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Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
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January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
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Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
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I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
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Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...
What to Eat Before Your Workout
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by Mary Murphy Fueling up before a workout is the best thing you can do for your body.  But it’s important to eat the  right  things at the  right  time.  Eating too far in advance of your workout ...
Static vs. Dynamic Stretching
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by Mary Murphy  So you’ve already heard that you should stretch before you work out, but did you know that some types of stretching can be more harmful than helpful?  The American Council on Exerci...
From "Lost Side Of Suburbia" to "Poptropica," An Exclusive Interview with Artist Kory Merritt
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Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Kory Merritt started cartooning and illustrating while attending SUNY Brockport. His weekly comic strip, Brockport Chronicled, won the John Locher Memorial Awa...

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A man fills up his car at a petrol station in RomeOil slid more than 1 percent on Monday, with U.S. crude falling close to a six-year low, after Greek election results heightened uncertainty in the euro zone and depressed the bloc's currency against the dollar. Greece's left-wing Syriza appeared on course to trounce the ruling conservatives in Sunday's snap election, setting up a possible confrontation with international creditors. March Brent crude fell 71 cents to $48.08 a barrel by 0718 GMT, wiping out light gains made on Friday after the death of Saudi King Abdullah, but it was off an early low of $47.85. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude for March delivery was trading down 69 cents at $44.90 a barrel.


2015-01-26 02:57:32 -0500

Serena Williams during her Australian Open match against Garbine Muguruza in Melbourne on January 26, 2015Serena Williams displayed all her fighting qualities to stay alive at the Australian Open Monday along with defending champion Stan Wawrinka and Japan's Kei Nishikori, but two-time champion Victoria Azarenka was knocked out. The world number one battled back from a set down in a tense match against Spain's Garbine Muguruza to win 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 and make the quarter-finals, staying on track for a 19th Grand Slam title and her sixth at Melbourne. She will next face last year's finalist Dominika Cibulkova, the 11th seeded Slovak who ended the comeback from injury of Azarenka in three tight sets. Her elder sister Venus has a chance of joining them in the last eight, facing Polish sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska in a night match with the evergreen 34-year-old in the second week of a Slam for the first time since Wimbledon 2011.


2015-01-26 02:53:18 -0500
Finland is ready to discuss extensions for Greece's bailout program if its new government can commit to existing agreements and promised structural reforms, Prime Minister Alexander Stubb said on Monday. "We will not forgive loans but we are ready to discuss extending the bailout program or maturities ... But this will not change the fact that Greece must continue economic reforms," Stubb told reporters. "We respect the democratic election result, but we will also stick to what has been agreed earlier.... One must remember that the whole euro crisis started from breaking of rules." Finland was the only euro state to demand collateral for a bailout loan for Greece in 2012 following a rise of its euro-sceptic party The Finns, formerly known as True Finns.
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