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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 | 188 188 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?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 325 325 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 361 361 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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Schumer, DC pols have chance to hold FAA accountable
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Apr 27, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Let New Yorkers Keep Their Nickels
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116th is number one in our book
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Cut Red Tape, Help Small Businesses Grow
Small businesses are the backbone of our city’s economy. They bring life to neighborhoods and provide jobs. I believe government should be a partner, not an obstacle, to small business owners and e...
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Is rufus King worthy of a statue?
In the heart of Jamaica within King Park lies the remains of a gentleman’s farm and the restored and preserved grand home of Rufus King. A framer of the U.S. Constitution, Rufus King was an early U...
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Time to 'open' New York's primaries
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Time to change the culture in Albany
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Cultural groups a bridge for city diverse populations
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ObamaCare - The Factors that Drive Premiums
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Speed cameras annoying, but they save lives
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Renting vs. Selling
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Independents Deserve the Right to Vote in Primary
We want to vote for Senator Bernie Sanders in the presidential primary taking place in New York on April 19, but we cannot. New York State election laws violate our voting rights by not allowing us...
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Proposed Oil Tax Would Cripple Economy
Americans today are relieved to be paying less than $2 for a gallon of gas. President Obama, though, thinks that's just not enough. In his recent budget request to Congress, the president proposed ...
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Tests a bad way to measure student succes
Tests wrong way to gauge school success Across New York City, third-grade children are taking assessment tests that have caused a great deal of anxiety for students, teachers, administrators, paren...
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Participate in pure democracy this weekend
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German police set up a security cordon around the house in Hoexter, on May 3, 2016Police said they were not ruling out more deaths from what one newspaper dubbed the "house of horrors", where one woman's body was cut up and burnt in the fireplace. The 46-year-old man, identified by Bild daily as Wilfried W., and his ex-wife, Angelika B., 47, were arrested last week, accused of tormenting a woman through almost two months of captivity. On Tuesday prosecutors and police said the female suspect had admitted to at least one more killing by the couple, and to trapping several more women over the years.


2016-05-03 10:30:08 -0400

Firefighters try to put out a fire after rockets fired by insurgents hit the al-Dabit maternity clinic in government-held parts of Aleppo cityRebels bombarded government-held areas of Aleppo with rockets on Tuesday, killing 19 people and hitting a hospital, while also launching a ground assault on army-held positions of the divided city, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The Syrian army said insurgents had launched a widespread assault and that it was responding. The army statement said the attack was at "a time when international and local efforts are being made to shore up the (cessation of hostilities agreement) and to implement ... calm in Aleppo".


2016-05-03 10:28:53 -0400

Actor and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda performs a piece from the Tony-nominated musical "Hamilton" on February 15, 2016The wildly popular hip-hop musical "Hamilton," a tale of America's founding fathers that has won fans as high-profile as US President Barack Obama, netted a record 16 Tony nominations Tuesday. The much-acclaimed production by Lin-Manuel Miranda -- who recently won a Pulitzer Prize for the work -- received nods across the board for the awards honoring Broadway's best, to be handed out in June. In the best actor and featured actor categories, the show's stars -- including Miranda as Alexander Hamilton -- will compete against each other for top honors.


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