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Queens’ Morning Roundup


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morning roundup

TODAY’S FORECAST

Wednesday: Partly to mostly cloudy. High near 25. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Wednesday night: Cloudy with periods of snow after midnight. Low 23 with temps rising to near freezing. Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of snow 90%. About one inch of snow expected.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Forgotten Queens

Author Kevin Walsh and Rich Melnick of the Greater Astoria Historical Society discuss their new book of local history, Forgotten Queens. 7 p.m. Astoria Bookshop, 31-29 31st St., Astoria. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

De Blasio called police boss about arrested pastor

Mayor Bill de Blasio called the commanding officer of the police department’s press office to ask about the arrest of a politically connected pastor who endorsed him and served as a member of his transition team, but the pastor had already been released, police and administration officials said Tuesday. Read more: NBC New York

Cuomo discourages allowing city to set own minimum wage

Barely 24 hours after the mayor said New York City would lobby Albany for the right to set its own minimum wage, Gov. Cuomo shot down the idea as economically damaging to the entire state. Read more: New York Post

NY cabbies call for penalties against drivers who don’t clear snow, ice off cars

The brutal winter has made for some tough driving conditions. Read more: CBS New York

FBI to offer bounty program for laser attacks

The FBI is launching a reward program in New York and other cities to deter people from pointing lasers at aircraft. Read more: Fox New York

Nearly 3.8M Graco child car seats recalled

Graco is recalling nearly 3.8 million car safety seats because children can get trapped by buckles that may not unlatch. Read more: AP