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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...
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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
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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
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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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With UPK off the ground, time to revisit vouchers
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Separate Fact From Fiction on Charter Schools
Too few of our modern-day state leaders appreciate the absolute role they must play in bringing about substantive change in America’s schools. Even with more than half of states electing reform-min...
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A new approach to failing schools
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Midterm Elections and the GOP's Long Road Back
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Why jury duty is importnant
Every citizen has a right to a trial by a jury of their peers, and in a county like Queens with its 162 nationalities, that calls for a veritable melting pot. Yet, a great many Queens residents ign...
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To scoot or not to scoot?
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What Critics of the NYPD Ignore
A recent article written by former NYPD detective Frank Serpico reiterates his concern that police departments, especially the NYPD, is still a protected cocoon for corruption. What often goes unwr...
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A 'Yes' Vote on Proposal 1 is a Vote for Fairness
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An Election for Political Junkies Only
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Ebola Quarantine may be flawed but it’s necessary
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Jobs and Investments Come with Astoria Cove
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Fix overcrowding now or face the consequences
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Rockaways Rocky Relationship With City Hall
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Breaking the Silence
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Russ Grimm to the Flight Gate
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The London Stock Exchange is seen during the morning rush hour in the City of LondonBy Noor Zainab Hussain and Richa Naidu LONDON/BENGALURU (Reuters) - The New York Stock Exchange's owner shelved plans on Wednesday to gatecrash a merger between London Stock Exchange Group Plc and its German counterpart, saying it no longer intended to stage a rival bid for the British bourse. Intercontinental Exchange Inc's CEO Jeffrey Sprecher accused the London exchange of failing to respond to the U.S. group's approaches despite several attempts to arrange meetings, meaning it did not have enough information to make a formal offer. LSEG declined to comment on ICE's statement.


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President Barack Obama is greeted by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder as he arrives on Air Force One at Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich., Wednesday, May 4, 2016. The president is in Flint, Mich., to discuss the ongoing water crisis. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)FLINT, Mich. (AP) — President Barack Obama is bringing a message to residents of Flint, Michigan — a promise for change after lead from old pipes tainted their drinking water.


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FILE - In this June 20, 2013 file photo, United States' Abby Wambach talks to spectators after an international friendly soccer match in Harrison, N.J. Retired U.S. national team star Abby Wambach is joining ESPN as an analyst and a contributor. Wambach, who is the leading international goal scorer of all time, will cover the European Championships in France and the Rio Olympics in August. But her role will not be limited to soccer: she’ll work across multiple platforms including ESPN Films and shows including “Outside the Lines,” the network said. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)Retired U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach is joining ESPN as an analyst and a contributor.


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