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Are You an Independent or Joint Owner If You Own a Franchise Restaurant?
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 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 | 59 59 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 | 104 104 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 | 122 122 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 | 158 158 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 | 191 191 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...
Know and Follow the Regulations for Tip Pools
Feb 04, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans In the restaurant business and hospitality industry in general, employees who provide services, such as servers, hosting staff, bartenders and bus persons typically receive ...
Queens Home Team Awarded Top Team at Keller Williams Realty Landmark II for Most Units Sold in 2014!
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 286 286 recommendations | email to a friend
The Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty, led by George & Abigail Herrera, were recently honored at the Keller Williams Realty Landmark II awards ceremony in Astoria, NY. Out of 160 Agents, Q...
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (also known as ObamaCare)
Jan 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 295 295 recommendations | email to a friend
Author; Donna Stefans Re:Obamacare The Health insurance reporting requirements on the 2014 tax return are a bit complicated. If you and your family were covered by an employer health care plan for ...
A Different Slant on Class-Based Hiring Discrimination
Jan 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 275 275 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Most employers are familiar with the pitfalls of discriminating against applicants in protected classes under Civil Rights laws. For the most part, African Americans, Hispan...

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Feat of the Week: Appel runs for Charity at NYC Marathon
On Sunday afternoon, November 1st, Alissa Appel crossed the finish line at the New York City Marathon four hours and 59 minutes after beginning the race in Staten Island. Running for the IBD Kids c...
Nov 04, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the week: Jessica Lintner
The Hudson Valley Women’s Athletic Conference (HVWAC) Tennis Championship was held over the weekend at the National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY. Senior Jessica Lintner earned the first individual...
Nov 04, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFL Pick 'Em, Week 8

Oct 30, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Jesse Rack: Athlete of the Week
Rack already earned a piece of history last season, when he helped the Bulls reach their first MAC championship and bowl game in the school's history.
Oct 28, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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Red Storm Tip-Off Season with Fans
Nearly 1200 students, fans and alumni filled the Taffner Field House on Thursday night for the annual Red Storm Tip-Off in Queens, NY. The gymnasium was packed with spectators, eager to catch a gli...
Oct 28, 2009 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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An arena grows in Brooklyn, but a fan base grows in Queens
Nets would be wise to continue to show Queens love
Oct 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Nets Top 76ers, 110-88, At Newly-Renovated Carnesecca Arena
Related: An arena grows in Brooklyn, but a fan base grows in Queens QUEENS, N.Y. (Oct. 23, 2009) – St. John’s students, alumni, fans and friends took advantage of the opportunity to watch current N...
Oct 28, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wheelchair Sports Federation Continues To Inspire
Sure, you can consider guys like Alex Rodriguez and Manny Ramirez to be heroes – why not? After all, you’re well aware of the attendant complications to said hero worship because of factors like th...
Oct 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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Athlete of the Week: Gabriel Vazquez St. John’s Prep Cross Country
Vazquez is hoping to break the school’s record of 13:34 in the 4000-meter run.
Oct 22, 2009 | 4 4 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
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One to Watch: Semso Nikocevic St. Francis Men’s Soccer
Despite ranking second on the team in points with three goals and two assists, stats fail to capture the full impact of St. Francis playmaker, Semso Nikocevic.
Oct 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feat of the Week: St. John’s Men’s Soccer Keeps Winning at Home
The men’s soccer team at St. John’s University extended its undefeated streak at home to 18 games when they beat No. 7 ranked Louisville 3-2 in overtime.
Oct 22, 2009 | 2 2 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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ASA Football Gets Big Win Against #15 Lackawanna 19-18
The ASA Avengers picked up its biggest win thus far of its young existence as a program over the #15 nationally ranked Lackawanna College Falcons by the close score of 19-18.
Oct 22, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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NFL Pick 'Em: Week 6

Oct 16, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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In Bocce, Experience Prevails
In a sport for which disputed calls, heated arguments, and old fashioned trash talking are as much a part of the game as a player’s ability to finesse a weighted orb towards a smaller target, Vison...
Oct 14, 2009 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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William Hunter: Athlete of the Week
Hunter, a native of Queens, was dominant on the football field.
Oct 14, 2009 | 5 5 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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Washington Capitals' Eric Fehr, right, begins to celebrate his goal as Columbus Blue Jackets' Scott Hartnell, left, skates past during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alex Ovechkin added to his NHL-leading total with two goals Tuesday night, leading the charge in a 5-3 victory over the Blue Jackets, Columbus' seventh loss in a row.


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Congress needed to fund DHS by Friday or the agency would have run out of money, although in the event of a shutdown, most border personnel, airport screeners and Secret Service agents would remain on the job without payCongress finally gave the Department of Homeland Security its due, funding the crucial US agency after months of political wrangling that threatened to plunge it into shutdown. With the House voting 257 to 167 to approve finances for DHS through the end of the fiscal year September 30, the $39.7 billion bill -- passed last week by the Senate without controversial immigration riders attached -- headed to President Barack Obama for his signature. It marked a dramatic turn of events on Capitol Hill, where Republicans had sought to tie the funding with efforts to repeal Obama's immigration directives, which caused a political furor when he unveiled them over Republican objections in November. Obama's Democrats had insisted on keeping the two issues separate, and after several political clashes nearly turned the money spigot off for DHS, congressional leaders finally called a truce.


2015-03-03 21:57:49 -0500

FILE - In this June 23, 2011, file photo, CIA Director nominee Gen. David Petraeus testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate Intelligence Committee during a hearing on his nomination. The Justice Department said Tuesday, March 3, 2015, that the former top Army general has agreed to plead guilty to mishandling classified materials. A statement from the agency says a plea agreement has been filed in U.S. District Court in Charlotte, N.C., the hometown of Paula Broadwell, the general’s biographer and former mistress. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former CIA Director David Petraeus, whose once-bright political future was all but destroyed over an affair with his biographer, has agreed to plead guilty to charges he shared classified material with her for her book.


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