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Tuesday, May 2

• Partly cloudy and windy. High of 70.

Top Stories
• A stabbing spree at the University of Texas in Austin left one man dead and three others injured

• Police found a Dallas gunman dead in a nearby home after he shot a paramedic and a neighbor in the morning.

• Department of Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte will pay the city back for the gas, mileage and tolls he racked up during his unsanctioned trips to Maine.

Best of Astoria Bash Thurs May 4th 7-10pm Time to eat, drink, and have some fun! This year we are offering 3 different ticket levels, find the one that works best for you. $38-$55   Mundo @ The paper Factory Hotel, 37-06 36th Street, LIC

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Queens News
• A pit bull bit a 1-year-old girl’s face in Corona as she tried to grab a bone from its mouth.

• Police are investigating the alleged sexual assault of a 4-year-old girl in Rosedale.

• Residents welcome a long-delayed elevator at the Briarwood subway station.

• Business mogul John Catsimatidis ruled out a mayoral run, clearing the way for Nicole Maliotakis’s bid.

• U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand says she’s not interested in running for president in 2020.

• Ryan Seacrest will officially join Kelly Ripa as the new co-host of the morning talk show.

See all the looks from this year’s Met Gala.

Buzzing Back

• In 2011 Osama bin Laden is killed by U.S. forces

• In 1903 pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock is born in New Haven, Connecticut

• The Daily News says Donald Trump has a troubling sympathy toward authoritarian leaders and ‘strong’ men.

• The Post says lobbyist James Capalino is back pulling strings at City Hall.

In the Blogs
• Maspeth Federal Savings is sponsoring the Heroes Youth Basketball League.

• LIC Partnership is hosting its annual LIC Springs this weekend.

Trending in New York
The Spurs
Blake Lively

• The Mets (11-14) ended their losing ways with a 7-5 win over the Braves. The Mets play the second game of their 4-game series with Atlanta at 7:35 p.m.

• The Yankees (15-9) dropped their second straight with a 7-1 loss to the Blue Jays. The Bronx Bombers host Toronto again with first pitch at 7:05 p.m.

• The Rangers host the Senators for Game 3 of their second round matchup. Puck drops at 7 p.m.

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Queens Beer Week Sat May 6th 4-7pm Dedicated to all things hoppy and delicious. Also featuring live music, and, hopefully, sunshine! $40 LIC Landing, 52-10 Center Blvd, LIC

Real Estate
• Brooklyn Harvest Market, a supermarket chain, is coming to the Halletts Point development in Astoria.

• For Sale – Howard Beach – Detached two family home featuring 2 bedrooms over 3 bedrooms.  Kitchen w/ SS appliances, full finished basement, 1 car garage, private driveway.  Asking $935,000  Crifasi Real Estate  718-894-8700

• For Sale – 163-42 98th Street, Howard Beach - Renovated one family home w/ 3 levels of living space.  LR w/ fireplace, FDR, bath w/ jacuzzi, 3 bedrooms, terrace overlooking in-ground pool.  Asking $659,000  Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

• Sold – Rochdale – A four-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,655-square-foot house at 170th Street for $440,000. Zillow.

• Elon Musks’s SpaceX rocket company successfully completed its first top-secret military mission.

• Twitter is partnering with Bloomberg for a 24-hour news streaming service.

East Elmhurst – Noon – East Elmhurst-Corona Alliance protests in front of Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras-Copeland’s office for Willets Point development. 32-33 Junction Blvd.

Corona – 6 to 9 p.m. – Queens Taste 2017.  NY Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St.

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May 2nd, 2017 at 12:40 pm

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