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Morning Buzz: WorldPride draws record attendance, Miracle Mets awarded keys to the city

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Monday, July 1

Weather
• Mostly sunny with a high of 87 degrees.

Top Stories
• A Canadian cartoonist lost his job after this illustration about Trump went viral.

• The bodies of the migrant father and daughter who drowned in the Rio Grande have been returned to El Salvador.

WorldPride in New York City drew a record-high number of attendees on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.

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See It Big! Action Series Fri July 5th 7pm & Sun July 7th 4:45pm  “RoboCop.” Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave., Astoria.
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Queens News
• An audit found that it takes the city more than a year to fix a sidewalk.

• Queens DA hopeful Tiffany Caban embraced the Central Park 5 in a speechbefore the National Action Network.

• The 1969 Miracle Mets were each given a key to the city in an Amazin’ ceremony.

Politics
• 2020 Democratic candidates defended Kamala Harris after Donald Trump Jr. leveled birther attacks at her.

Sarah Huckabee Sanders is writing a book about her time in the White House.

Entertainment
• Taylor Swift is “grossed out” that artist manager Scooter Braun has acquired the rights to her old music.

Weekend Box Office
Toy Story 4: $57.9 million
Annabelle Comes Home: $20 million
Yesterday: $17 million
Aladdin (2019): $9 million
The Secret Life of Pets 2: $7 million

Buzzing Back

• In 1995, DJ Wolfman Jack, who appeared in American Graffiti, died of a heart attack at the age of 57. He was immortalized in this 1974 hit song.

• In 1967, actress Pamela Anderson was born in Ladysmith, Canada. Her television career started when she appeared on this 1992 TV sitcom.

Opinion
• The Times says 50 years after Stonewall, America is still fighting for LGBTQ equality.

• The Post says with all of the new laws on rent, it’s looking like a conspiracy to destroy the city’s housing market.

In the Blogs
• The Newtown Road Backyard Film Festival has announced their 2019 schedule.

• Public restrooms in western Queens are among the worst in the city, according to a report.

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• Bobby Bonilla

Scoreboard
• The Mets (38-47) beat the Atlanta Braves, 8-5. Pete Alonso, Jeff McNeil and Jacob DeGrom have been selected as NL All-Stars.

• The Yankees (54-28) topped the Red Sox, 12-8, to complete the sweep in the 2019 London Series. Aroldis Chapman was picked as an AL All-Star, but Gleyber Torres was snubbed.

• The Nets are signing superstars Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and DeAndre Jordan this offseason.

• The Nets also dealt D’Angelo Russell to the revamped Golden State Warriors.

• Striking out on marquee free agents, the Knicks have signed Julius Randleand Bobby Portis.

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SuperPower Dogs 3D Now thru – May 31st 2020 Experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. Click here for schedule. NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Corona.
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Real Estate
Four out of every 10 New York City homes listed for sale or rent are within two blocks of a residential construction site.

• For Sale - 50-52 44th Street, Woodside - Two family home completely vacant on title.  5 BRs, 2 bath total.  2 car garage.  $1.148M. Eliot Hill Realty. 719-672-4444

• For Rent – Middle Village – Full renovated 2nd floor apt has LR, DR, EIK, 2 BRs, office, 1.5 bath.  $2,500/month. J. Ciorciari Realty. 917-371-4034

• Sold – Forest Hills – A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,000-square-foot house at 110-49 68th Drive for $2 million. Zillow.

Weekend Crime Roundup
• On Saturday morning, police responded to a call of an aided woman inside 102-20 Farmers Boulevard in Hollis. Cops found a 20-year-old woman unconscious and unresponsive on the garage floor. EMS pronounced her dead at the scene. A person of interest has been detained and the investigation is ongoing.

Events
College Point – 11 a.m. – Police Commissioner James O’Neill will preside over the swearing-in ceremony for new police recruits. Police Academy, 130-30 28th Ave.

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July 1st, 2019 at 9:00 am

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