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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
Sep 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 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 | 135 135 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...
Are gender identity and religious freedom at odds in America?
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 168 168 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....
Protecting Your Right as a Spouse in a New York Estate
Sep 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 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...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 233 233 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 | 260 260 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 | 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
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 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 | 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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A Bankrupt Approach to Medical Bankruptcy
This year, a whopping 1.25 million Americans are expected to file for bankruptcy. That's about equal to the entire population of New Hampshire. Ask the president and his allies whom to blame, and t...
Nov 07, 2012 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hurricane Sandy surprises New York
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Voters will pick the next head of school system
As we chug along into another national election cycle, we will soon be right in the middle of the 2013 mayoral campaign. Only 13 months from now, New York City chooses a new mayor, and on the line ...
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Our seniors are getting a little younger every year
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A Path From Moses to Barclays
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Vallone a lone voice in Stop & Frisk debate
Councilman Peter Vallone, Jr. has been fighting to maintain the current “Stop and Frisk” policy that has allowed the NYPD to protect the city in a time when we cannot afford to take safety lightly....
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Voters can reform Albany
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Keep the arts in schools
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Albany needs to address gun violence
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Bright future ahead for newspapers
There’s an excessive amount of gloom and doom being spread around these days when the talk turns to the future of newspapers. In fact, the mere mention of the future of newspapers suggests that the...
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Why Romney was the right GOP candidate
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Why Unions Matter
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The future of Atlantic Yards just beginning
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U.S. Needs to Get Tough on Hacking
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Sunnyside no longer needs an introduction
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Russia's BUK missile system first entered service with the Red Army in 1980, and has been exported to many countries, including North Korea and SyriaThe BUK missile system blamed for shooting down flight MH17 over east Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board, is an anti-aircraft weapon whose origins date back to the Soviet era. BUK -- which means "Beech" in Russian -- first fully entered service with the Red Army in 1980, and has been exported to many countries, including North Korea and Syria. Up to six BUK missiles can be fired simultaneously from a launch vehicle -- usually either a military truck or a tank -- on targets flying on different bearings, according to the London-based Jane's defence and intelligence group.


2016-09-28 14:43:32 -0400

Traders work on the floor of the NYSEChevron climbed 2.5 percent and Exxon Mobil gained 4.66 percent. At 2:22 pm ET, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 0.38 percent to 18,297.06 points and the S&P 500 had gained 0.29 percent to 2,166.1. The Nasdaq Composite added 0.07 percent to 5,309.31.


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A firefighter covers his face while battling a wildfire near Morgan Hill, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. The grass fire along a Northern California highway spread to parched trees, and flying embers landed on nearby homes, setting at least eight homes on fire, authorities said. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) — A growing and destructive wildfire was moving toward remote California homes in the Santa Cruz Mountains on Wednesday as it scorched its way through bone-dry brush and trees.


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