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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
Apr 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 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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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
Mar 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 223 223 recommendations | email to a friend
Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
Mar 08, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 276 276 recommendations | email to a friend
Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 320 320 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is als...
5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY
Feb 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 359 359 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we ...

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Clear terminal project for takeoff
IN OUR OPINION
Dec 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Safety of our kids not up for debate
Early this week, the City Council overwhelming voted to pass a law that would allocate $20 million in public funding to pay for security guards in private schools. While opponents may express conce...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
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Make voice heard on mayor's zoning proposals
The Department of City Planning will be holding a public hearing on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s two proposals to increase the number of affordable housing and senior housing units in our city. The propo...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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Pipeline to Prosperity
With a message of economic populism, presidential contenders from both parties are fighting for votes from the middle class. "Far too many Americans live on the edge of economic ruin. They see only...
Dec 09, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Don't become a statistic this holiday season
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Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
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What is a capital gains tax?
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Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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City Must Reform Street Vending Regulations
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Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
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Bush's Health Plan Succeeds Where Obamacare Fails
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Dec 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
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This Year's General Election Was a Waste of Money
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Nov 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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City needs to be ahead of the curve on new tech
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Zoning changes not the answer to housing crisis
A recent report released by the Citizens Budget Coalition highlighting the real burden of debt on residents in New York City is a clear sign that we need affordable housing solutions. The city cann...
Nov 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stop Educating Students for Jobs That Won't Exist
The robots are coming, and they may put your friendly neighborhood retail staffer out of work. Home-improvement superstore Lowe's recently began employing robot sales assistants in its stores. The ...
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GOP Debate Ignores Economic Effects of Climate Change
GOP presidential hopefuls squared off Tuesday night at Wisconsin’s Milwaukee Theater to debate job growth and the economy, yet in four-plus hours of debate (two for the “undercard” first debate and...
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What to know about cancer and your pet
Cancer can strike anyone, including our pets. But as scary as a cancer diagnosis may be, it's not a death sentence for your dog or cat. November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and a good time to di...
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Should I sell now?
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Kim Kardashian, left, and Kanye West arrive at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" on Monday, May 2, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Gladiator-worthy metallics and sparkly embellishments, along with a show of feathers and chunky boots, swept the red carpet at the Met Gala on Monday night.


2016-05-02 21:26:51 -0400

Members of the Venezuelan National Electoral Council during a meeting with members of the ruling party at the CNE headquarters in Caracas, on May 2, 2016Venezuela's opposition presented reams of signatures to election authorities calling for a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro, who they say is to blame for a crushing economic crisis. Venezuelans fed up with food shortages, soaring inflation and now a paralyzing electricity crunch have flocked to sign a petition for a recall referendum, according to the opposition Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD). It said it had presented 1.85 million signatures -- more than nine times the number needed to launch the referendum process -- to the National Electoral Board.


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In this Thursday, April 28, 2016 photo provided by Gene Hanson, a corn field shows the symbol of the late megastar Prince in Edgeley, N.D. The retired farmer Hanson, who always liked the song “Purple Rain,” plowed the football-size symbol Thursday. He then got in his airplane and took a photo of the temporary tribute to Prince, who died April 21, at age 57, at his suburban Minneapolis compound. (Gene Hanson via AP)EDGELEY, N.D. (AP) — A retiree in a tiny community in North Dakota has paid tribute to Prince in perhaps the most unique way a farmer can.


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