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The Real Deal-Real Estate news update.....
Oct 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the last year of low mortgage rates.... With 36 years years of experience please adhere to my advice. Putting it simply like life itself, there is a beginning and there is always an end. Du...
Importance of Educating Your Managers about Religious Discrimination Laws
Oct 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans & Associates Restaurant owners must ensure their managers understand employment laws and put policies in place that protect their business against discrimination lawsuits. P...
"Before" & "After" Man
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
Hurricane Sandy has nothing on people! Here's a before and after video of the tree, bush and flower slaughter in one Queens yard. Do you realize that one tree has the cooling power of 10 air condit...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: SEPT 2014
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Sept 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In August, the pace of home sales continued to improve amid decreasing inventory levels and interest rates below last year’s. This summer’s housing market has pre...
How Can Employers Avoid Litigation with the EEOC?
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) can bring litigation against employers on behalf of workers who file discrimination or harassment claims with the EEOC. Because the EEOC is select...
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...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 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
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 244 244 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
Sep 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 232 232 recommendations | email to a friend
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...

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Timing is a problem for Astorino
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Arts education an afterthought in poorest communities
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Vision Zero needs to focus on enforcement
Almost immediately after taking office, Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed that his administration would be focused on reducing the number of traffic fatalities in the city, particularly among pedestrians....
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Paging Daniel Murphy….
When Mets second baseman (and part-time outfielder, first baseman, etc.) left the ball club to be with his wife for the birth of his son, it triggered chatter among the sport-loving zeitgeist. Nobo...
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Fans bid farewell to the golden age of baseball
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Ten tips to have you looking great this summer
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Time for Congress to Raise the Minimum Wage
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Climate change should equal political action
As billowing smoke pours from New York City’s manufacturing chimneys and industrial meccas around the world, numerous waterfront metropolises around the world are under a near-certain threat of inc...
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Noise study is just the beginning
There was a bit of good news for Queens and Brooklyn residents who have been suffering from noise related to the city's two airports ever since the Federal Aviation Administration began implementin...
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Time For City To Address Gang Problem
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Eat more to lose weight?
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Take Steps Today to Prevent Colon Cancer
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Bad news for NYC's hungriest
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Mar 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
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Free Lunch Should Come With Change
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Remove the poverty stigma
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Yellow ribbons, a symbol of the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests, are tied to a fence as police and security stand guard at the government headquarters on October 2, 2014Hong Kong (AFP) - Hong Kong's embattled leader late Thursday rejected protesters' demands that he resign, but in a concession agreed to talks with a students group involved in pro-democracy demonstrations that have paralysed parts of the city.


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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The southern African country of Lesotho will hold elections in February — two years earlier than scheduled — in an effort to resolve political tension, a mediator said Thursday.
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Students disembark from a school bus outside The Ivy ApartmentsBy Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - Up to 100 people may have had direct or indirect contact with the first person to be diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in the United States, and four of his relatives have been quarantined in their homes as a precaution, health officials said Thursday. Dallas County officials said 12 to 18 people had direct contact with the Texas patient, and they in turn had contact with scores of others. ...


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