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Wednesday, January 9

Weather
• Partly cloudy and windy with a high of 43 degrees.

Top Stories
• In a televised speech, Trump presented the case for funding the border wall, while Democrats rebutted that the president was appealing to fear, not facts.

• Paul Manafort was accused of lying about sharing polling data with a Russian national in 2016.

• New York City will amp up a program directing people without health insurance to city-subsidized medical services.

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The Good Dog Foundation Thurs Jan 10th 4-5:30pm Read a book to a certified therapy dog! The Good Dog Foundation is bringing dogs to the library for kids to read to. First come, first serve. Queens Library, 37-44 21st St., LIC.
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Queens News
• An MMA fighter leapt over a three-foot partition to rob an Astoria bank.

• A home security video captured a burglar breaking into a Whitestone apartment.

• The city’s medical examiner will determine a Rockaway toddler’s cause of death.

Politics
• State Senate Deputy Leader Mike Gianaris has big plans for Albany in 2019.

• A city judge ordered the de Blasio administration to rein in its new horse carriage rules.

Entertainment
• R. Kelly is now under police investigation in Georgia following the Lifetime docuseries.

• HBO has cast eight rising stars for a prequel show to “Game of Thrones.

Buzzing Back

• In 1979, pop luminaries gather at the U.N. for the Music for UNICEF concert.

• In 1982, Duchess Kate Middleton was born in Reading, England. In 2010, she was chosen as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Trump gave a weak appeal for a wall on the southern border.

• The Post says de Blasio’s universal health care push is just a big con for taxpayers.

In the Blogs
• Chip NYC is opening its new Long Island City location next Friday.

• The Ridgewood Reservoir has been designated a Class I Freshwater Wetland.

Trending in New York
• Chuck
• Nancy
• Mr. Trump
• Warriors
• Stephen Miller

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (10-31) were crushed by the Golden State Warriors, 122-95.

• The Nets (20-22) host the Atlanta Hawks at 7:30 p.m.

• The Rangers (17-18-7) lost to the Vegas Golden Knights, 4-2.

• The Islanders (23-14-4) fell to the Carolina Hurricanes, 4-3.

• St. John’s (14-2) suffered its second loss of the season to Villanova, 76-71.

• CC Sabathia, who suffered a heart scare last month, has been cleared to begin working out.

• Pat Leonard writes in the Daily News that these quarterbacks should be on the Giants’ radar.

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Thursday Night Jazz Series  Thurs Jan 10th 8pm Nick Dunston is a bassist, composer, scholar and cross-disciplinary collaborator. $10. Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica.
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Real Estate
• Club Pilates’s opening in Long Island City was the 10th largest retail lease in December.

• For Sale – Kew Gardens – Updated 1 BR in pre-war Art Deco co-op bldg.  Hardwood floors, all new appliances.  Close to all.  $265,000. Halstead Real Estate 718-520-0303

• For Rent – Glendale – Fully renovated Duplex apt has open concept master room w/ new carpet, pvt bath, LR, DR, EIK w/ SS appliances & dishwasher. Central a/c & heating, washer/dryer.  $2,150/month. ID #1332328. Carollo Real Estate 718-366-6636

• Sold – Astoria – A two-bedroom, two-bathroom, 761-square-foot condo at 25-40 Shore Boulevard for $630,000. Zillow.

Business News
• Apple cut its first-quarter production plan for new iPhones by 10 percent.

• Sears will ask a bankruptcy judge if it can proceed with liquidation.

Events
• Queens – 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Mulchfest. 

• Maspeth – 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Free Monthly Bereavement Group. Maspeth Town Hall, 53-37 72nd St.

• LIC – 6 to 7:30 p.m. – New Idea to New Venture. WeWork, 27-01 Queens Plaza North, 13th Flr.

• Flushing – 7 p.m. – Monthly Jazz Jam: Celebrating the Legacy of Louis Armstrong. Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd.

• Queens Village – 7 p.m. – Community Board 13 Economic Development Committee Meeting. 219-41 Jamaica Ave.

• Fresh Meadows – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 8 Monthly Meeting. Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpk.

• Middle Village – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 5 Monthly Meeting. Christ the King H/S, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.

• Kew Gardens – 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 6 Monthly Meeting. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.

Written by QTadmin

January 9th, 2019 at 1:17 pm

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