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Queens’ Morning Roundup


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morning roundup

TODAY’S FORECAST

Monday: Partly cloudy with rain showers. High of 64. Breezy. Winds from the WSW at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 39. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Masterworks of Traditional and Contemporary Korean calligraphy

On display at Queens College’s Godwin-Ternbach Museum from Monday, November 18 – Saturday, November 23 are masterworks of traditional and contemporary hangeul calligraphy by Aram, the pen name of the distinguished calligrapher Dr. Yoo Sung Lee. Hangeul was invented in 15th-century Korea. Free. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Cops arrest Jamaica man for allegedly beating an off-duty officer

Police arrested one man in connection with a fight in South Richmond Hill that left an off-duty NYPD sergeant brutally wounded early Sunday morning. Read more: The Queens Courier

NY to require better signs for compulsive gamblers

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to put up better signs at gambling facilities to notify compulsive gamblers where to get help. Read more: NBC New York

Ex-AIG exec wants to see Spitzer’s ‘secret’ e-mails

A former honcho at AIG has filed court papers demanding that Eliot Spitzer be named a defendant in an ongoing case aimed at obtaining secret e-mails the ex-governor may have concerning actions he took against the insurance giant when he was state attorney general. Read more: New York Post

As ban on 3-D printed guns ends, Chuck Schumer seeks an extension

As the technology to print 3-D firearms advances, Sen. Chuck Schumer is seeking to extend a ban on plastic weapons before the federal law against them expires Dec. 9. Read more: NBC New York

1,800 rare US coins sell for $23M in NYC auction

Nearly 2,000 rare American coins amassed over 90 years by a 102-year-old Missouri collector have sold for $23 million at a two-day New York City auction. Read more: AP