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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 228 228 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
JUST LISTED: 2br Coop For Sale at Windsor Oaks in Bayside, NY!
Mar 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Windsor Oaks in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sa...
JUST LISTED: 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY
Mar 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale...
Do You Have to Pay On-Call Employees for Their Time On-Call?
Mar 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans When you hire certain employees for on-call services, questions often arise about wages and hours. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) addresses the issue of on-call employe...
Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Authorl Stephen D. Hans For more than thirty years, a line was drawn that differentiated a franchiser and franchisee. The relationship between the two served each other well. Entrepreneurs looking ...
Septic Tank Pipe-Cover Crafts
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Many yards have ugly septic tank pipes sticking up out of the ground, but not all yards have ones that stand out in the open. In some cases, the septic pipes are hidden amongst trees, bushes or oth...
Are Your Dress Code and Grooming Policies Violating Discrimination Laws?
Feb 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
      Author: Stephen Hans Companies have the right to expect employees to be neat in appearance and follow a company dress code. Some companies require short hair for men and no one gives it a sec...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: FEB 2015
Feb 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
February 2015 Queens NY Market Update  Home sales continued to decrease in January, significantly below last year, however, inventory ticked up slightly. In response to the low inventory levels and...
Ruby Tuesday Is Accused of Gender Discrimination Involving Men
Feb 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 170 170 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans It is common for the media to report on cases of gender discrimination where females did not receive equal pay or the same promotional opportunities as men. In contrast to t...
Stronger Mind, Happier You
Feb 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 201 201 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy A lot of emphasis is put on the body when talking about working out—those washboard abs, defined calves, slimmed thighs--but sometimes we forget that the mind is part of the body, to...

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Intolerance is getting out of control
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New MLB Commish Just Needs to Enforce the Current Rules
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Ban the Plastic Bags
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Give ideas about park funding a chance
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Willets West: Riding Roughshod Over Queens Community
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Tackling Chronic Absenteeism in Schools
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In the NYPD, common decency is troublingly uncommon
Even before Eric Garner’s tragic death made national news and brought increased scrutiny on the true-life practices of the NYPD, Denise Stewart was given a glimpse of the department’s lack of human...
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Library trustee removals on sound footing
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Schumer Gets It Right On Primaries
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Why Incumbents Keep Getting Reelected
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City's homeless system is broken
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The High Personal Cost of High Rents
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Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks to reporters during a news conference in Newark, N.J. on Friday, March 6, 2015. A person familiar with a federal investigation says the Justice Department is expected to bring criminal charges against the New Jersey Democrat in the coming weeks. Menendez says that he has always behaved appropriately in office. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, under federal investigation for his relationship with a Florida doctor and political donor, defiantly said Friday that he had always been honest in office even as a person familiar with the matter said he's expected to face criminal charges soon.


2015-03-06 20:22:03 -0500

Brazil's Supreme Court named a long list of politicians under investigation over the multibillion-dollar graft scandal roiling state oil giant PetrobrasBrazil's Supreme Court named a long list of politicians under investigation over the multibillion-dollar graft case roiling state oil giant Petrobras, including the presidents of the senate and of the chamber of deputies. On the list are 22 serving congressmen and 22 senators and it marks a new front in a snowballing scandal that has caused political and social uproar, threatening to tear apart the ruling coalition. Not under investigation is President Dilma Rousseff, who was Petrobras board chair during much of the decade-long period when politicians allegedly benefited from huge kickbacks via inflated contracts struck between the oil firm and dozens of companies. "Launching investigations was considered viable as there are indications of illegality," a court statement read, quoting a decision by Supreme Court presiding minister, Teori Zavascki.


2015-03-06 20:19:02 -0500

FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2013 file photo, from left, Wesley Schutlz, Neyla Pekarek and Jeremiah Fraites of The Lumineers pose at the Dream Downtown Hotel in New York. Fraites says that a picture of a New Jersey newspaper columnist is the secret to the bands’ success. He posted a picture of his keyboard with the picture of The Record political columnist Herb Jackson to the folk rock band’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts on Thursday, March 6, 2015. He says that he taped the picture to his keyboard 10 years ago and that “looking at him assures me creativity will flow.” (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP, File)TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A member of The Lumineers says a picture of a New Jersey newspaper columnist is the secret to the band's success.


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