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Morning Buzz: Racist confronted in Bayside 7-Eleven, Man’s remains found in SUV in Flushing

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Thursday, June 18
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended. Meters are still in effect.

Weather
• Mostly cloudy with a high of 77.

Top Stories
• Advocates are worried there could be a flood of eviction notices Monday morning when the state’s moratorium on kicking out tenants expires.

• Charges of racism is threatening to upend Success Academy, the city’s largest charter school network,

• The cop who shot Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta will be charged with felony murder and could face the death penalty if convicted.

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Queens News
• A man’s remains were found in the backseat of an SUV parked in Flushing.

• A man charged with murder broadcast a bizarre 90 minute livestream from his jail cell on Rikers Island.

• A racist on an anti-Asian rant at a Bayside 7-Eleven became enraged when he was confronted by a young Korean man.

Politics
• Newly released excerpts from John Bolton’s new book claim President Donald Trump asked Chinese leaders to help him get re-elected.

• NYC businesses eager to enter phase two of the reopening are confused by mixed messages on guidelines coming from City Hall.

Entertainment
• People are stumped by Kellyanne Conway’s new look.

• “That 70’s Show” actor Danny Masterson has been charged with raping threewomen. Leah Remini says its signals the end of Scientology.

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Buzzing Back

• In 1967, the Monterey Pop Festival in San Francisco reaches its climax. This song was written especially for this festival.

• In 1942, Paul McCartney is born in Liverpool. In 1982, he sang a duet with this singer on this hit song.

Opinion
• The Daily News gives its opinion of which local elected officials in the state Assembly should stay and which should go.

• The chief of staff to the Time Equities CEO writes in the Leader-Observer about her experiences as a black woman in light of recent incidents.

In the Blogs
• Three streets near two Whitestone schools will be converted from two-way to one-way next week.

• Long Island City favorite Dutch Kills Centraal is permanently closing. They are hosting a “goodbye” sidewalk sale on Saturday.

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Scoreboard
• Chris “Mad Dog” Russo says he is better at radio than Mike Trout is at playing baseball.

• The Knicks have added three more candidates to the search for a new headcoach.

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Real Estate
• Several groups have filed a lawsuit to try and stop a major development project on the Flushing waterfront.

• For Sale – 66-83 70th Street #2B, Middle Village - Renovated 2 BR condo in new building. Central heat & AC, laundry room, private parking, pet friendly, roof top, low maintenance. $529,000. Capri Jet Realty 347-450-3577

• Sold – Five-bedroom, four-bath, 2,800-square-foot single-family home at 157-28 12th Street in Whitestone for $852,000.

Style & Fashion
• The resale company Rebag is getting into the accessories business.

• A columnist for the New York Post says the coronavirus lockdown is over, so please stop dressing like a slob.

Events
• Virtual - 2 p.m. – Borough President’s Annual Pride Celebration. LIVESTREAM HERE

• Flushing – 4 p.m. – Assembly candidate Steven Lee makes announcement. Queens Library, 40-02 Main St.

• Virtual - 6 p.m. – District 26 Community Education Council Meeting. JOIN HERE (Meeting ID: 859-4177-0739 Password: cec26)

• Middle Village – 6:30 p.m. Rally in support of police officers. Juniper Valley Park, 80th St. & Juniper Blvd. North

Virtual - 7:30 p.m. – Queens Comedy Hour (for mature audiences).

Written by QTadmin

June 18th, 2020 at 8:50 am

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