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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...
Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Homecare Union Dues Requirement
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Business Employment Attorney in Queens, NY Many employers are interested to know about cases that affect the power of unions. For decades, unions have challenged employers through disputes or ongoi...
7 Common Real Estate Law Issues In NY
Sep 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 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 | 44 44 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 | 80 80 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 | 87 87 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...
What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
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Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
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  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
Aug 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 264 264 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
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On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...

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Monserrate should resign now
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Chartering a Course In Albany
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Help the NYS Economy by Helping Aqueduct
Doomsday Budget. Suspended payments to hospitals and school districts. A $3.2 billion budget gap. It certainly looks like our state government is struggling with the most difficult economic times i...
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Give to Haiti, but don't get took
In the wake of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo released information to help New Yorkers make informed decisions when donating to relief efforts. “As our hearts an...
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Responsible development possible
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The Price of Higher Education
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Koslowitz looks to pick up where she left off
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A wish list for 2010
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For the NYPD, size does matter
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The service cuts are back
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Rudy’s Swan Song
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Health care bill bad for New York State
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The new role of zoos
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Workers instal parts on Mercedes-Benz S-class passenger cars on the production line at the Mercedes-Benz factory of the Daimler AG in Sindelfingen, southwest Germany, on January 24, 2014Berlin (AFP) - Investor sentiment in Germany fell for the ninth month in a row in September amid jitters about the economic fallout from global crises, a survey indicated on Tuesday.


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Planes parked on the tarmac at Orly airport near Paris on the second day of the Air France pilots' strike on September 16, 2014Paris (AFP) - Passengers faced a second day of travel disruption on Tuesday as Air France pilots extended a strike in protest at the airline's plans to expand its low-cost subsidiary.


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People carry a remnant of a war plane that crashed on the outskirts of Raqqa in northeast SyriaBEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters shot down a Syrian war plane near the group's stronghold of Raqqa using anti-aircraft guns, an organization that tracks violence in the Syrian civil war said. Rami Abdelrahman, who runs the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, said it was the first time the group has downed a war plane since declaring its cross-border caliphate in Iraq and Syria after capturing the Iraqi city of Mosul in June. Speaking by telephone, he said he was citing sources in Raqqa close to the Islamic State. ...


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