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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
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In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
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The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
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Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 287 287 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues
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Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is als...
5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY
Feb 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 366 366 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we ...

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The Politics of Residency Requirements
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Sensible Concerts at Forest Hills Tennis Stadium
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Bloomberg, Still Schooling Them
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Use Taxpayer Funding Fairly, Support Community Newspapers
There’s an old saying in politics: “you go where the voters are.” The idea is to always reach out to individuals and communities and never take any group for granted. Unfortunately, that’s exactly ...
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The Advantage of Polling Well Early
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No casino at Willets Point
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Time for toughter laws in deadly hit-and-run accidents
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Standing on the edge of the cliff...again
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Homeless Policy and the City’s Eligibility Process
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We Can Raise the Number of College Grads in NYC
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The Direction of the Catholic Church
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Is the growth of NYC slowing?
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Fracking: Can New York Stop It?
High volume horizontal fracking is one of the most significant threats in the history of the State of New York. Across the state and in New York City, a battle is currently being waged (www.nyagain...
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Weather predictions are unpredictable
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Opposition to QueensWay is About Fairness
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By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - Syria's government is refusing U.N. demands to deliver aid to 905,000 people including in Aleppo, the city at the center of an eruption of fighting in the past two weeks, U.N. humanitarian adviser Jan Egeland said on Wednesday. "We seem to be having new possible besieged areas on our watch, we are having hundreds of relief workers unable to move in Aleppo," he told reporters after chairing a weekly meeting of nations supporting the Syria peace process. "It is a disgrace to see that while the population of Aleppo is bleeding, their options to flee have never been more difficult than now." The first major ceasefire in Syria's five-year civil war, sponsored by the United States and Russia, was struck in February but has virtually collapsed in recent weeks, with Aleppo bearing the brunt of the renewed bloodshed.
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MOSCOW (Reuters) - The United States wanted to include positions held by Nusra Front militants in a truce in Syria's Aleppo, but this was rejected as unacceptable, RIA news agency quoted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Wednesday. "This leads us to think that ... someone wants to use the Americans to stop al-Nusra being targeted by strikes," Lavrov said. (Reporting by Jack Stubbs; Writing by Dmitry Solovyov)
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In this Wednesday, March 23, 2016, photo, dog groomer Brittany Sarcione works on Chloe, at Bark of the Town, in North Andover, Mass. On Wednesday, May 4, 2016, the Labor Department issues preliminary data on productivity in the first quarter. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)WASHINGTON (AP) — The productivity of American workers fell again in the first three months of the year, while labor costs for employers rose at the fastest pace in more than a year.


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