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Wednesday, August 7

• Thunderstorms today with a high of 85 degrees.

Top Stories
• The FBI has launched a domestic terror probe into the Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting.

• Queens district attorney candidate Tiffany Cabán conceded the Democratic race on Tuesday night, officially marking Melinda Katz’s slim victory.

• Lawyers claim that the Boy Scouts of America are covering up a “pedophile epidemic” and have found nearly 800 unreported sexual abuse cases.

Katz Concert Series Summer 2019  Sun August 11th 5pm  Alive N’ Kickin’ playing classic rock and pop.  Fort Totten, Cross Island Pkwy & Totten Avenue, Bayside

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Queens News
• A state correction officer was charged with animal cruelty and lying to police after he shot a raccoon in his backyard in 2018.

• A Queens woman claims she was strip-searched and harrassed by cops after she reported threats from her state trooper neighbor to his employer.

• The fourth person, a 35-year-old mom, has died following a blaze caused by an unstable firebug back in July.

• Trump and the RNC filed lawsuits against a new law that would bar Trump from appearing on California’s primary ballot next year if he declines to disclosehis tax returns.

• Mitch McConnell’s campaign has no problem with disturbing pictures campaign supporters took with a cardboard cut-out of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

• Alicia Silverstone and Mark Feuerstein are joining the upcoming live-action reboot of “The Baby-Sitters Club” at Netflix.

• FX has renewed “Atlanta” for its fourth season.

Buzzing Back

• In 1971 after having half-a-dozen Top 20 hits in the US, The Bee Gees finally scored their first Billboard number one with this song.

• In 1975 movie actress Charlize Theron is born in Benoni, South Africa. She won an Academy Award for her role as a disturbed murder in this 2003 film.

• The Daily News honored author Toni Morrison and her impressive body of work.

• The Post argued that the acts of the El Paso shooter could not be related to Trump’s words and actions at all.

In the Blogs
• You can help to take down illegal postings in Glendale and Ridgewoodtonight.

• Japanese eatery Gaijin will be closed for a few weeks while they work on a concept update and some renovations.

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• The Mets (58-56) cruised to a 5-0 victory over the Miami Marlins. The two teams face off at 12:10 p.m.

• The Yankees (74-39) crushed the Baltimore Orioles, 9-4. They play again tonight at 7:05 p.m.

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Captain Fantastic  Wed Aug 7th 7:30pm  The Elton John Experience.  Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th Street, Maspeth

Real Estate
• Critics can’t stop Amazon’s plan for potential warehouse locations in Maspeth or Industry City. The company may also open a new distribution center in southern Brooklyn, the Bronx or Staten Island.

• For Rent – 67-107 Burns Street, Forest Hills – Spacious 1 BR apt w/ private balcony, hardwood floorings, SS kitchen appliances. Close to all.  $2,200/month. Halstead Real Estate. 718-520-0303

• For Rent – Glendale - Spacious 2 BR apt features LR, DR, EIK, 1 bath, updated oven & fridge.  Master BR w/ walk-in closet, hardwood flooring throughout, Heat/Hot Water included.  $2,000/month. Carollo Rentals. 718-366-6636

• Sold – Flushing – A three-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom, 2,418-square-foot house at 5750 Mazeau St. for $830,000. Zillow

Business News
• In wake of the deadly shootings, Walmart is planning a security review but will continue to sell guns.

• Barneys New York has filed for bankruptcy protection and closed most of it’s stores.

Ridgewood - 6 p.m. – Hudson Vagabond Puppets presents Cap for Sale/The Billy Goats Gruff.  Highland park, Elton Street & Jamaica Avenue

LIC – 6:30 p.m. – The 2019 Queens Power 100 reception. The Bordone LIC, 43-10 Ninth St., fifth floor

Maspeth – 7:30 p.m. – Captain Fantastic – An Elton John Tribute.  Maspeth Federal Savings, 56-18 69th Street

Written by QTadmin

August 7th, 2019 at 9:34 am

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