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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 2/04/2014 at 7:19AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Tuesday: Partly to mostly cloudy. High 36. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday Night: Cloudy with heavy snow developing late. Low around 30. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph. Snow accumulating 3 to 5 inches.

FDA to take steps to further eliminate trans fats in processed food
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/07/2013 at 2:46PM

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Thursday that “while consumption of potentially harmful artificial trans fat has declined over the last two decades in the United States, current intake remains a significant public health concern,” and more needs to be done to help protect Americans from their possible dangers. “Further reduction in the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/23/2013 at 8:18AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast with rain. High of 57. Winds from the NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Wednesday night: Overcast in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 43. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Eric March: Cityscapes of Long Island City and Astoria In Cityscapes of [...]

Op-Ed: Low-cost drugs, ill-gotten gains
News Op-Ed 9/08/2013 at 9:59AM

PETER PITTS Some major American healthcare providers are padding their bottom lines by exploiting a federal program meant to help low-income patients. This behavior is netting them billions in ill-gotten gains. And it could be preventing many vulnerable Americans from accessing the low-cost drugs they need to treat and prevent illness. This abuse needs to [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 5/20/2013 at 7:31AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast with rain showers, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. Fog early. High of 79. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Monday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. Fog overnight. Low of 68. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 5/03/2013 at 7:44AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy. High of 63. Breezy. Winds from the ENE at 10 to 20 mph. Friday night: Clear. Low of 50. Winds from the ESE at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the NE after midnight. EVENT OF THE DAY: Jamaica Meets Spain At 8 p.m., the cultures of Jamaica and Spain will [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/11/2013 at 7:37AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Overcast with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 48. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Friday night: Overcast with rain, then a chance of rain after midnight. Fog overnight. Low of 43. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the [...]