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Morning Buzz: One killed in Woodside house fire, Suspected coronavirus patient tests negative

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Wednesday, February 5

• Cloudy with periods of rain. High of 43 degrees.

Top Stories
• On the eve of his likely acquittal in the impeachment trial, Trump promoted a “Great American Comeback” as he traded slights with Nancy Pelosi.

Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders are leading the pack after Iowa released partial results of its presidential caucus.

• A suspected novel coronavirus patient at Bellevue Hospital tested negative for the disease.

Wednesday Films: A Poem is a Naked Person Wed Feb 5th 8pm A mesmerizing work of rough beauty featuring Leon Russell and his band preforming, both in concert and the studio, as well as intimate moments behind the scenes. Free. Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave., Ridgewood.

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Queens News
• One person was killed and another was injured in a Woodside house fire.

• The basketball coach on trial for the one-punch death of a Long Island City mansaid he was protecting himself and his fiancee.

• Several corrections officers were attacked by two inmates at Queens Criminal Court.

• Bloomberg has doubled his TV ad spending to capitalize on the Iowa caucus chaos.

• The battle over bail reform is raging on in Albany, as uniformed officers joined Republicans to call for repeal.

Disney+ has hit 28.6 million paid subscribers since its launch last year.

• Selena Gomez is launching new own beauty line called Rare Beauty.

Buzzing Back

• In 1962, Ringo Starr appeared live with The Beatles for the first time when he filled in for an ailing Pete Best.

• In 1987, actor Darren Criss is born in San Francisco. In 2019, he won a Golden Globe for his portrayal of this serial killer in this FX drama.

• The Daily News says the Iowa caucus debacle shows why the state shouldn’t lead off the presidential sweepstakes.

• The Post says allowing more time for the no-bail law to work will result in more victims.

In the Blogs
• A new French bistro has opened on 71st Road in Forest Hills.

Signups for W.O.R.K.S. Little League are open starting on Friday.

Trending in New York
Rush Limbaugh
Space Force
Gretchen Whitmer

• The Islanders (30-15-6) topped the Dallas Stars in overtime, 4-3.

• The Rangers (25-22-4) welcome the Toronto Maple Leafs to MSG at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (22-27) host the Golden State Warriors at 7:30 p.m.

• The Knicks parted ways with president Steve Mills, and are now considering candidates for top executive.

• Former Yankee Greg Bird has signed with the Texas Rangers after being cut.

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New York Philharmonic Orchestra for Very Young People: Strings Sat Feb 8th 2pm Explore the sound world of the string family: violin, viola, cello and bass! Discover the joys of music. Recommended for children 3-6 y/o & their families. Tickets. Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave.

Real Estate
• Northwell Health’s Astoria site was the biggest January retail lease in Queens.

• For Sale - 15 St. Johns Road, Ridgewood – Two family renovated and well-maintained, features 4 BRs, 3 bath, kitchens w/ SS appliances, hardwood floors.  Fenced backyard & laundry Room.  $1.2M. Capri Jet Realty. 347-450-3577

• For Rent - Ridgewood – Renovated 3 BR apt features LR/DR combo, EIK, 1 full bath.  Hardwood flooring, heat & water included.  $2,550/month. ID # 1361342.Carollo Rentals 718-366-6636 

• Sold – Laurelton – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,000-square-foot house at 137-33 224th Street for $450,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Macy’s is shuttering 125 stores, cutting thousands of corporate jobs and closing offices.

• Ford posted a $1.7 billion fourth-quarter loss and provided a weaker-than-expected 2020 forecast.

Howard Beach – 1 p.m. – Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy to host “The Shot for a Cure” basketball shoot out. 158-20 101st St.

Astoria – 4 p.m. – David Villa, Queensboro FC to host fan event. Upper 90 Soccer Center, 34-23 38th St.

Ridgewood – 8 p.m. – Wednesday Films: A Poem is a Naked Person (Leon Russell). Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper Ave.

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February 5th, 2020 at 9:22 am

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