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Morning Buzz: Suspect rapes woman in Jamaica alleyway, Residents evacuated for carbon monoxide situation

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Monday, January 20
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Meters are in effect.

Weather
• Sunny and cold with a high of 31 degrees.

Top Stories
• A gunman shot and killed two police officers in a quiet neighborhood in Hawaii.

• Hundreds rallied over the weekend for the fourth Women’s March in New York City.

• Prince Harry broke his silence on Megxit, saying he had “no other option” but to step back from his royal duties.

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Sound River Collective Wed Jan 22nd 6-9pm A free event for engaged couples to meet and mingle with local creative in the wedding and event industry. RSVP. Sound River Studios, 4-40 44th Dr., LIC.
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Queens News
• Police are searching for a man who dragged a woman into an alleyway in Jamaica and raped her.

• Sixty people were evacuated from a building in Flushing due to a carbon monoxide situation.

• Parents are asking for additional stop signs near MS 379 in College Point.

Politics
• Michael Bloomberg unveiled a multi-billion dollar initiative to provide economic justice for African-Americans.

• The Brooklyn Democratic Party’s incoming leader is vowing to boost the machine’s bad finances.

Entertainment
• Here is the complete list of winners from this year’s Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards.

Weekend Box Office
Bad Boys for Life: $59 million
Dolittle: $22.5 million
1917: $22.1 million
Jumanji: The Next Level: $9 million
Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker: $8 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1980, President Carter calls for Olympics to be moved from Moscow.

• In 1952, guitarist Paul Stanley is born in NYC. Since 1973, he has played with this glam-rock group.

Opinion
• In a break with convention, the Times endorses both Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar for the Democratic primary for president.

• The Daily News says de Blasio’s new budget proposal restrains spending, but the payroll keeps growing.

In the Blogs
• The New York Irish Center is hosting the play “Appropriate” from January 27 to February 2.

• Learn more about the Museum of Moving Image’s exhibit on “2001: A Space Odyssey.

Trending in New York
#SAGAwards
49ers
#90DayFiance
Rangers
Robert De Niro

Scoreboard
• The Rangers (23-20-4) lost to the Columbus Blue Jackets, 2-1.

• The Islanders (28-15-5) fell to the Carolina Hurricanes in a shootout, 2-1.

• The Knicks (11-32) head to Cleveland to face the Cavaliers at 5 p.m.

• The Nets (18-23) host the Philadelphia 76ers at 3 p.m.

• LIU Brooklyn (9-9) visits Wagner at 4 p.m.

• St. Francis Brooklyn (8-9) heads to Mount St. Mary for a 7 p.m. showdown.

• NFL Conference Championships:
Kansas City Chiefs top Tennessee Titans, 35-24
San Francisco 49ers beat Green Bay Packers, 37-20.

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Spooktacular: Out of this World’s Fair Fundraiser Sat Jan 25th 2-4pm The most fun-filled and distinct costume party of the year! Performances, live music, face-painting, art-making, scavenger hunts, and tasty treat for all ages! Tickets. Queens Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
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Real Estate
• Broadway Stages is planning to bring another movie production studio to Astoria.

• For Sale – 76-22 57th Road, Middle Village – One family home on large 30×100 lot, 2 BRs, 1 bath, beautiful backyard with deck.  $729,000  O’Kane Realty  718-779-1111

• For Rent – Glendale - 2 BR apt features LR, DR, EIK, small home office, 1 full bath.  Hardwood flooring, heat & water included.  $2,200/month  ID # 1365569  Carollo Rentals  718-366-6636

• Sold – Hollis – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,540-square-foot house at 197-12 89th Road for $765,000. Zillow.

Events
Woodhaven – 9 am to Noon – MLK Day of Service 2020: Forest Park Restoration. Oak Ridge, One Forest Pwky.

Far Rockaway – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – State Senator James Sanders Jr. hosts community tech event in honor of MLK Blueprinters for Success. 10-45 Nameoke St.

Whitestone – 10 a.m. – Volunteers paint mural-inspired Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” in community center. CAP Whitestone, 163-59 17th Ave.

Forest Hills – 11:30 a.m. – Volunteers help serve lunch to seniors for MLK Day. Commonpoint Queens, 67-09 108th St.

Jamaica – 1 to 4 p.m. – Councilman I. Daneek Miller hosts Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration with elected officials. Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica Ave.

Astoria – 8 to 10 p.m. – Plant Nite: Make a Succulent Terrarium. Katch Astoria, 31-19 Newtown Ave.

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January 20th, 2020 at 9:12 am

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