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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . We sell a lot of properties here in Queens, and being that we’re in New York City, a lot of ...
More About Women’s Rights in the News — the ERA
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As an employment defense litigation lawyer, I pay attention to civil rights issues, and lately women’s rights issues have gained attention from the media. Actress Patricia Arquette has actively wor...
Can Car Accidents Cause PTSD?
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Author:Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer You hear about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that military service members experience from active duty. However, studies now show t...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
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Author: Leeds Brown Law A recent ruling against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has inspired mixed reactions. The case (EEOC v. R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc., E.D. Mich....
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
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Author: Bonnie Lawston A Spouse’s Right of Inheritance in New York Under New York law, when a married person dies, the surviving spouse has a “right of election,” a statutory right to receive eithe...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
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There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 253 253 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
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by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...

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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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A fitting honor for fallen officer
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Judge Peter Vallone is good for the system
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Should I lower my asking price?
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Seniors are Screwed Again
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With MTA funding agreement, time for more compromise
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The City, State, and MTA
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Medicare "Negotiation" is a Farce that Can Hurt Patients
Taxpayers are being raked over the coals by high prescription drug prices - or so says Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR). Claiming that the Medicare prescription drug insurance program, known as Medicare Pa...
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The Mayor's Plan on Computer Science
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Medicare "Negotiation" is a Farce that Can Hurt Patients
Taxpayers are being raked over the coals by high prescription drug prices - or so says Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR). Claiming that the Medicare prescription drug insurance program, known as Medicare Pa...
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City needs to step up environmental education
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State officials want to replace all the lead pipes in Flint and in Michigan, but that process could take years. City residents have complained about the slow pace of the recovery, and filed several lawsuitsNew tests show water quality improving in Flint, the Midwestern US city hit by a massive lead contamination scandal, officials said Wednesday, but it is not yet cleared of the toxin. It has been more than two years since lead from aging pipes first began to leach into the drinking water of the hard-scrabble city, when officials switched the water source to a more corrosive one as a cost saving effort. Michigan Governor Rick Snyder told a press conference that 95 percent of recent tests of the most problematic areas showed lead levels considered safe under federal guidelines.


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Police shoot, kill man in San Diego area; protesters gatherEL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of demonstrators on Wednesday protested the killing of a black man shot by an officer after authorities said the man pulled an object from a pocket, pointed it and assumed a "shooting stance."


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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has imposed a state of emergency after a failed military coup against him on July 15, 2016Turkey's top national security body on Wednesday called for an extension of the controversial state of emergency imposed after the July 15 coup that has already seen 32,000 suspects placed under arrest in an unprecedented crackdown. The National Security Council (MGK) said after a meeting in Ankara chaired by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at his presidential palace that the emergency should be extended to ensure "the protection of our democracy, rule of law, rights and freedoms of our citizens". The state of emergency has provided the legal framework for the biggest crackdown in Turkey's modern history but also raised alarm among its partners in the European Union and United States.


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