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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 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
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
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?
Sep 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
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....
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 246 246 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
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 230 230 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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When the Federal Government Forgets How to Count
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Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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Smart uses for your tax refund
Each spring, millions of Americans look forward to receiving a hefty income tax refund. And it truly is "hefty" with the average federal refund in 2010 hovering around $3,000. That's a lot of money...
Apr 05, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ferraro's legacy leaves work undone
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Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Change the Re-Districting Process and Make These Seats Competitive
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Sprucing up for the new season
Spring is the traditional time of the year for planting, weeding and sprucing up our city. It is also the time when Keep America Beautiful holds its April event in Times Square to kickoff the Great...
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Procrastinators pay
I'm the last person to cast aspersions on anyone who procrastinates, given my own occasional lapses in that area. I'll leave it to the self-help gurus to supply behavior-modification techniques. Wh...
Mar 29, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wills deserves a second chance
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Paying Less and Hopefully Getting More
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Why NYC Needs Zoos
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Mar 22, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sunset on the Boys of Summer
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Kruger: A Case for More Competitive Races
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Keep Senior Centers Open
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Silver’s millionaires’ tax right for New York
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March On in Rockaway
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Spring begins to peak at the Queens Zoo
The calendar has turned to March. At the moment the sun is shining, and only the remnants of the very largest snow mountains remain where the plows and the shovels deposited them in January and Feb...
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The logo of Royal Bank of Scotland is seen at office building in ZurichRoyal Bank of Scotland Group Plc will pay $1.1 billion to resolve claims that it sold toxic mortgage-backed securities to credit unions that later failed, the U.S. National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) said on Tuesday. The settlement with RBS brings the U.S. regulator's recoveries against various banks to $4.3 billion in lawsuits over their sale of mortgage-backed securities before the 2008 financial crisis.


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John Williams, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, speaks during an interview in San Francisco, CaliforniaBy Ann Saphir SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve can raise interest rates without threatening the U.S. economic recovery, a top Federal Reserve policymaker said on Tuesday, saying the central bank risks doing more harm by continued inaction. "It is getting harder and harder to justify interest rates being so incredibly low given where the U.S. economy is and where it is going," San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank President John Williams said in an interview at his bank's headquarters. "I would support an interest rate increase," he said.


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The headquarters of the Democratic National Committee is seen in WashingtonBy Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The FBI is investigating suspected attempts to hack mobile phones used by Democratic Party officials as recently as the past month, four people with direct knowledge of the attack and the investigation told Reuters. The revelation underscores the widening scope of the U.S. criminal inquiry into cyber attacks on Democratic Party organizations, including the presidential campaign of its candidate, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. U.S. officials have said they believe those attacks were orchestrated by hackers backed by the Russian government, possibly to disrupt the Nov. 8 election in which Clinton faces Republican Party candidate Donald Trump.


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