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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle fo...
HemClear: An Alternative Hemorrhoid Treatment
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen blood vessels and veins around the anus that can cause severe discomfort to sufferers. They can be internal, located inside the anus, or external, meaning that you’...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work?
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a pe...
New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity
Aug 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:Stephen Hans & Associates Media outlets across the country are addressing controversial laws passed recently in certain states that prohibit transgender individuals from using bathrooms cons...
Can a Party in a Divorce Case Sue a Judge?
Aug 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Suing a judge occurs rarely, but does happen. In 2015, the judge presiding over a NY divorce case sanctioned an attorney who represented himself in the divorce case. Recently, the attorney filed a ...

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How will rising interest rates affect the sale of my home?
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Jan 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
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Set Goals in 2016
We hear the same message a lot this time of year. Put the past behind. Look to the future. Let bygones be bygones. Make a new commitment. Claim the new you in the New Year. We determine to lose wei...
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Cuomo's directive good for homeless in long run
In what's sure to be another tiresome battle between arguably the two most powerful political people in New York State, Mayor Bill de Blasio is off base in opposition to Governor Andrew Cuomo's bla...
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City Council Wrong to Support Willets Mall
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Dec 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Treating America's Pain Crisis
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Be sure to donate any unused coats this winter
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Street Co-Naming Falls Short as Recognition
About two months ago, I attended a ceremony to honor the Matinecock people. A small sign reading “Matinecock Way” was placed on the corner of Northern Boulevard and Marathon Parkway in Little Neck ...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Medicinal Marijuana Not a Magic Bullet
Is marijuana the Holy Grail for pain medication? You might think so by reading the popular press. An ideal drug therapy is one that is highly effective for a multitude of pain disorders and has low...
Dec 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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A New Year and a New Beginning
The New Year is a time of resolutions. It's a time when people commit to making a change in their life. Losing weight, changing jobs, saving money, making money, a new relationship, getting in shap...
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Community Needs More Input in Shutting Down Problem Clubs
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$15 Will Lift Homecare Workers Out of Poverty
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Make this year's holidays more meaningful
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This Holiday Season, Military Families Need Support
Most troops have returned home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Fewer than 10,000 U.S. soldiers remain in Afghanistan, down from a peak of more than 100,000 in June 2011. Only about 3,000 rem...
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Clear terminal project for takeoff
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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 | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows a Wall Street sign adjacent to the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks were mixed in listless trading Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, ahead of key U.S. jobs data later in the week that could help determine how soon the Federal Reserve raises interest rates. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly lower Wednesday morning as energy companies and makers of chemicals and other materials take the biggest losses. A survey of private employers showed that hiring continued at a solid pace in August, but stocks are wrapping up a quiet month.


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FILE - This Wednesday, May 18, 2016, file photo shows a "Sold" sign in front of a house in Walpole, Mass. On Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, the National Association of Realtors releases its July report on pending home sales, which are seen as a barometer of future purchases. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in July, a sign that demand for home ownership remains strong despite a shortage of listings on the market.


2016-08-31 10:24:27 -0400

Rousseff attends the final session of debate and voting on Rousseff's impeachment trial in BrasiliaBRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate opened a session on Wednesday to vote on whether to remove suspended President Dilma Rousseff from office for breaking budgetary rules, the culmination of an impeachment process that has paralyzed Brazilian politics for nine months. If two-thirds of the 81 Senators vote to convict the left-leaning Rousseff, as widely expected, her conservative former vice president Michel Temer will be sworn to serve out the remainder of her term through 2018. Senate aides said the verdict could be decided in two to three hours. ...


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