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Morning Buzz: Ozone Park landlord dies in basement fire, Hundreds mourn victim in Flushing bus crash

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Monday, September 25

Weather
• Mostly sunny and warm with a high of 85 degrees.

Top Stories
• Nearly 150 NFL players took a knee during the national anthem, while several team owners blasted the president for his comments against protests.

• Trump signed a proclamation, replacing his travel ban, that would restrict entry into the U.S. for people from eight countries.

• Republican senators Ted Cruz, Susan Collins and John McCain all oppose the Graham-Cassidy GOP health care bill, putting it in jeopardy.

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Queens News
• A 68-year-old landlord died after a fire broke out in the basement of his Ozone Park home.

• Mourners were filled with sadness and anger at the funeral of the Polish immigrant who died in the Flushing bus crash.

• Police are searching for two thieves who posed as cops to rob a 60-year-old man in Elmhurst.

Politics
• White House senior adviser Jared Kushner used a private email to conduct official business.

• A Democratic party chair is under fire for his role in cutting a deal to fill a vacant state Senate seat.

Entertainment
• Scott Disick and Sofia Richie confirmed their relationship in an Instagram video.

Weekend Box Office
• Kingsman: The Golden Circle: $39 million
• It: $30 million
• The LEGO Ninjago Movie: $21 million
• American Assassin: $6 million
• Home Again: $3 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1970 The Partridge Family premieres on ABC television

• In 1968 actor & rapper Will Smith is born in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Opinion
• The Daily News says Uber has bent and sometimes broken important regulations, but shouldn’t be barred from a city.

• The Post says Trump shouldn’t focus on NFL kneeling, but rather the suffering in Puerto Rico.

In the Blogs
• The New York City Greek Film Festival is taking place at the Museum of the Moving Image in October.

• A concert series aimed at ending gun violence is coming to Long Island City.

Trending in New York
• #WWENoMercy
• Jared Kushner
• Redskins
• #HTTR
• Chad

Scoreboard
• The Mets (66-89) fell to the Washington Nationals, 3-2. They host a double-header against the Braves at Citi Field, the first game at 4:10 p.m. and the second at 7:40 p.m.

• The Yankees (86-69) lost to the Blue Jays, 9-5, but clinched a Wild Card spot over the weekend. They host the Kansas City Royals for a makeup game at 1:10 p.m.

• The Jets (1-2) topped their divisional rival Miami Dolphins, 20-6.

• The Giants (0-3) lost a heartbreaker to the Philadelphia Eagles, 27-24.

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Real Estate
• See the latest rendering for the eight-story mixed-use developed on Fowler Avenue in Flushing.

• For Sale – 130-32 59th Avenue, Flushing – One family home on 3, 000 s/f lot.  R4-1 Zoning – buildable lot!  Great Investment Property. Asking $1,350,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• For Sale – Jamaica Hills – Detached two family on large 50×100 lot, 3 BRs over 3 BRs, 2 baths in each apt, finished basement w/ bath, 1 car garage.  Asking $950,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips  917-797-7567

• Sold – LIC – A one-bathroom, 464-square-foot studio at 27-21 44th Drive for $560,000. Zillow.

Events
• Rochdale – 6 p.m. – Chancellor Carmen Farina attends a receivership hearing. August Martin High School, 156-10 Baisley Blvd.

• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Community Board 7 Monthly Meeting. Union Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St.

• Bellerose – 7:30 p.m. – Queens Community Board 13 meeting. Bellerose Assembly of God, 240-15 Hillside Ave.

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September 25th, 2017 at 1:15 pm

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