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Morning Buzz: Queens DA Richard Brown dead at 86, Toddler killed after being trapped in burning car

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Monday, May 6

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 68 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Israeli army lifted protective restrictions on residents and reached a cease-fire with Gaza.

• At least 41 people died on a Russian passenger jet after the plane crash-landed at a Moscow airport.

• New York’s Uber and Lyft drivers are preparing for a two-hour strike on Wednesday.

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Writing Workshop Competition for Young Adults Part of the Maspeth Book Festival! Open to students 9th-12th grades. Accepting completed short stories (700-1400 words) in Word or rtf document, double-spaced with the students name on it. Deadline is Fri May 9th. Send submission to [email protected] with “MBF Writing Competition” in the subject line.
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Queens News
• Longtime Queens District Attorney Richard Brown passed away at age 86.

• A 3-year-old girl died after being left inside a locked car and burning car in South Jamaica.

• Police are looking for a trio of suspects who robbed and brutally raped a woman in Little Neck.

Politics
• Nancy Pelosi expressed fears that Trump won’t leave the White House unless he suffers a big defeat.

• Former Brooklyn Councilman Lew Fidler passed away at age 62.

Entertainment
• Adam Sandler returned to SNL and paid tribute to his former co-star Chris Farley.

Weekend Box Office
Avengers: Endgame: $145 million
The Intruder (2019): $11 million
Long Shot: $10 million
Uglydolls: $8 million
Captain Marvel: $4 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2004, the final episode of Friends aired on NBC.

• In 1961, actor George Clooney was born in Lexington, KY. In 1984 he starred as Dr. Ross in this TV series.

Opinion
• The Post bids farewell to Queens DA Richard Brown and details his many accomplishments.

• The Times says if de Blasio runs for president, he will have to assure voters he has their interests, and not his donors’, at heart.

In the Blogs
Jade Eatery and Lounge in Forest Hills’ Station Square will reopen in a few weeks.

Soup dumplings are coming to Astoria in the form of a new spot called Bund.

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Scoreboard
• The Yankees (19-14) topped the Minnesota Twins, 4-1. They welcome the Seattle Mariners to the Bronx tonight at 6:35 p.m.

• The Mets (16-18) fell to the Milwaukee Brewers, 3-2. They head to San Diego to start a series with the Padres at 10:10 p.m.

• Country House was declared the winner of the Kentucky Derby after Maximum Security was disqualified.

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Queens Taste 2019 Tues May 7th 6-9pm QEDC invites you to Queens Taste 2019, the borough’s premiere networking and culinary fundraising event. Tickets. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona.
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Real Estate
• Tensions are rising over the city’s multifamily transfer program after a recent court ruling.

• For Sale – 12 Overhill Road, Forest Hills Gardens - Unique contemporary home offers 4 BRs, 3.5 bath, open kitchen and dining area, wood-burning fireplace, patio. overlooking garden.  I car garage, central a/c & heat.  $2.450M. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• For Sale – 17 W. 12th Road, Broad Channel – Two family Waterfront home conveniently located, just steps away from Cross bay Blvd.  1st flr is a garage w/ storage, 2nd flr has two 1BR apts.  Close to all. $419,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-9830

• Sold – Far Rockaway – A six-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,686-square-foot house at 13-80 Gipson Street for $520,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Friday night, a suspect entered 21 Deli, located at 40-35 21st Street in Astoria, and displayed a knife. He then stabbed a 19-year-old victim in the torso. EMS responded and took the victim to the hospital. He is in stable condition.

• On Saturday night, within the confines of the 112th Precinct, 35-year-old corrections captain Peter Jean Baptiste was arrested. He was charged with assault, harassment and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17.

Events
Jamaica – 11:45 a.m. – Public Advocate Jumaane Williams joins tenants, advocates to stand against Zara Realty’s use of MCIs. 88-06 Parsons Blvd.

Flushing – 1 p.m. – Queens College, LaGuardia Community College mark National Small Business Week with launch of Small Business Development Center. Queens College, 64-19 Kissena Blvd.

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May 6th, 2019 at 8:59 am

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