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A Russian writer who wrote about the absurdity of life now has a street in Queens named after him

Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation to rename 63 different thoroughfares and public places throughout the city. Soon, 63rd Drive in Queens will be the first city street named after a Russian writer — Sergei Dovlatov, whose stories appeared in the New Yorker. And his wife still lives there.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Hudson River?first explored by Henry Hudson 400 years ago. Anchor Marco Werman gets a historical sketch of the exploration from Tom Lewis, author of The Hudson: A History.