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Food Industry Labeling: The Nuances of Meeting FDA Standards
May 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of November, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) began requiring restaurants and vending machine companies to label foods for nutritional value. At first glance, this requiremen...
More Trees, Please! Wealthy neighborhoods have the most trees!
May 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 438 438 recommendations | email to a friend
  "God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools." ~John Muir If you'd like to request a tree p...
JUST LISTED: 1BR Coop at the Greenbriar (85-15 Main St Briarwood, NY 11435)
May 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another One Bedroom Coop for Sale in Briarwood NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Briarwood Coop for Sale. Offered for sale b...
Just Listed' 1 Bedroom Coop at 218-10 43rd Avenue in Bayside, NY 11361
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sale by George Her...
EEOC Files Its First of Two Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits
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New York employers should take note that the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) filed and settled its first transgender discrimination lawsuit. In April 2015, the EEOC brought the suit ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: APRIL 2015
Apr 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 309 309 recommendations | email to a friend
April 2015 Queens Real Estate Market Update Homes sales increased in March while inventory levels remained tight. Inventory typically reaches its low point during the winter months, but the current...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY 11375
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 321 321 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at The New Hampshire House in Forest Hills, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop fo...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at the Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY 11105
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George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Astoria Coop for Sale. Offered ...
Just Listed: 2 Bedroom Coop at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside, NY 11360
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 307 307 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Bay Terrace Garden in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered ...
What Is Parental Alienation and How Can It Affect Custody?
Apr 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 318 318 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo | Apr 7, 2015 | Chris Palermo Blog , Parential Alienation Parental alienation syndrome is a psychological term that means one parent is turning the children against the other paren...

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Developers should build with communities, not against them
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It's a 'Jungle' Out There: The Top-Two Primary
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Cuomo Doing Better Than The Economy (In The Polls)
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City needs to go further to reduce income inequality
On Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation raising the living wage in New York City to $13.13 per hour, and that's a good thing. No grown adult in this city should be expected to work for ...
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Hit the books on plan to save libraries
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City needs a new approach to homeless shelters
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Marching Uphill: The 15th State Senate District
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The Primaries and What It All Meant for de Blasio
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Working for New York's Workers
With Labor Day behind us, I want to take the time to reflect on what the State Legislature has been able to accomplish for our state’s employees – and our plans for the future once session resumes ...
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Don't rest on laurels
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Primary Day: A Test for de Blasio
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Uphill Climb in the 3rd Congressional District
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If MTA sees something, it should say something
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FILE - In this April 9, 2015 file photo, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley greets local residents before speaking at a fundraiser in Indianola, Iowa. O'Malley has spent months investing in Iowa, aiming to repeat the trick pulled by Barack Obama in 2008, when the then-underdog upstart challenger to favorite Hillary Rodham Clinton won the state's caucuses and began his march to the Democratic presidential nomination. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Martin O'Malley is returning to the state that introduced him to presidential politics three decades ago, when he played guitar and knocked on doors for Gary Hart.


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By Andrew R.C. Marshall WANG KELIAN, Malaysia (Reuters) - Hassan Ismail wasn't surprised when authorities found abandoned jungle camps near his village in northern Malaysia last week where 139 suspected human trafficking victims could be buried. For the past three years, he said, small groups of sickly, rake-thin men regularly turned up to beg for food at his mosque in Wang Kelian, a village that is about 3 km (2 miles) from the nearest camp. The men told villagers they were Rohingya, a mostly stateless Muslim people fleeing persecution and poverty in western Myanmar for jobs in Malaysia.
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Htin Linn, the head of the Myanmar delegation, points while speaking at the "Special Meeting on Irregular Migration in the Indian Ocean" regarding the Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrant crisis at a hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, May 29, 2015. A regional meeting called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia began Friday with a defensive Myanmar official criticizing those who blame his country for causing the crisis, saying "finger pointing" would not help. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)BANGKOK (AP) — A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ended Friday with no major breakthroughs, as Myanmar criticized those blaming it for fueling the crisis and warned that "finger pointing" would not help.


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