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This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 56 56 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 $$
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Jun 19, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 337 337 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 381 381 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…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 384 384 recommendations | email to a friend
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.
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 836 836 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 351 351 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...
Wage and Hours Cases Setting Precedents for Tipped Employees
May 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 518 518 recommendations | email to a friend
  Restaurant owners are subject to numerous regulations they must comply with and as various cases are litigated, rulings establish new precedents that can change how the industry does business. Ma...

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What Iowa Means in Prez Race...Not That Much
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Jul 07, 2011 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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NYC is safe, but what about the rest of NYS?
It was announced last week that it appears New York City has dodged a potential environmental disaster that would have put the city's pristine supply of drinking water at risk. The State Department...
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What Same-Sex Marriage Means for Cuomo
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Same-sex marriage foes, find the silver lining
Whatever your views on same-sex marriage, last Friday's late-night vote to legalize marriage between gay couples can at least be seen as a positive on some level. If you're a supporter of same-sex ...
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Don't raise outer borough meter rates
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Plenty of people interested in Weiner's seat
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Why Mixed Martial Arts is being hit below the belt in New York State
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Weiner scandal shakes up 2013 mayoral race
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When Pro Sports Gets It Right
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Right Idea, Wrong Taxi
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Weiner should consider resigning
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Make State Seats More Competitive
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Genting is on the right track
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The Never Boring Elections That Take Place Upstate
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Don't Balance Budget on Backs of Libraries
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Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, center, talks to the media representatives after Eid al-Fitr prayer at the presidential palace in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, July 28, 2014. Eid al-Fitr prayer marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's outgoing leader Hamid Karzai says his nation needs a new president and urged for a speedy conclusion to the ballot audit that will determine his successor.


2014-07-28 04:25:39 -0400

In this July 24, 2014, the Trianel power plant is pictured in Luenen, Germany. The power plant relies completely on coal imports, about half from the U.S. Soon, all of Germany's coal-fired power plants will be dependent on imports, with the country scheduled to halt all coal mining in 2018 when government subsidies end. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily. The ship soon sets sail for South America, its 80,000 tons of coal destined for power plants and factories, an export of American energy — and pollution.


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PLYMOUTH, California (AP) — Wildfires burning near Northern California vineyards and in the Yosemite National Park area were threatening hundreds of homes even as crews worked to contain them.
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