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Timing Is Everything
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     While I was living in Nashville, I was continually learning about different plants and flowers that were native to the region. As I walked through a field one day, I spotted a cluster of daint...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
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Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Real estate is plagued with all sorts of issues. This is a short list of 7 the most common problems plaguing real estate. In almost all instances, a lawyer will be necessary to find a solution for ...
Where You Can Watch The World's Biggest Clock
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Did you know that the world’s largest clock is located in Saudi Arabia? More specifically, in Mecca? The Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as the Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, are a building of sup...
This article is intended to provide a brief overview and summary on the issue of custody of a child or children.
Sep 04, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
New York State recognizes two forms of custody.  The first is Joint Custody where the child resides physically with one of the parents; the second being sole and legal custody of the child to one o...
An Intern's Right to Sue for Discrimination in New York
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Legal loopholes sometimes exist that preclude bringing a lawsuit because the letter of the law does not protect an individual's rights. In the past, this may have been the case with interns, who be...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
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Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
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  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
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by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
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On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...

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Fire kills 3, injures 4 others
The fire department responded early Saturday morning to a fire that originated in the illegally subdivided basement of a house in Woodside. The blaze, which was called in at 2:45 a.m., claimed the ...
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Maspeth HS demo work will start soon
DOE plans to start building in January
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
11/02/2009 - 11/08/2009
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At CYO, sportsmanship comes before winning
Early on during a recent girls’ soccer game, Our Lady of Hope Coach Mike Maloney realized the contest was quickly becoming a lopsided affair. Instead of running up the score, he pulled his team bac...
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ELECTIONS 2009 RESULTS

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Queens Falcons down, but not necessarily out
Coach says Appeals Court an option
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
10/26/2009 - 11/01/2009
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Email alert: sex offender around
State to update offender registry
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Seniors face loss of social security COLA
Weiner proposes increase
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104th Precinct Blotter
10/19/2009 to 10/25/2009
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
10/12/09 - 10/18/09
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Maspeth church raising funds to rebuild
New pastor says effort could take ‘years’
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Residents: railway co. still polluting
Call for city action, freight car upgrades
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Can you hear us now?
Residents blast new cell antenna plans
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112th Precinct jumps into Woodhaven traffic fray
Rigid enforcement being used to prevent future tragedy
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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and Ed Miliband, deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and the leader of the opposition Labour Party arrive during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in LondonEDINBURGH (Reuters) - Britain promised to guarantee Scotland's high levels of state funding, granting Scots control over healthcare spending in a last-ditch attempt to shore up support for the United Kingdom before Thursday's vote on independence. With polls showing the decision on the fate of the United Kingdom is too close to call, welfare spending and the future of Britain's revered National Health System have formed a central part of nationalist Alex Salmond's case for secession. ...


2014-09-16 03:46:03 -0400
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Parliamentary Speaker Sergei Naryshkin said on Tuesday any deliveries of weapons from NATO countries to Kiev would be abetting war crimes being committed in eastern Ukraine. Earlier this month, a senior Ukrainian official said Kiev had agreed on the provision of weapons and military advisers from several members of the U.S.-led alliance. Four of the five countries named, including the United States, denied this. ...
2014-09-16 03:45:59 -0400
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said there is no logic in the latest round of U.S. sanctions on Russia and Washington's intensified trade restrictions will not change Moscow's stance on de-escalating the situation in eastern Ukraine. "I see no logic in the United States' actions. Except, perhaps, an attempt to take revenge for its own failures in a number of regions, including with regard to Ukraine," Ryabkov told the RIA news agency in an interview. ...
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