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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

• 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.

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.

• 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.

• 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?

• 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.

Trending in New York
Dragon Quest XI

• 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.

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.

• 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.

• 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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