Queens’ Morning Roundup

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Wednesday: Cloudy with occasional rain during the afternoon. High 43. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Wednesday night: Clear to partly cloudy. Low 31. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.

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Restaurant data: Rats really like Upper East Side and Queens Village

New York City Health Department numbers show many restaurants on the Upper East Side, surprisingly, have been cited for rat control problems. Read more: Fox New York

Shovel shuffle: Proposed NYC law would charge lazy homeowners for clearing snow

Don’t feel like shoveling your sidewalk? Under a proposed law, New York City would shovel it for you — and then stick you with a $250 bill. Read more: New York Daily News

This is New York City’s second-snowiest February

Another quick-moving winter storm dumped a mix of rain and light, fluffy snow on the tri-state area Tuesday, securing this month’s place as New York City’s second-snowiest February on record. Read more: NBC New York

NY eighth-graders’ math scores trail peers in Japan, Russia

New York students trail their counterparts in several Asian countries and Russia on math tests — and their competitiveness on science exams is even worse. Read more: New York Post

Milk could go up 60 cents a gallon

Dairy analysts estimate store milk prices could go up 60 cents in March, reaching their highest ever. Read more: NBC News