Queens’ Morning Roundup

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Headlines from around the web.
Headlines from around the web.

TODAY’S FORECAST

Thursday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 86. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Thursday night: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers. Low of 68. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph shifting to the NNW after midnight. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible.

EVENT OF THE DAY: A View From The Bridge

A View From The Bridge, Arthur Miller’s fiercely compelling drama about love, belonging and betrayal, based on a true Brooklyn “love” story, will be at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City from September 12-21. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Mayoral primary politics resumes after 1-day silence

After abstaining from campaigning on Sept. 11, the candidates emerging from New York City’s primary elections are expected to break their silence. Read more: AP

Seamstress sues Brooks Brothers for $30M, claims sexual harassment at Queens factory

There’s a wolf in sheep’s clothing sexually harassing a seamstress at the venerable Brooks Brothers factory in Queens, a lawsuit charges. Read more: New York Daily News

Push made to designate 9/11 a national holiday

For more than a decade, people have come to the World Trade Center site on Sept. 11 to reflect and remember. But this year, one voice among many called for something greater. Read more: CBS New York

Sunnyside Gardens residents seek to foil metal Aluminaire House from coming to their historic district

The owners of a futuristic aluminum-and-steel home are struggling to drum up support to bring the noted building to a brick historic district. Read more: New York Daily News

New York plans to opt out of new insurance rules

New York’s top financial regulator said the state plans to opt out of new U.S. insurance rules as the framework does not compel life insurers to hold adequate capital reserves for paying out customer claims. Read more: Reuters