Queens’ Morning Roundup


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morning roundup

Headlines from around the web.

TODAY’S FORECAST

Friday: Sunshine and a few clouds. Temps nearly steady in the mid to upper 30s. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Friday night: Mainly clear skies. Low 27. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: A Full-ish Deck

The Secret Theatre and the Queen’s Secret Improv Club present a roster of house-formed and veteran indie improv teams, including Butter High, Monster Monster, Perfect Stranglers, Petting Zoo (musical), Sister Sex Wolf, Funkle Todd, Mercury and Goose. Six sets featuring two shows each run every hour until 10:30 pm. $7 for as many shows as desired. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Port Authority toll hike Sunday for EZ Pass drivers

Starting this Sunday, the Port Authority will 75 cents to the EZ Pass toll for all of its bridges and tunnels. Read more: ABC New York

ObamaCare to put 300,000 NYers on Medicaid

ObamaCare is going to push 300,000 additional New Yorkers onto the Medicaid rolls by next year — a hefty 7.3 percent increase, Gov. Cuomo’s budget office predicts. Read more: New York Post

Report: City to take down signs reminding people to pick up after dogs 

The city has decided to take down the signs warning dog owners not to leave their pets’ feces lying behind, and will not be replacing them, according to a published report. Read more: CBS New York

NBA fines Kidd $50,000 for spilling drink on court

Jason Kidd dropped more than a soda in an attempt to delay a game. He ended up dropping $50,000 for the stunt. Read more: NBC New York

President Obama: ‘Nowhere to go but up’

Despite facing a disastrous rollout of his health care plan, criticism over his policies and approval ratings that have plunged to an all-time low, President Obama said he remains confident that his signature health care law will be an important part of his legacy and things can only get better. Read more: ABC News