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Morning Buzz: Tiger Woods wins fifth Masters, Motorcyclist fatally crashes after popping a wheelie

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Monday, April 15

Weather
• Mostly cloudy and windy with a high of 63 degrees.

Top Stories
• A Fordham University student has died from her injuries after falling 40 feet from the campus’s landmark clock tower.

• A small plane with three passengers made an emergency landing on a residential block on Long Island.

• After a decade without winning a major title, Tiger Woods emerged victorious to win his fifth Masters at Augusta National.

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Spring Benefit: Lucky Draw 2019  Tues Apr 16th 7:30pm A one-of-a-kind art raffle that guarantees that each and every ticket holder goes home with a work of art! For more info, call 718-361-7150 or email [email protected]center.org. Tickets. Sculpture Center, 44-19 Purves St., LIC.
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Queens News
• A Bayside motorcyclist died after losing control while popping a wheelie and launching into another car.

• Annoyed residents say this stretch of road in Richmond Hill has become a drag racer’s dream.

• Kew Gardens residents protested the mayor’s plan to build a new jail in the neighborhood.

Politics
• Nancy Pelosi threw shade at Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez in an interview by saying her progressive wing “is like five people.”

• Pete Buttigieg formally kicked off his presidential run, while Cory Booker launched his campaign in Newark.

Entertainment
• The last season of “Game of Thrones” kicked off with some emotional reunions.

Weekend Box Office
Shazam!: $25 million
Little: $15.5 million
Hellboy (2019): $12 million
Pet Sematary (2019): $10 million
Dumbo (2019): $9 million

Buzzing Back

• In 2013, three people were killed and hundreds injured in the Boston Marathon bombing.

• In 1990, actress Emma Watson was born in Paris. She rose to fame while playing this character in the Harry Potter film series.

Opinion
• The Daily News says the City Council is taking the wrong approach to making buildings more environmentally efficient.

• The Post says state lawmakers are looking to make the housing market even worse.

In the Blogs
• A real estate agent with Daniel Gale Sotheby’s in Astoria talked about what inspired her career.

• A Queens assemblyman is hosting a workshop on how to open a child care business later this week.

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Scoreboard
• The Yankees (6-9) lost their series finale to the Chicago White Sox, 5-2.

• The Mets (9-6) fell to the Atlanta Braves, 7-3. They head to Philadelphia to face the Phillies at 7:05 p.m.

• The Islanders take a commanding 3-0 series lead after topping the Pittsburgh Penguins, 4-1.

• The Nets take on the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 2 on the road at 8 p.m.

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4th Annual Queens Marathon  Sun Apr 21st 8am The official qualifier race for the 2020 Boston Marathon. All proceeds from the marathon go to our growing nonprofit allowing us to stage more training opportunities for our “The Kids of Queens” program. Register here. Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
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Real Estate
• A partial stop work order has been issued at a 30-unit mixed-use development in the Queens Plaza area.

• For Sale – Whitestone – Beautiful one family home on 25×100 lot features 3 BRs, 2 bath, brand new roof.  $949,000. Tri-Boro Terrace Realty 718-721-9900

• For Sale - 2540 Bay Shore Road, Greenport - Beautiful Long Island home on 3/4 acre features large LR, DR, EIK, 3 BRs on 1st flr, 2nd flr has a family room, BR & bath.  2 car garage, water view.  $899,000  O’Kane Realty 718-779-1111

• Sold – Jamaica Hills – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 7,000-square-foot house at 86-07 Parson Boulevard for $850,000. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On early Saturday morning, police responded to a 911 call at the corner of National Street and Roosevelt Avenue in Corona. Police found 26-year-old Juan Flores with a gunshot wound to the chest. Flores was taken to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. An investigation is ongoing.

• Also on Saturday morning, cops responded to a ShotSpotter activation at 108-36 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard in Jamaica. Police found a 48-year-old man sitting in the passenger’s seat of a black Nissan Maxima with gunshot wounds to his arm and torso. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital and pronounced dead.

Events
Rockaway Beach – 9 a.m. – Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato, State Senator Joseph Addabbo announce expansion of resident rebate program at Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge to all Queens residents. Bungalow Bar, 377 Beach 92nd St.

Flushing – 11 a.m. – Assemblywoman Nily Rozic, State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky to announce funding for Holocaust survivor services. 137-47 45th Ave.

Kew Gardens – 5:30 p.m. – MTA Transit presents Queens bus network redesign to Queens Borough Board. Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd.

Flushing – 6:30 p.m. – Free Community Concert: Chinese Traditional Music Performed by Melody of Dragons. Queens Library, 41-17 Main St.

Jackson Heights – 7 p.m. – Emergency Travers Park Town Hall. Jewish Center of Jackson Heights, 37-06 77th St.

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April 15th, 2019 at 9:32 am

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