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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 | 297 297 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 | 277 277 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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Game 22: Maynor Exposes Jenkins' Growing Pains by Jonathan
January 31, 2009 11:36 PM | 5963 views | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————————— SAT 01/31/09 VCU 66, HOFSTRA 62 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 14-8, 6-5 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 5th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 18.0 pts, 4.9 reb, 3.5 ast, 3.6 to ————...
Autism... And The People That Live With It Anthony Stasi by Anthony
February 03, 2009 12:25 AM | 6112 views | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
State Senator Hiram Monserrate may be in some turmoil over a pending investigation, but there is one cause where his absence will be felt should he leave public office. Monserrate, as a city counci...
Game 21: Jenkins' Career-High 33 Helps Hofstra Escape by Jonathan
January 28, 2009 11:11 PM | 5678 views | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
————————————————————————— WED 01/28/09 HOFSTRA 80, NORTH CAROLINA-WILMINGTON 78 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 14-7, 6-4 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: 5th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 17.9 pts, 4.8 reb, 3.5 ast...
2DJV_Baldeo_pic_1_15.jpg Liberate Glendale, Give Nabe Its Own Zip by Albert
January 28, 2009 03:12 PM | 5599 views | 2 2 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Government should serve the people. Constituents have a legitimate expectation of goods and services from their government. "Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness," remains the bedrock of our ...
Game 20: Jenkins Leads HU, Beats JMU With :01.9 Left by Jonathan
January 24, 2009 11:16 PM | 5634 views | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
———————————————————————————————————- SAT 01/24/09 HOFSTRA 69, JAMES MADISON 68 HOFSTRA SEASON RECORDS: 13-7, 5-4 CAA PLACE IN CAA STANDINGS: tied for 5th JENKINS SEASON AVERAGES: 17.1 pts, 4.8 reb,...
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U.S. Secretary of State Kerry meets his Iranian counterpart Zarif for a new round of nuclear negotiations in MontreuxBy Arshad Mohammed MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - The U.S. and Iranian foreign ministers wrapped up three days of talks over Iran's nuclear programme on Wednesday, a day after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the deal being negotiated was a serious mistake. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran's Mohammad Javad Zarif have negotiated for more than 10 hours since Monday in the Swiss lakeside town of Montreux, hoping to work out a framework deal by late March. "We expect that we (and the Iranians) will regroup bilaterally, with the European Union present as well, on the 15th of March, location to be confirmed but most likely Geneva." Asked if he thought they had made progress, Zarif told reporters: "We have, but a lot of work remains." However, Netanyahu's controversial speech to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, where he harshly criticised the diplomatic efforts to resolve the dispute, may make it harder for the Obama administration to sell the potential deal back home.


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French nuclear group Areva confirmed record net losses in 2014 of 4.8 billion euros ($5.3 billion) after it was forced to absorb costs linked to project delaysFrench nuclear group Areva confirmed Wednesday record net losses in 2014 of 4.8 billion euros ($5.3 billion) after it was forced to absorb costs linked to delays to its flagship next-generation reactor. "The scale of the net loss for 2014 illustrates the two-fold challenge confronting Areva: continuing stagnation of the nuclear operations, lack of competitiveness and difficulties in managing the risks inherent in large projects," chief executive Philippe Knoche said in a statement. Areva has taken a particular hit in the past year from delays in building its Olkiluoto 3 nuclear plant in Finland, as well as difficulties with its renewable energy contracts. The company, which is 87-percent owned by the French state, has suffered in recent years as interest in nuclear power has cooled following the 2011 Fukushima catastrophe in Japan.


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MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A sign welcoming tourists to Miami Beach briefly offered visitors a confusing message.
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