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Queens’ Morning Roundup


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morning roundup

TODAY’S FORECAST 

Wednesday: Overcast. Fog early. High of 72. Winds from the NNW at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SSE in the afternoon. Wednesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 61. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Happy Hour Open Mic at Laughing Devil Comedy Club

Happy Hour Open Mic begins at 6 p.m. at the Laughing Devil Comedy Club. The club is located at 47-38 Vernon Boulevard, Long Island City. It is FREE to attend and perform. All drinks will be half off.  Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

De Blasio, Lhota face off in their first general election debate

Mayoral opponents Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota met for their first debate of the general election Tuesday night. Read more: The Queens Courier

City education officials vote to create a dozen new schools next year

City education officials voted Tuesday for a dozen new schools to be created in 2014. Read more: New York Daily News

Embassy bombings suspect al-Libi arraigned in NYC court

A Libyan who was held and interrogated for a week aboard a U.S. warship was arraigned Tuesday on conspiracy charges for his alleged role in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa. Read more: NBC New York

Cuomo’s anti-corruption panel boadens probe to include Democrats

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s anti-corruption commission is taking steps to make sure it doesn’t appear to have an agenda targeting Republicans. Read more: CBS New York/AP

With world watching, Congress against wall for last-minute fiscal solution

The nation is just hours away from a crucial deadline to avert default on its debts and Washington remains muddled in a risky legislative process that has the American people and the rest of the world holding its collective breath. Read more: NBC News