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U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
Jul 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
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June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
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It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
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Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
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June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 2: The Authors Speak…
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Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena  for L'Idea Magazine   Javits Center was the center of attention for all American book lovers for four days at the end of May, with a series of events...
Interview to author Tony Napoli.
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Recently I published a review on the popular book “My Father, My Don,” A Son’s Journey from Organized Crime to Sobriety, and I am now pleased to offer our readers an interview to the author, Tony N...
How Much Can Allegations of Discrimination Cost You?
Jun 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 367 367 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Discrimination is a serious issue for employers. It can lead to disputes, lawsuits and even forced business sales. Forced business sale, substantial fines and the disgrace o...

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Maspeth church raising funds to rebuild
New pastor says effort could take ‘years’
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Residents: railway co. still polluting
Call for city action, freight car upgrades
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Can you hear us now?
Residents blast new cell antenna plans
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112th Precinct jumps into Woodhaven traffic fray
Rigid enforcement being used to prevent future tragedy
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Closed Queens Hospitals hit Auction Block
St. John’s, Mary Immaculate to be sold
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Sanitation Dept. issues tickets with abandon
Officials propose bill to change system
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Endorsement: Elizabeth Crowley for 30th District
In November, 30th District voters will head to the polls to elect a City Council member for the third time in two years. This time around, the race pits current Democratic Councilwoman Elizabeth Cr...
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104th Blotter
Monday, Oct 5 Juan Velasquez was arrested at 1715 Greene Avenue for assault by Detective Geis. Vincent Sosnowsicz was arrested at 63-42 Bunnecke Ct for assault by Police Officer Conde. Yulezdy Lope...
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City could raise fines for cars left idling
Bill would increase fines to $250
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Italian-American leaders back Crowley
When players suit up for this year’s bocce ball tournament at Juniper Valley Park, they’ll have Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley to thank for the newly resurfaced courts. The age-old game is popular ...
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Our 2009 Top High Schools List
A Review of the Top High Schools in Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan
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2009 High School Scholarship Opportunities
Choosing the right fit for a student also includes financial considerations as well. As tuition continues to creep up at private schools, so do the number of scholarship opportunities both in your ...
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104th Precinct Police Blotter
09/28/2009 - 10/04/2009
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Open House is your best chance to get to know a school
Principals and administrators tell you what to expect
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High-tech high schools
Adopting to modern times
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In this photo taken Friday July 27 2014, Francois Etoundi of Australia lifts during the men's 77kg weightlifting competition in the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014 in Glasgow Scotland. Etoundi, was stripped of his games accreditation Thursday July 31, 2014 after being arrested over an alleged assault during an altercation in the athletes' village in Glasgow. (AP Photo/Dominic Lipinski, PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUTGLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — An Australian medal-winning weightlifter was convicted Thursday of head-butting another Commonwealth Games competitor in the athletes' village and Australia's athletics coach was sent home for criticizing his top star — just as the country's 20-year domination of the competition appeared to be coming to an end.


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Villagers look on as rescue work continues while rain falls at the scene of the landslide in Malin village on July 31, 2014Rescuers were desperately searching into the night Thursday for victims of a landslide in western India that buried dozens of homes, with fears the death toll could reach 150. "Miracles do happen, we will keep looking, but under current conditions it is very, very bleak," said Alok Avasthy, a National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) commander at the scene, who added about 160 people were thought to have been living in the dozens of damaged houses. The NDRF said eight survivors have so far been pulled from the site, but rescue efforts were slow going, with heavy machinery halted at one point because of the rains. Avasthy told AFP late Thursday that 42 victims have now been discovered by rescuers, who were working into the night, after lights powered by portable generators were set up.


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By Mark Heinrich LONDON (Reuters) - When Israel ended its 38-year occupation of the Gaza Strip by withdrawing settlers in 2005, then-Prime Minister Ariel Sharon hailed it as a "disengagement" from conflict with Palestinians in the densely populated coastal enclave. Israel kept expanding settlements in the West Bank where the Palestinians also seek a state. Hardline Islamists seized control of Gaza in 2007 and periodic U.S. efforts to broker a permanent peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority under secular President Mahmoud Abbas have proved fruitless. Israel sealed Gaza in an economically choking blockade and the territory's ruling Hamas movement and other militant factions fired rockets with increasing frequency and range, though not accuracy, into the Jewish state.
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