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Morning Buzz: Push to save last LGA coyote, Trump announces ‘Fake News Award’ winners

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Thursday, January 18

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 33 degrees.

Top Stories
• President Donald Trump named the winners of his “Fake News Awards” for outlets he says covered him inaccurately. It contained several mistakes.

• A cop shot and killed a 16-year-old boy in an Ohio courtroom after the teen got into a fight with some of his family members.

• The de Blasio administration plans to open a homeless shelter in the old Park Savoy Hotel on “Billionaire’s Row” in Manhattan.

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Dreams of Sand  Sat Jan 20th 2:15pm  San Artist Borja Gonzalez tell us the story of two people throughout their lives, from dreams of their childhood to adult life. $8-$14 Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.
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Queens News
• A Queens woman recalls her grandson’s rush to the hospital after his best friend was shot and killed in South Ozone Park over a marijuana deal.

• Activists are scrambling to save the last wild coyote living near LaGuardia Airport.

• A Queens judge who sued the city after he says he was karate-chopped in the throat by a hot-headed cop, had his suit tossed from court.

Politics
• Governor Andrew Cuomo is pushing a plan to free old and sick inmates in an effort to save money.

• With the subways in disarray, officials over at the MTA put a top priority on having a tidy office for the agency’s new president.

Entertainment
• Marla Maples, the second wife of Donald Trump, is dating a television host who called the president “physically disgusting.”

• The author of the Aziz Ansari bad date piece got catty with a cable news anchor who questioned her subject, firing off an email criticizing her looks.

Buzzing Back

• In 1975, “Mandy” becomes Barry Manilow’s first #1 pop hit. He would go on to sell more than 75 millions records over the course of his career. Listen here.

• In 1892, comic actor Oliver Hardy is born in Harlem, Georgia. Along with Stan Laurel, he formed a famous comedy duo.

Opinion
• A columnist for the Times writes that there are actually quite a few things the U.S. could learn from Africa’s sh*thole countries.

• The author of a book on homelessness writes in the Queens Ledger that a solution to the issue starts with debunking the myths about the homeless.

In the Blogs
• An Elmhurst couple who illegally divided their home into five SROs faces seven years in prison.

• After failing to find an audience, Crabhouse Restaurant in Long Island City is now The Loft,  a change that includes a new Latin-inspired menu.

Trending in New York
• #ACSVersace
• #fire
• #bfc530
• #TheXFiles
• #WhatGodzillasReallyThinking

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (20-25) fell to the Grizzlies, 105-99.

• The Nets (16-29) lost to the Spurs, 100-95.

• St. John’s (10-9) is still without a Big East win, falling to Xavier, 88-82.

• The Islanders (23-19-4) host the Bruins in Brooklyn at 7 p.m.

• The Rangers (23-17-5) welcome the Sabres to MSG. Puck drops at 7:30 p.m.

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Winter Family Program: Winter Trees  Sat Jan 20th 11am  Kids will learn about trees and use parts of trees to make a craft. Registration required. Queens Botanical Gardens, 43-50 Main St., Flushing
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Real Estate
• When is the right time to stop writing a monthly rent check and buy? A realtor from Forest Hills weighs in. 

 OPEN HOUSE – Sat Jan 20th 12-3pm & Sun Jan 21st 1-4pm  76-18 69th Place, #3D, Glendale  Third floor corner unit condo in gated community.  982 s/f of living space features 14 ft ceilings, 2 BRs, 2 bath, washer/dryer, wood floors, parking space.  Asking $549,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

 OPEN HOUSE – Sat Jan 20th 12-3pm  52-58 70th Street, Maspeth  One family attached brick home features 3 lg. BRs, 2 full bath, large L/R, remodeled kitchen, D/R.  Many closets, full basement, garage, driveway, nice yard. Near all! Asking $784,000 O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• Sold – Two-bedroom, two-bath, 1,400-square-foot townhouse at 258-79 Francis Lewis Boulevard in Rosedale for $370,000.

Style & Fashion
• Balenciaga is has a new line for cubicle dwellers who want to rock an edgier look at the office.

• A new pair of Adidas comes with a free year of travel on the Berlin subway.

Events
• Astoria – 8 a.m. – Councilman Costa Constatinides passes out flyers on DACA renewal and legal options for Dreamers. N Train Stop, Astoria Blvd.

• Sunnyside 8:30 a.m. – Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer passes out flyers on DACA renewal and legal options for Dreamers. 7 Train Stops, 69th to 40th Streets

• Jackson Heights 9 a.m. – Councilman Daniel passes out flyers on DACA renewal and legal options for Dreamers. 74th Street Subway Station

• Flushing 4 p.m. – Councilman Peter Koo passes out flyers on DACA renewal and legal options for Dreamers. Flushing International High School, 144-80 Barclay Ave.

• Kew Gardens 4 p.m. – Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz passes out flyers on DACA renewal and legal options for Dreamers. Union Turnpike & Queens Blvd.

• Little Neck – 6 p.m. – Open Mic Tribute to the Rev Martin Luther King Jr. Queens Library, 249-01 Northern Blvd.

• East Elmhurst 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 3 Monthly Meeting. Louis Armstrong Middle School, 32-02 Junction Blvd.

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January 18th, 2018 at 10:53 am

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