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8 Things you May not Know About Selling a Coop in Queens
Sep 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 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 | 89 89 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 | 117 117 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 | 149 149 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 | 142 142 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 | 214 214 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 | 240 240 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 | 234 234 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 | 211 211 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 | 218 218 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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New Yorkers refused to live in fear
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Sep 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Trump the Flim-Flam Man
A flim-flam man uses deception, and Donald Trump fits the definition perfectly. Trump first got into the political fray about five years ago by claiming that Barack Obama was foreign born and shoul...
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Treating opioid addiction
The term "opioid" is generally used to refer to both drugs derived from the opium poppy, such as morphine, codeine, and heroin, and synthetic drugs that produce similar narcotic effects such as Oxy...
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Lawmakers Need to Stop Suppressing Job Growth
President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisors just issued a blistering report on America's economy. Even though unemployment now sits at a healthy 5 percent, researchers found workforce par...
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Bad way to start off the fall semester
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Sep 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Shut Down J'Ouvert Once and For All
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Time for Washington to Get Back to Work
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Take concussions seriously
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Comptroller ... Do Your Job and Deny The Shelter Contract
The issue of the city using a hotel in Maspeth to house 220 homeless people was thrust upon this neighborhood with what many consider reckless abandon on August 3. Local activists and legislators i...
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City needs to address troubled festival
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Elmhurst: New Queens of Queens
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Millennials and Buying Real Estate
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Address the homeless issue with transparency
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E-Learning Essential for Improving Public Teacher Corps
As classes start, public schools across the country are staring down crisis-level teacher shortages. Rapid City, South Dakota, schools have 50 unfilled teaching positions. Georgia's Houston County ...
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Time the state made fantasy betting a reality
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2015, file photo, LSU defensive line coach Ed Orgeron speaks during a news conference in Baton Rouge, La. Orgeron says that as a Louisiana native, it is “a dream” to have the opportunity to be LSU’s head coach. He was formally introduced as Les Miles’ interim replacement on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Hilary Scheinuk, File)BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As much as Ed Orgeron might have preferred a different route to the top coaching job at LSU, the Louisiana native was never going to be able to hide his enthusiasm for his new opportunity — and didn't try.


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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James is photographed during the NBA basketball team's media day, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, in Independence, Ohio. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James has been horrified at the videos of police shootings and violence he's seen over the past few months. Like many Americans, he's anxious for change.


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Demonstrators yell "No to the plebiscite" to protest the government's peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), to be signed later in the day in Cartagena, Colombia, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. Colombians will be given the final say on endorsing or rejecting the accord in an Oct. 2 referendum. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — More than 220,000 deaths, 8 million homeless and countless human rights violations: These are the tragic toll of South America's oldest armed conflict, which begins to wind down with the signing Monday of a historic agreement between Colombia's government and the country's largest rebel movement to end a half-century of hostilities.


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