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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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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...
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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?
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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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Bring On The Islanders
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Choosing a Republican for NY-9 race was no easy task
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West Side Tennis Club isn't desperate
The nearly 750 members of the West Side Tennis Cub in Forest Hills Gardens have it great. To have the distinct advantage of hanging out in a quasi-luxury lifestyle private playground while in the u...
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Not Too Big to Fail, Just Too Important
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Washington could learn from Albany?
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Koch endorsement doesn't make sense
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Mayor Wins Again With Public Schools
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Welcome Back To The Grind, Utah
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The Politics Are Wrong
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MTA app competition deserves praise
The MTA doesn't get much right, but kudos to the agency for embracing technology to better serve its customers. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) this week announced that it would be hosting...
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Selfless act after as great as the 3,000th hit
Christian Lopez, a 23-year-old kid from Highland Mills, New Jersey, caught Derek Jeter’s (#2 on his back) home-run ball Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the left field stands. The ball, hit by Jeter...
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Heading into September 13
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New York State gets tough on rent regulations
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What Iowa Means in Prez Race...Not That Much
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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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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2005 file photo, Paul Gray from the group Slipknot arrives for the 47th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The Iowa Supreme Court says the deceased Slipknot bassist's daughter may sue for loss of a parent's companionship, even though she was born after her father died. The ruling Friday May 6, 2016, comes in the wrongful death lawsuit that Gray's widow filed after the heavy metal bassist died of a drug overdose in May 2010. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The daughter of the late Slipknot bassist Paul Gray can sue a doctor for the loss of her father's companionship, even though she was still a fetus when he died, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled Friday.


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Nigerian President Mohammadu Buhari shakes hand with the US Permanent Representative to the UN Samantha Power in Abuja, Nigeria on April 21, 2016The United States is considering selling Nigeria ground attack planes to help fight Boko Haram rebels, officials said Friday, despite concerns over the local military's human rights record. Nigeria's Western allies have vowed to assist the West African giant in its fight against the brutal Islamist group, but have been cautious of providing arms to troops regularly accused of extrajudicial killings. Washington is now, however, contemplating selling Nigeria a dozen A-29 Super Tucano ground attack planes of the type US contractors have supplied to Afghanistan to help it strike Taliban guerrillas.


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US R&B star Ne-Yo sings on the first night of the Grammy Park festival at the Kings Theatre in New York on May 5, 2016A decade after Ne-Yo rose to stardom with his velvety yet infectious R&B, the singer is finding a renewed outlet through a fresh medium -- television. Ne-Yo was brought in as co-writer of the music for the ongoing second season of "Empire," the blockbuster drama on Fox television about the schisms within a founding family of hip-hop entrepreneurs. The result, Ne-Yo said, is a devoted fan base eager to buy the stream of singles released off "Empire," which has been renewed for a third season.


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