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Queens’ Morning Roundup

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morning roundup


Friday: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. High of 84. Breezy. Winds from the NE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Friday night: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 70. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Solshyne Band Concert

Enjoy live music at Beach 97th Street and Shorefront Parkway at 7 p.m. with a popular classic rock band from Rockaway. Free. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Spitzer submits signatures to get on comptroller ballot

Eliot Spitzer has met the deadline to file thousands of petition signatures for his bid to revive his political career by running for New York City comptroller. Read more: AP

Police: Firefighter charged in Friday’s brawl had prior arrest 

A city firefighter who was arrested for attacking and robbing an off-duty police officer in Queens also has a domestic assault record, police say. Read more: NY1

Coalition calls for change to age of adult criminal responsibility in New York

Every year, nearly 50,000 children arrested, charged and processed in New York are done so as adults, and a new coalition of advocates and lawmakers wants that to change. Read more: CBS New York/AP

Free iPads at the airport

Going to the airport used to be all about catching a flight, but now, it’s turning into an interactive experience. Read more: Fox New York

FDA sets new limits on arsenic in apple juice

Parents who have been fretting over the low levels of arsenic found in apple juice can feel better about buying one of their kids’ favorite drinks. Read more: AP