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Tuesday, April 9

Weather
• Cloudy with a high of 56 degrees.

Top Stories
• Thirteen parents, including actress Felicity Huffman, pled guilty in the college admissions scandal as prosecutors are pushing for prison time.

• Israel is voting for a new Prime Minister today, after Benjamin Netanyahu led the country for ten interrupted years.

• Confusion reigns in the emerging CBD edibles business after NYC health inspectors seized thousands of dollars worth of products despite being told by NYS officials that it was legal.

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Queens Symphony Orchestra: A Heroe’s Adventure  Sun Apr 14th 3pm  Three heroes, three different journeys. Free.  LeFrak Concert Hall, 153-49 Reeves Avenue, Flushing
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Queens News
• A man was killed in a “gang-related” shooting inside a Jackson Heights building on Monday morning.

• An Ozone Park construction worker has died after being hit by a falling stone while working on an East Side building.

• Queens community comes together to clean up giant mess that included strange items like severed doll heads and sex toys.

Politics
• The White House is stepping up their attacks on Democrats as the release of the full Mueller report gets closer.

• The constant flow of migrants at the southern border and more led to 12 days of turmoil that ended with the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

Entertainment
• Seymour Cassel, an Oscar-nominated actor who appeared in three Wes Anderson movies, has died at the age of 84.

Actress Allison Mack of ‘Smallville’ pled guilty for recruiting woman to “sex cult” Nxivm.

Buzzing Back

• In 2005 Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles wed in a civil ceremony.

• In 1926 entrepreneur Hugh Hefner is born in Chicago, IL.  In 1953, he founded Playboy Enterprises.

Opinion
• The Times says Kirstjen Nielsen will be remembered for the forced separationof thousands of migrant families but her replacement may be a lot worse.

• The Post says black Americans may save Democrats from the lunatic left as they have helped elect the last 3 Democrat presidents.

In the Blogs
• Police are searching for a man who robbed his so-called friend at the Woodside Hotel.

• Queens Bake House is set to open in about two weeks as desserts like Carrot Cake and Gluten-Free Coconut Cake are bringing in rave reviews.

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Scoreboard
• The Yankees (5-5) lost to the Houston Astros, 4-3. The teams play again tonight in Houston at 8:10 p.m.

• The Mets (6-3) host the Minnesota Twins tonight at 7:10.

• The Knicks (16-64) are in Chicago to take on the Bulls.

• The Rangers (32-36-14) topped the Penguins in overtime, 4-3.

• Virginia took home the NCAA Title with a 85-77 win over Texas Tech.

• Chris Mullin will reportedly step down as head coach at St. John’s.

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Apple Blossom Children’s Carnival  Sat Apr 13th & Sun Apr 14th  11am-6pm Celebrate spring down on the farm. Our children’s carnival kicks-off our special event season!  $20 includes admission & carnival rides.  Queens County Farm, 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park
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Real Estate
• Cushman & Wakefield, a local real-estate firm, sold four properties throughout Queens in March, ranging in price from $1 to 2$ million.

• For Sale – 60-39 Maspeth Avenue, Maspeth – Renovated 2 family home on 30×100 lot.  Large home w/ Duplex apt – 5 BRs on 2nd flr; 3 BR apt on first floor.  Finished basement, 2 car garage.  $1,499,000. O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• For Sale - 269-10 Grand Central Pkwy, Floral Park – Renovated 1 BR co-op offers open concept dining/living space, walk-through kitchen, hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, balcony, renovated bath, washer/dryer.  $250,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• Sold – Jamaica – A 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom,1,300-square-foot home located at 10944 174th St. sold for $440,000. Realtor.

Technology
• The UK has released a detailed proposal to crack down on the tech industry, including companies like Google and Facebook, citing the spread of terrorist content online.

• A man has duped the Touch ID feature on the Samsung Galaxy S10 by using a 3D print of his own finger to unlock the device.

Events
Middle Village – 7:15 to 9 p.m. – Boy Scout Troop 119 Meeting.  St. Margaret’s Parish, 66-05 79th Place

Corona – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 4 Monthly Meeting.  VFW Post #150, 51-11 108th. Street

Richmond Hill – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting.  Villa Russo Il Palazzo, 101-12 Lefferts Blvd.

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April 9th, 2019 at 9:03 am

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