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How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . One issue that we see a lot here in Queens is a property tax assessment that doesn’t match the legal use o...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
NYC Employment Defense Attorney “I’m so pleased that the city Department of Health threw dog lovers a bone,” Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) was quoted as saying by The New York Daily N...
The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP , Workers Compensation Attorneys Workers Compensation Attorneys in New York You were hurt on the job and filed a legitimate claim, but the New York State Workers’ Compensatio...
Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | May 11, 2016  Kids love to play outdoors and physical exercise is good for them. The fact that playground injuries are on the rise may be frightening to some parents. Even so, t...
The Zadroga Act—What is It and How Does It Affect Workers' Compensation?
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Author:Pyrros & Serres LLP In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, many people volunteered to help clean up after the devastation of the twin towers at the World Trade Center. Many of those volunte...
How Far Do Privacy Rights Stretch for a Child’s Safety?
May 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
A father recorded a conversation between his son and his ex-wife’s live-in boyfriend. Later on, when he turned in the recording as evidence, the boyfriend’s attorney challenged the admissibility of...
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EEOC Alleges Discrimination Based on Applications Requiring Medical History
May 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens, New York City Employment Defense Firm As employers, when you ask for medical information on a job application, you raise a red flag for the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) an...
Advantages Of Advertising On NYC Billboards & Buildings
May 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
Using billboards to advertise may seem old-fashioned in our technology-driven era. With the internet and the many platforms it reaches out to, why would we still want to advertise with something as...
Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...

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'Hate crime' is a lodaded distinction
IN OUR OPINION
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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Race for the 11th Congressional District, Take Two
The congressional seat now vacated by Michael Grimm following his conviction will have a new representative following the May 5th special election. Special elections often have small turnouts. Peop...
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tax Relief: An Act of Good Faith
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Was the mayor being late really that big of a deal?
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Tips on buying and selling a co-op
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More education, less surveillance.
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The Charm of Being an Unlikely Candidate
There is something exciting about the idea of a George Pataki presidential run from a political science standpoint. There is also a lot of eye rolling that comes with the specter of it since the fo...
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MoveNY will fix a system broken for too long
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Washington’s New Top Priority
Laura Zeilinger once worked for former Washington, D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty as deputy director of Human Services. She went over to the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness when Fenty lost his re...
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Newwtown Creek needs more public access, not less
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Ratcheting Up Education Policy
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Three questions to ask before buying a home
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Time to Bring Graduate Medical Education into the 21st Century
America is suffering from a shortage of primary care physicians. And with the national patient population expanding and fewer doctors choosing to be generalists, the shortfall is only getting worse...
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Silver takedown big win for MMA
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We Need to Change the Way We Elect Our President
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AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — An Appalachian Trail hiker whose remains were discovered last year survived at least 26 days after getting lost, kept a journal of her ordeal and ultimately resigned herself to the idea she was going to die and it could be years before her remains were located, according to investigatory documents.
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U.S. President Barack Obama, left, talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Ujibashi bridge as they visit Ise Jingu shrine in Ise, Mie prefecture, Japan Thursday, May 26, 2016, ahead of the first session of the G-7 summit meetings. The leaders of the G-7 nations have arrived for a visit at Ise Jingu, a shrine the most hallowed site for Japan's indigenous Shinto religion. (Toru Hanai/Pool Photo via AP)ISE, Japan (AP) — The latest news on the Group of Seven summit in Japan, where the leaders of the seven advanced economies are meeting for two days (all times local):


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At around 0220 GMT, Brent North Sea crude for July delivery was up 27 cents at $50.01 a barrel while West Texas Intermediate was trading 21 cents higher at $49.77Brent crude passed $50 a barrel for the first time in 2016 in Asia Thursday after data showed a fall in US crude inventories, adding to expectations of a tightening global market. At around 0220 GMT, Brent North Sea crude for July delivery was up 27 cents at $50.01 a barrel while US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) was trading 21 cents higher at $49.77.


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