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Wednesday, January 10
Alternate-side parking rules are suspended for snow removal. Meters are still in effect.

Weather
• Sunny with a high of 38 degrees.

Top Stories
• A federal judge temporarily blocked President Trump’s decision to end a program shielding undocumented youth from deportation.

• Federal judges ordered North Carolina to redraw its congressional district map because of illegal gerrymandering favoring Republicans.

• New York City now requires all renovated or new public restrooms to have diaper changing stations, including in the men’s room.

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Celebrating the Life of David Bowie  Wed Jan 10th 5-8pm  Celebrate the life of one of the greatest musical icons of all time with a public viewing of D. A. Pennebaker’s classic concert film, Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars(1973) followed by a Q&A. Free tickets.  Queens Library (Central), 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica
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Queens News
• A teenager was slashed three times with a kitchen knife during a fight outside a Jamaica school, sending her to the hospital.

• A bipartisan group of state legislators are urging Governor Cuomo to use the streamlined design-build process for the reconstruction of the BQE.

• Two men pleaded guilty to slashing a teenage exchange student in the neckin Whitestone.

Politics
• Donald Trump said he thinks he can beat Oprah in 2020, but doubts she would run against him.

• Steve Bannon is stepping down from Breitbart after his public feud with Trump.

Entertainment
• Marvel legend Stan Lee has been accused of groping and harassing nurses who care for him.

• Hugh Grant is expecting his fifth child with girlfriend Anna Eberstein.

Buzzing Back

• In 2000 AOL-Time Warner is formed.  In 2002, as investors pulled out en masse of many Internet-related stocks, AOL Time Warner reported a quarterly loss of $54 billion, the largest ever for a U.S. company.

• In 1945 British singer Rod Stewart is born in London, England.  In 1971 he had his first #1 hit with this song.

Opinion
• The Daily News says Congress should pass a clean bill to prevent Dreamers from deportation.

• The Post says the coming Supreme Court decision about public sector unions’ agency fees is a boon to New York.

In the Blogs
• Check out this Astorian’s guide to a Dry January in the neighborhood.

• Storytellers are gathering in Jackson Heights later this month to discuss gentrification and immigration.

Trending in New York
• Michigan
• #RHOBH
• #ThisIsUs
• #SJUBB
• #Chopped

Scoreboard
• The Knicks (19-21) host the Chicago Bulls at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (15-25) welcome the Detroit Pistons to Brooklyn at 7:30 p.m.

• St. John’s (10-7) lost a close game to Georgetown, 69-66.

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Midcentury Stereopanorama with Eric Drysdale: Look and See the 1950s in 3-D!  Sat Jan 13th 2-4pm  A collection of 150 amazing images seen in the way they were meant to be seen – in fully-restored high-quality vintage stereoscopic viewers. $20 – Advanced ticket purchase mandatory. Q.E.D., 27-16 23rd Avenue, Astoria
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Real Estate
• A new report says foreclosures in New York City have hit its highest level since 2009.

• For Sale – Middle Village – Two family brick home features 5 rooms, 2 BRs 1 bath each apt, full finished basement, 1 car garage, pvt driveway, extra large yard.  Asking $950,000  Crifasi Real  Estate  718-894-8700 

• For Sale – Glendale – Large brick mixed use building on busy main street.  Large 1600 s/f store/office w/ access to basement.  Two 6 room apts, all updated throughout.  Office will be vacant on closing.  Ideal for user/investor.  Asking $1,399,000  CB Kueber Realty  718-628-0100

• Sold – Glendale – A six-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,484-square-foot house at 88-18 81st Avenue for $1.15 million. Zillow.

Business News
• Target raised its quarterly profit and sales forecasts after a strong holiday boost.

• GoPro’s shares fell after analysts warned that its products are facing increased saturation.

Events
• Bayside – 8 a.m. – Council Speaker Corey Johnson speaks at Councilman Paul Vallone’s inauguration. Bell Academy, 18-25 212th St.

• Corona – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – New York Mets to host blood drive at Citi Field. Foxwoods Club at Citi Field, 123-01 Roosevelt Ave.

• LIC – 6:30 p.m. – Civilian Complaint Review Board January Board Meeting on police-civilian interactions. Queens Library, 37-44 21st St.

• LIC – 6:30 p.m. – Community Board 2 hosts public meeting on Anable Basin rezoning. Plaxall Gallery, 5-25 46th Ave.

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

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

• Flushing – 7:30 p.m. – Community Board 7 hosts Willets Point Redevelopment meeting. Union Plaza Care Center, 32-23 Union St., 9th Fl.

Written by QTadmin

January 10th, 2018 at 10:34 am

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