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Queens’ Morning Roundup


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TODAY’S FORECAST

Monday: Clear. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 5F. Breezy. Winds from the WNW at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Monday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 30. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph.

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Crowded race for vacant City Council seat to be decided Tuesday

The free-for-all to fill a vacant City Council seat in southern Queens will come down to the wire on Tuesday. Read more: New York Daily News

Thieves brazenly steal $2 million worth of jewelry from Four Seasons Hotel

Thieves pulled off a stunning jewelry heist this weekend at one of the city’s most posh hotels. Read more: CBS New York

Both Democrats and Republicans say they don’t want Obama to push forward with his own immigration plans

Republicans and Democrats alike on Sunday predicted President Obama would fail if he pushed forward with his own effort to overhaul the nation’s immigration system. Read more: New York Daily News

Volunteers rebuild Breezy Point Sandy-damaged home

A 78-year-old cancer survivor was moved to tears upon discovering that her Superstorm-Sandy damaged New York home had been rebuilt by volunteers. Read more: ABC New York

Reports: Oscar-winning actor patted down by Manhattan deli employee

Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker was reportedly patted down by a worker at a Morningside Heights deli after being accused of shoplifting. Read more: NY1

Singer Mindy McCready dead in apparent suicide

Perhaps there was one heartbreak too many for Mindy McCready. The former country star appears to have taken her own life Sunday afternoon in Heber Springs, Ark. Authorities say McCready died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot to the head and an autopsy is planned. She was 37, the mother of two young sons. Read more: ABC New York