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Tuesday, January 14

Weather
• Cloudy with a chance of showers in the afternoon. High of 46 degrees.

Top Stories
•  Protesters took to the streets of Iran for the third time to denounce the country’s clerical rulers.

• Meanwhile, national defense officials struggle to explain Trump’s decision to kill Soleimani.

• Taal volcano in the Philippines spewed lava after thousands were evacuated from the area.

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The Original Paint and Sip Party  Tues Jan 14th 7:30-9:30pm   “Winter River” scene.  $37 Donovan’s of Bayside, 214-16 41st Avenue, Bayside
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Queens News
• A shooting in Corona left one man dead and another injured.

• Residents in South Ozone Park fume over illegally parked trucks in their neighborhood.

• A distraught man hung himself from a pole in Queens.

Politics
• New Jersey Senator Cory Booker is dropping out of the Democratic presidential race.

• The Department of Energy will begin producing documents related to Ukraine by Jan. 28.

Entertainment
• Netflix is the first streaming service to earn more Oscar nominations than any traditional studio.

A 13-year-old saved $10,000 to start a business, then she was offered a five-figure deal on “Shark Tank.”

Buzzing Back

• In 1954 Marilyn Monroe marries Joe DiMaggio.

• In 1969 rock singer Dave Grohl is born in Warren, OH.  He rose to prominence as the drummer for this band, and went on to become the founding member of this band.

Opinion
• The NY Post says Harry and Meghan made the right decision stepping back from the Royal Family.

• The Washington Post asserts this year’s Oscar snubs are as much about genre as they are about gender.

In the Blogs
• “Actoria” brings legendary Broadway shows right to Astoria on Wednesdays at Beans & Lager.

• Local businesses and community members raised more than $57,000 to help fund future college costs for LIC public school students.

Trending in New York
#RefundWarren
• #TuesdayThoughts
• #TuesdayMotivation
• Vince Vaughn
• #MorningJoe

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (22-19-4) beat the Islanders (27-13-4), 6 to 3.

• The Islanders host the Detroit Red Wings at 7 p.m.

• The Nets (18-20) host the Utah Jazz at 7:30 p.m.

• The Knicks (11-29) head to Milwaukee to face the Bucks at 8 p.m.

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Movies R Dumb: The Trial of the Incredible Hulk  Tues Jan 14th 8:30-10pm  NYC’s quickest comedians riff on the worse movies of all time.  $10 Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd  Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• A nonprofit housing counselor in Queens is fighting a real estate “class war.”

• For Sale – 147-96 Grand Central, Briarwood - First flr offers kitchen, dining room and LR w/fireplace.  2nd flr has 3 BRs, 1 full bath.  1 car garage.  $599,999. CB Kueber Realty. 718-628-0100 

• For Rent - Middle Village – Beautiful 3 BR boxed apt features LR, DR, EIK & 2 full baths. Lots of windows, closets in every room, parking spot included. Close to transportation & shops.  $2,200/month. #1362610. Carollo Rentals 917-780-6142

• Sold – Flushing – A two-bedroom, one-bathroom, 950 square-foot apartment at 2808 141st St. for $318,000. Zillow.

Technology
• As of today, Microsoft will no longer support its Windows 7 operating system.

• Elon Musk announced that Teslas will soon be able to talk to pedestrians.

Events
 Kew Gardens - 9:30 a.m. – Queens Borough Cabinet to be briefed tax benefit programs. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Elmhurst - 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting.  Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd.

Bayside - 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. – Paint & Sip Night: “Winter River” scene.  Donovan’s of Bayside, 214-16 41st Avenue

Kew Gardens – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting.  120-55 Queens Blvd, Room 213

Astoria – 8:30 to 10 p.m. – Movies R Dumb: The Trial of the Incredible Hulk.  Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue

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January 14th, 2020 at 9:08 am

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