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Morning Buzz: Mets’ Pete Alonso is Rookie of the Year, Teen wrongfully arrested and chained to a bench

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Tuesday, November 12

Weather
• Mostly cloudy, with a chance of rain turning into snow from the morning to the afternoon. High of 53 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments today in a case that determines the fate of DACA, and in turn, nearly 800,000 Dreamers.

• An Arctic blast is bringing chilling weather across the U.S., and has already been proven fatal in the Midwest.

• Former Bolivian President Evo Morales accepted an offer of asylum in Mexico, a day after resigning due to election fraud protests.

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Maspeth Federal Savings Customer Appreciation Day  Tues Nov 12th  All Locations!  Stop in to your local branch to get a free Calendar!  (While supplies last, 1 per customer).
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Queens News
• The Mets’ Pete Alonso, who leads the league in home runs, was namedRookie of the Year.

• A 13-year-old Queens boy was wrongfully arrested and chained to a bench at the precinct for hours, according to a new lawsuit.

• City leaders and residents in Jamaica are demanding their community center re-open after a local teen was shot and killed last month.

Politics
• Testimony by Laura Cooper, deputy assistant secretary of defense, was the latest to be released in the impeachment inquiry saga.

• Republican Congressman Pete King announced that he will not seek reelection in New York for 2020.

Entertainment
• A 19-year-old director made one of the year’s breakout indie films, Burning Cane, the summer before his senior year of high school.

Rapper Drake was booed off stage at the Camp Flog Gnaw festival by an audience that wanted to see Frank Ocean instead.

Buzzing Back

• In 2001 an American Airlines plane crashes in Rockaway, New York.

• In 1982 movie actress Anne Hathaway is born in NYC.  She won an Academy Award for her role in this 2012 film.

Opinion
• Two female NASA astronauts discuss spacewalking in suits that are too largefor their bodies.

• Slate probes into the difficulties of comprehending just what information data companies know about you.

In the Blogs
• Congresswoman Grace Meng held a holiday card drive for Queens veterans in celebration of Veteran’s Day.

• A live-action Charlie Brown Christmas musical will be performed this year at LIC’s Secret Theatre.

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Scoreboard
• The Knicks (2-8) head to Chicago to take on the Bulls at 8 p.m.

• The Nets (4-5) face off with the Utah Jazz at 9 p.m.

• The Rangers (7-6-2) host the Pittsburgh Penguins 7:30 p.m. at MSG.

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State-of-the-Art Stream Lab Unveiling  Wed Nov 13th 1pm  Please join us for the Grand Opening of St. Stan’s new Stream Lab.  Refreshments will be served.  St. Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Academy, 61-17 Grand Avenue, Maspeth
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Real Estate
• Permits were filed for a six-story residential building on Queens Boulevard in In Elmhurst.

• For Sale – 71-38 Cooper Avenue, Glendale – Renovated 1 family near transportation and shops.  3 BRs, 1.5 bath, hardwood floors throughout, SS appliances, no work needed – move in ready!  $750,000. O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111 

• For Rent – Glendale – Renovated apt has 2 BRs with natural sunlight, LR, DR, EIK w/ SS appliances, upgraded flooring.  Heat & water included.  Close to all.  $2,000/month.  ID #1360665. Carollo Rentals 718-366-6636 

• Sold – LIC – A one-bedroom, one-bathroom, 536-square-foot condo at 10-50 Jackson Avenue for $750,000. Zillow.

Technology
• The Polish prime minister is pressing Netflix to edit a documentary that shows a map including locations of Nazi death camps within the nation’s modern borders.

• Google’s ‘Project Nightingale’ collects health data on millions of Americans without their knowledge.

Events
Various Locations – All Day – Maspeth Federal Savings Customer Appreciation Day free calendar giveaway. .  All Locations.

Fresh Meadows – 5:30 p.m. – Community Town Hall. St. Francis Preparatory School. 6100 Francis Lewis Blvd

Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting. VFW Post #150, 51-11 108th St.

Kew Gardens - 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Room 213

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November 12th, 2019 at 9:12 am

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