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Queens’ Morning Roundup


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morning roundup

TODAY’S FORECAST 

Friday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 55. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Friday night: Overcast. Low of 48. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Jungle Girl in Tut’s Fever Movie Palace

On Saturdays and Sundays or Wednesday through Friday take the opportunity to watch “Jungle Girl” in Tut’s Fever Movie Palace at the Museum of the Moving Image. “Jungle Girl” is a classic movie serial starring Frances Gifford and Tom Neal. This 15 episode serial is filled with stunts, lion-wrestling, battles with quicksand and villainy! It was one of the earliest films to star a female protagonist. Screenings are 1p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and 2 p.m. Wednesdays-Fridays. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

Analysis: NYC poverty rate held steady from 2000 to 2012

A new analysis by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg finds the city’s poverty rate has held steady since 2000, the only large U.S. city not to see a spike in the statistic. Read more: CBS New York/AP

NYPD: AG’s stop-frisk report “flawed”

The NYPD says a report by the state attorney general’s office on the NYPD’s stop and frisk tactic is flawed. Read more: NBC New York

New York commission suggests sales tax on digital purchases in reform report 

A New York commission examining tax fairness vouched for a sales tax on music, e-books, apps and videos bought online as part of a bevy of proposed changes in the state’s sales, estate and franchise taxes. Read more: NBC New York

NYC website posts restaurant nutritional data

New York City’s Health Department is announcing a new website where consumers can see nutritional data for 66 chain restaurants. Read more: AP

House GOP getting say on health insurance policy cancellations

First, President Barack Obama had his say on reversing millions of insurance cancellations issued under the health care program known by his name. Now House Republicans are taking their turn. Read more: AP