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TODAY’S FORECAST 

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 41. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 36 with a windchill as low as 28. Winds from the West at 10 to 15 mph.

EVENT OF THE DAY: Will Rawls: The Planet-Eaters

Will Rawls: The Planet-Eaters, at The Chocolate Factory in Long Island City, is a reconfiguration of Balkan folklore that takes place somewhere between the U.S., Serbia and a space station. Wednesday, November 13 – Saturday, November 16 at 8:00 p.m. Click here for more info or to submit an event of your own

11 injured in four-alarm fire at Kew Gardens apartment building

A four-alarm blaze at an apartment building in Kew Gardens Tuesday night left several firefighters and residents hurt. Read more: The Queens Courier 

Angry parents meet with NY Education Commissioner on Common Core

Hundreds of frustrated parents, teachers and administrators gathered at a community forum on Long Island Tuesday to complain about the new controversial curriculum called Common Core. Read more: NBC New York

New York City’s 1 World Trade is tallest in US, committee rules

The new World Trade Center tower in New York knocked Chicago’s Willis Tower off its pedestal as the nation’s tallest building when an international panel of architects announced Tuesday that the needle atop the skyscraper can be counted when measuring the structure’s height. Read more: AP

Clinton: Let people keep health care coverage as promised

There is new pressure on the White House over a key aspect of the Affordable Care Act. Read more: CBS New York

Dante de Blasio named to Time’s influential teens list

The son of Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has been named to Time’s annual list of influential teens, thanks in part to his now iconic hairdo. Read more: NBC New York

Francis Bacon painting sets auction record: $142 million

A 1969 painting by Francis Bacon has sold for over $142 million in New York, a record for most expensive artwork ever sold at auction. Read more: AP