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Tuesday, March 13

Top Stories 
• President Trump ousted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and announced that C.I.A director Mike Pompeo will replace him.

• Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for the Florida school shooter, who was charged with killing 17 people last month.

• A former Cuomo top was found guilty of collecting $300,000 in cash bribes in a federal trial.

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Queens News
• A woman was fatally struck by a mini-school bus with three children aboard while she was crossing the street in Kew Gardens.

• A construction worker was killed in a forklift accident in Jamaica.

• The 2018 participatory budgeting proposals for District 22 were unveiled and include 12 projects to improve the district.

Subway Status 
• 4 trains are running with delays in both directions because of a rail condition at Woodlawn.

• Southbound A trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Howard Beach-JFK Airport.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

• Delays on Grand Central Pkwy eastbound between 69th Rd and Union Turnpike.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Exit 4 – Liberty Ave and Exit 8 – Main St.

• Delays on I-278 eastbound between Metropolitan Ave; Williamsburg Bridge and Queens-Kings County Line; Koskuisko Bridge.

• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 30 – Flushing Ave and Exit 28B – Brooklyn Bridge.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

• The Rangers (31-32-7) topped the Carolina Hurricanes, 6-3.

• The Knicks (24-43) host the Dallas Mavericks at 7:30 p.m.

• The Nets (21-46) will take on the Toronto Raptors at Barclays Center at 7:30 p.m.
• LIU Brooklyn will face Radford in the NCAA Tournament First Four game in Dayton, Ohio. Tip-off is at 6:40 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

This Is Us (NBC, 9PM) – In the Season 2 finale, the Pearsons come together to celebrate Kate and Toby’s wedding.

The Middle (ABC, 8PM) – Mike shares the good news that he is being offered the job of regional manager but feels uncomfortable saying goodbye to his co-workers.

Rise (NBC, 10PM) – In the premiere, Lou petitions to take over as director of the theater program in an attempt to revitalize his passion for teaching, but quickly realizes he has his work cut out for him.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: Ricky Gervais: Humanity – Live performance of British comedian Ricky Gervais filmed in London’s Eventim Apollow.

Hulu: American Ninja Warrior Season 9 – “American Ninja Warrior” returns for its ninth season this summer and Matt Iseman returns as host, along with Akbar Gbajabiamila and co-host Kristine Leahy.

Amazon Video: Battlestar Galactica Season 2 – With Commander Adama near death after being shot, Tigh must lead the Galactica and secure the resources needed to save the Commander’s life.

Real Estate

• For Rent – Glendale – Apartment features 4 bedrooms, 1 bath, kitchen, large living room, hardwood floors, two entries, heat and hot water included. Asking $2,500/month.Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Two family home on 80×100 ft lot. 4 BRs, 2 bath total. Finished basement, walking distance to Charles Park. Close to all. Asking $995,000. Capri Jet Realty 718-388-2188

Local Eats of the Day

• No. 1 Flower Drum House 
Located at 2105 31st St.

Enjoy a pint size Chicken Broccoli with white or brown rice for $6.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Elmhurst – 7 p.m. – Community Board 4 monthly meeting. Elmhurst Hospital,79-01 Broadway.

• Richmond Hill - 7:45 p.m. – Community Board 9 Monthly Meeting. Boys & Girls Club of Metro Queens, 110-04 Atlantic Ave.

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Tech Tip of the Day 
Spring Cleaning: Are there multiple wires tangled underneath your desk? Click here for tips on cleaning up and organizing your work space.

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Written by QTadmin

March 13th, 2018 at 4:17 pm

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