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Tuesday, November 5

Weather
• Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the morning. High of 57 degrees.

Top Stories
• Four White House officials refused to testify in the House’s impeachment inquiry and did not show up for depositions.

• Eight U.S. citizens, including two mothers and their five children, were killed in Northern Mexico by members of a drug cartel.

• The FBI arrested a man who is accused of planning to bomb a synagogue in Colorado.

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Evening Cocktails & Crafts: Harvest Wreaths  Thurs Nov 7th 6-8pm  Create your own holiday wreath.  All materials included. 21+  Tickets  Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing
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Queens News
• Dermot Shea, who will soon take the position of Police Commissioner, comes from a working-class, immigrant family in Queens.

• Queens Borough President Melinda Katz will face Republican nominee Joe Murray at the polls for the position of Queens District Attorney.

• Hundreds attended the funeral of Aamir Griffin, the teen who was struck by a stray bullet while playing basketball in Jamaica.

Politics
• President Donald Trump formally exited the US from the Paris Agreement agreed to at the UN climate change conference in 2015.

• The president lost his federal appeal, and must hand over his tax returns to the Manhattan District Attorney.

Entertainment
• Krispy Kreme warned a college student in Minnesota to stop reselling the chain’s donuts for his own profit.

Recent fires in California have devastated the state’s beloved wine country.

Buzzing Back

• In 2009, an Army major kills 13 people in Fort Hood shooting spree.

• In 1987, guitarist Kevin Jonas is born is Teaneck, New Jersey. His appearance on this Disney comedy broke records with 10.7 million viewers.

Opinion
• TIME speculates on the real reason Google is buying Fitbit.

• The New York Times discusses how EU subsidizing for agriculture contributes to the power of Oligarchs.

In the Blogs
• The Astoria Performing Arts Center has a whole new lineup of shows for its upcoming season.

• Nordstrom Rack’s Flushing location will close by the end of January.

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Scoreboard
• The Giants (2-7) lost to the Dallas Cowboys, 37-18.

• The Rangers (5-6-1) were defeated by the Ottawa Senators, 6-2.

• The Nets (3-4) beat the New Orleans Pelicans, 135-125.

• The Islanders (10-3-0) face the Ottawa Senators at 7 p.m.

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Gather Around the Campfire  Sun Nov 10th 6-7:30pm  Join us around a campfire for an evening of stories, songs and fun activities.  Alley Pond Park Adventure Center, 2161 Cloverdale Blvd, Bayside
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Real Estate
• Homes are flying off the shelf in Queens, specifically in these neighborhoods.

• For Sale – 78-42 75th Street, Glendale - Two-family brick has 3 BRs, 2.5 bath, 1.5 car garage.  Both porches have a new roof. Alarm system, lots of closets, new water heater.  $715,000. CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100 

• For Sale – 59-62 69th Place, Maspeth – One family brick semi-detached has 2 BRs, 1 bath, 1 car garage, front yard & porch, gas heat.  Conveniently located to shopping & transportation.  $695,000.  O’Kane Realty. 718-779-1111

• Sold – Jamaica – A four bedroom, 2 bathroom, 1,472 square-foot house at 9722 104th Street for $777,090. Zillow

Technology
• Microsoft Japan reported more productivity when giving employees a four-day work week.

• A NASA probe revealed that interstellar space is even weirder than we mighthave expected.

Events
• Forest Hills - 8 a.m. – Borough President Melinda Katz votes in General Election. PS 144, 93-02 69th Ave.

• Forest Hills – 9 p.m. – Katz hosts election night watch party for Queens district attorney’s race. 72-50 Austin St.

Written by QTadmin

November 5th, 2019 at 8:57 am

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