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Monday, November 5

Weather
• Rain today with a high of 54 degrees

Top Stories
• The sons of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi have asked for his body to be returned to their family.

• Mary Keitany and Lelisa Desisa won the New York City Marathon.

• Brent Taylor, a former mayor from Utah, was killed in an attack in Afghanistan on Saturday.

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An Evening of Jazz & Cocktails  Sat Nov 17th 6-9pm  Presented by Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens to benefit children and families in need during the Holiday season.  RSVP by Nov 11th  Click here for tickets, or call 718-722-6202.  Russo’s on the Bay, 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach
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Queens News
• Two men in their 20s were fatally shot within six hours of each other in Jamaica and East Flushing.

• A 62-year-old woman died after being struck by a pickup truck while crossinga Flushing street.

• The woman who fell off a cliff while trying to escape her rapist in Thailand finished the New York City Marathon with the use of crutches.

Politics
• Ahead of the midterm elections tomorrow, it appears Democrats are leading in the polls.

• The Senate Judiciary Committee found no evidence to support multiple sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh.

Entertainment
• Ariana Grande dropped a surprise single that addressed her exes Mac Miller and Pete Davidson.

Weekend Box Office
• Bohemian Rhapsody: $50 million
• The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: $20 million
• Nobody’s Fool: $14 million
• A Star is Born (2018): $11.1 million
• Halloween (2018): $11 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2009 Army major Nidal Malik Hasan kills 13 people in Fort Hood shooting spree.

• In 1963 movie actress Tatum O’Neal is born in Los Angeles, CA.  In 1973, she won an Academy Award for her performance in this movie playing opposite her dad.

Opinion
• Controller Tom DiNapoli has not accomplished much as the state’s top pension steward and fiscal watchdog, argued the Daily News.

• The Times has thrown support behind Letitia James for New York Attorney General.

In the Blogs
• International architecture firm Snøhetta has revealed designs for the Far Rockaway Public Library expansion.

• The next 102nd Precinct NCO Build the Block meeting is scheduled forWednesday, November 16.

Trending in New York
• Aaron Rodgers
• Josh Gordon
• Brady
• Packers
• #TheWalkingDead

Scoreboard
• The Jets (3-6) lost to the Miami Dolphins, 13-6.

• The Islanders (8-4-1) face the Montreal Canadiens tonight at 7 p.m.

• The Rangers (6-7-1) beat the Buffalo Sabres, 3-1.

• The Knicks (3-7) fell to the Washington Wizards, 108-95.

• The Nets (4-6) beat the Philadelphia 76ers, 122-97.

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New Idea to New Venture  Wed Nov 7th 6-7:30pm This workshop helps participants develop their business idea, organize their start-up process and create a strategy to launch their business.  RSVP  WeWork, 27-01 Queens Plaza North, 13th Flr, LIC
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Real Estate
• The tower rising at 24-16 Queens Plaza South in Long Island City is getting ready for its unique facade.

• For Sale – 73-04 Juniper Valley Road, Middle Village – Semi detached Ranch features LR, DR, 2 BRs, renovated kitchen and bath. Full finished basement w/ rec room, 1/2 bath & laundry room.  1.5 car garage, private yard.  Asking $679,000. Eliot Hill Realty 718-672-4444

• For Sale – Glendale – Brick 2 family offer 5 BRs, large private yard w/ access from first floor and basement.  House is 52′ long.  Near all. Asking $898,000. Lou Pastorini 917-797-7567

• Sold – Jamaica – A four-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom, 1,920-square-foot house at 11316 202nd St. for $659,000. Zillow

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday at 10:50 p.m., 22-year-old Times West was shot several times in front of 107-30 Guy R Brewer Boulevard. He was transported to Jamaica Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

• On Sunday 4:30 a.m., a 26-year-old was shot in front of 163-10 45th Avenue. Upon arrival, officers discovered the man with multiple gunshot wounds to the body. EMS transported him to New York Presbyterian Hospital-Queens where he was pronounced deceased. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

Events
• Queens – Various Times & Locations – NY Comedy Festival.

• Rosedale – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. – How to Do Business with the Department of Education. An open discussion with State Senator James Sanders Jr. Pa-Nash, 144-14 243rd St.

Written by QTadmin

November 5th, 2018 at 1:15 pm

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