head to Toronto to play the Blue Jays at 6:37 p.m.

• The Islanders blanked the Flyers, 4-0,to advance in the playoffs. They will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the East Finals. Puck drops at 8 p.m.

• The Giants added three players off waivers as they put the finishing touches on their 53-man roster.

• U.S. Open favorite Novak Djokovic was disqualified after hitting a line judge with the ball.

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Real Estate
• New renderings have been unveiled for a four-story, residential “surf house” in Rockaway Beach.

• For Sale – 25 Hester Lane, Lake Ronkonkoma – Large 3 BR, 2.5 bath Ranch style home features updated EIK & deck, FDR, LR, full finished basement w/ 2 BRs, full bath, family room. A must see!  $425,000. CB Kueber Realty. 718-628-0100 

• Sold – Flushing – A 812-square-foot studio condo at 140-55 34th Avenue for $550,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
•  On Saturday morning, police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious man in front of 89-45 Elmhurst Avenue in Elmhurst. Upon arrival, cops found an unconscious man in his 40s with apparent head trauma laying on a basement staircase. EMS responded to the scene and pronounced him dead. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death. The investigation is ongoing.

• On Saturday morning, 36-year-old Tyrell Frazier, an off-duty employee of the FDNY, was arrested within the confines of the 106th Precinct. He was charged with driving while intoxicated and driving while ability impaired.

Events
• No events of note.

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September 8th, 2020 at 9:38 am

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