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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 | 212 212 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 | 254 254 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
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 302 302 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 | 378 378 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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Stop Educating Students for Jobs That Won't Exist
The robots are coming, and they may put your friendly neighborhood retail staffer out of work. Home-improvement superstore Lowe's recently began employing robot sales assistants in its stores. The ...
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GOP Debate Ignores Economic Effects of Climate Change
GOP presidential hopefuls squared off Tuesday night at Wisconsin’s Milwaukee Theater to debate job growth and the economy, yet in four-plus hours of debate (two for the “undercard” first debate and...
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What to know about cancer and your pet
Cancer can strike anyone, including our pets. But as scary as a cancer diagnosis may be, it's not a death sentence for your dog or cat. November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to di...
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Should I sell now?
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SCA ignoring community on school proposal
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Vision Zero needs to focus on buses
Last week, three pedestrians were killed by buses in New York City, including two in Queens, a borough reliant on buses as public transportation. The utilization of buses, especially in transit-sta...
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Councilman needs to denounce comments
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Is a shelter dog right for you?
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Make music festival work for residents
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Better planning needed to address school overcrowding
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The Kitchen Sink Method
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End Export Ban, Reduce Trade Deficit
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Decisions Should be Tailored to the Patient
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A fitting honor for fallen officer
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Judge Peter Vallone is good for the system
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A statue is seen next to the logo of Germany's Deutsche Bank in FrankfurtBy Vincenzo Damiani BARI, Italy (Reuters) - An Italian prosecutor is investigating Deutsche Bank over its sale of 7 billion euros ($8 billion) of Italian government bonds five years ago, an investigative source told Reuters. A prosecutor in Trani, a town in southern Italy, is investigating because Deutsche Bank allegedly told clients in a research note in early 2011 that Italy's public debt was no cause for concern, and then sold almost 90 percent of its own holding of the country's bonds, the source said on Friday. "We do not believe there is a case to answer here and are confident that we acted appropriately," a spokesman for Deutsche Bank said in an email to Reuters, adding the German lender was cooperating with Italian authorities.


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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months, after a streak of robust monthly gains. The unemployment rate remained at a low 5 percent, roughly where it has been since fall.
2016-05-06 13:12:07 -0400

Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters in Charleston, West VirginiaBy Steve Holland CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Reuters) - Republican candidate Donald Trump is testing out themes to use against Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton as he tries to persuade reluctant members of his party to get behind him for the Nov. 8 presidential election. Some top Republican leaders - U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan among them - are still expressing wariness about Trump but he is hoping to entice more support from Republicans by highlighting their common opponent. On Friday, Trump took aim at Clinton for her use of a private email server while she was U.S. secretary of state.


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