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MORNING BUZZ: Push to make Ft. Totten safer, 20 years for love triangle slay

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Tuesday, July 28

Weather
• Another hot one, with mostly sunny skies and a high approaching 90.

Top Stories
• The son of deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has been sentenced to death over war crimes.

• With Vice President Joe Biden by his side, Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled a plan to tear down LaGuardia Airport and rebuild it.

• The executive board of the Boy Scouts of America voted on Monday to lift its ban on gay scout leaders.

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Juniper Valley Park Concert Series Tues. July 28th 7PM 80’s Tribute Night with White Wedding Band. Bring your own lawn chair. Juniper Valley Park, 80th St & Juniper Blvd. North, Middle Village
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Queens News
• Following the Tennessee shooting at an Army Reserve base, elected officials push to make Fort Totten in Bayside safer.

• A man was sentenced to 20 years to life for the murder of a woman with whom he and his wife had a polyamorous affair.

• A man stole the handbag off a woman who had fallen asleep while waiting for the E train at Queens Plaza.

Politics
• GOP presidential candidates in the jam-packed field are scrambling to ensure a spot on stage at next month’s first debate.

• Jeb Bush says he was hurt by Donald Trump’s racist comments on Mexican immigrants.

Entertainment
• Prolific true crime author Ann Rule has died at 83.

• After a string of clunkers, Variety asks what many deemed a foregone conclusion after Pixels, is Adam Sandler still a star?

Opinion
• The New York Times discusses the battle transgender people often face just by using public restrooms.

• In the Guardian, Jason Nichols says that Scott Walker could be the scariest GOP candidate, no easy feat considering the competition.

In the Blogs
Cheap candy for the taking! A candy shop in Astoria is closing and they are having some sweet sales.

• Queens’ best cold noodles can be found at Flushing’s Gui Zhou liang fen.

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Scoreboard
• The Yankees (56-42) beat the Rangers, 6-2. The Yankees take on Texas again tonight at 8:05 p.m.

• The Mets (51-48) begin a three-game series with the San Diego Padres in Flushing. First pitch is 7:10 p.m.

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NY Blood Center – Sunnyside Community Blood Drive Tues. July 28th 2-8PM Anyone trying to donate blood will receive 2 Mets tickets in the mail. Please come out and donate to a worthy cause. Every pint saves lives! 46th Street & Queens Blvd.
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Real Estate
• An other world-ly Colonial is on the market for $1.6 million.

• For Sale – Rosedale – Detached 2 Family, 3 bedrooms, 2 bath, short walk to schools, shopping & transportation.  Asking $448,000  Lou Pastorini  Coldwell Banker Phillips 917-797-7567

• For Sale – Hollis – 1 bedroom Co-Op offers spacious living/dining room, beautiful kitchen and backyard. Near all!  Asking $165,000  Coldwell Banker Kueber 718-628-0100

• Sold – Three-bedroom, two-bath, 900-square-foot single-family home at 141-38 254th Street in Rosedale for $360,000.

Technology
• A researcher says that most Android phones are susceptible to a simple text hack.

• The Apple Watch will go on sale at Best Buy next week.

Events
• Long Island City – 11 a.m. – Celebration marking one-year anniversary of veteran-owned security firm. Virsig, 48-02 25th Ave.

• Long Island City – Noon – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer announces $3 million investment in new library. Hunters Point Community Library, Center Blvd. & 48th Ave.

• Jamaica - 6:30 p.m. – Resident march to call for responsible development and anti-displacement policies. Greater Allen AME Church, 110-31 Merrick Blvd.

• Howard Beach – 7 p.m. – Conservative Parties of Queen and Brooklyn hosts annual American Heritage Dinner. Russo’s on the Bay, 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd.

Written by QTadmin

July 29th, 2015 at 7:51 am

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