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Tuesday, October 10

Weather
• Partly cloudy with a high of 83 degrees.

Top Stories
• The Las Vegas gunman fired at a security guard before opening fire on the crowd, police revealed Sunday. Police also confirmed there was no second shooter.

• Wildfires in California wine country have left ten dead and thousands displaced. 

• ESPN suspended anchor Jemele Hill for two weeks over tweets regarding National Anthem protests.

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Queens  Sun Oct 15th Registration begins at 8am, walk starts at 10am.  The progress we have made in the fight against Breast Cancer is remarkable, but we need your help to make the greatest impact to save even more lives!!  Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Promenade of Industry, 111-01 Corona Avenue, Corona.
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Queens News
 The number of women accusing a Queens Catholic priest of sexual abuse has risen to 23.

• Policing are looking for a suspect after a Queens man was slashed on his way home from Comic Con. 

• A Queens man is in critical condition after being stabbed in the heart.

Politics
• Governor Andrew Cuomo promised NYC’s Christopher Columbus statue won’t be removed while he’s in office. 

• The first mayoral debate of the general election is taking place tonight.

Entertainment
• Harvey Weinstein reportedly sent a letter to Hollywood executives begging for them to defend him.

• Did Chip and Joanna Gaines end Fixer Upper over their HGTV contract? 

Buzzing Back

• In 2004 Superman Christopher Reeve dies at age 52

• In 1954 lead singer for Van Halen David Lee Roth is born in Bloomington, Indiana

Opinion
• Lena Dunham writes in the NY Times about the Hollywood culture that keeps women from speaking up. 

• It’s time to rescue New York City’s library branches, Scott Sherman writes in the NY Daily News.

In the Blogs
• Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas will participate in the Queens Historical Society’s Immigrant Voices Series.

• The NYPD 104th Precinct is hosting a bake sale.

Trending in New York
• #TheLastJedi
• #StandWithJemele
• First Lady
• Northern California
• Napa

Scoreboard
• The Yankees topped the Indians, 7-3 to even the ALDS at 2-2. They play the winner-take-all rubber match in Cleveland tomorrow night at 8:08 p.m.

• The Islanders (1-1-1) fell to the Blues in a shootout, 3-2.

• The Rangers (1-2-0) are taking on the Blues at home. Puck drop is 7 p.m.

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LIC BID Annual Meeting  Wed Oct 11th 5-7pm  Join us for the first Annual Meeting of the expanded LIC Business Improvement District as we report on accomplishments, discuss plans for the future, review financials, elect directors of the board, and present awards. RSVP Required.   MoMA PS1, 22-25 Jackson Avenue, LIC
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Real Estate
• A church is Far Rockaway is going to be razed for a mixed-use building. 

• For Sale - Woodside - One family home w/ lots of potential!  Large LR, FDR, 3 BRs, hardwood floors  full finished basement, garage w/ 2 additional parking spots in yard.  Asking $777,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Sale - Flushing/Fresh Meadows – 1 family brick home in mint condition.  Everything new…too much to list!  1 car garage, private driveway, large backyard.  Asking $939,000  Campione Realty  718-326-3003

• Sold – LIC – A three-bedroom, two-bathroom home on 32nd Street for $1.42 million. Zillow.

Technology
• An easy (and maybe not entirely legal) hack will let you add more games to the SNES classic. 

• Digital detoxing is the newest vacation trend. 

Events
• Jackson Heights – Noon – Two Bangladeshi-American teenage daughters, born and raised in New York, ask President Trump to save their father from deportation. Smart Academia, 72-02 Broadway, 4th Floor.

• Astoria – 7 p.m. – PaintNight: Whimsical Pumpkins.  The Astor Room, 35-11 35th Ave.

• Astoria 7:30 p.m. – October Free Movie Night: The Rocky Horror Picture Show.  The Ditty, 35-03 Ditmars Boulevard.

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October 10th, 2017 at 4:04 pm

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