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Thursday, September 10

Weather
• Thunderstorms throughout the day with a high of 79.

Top Stories
• A New Hampshire woman voted topless after she was told she couldn’t wear her Trump shirt inside the polling place.

• Two city public school teachers who returned to their classrooms on Tuesday have tested positive for coronavirus.

• Taking a page from the restaurant industry, fitness center owners are now suing the city for the right to reopen.

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Queens News
• The first girl to ever deliver papers for longtime Queens publication the Leader-Observer reflects on her groundbreaking role.

• Homeowners near Douglaston Golf Course are dealing with a familiar problem – wayward golf balls – since the course reopened in June.

• Tiffany Caban, who came within 60 votes of being Queens district attorney, will run for the City Council seat currently held by Costa Constantinides.

Politics
• Congressman Max Rose of south Brooklyn is in a tough re-election battle. He recently released a six-second ad attacking not his opponent, bu the mayor.

• Now that Joanne Ariola has announced she is running for borough president, what does that mean for the future leadership of the Queens GOP?

Entertainment
• Kanye West’s mental health issues played a big role in the Kardashians’ exit from E! after 20 seasons.

• Slate staffers discuss whether it was right for Bob Woodward to withhold President Donald Trump’s comments on coronavirus just to hype his book.

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Queens Drive-In: Jurassic Park Thurs Sept 10th 7pm A major achievement in visual effects and sound technology, this dinosaur blockbuster offers a thrill ride like no other. $35 NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th Street, Corona 
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Buzzing Back

• In 1977, David Bowie accepts an invitation to appear as a guest on Bing Crosby’s annual Christmas television special. The duet perform this song.

• In 1982, dancer Misty Copeland is born in Kansas City. She became the first African-American soloist in the history of the American Ballet Theatre.

Opinion
• The Queens Examiner urges people to weigh in on the Main Street busway at two upcoming public hearings.

• The chair of the Queens Libertarian Party says when human rights become “free,” they no longer have any value.

In the Blogs
• After a six-month shutdown, Resorts World Casino New York City has been given the green light to reopen.

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Scoreboard
• The Mets topped the Orioles, 7-6. The Mets (20-24) are off before starting a series with the Blue Jays in Buffalo tomorrow.

• The Yankees beat the Blue Jays, 7-2. New York (22-21) hosts the Orioles in the Bronx. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.

• The Islanders are now down 2-0 in their playoff series with Tampa Bay after a 2-1 loss.

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Real Estate
• According to Twitter, house numbers in sans serif – or the “gentrification font” – are a sign your neighborhood is about to change.

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OPEN HOUSE – Sun Sept 13th 2:30-4:30pm  45-62 167th Street, Auburndale - One-family with in-wall AC & heating, 4 BRs, updated 2.5 baths, backyard, attic, finished basement. $1.180M CB Kueber Realty 718-628-0100 

• Sold – Three-bedroom. three-bath, 2,121-square-foot single-family home at 209-50 26th Avenue in Bayside for $855,000.

Style & Fashion
• A New York City tailor is mending clothes from a pushcart on the street.

• Stella McCartney is coming out with a new line of activewear fashionable enough to wear “off duty.”

Events
Corona – 7 p.m.- Queens Drive-In: Jurassic Park. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.

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September 11th, 2020 at 9:33 am

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