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Jan 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Companies often find that staffing agencies are valuable resources for helping them fill temporary or permanent positions and for handling human resources issues. However, recently, an outside staf...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JANUARY 2015
Jan 14, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
January 2014 Queens NY Market Update  The pace of existing home sales increased in December, but remained below that in the same month of the previous year. Home prices declined as we moved in to t...
Negligence of Oregon Hospital Led to Wrongful Death of Patient
Jan 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Author:  Mark H. Sackstein, Esq. All it takes is one small mistake for a disaster to occur. No matter how much research is done when choosing a hospital, it is impossible to predict a situation suc...
Matching Workouts With the Results You Want
Jan 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard friends complain about not getting the results they want, despite how much energy they’re putting into their workout.  People who want bigger muscles go t...
How Do 2015 Minimum Wage Increases Affect NY Restaurants?
Jan 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen Hans Minimum wage increases took effect on December 31, 2014, raising the New York minimum wage from $8.00 to $8.75 per hour for employees who work based on hourly wages. By the way...
Immersed in ancient times; the performance of Aida at the Metropolitan Opera. A review.
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Imagine being immersed in an ancient world, with colossal stone columns, palaces and images of deities, a marvelous music surrounding you and, thank God, no ce...
What to Eat Before Your Workout
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy Fueling up before a workout is the best thing you can do for your body.  But it’s important to eat the  right  things at the  right  time.  Eating too far in advance of your workout ...
Static vs. Dynamic Stretching
Jan 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
by Mary Murphy  So you’ve already heard that you should stretch before you work out, but did you know that some types of stretching can be more harmful than helpful?  The American Council on Exerci...
From "Lost Side Of Suburbia" to "Poptropica," An Exclusive Interview with Artist Kory Merritt
Dec 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena   Kory Merritt started cartooning and illustrating while attending SUNY Brockport. His weekly comic strip, Brockport Chronicled, won the John Locher Memorial Awa...

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Through apprenticeship, students learn the meaning of heritage
While many high schoolers in the city are enjoying their summer vacations unfettered, several studious youngsters are honing their résumés and gaining a broader understanding of culture in the Muse...
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City has already seen six drownings this summer
Pol calls for citywide grade school swim education
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Red Hook residents angered over proposed sale of library
BPL hopes to turn chunk of branch into a dance studio
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Eric Garner laid to rest at Bethel Baptist Church
Untimely death a rallying call for effective NYPD reform
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Mayor announces new investments in DoBro
Borough’s hub will see street, park, retail and cultural improvements
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Cumbo gifts 25 percent of capital budget to museum she created
Residents say the allocation does not pass “political smell test”
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NYU School of Engineering launches summer #STEMNOW
Farina says women have to be convinced STEM is sexy
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Mayor signs legislation for municipal ID program
Nearly a half-million immigrants will see benefits
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City prepares for looming June 20 LIRR strike
Ferries, buses and park-and-rides will be utilized
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Brooklyn to cut down on marijuana-related prosecutions
Low-level cases will be excused, according to new policy
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Shaggy takes the stage for free Brooklyn summer concert series
Hands clapped, hips swayed and sweat dripped down foreheads as hundreds of people sang along with early 2000s reggae sensation Shaggy at Brooklyn Borough Hall last Wednesday. “This is the hottest b...
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Joey Chestnut bites off another win at hot dog eating contest
Under a steady rain brought on by Tropical Storm Arthur, competitors in the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest chewed on in front of a stalwart crowd of umbrella-toting (and sharing) fans at th...
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Elderly tenants head back to court to fight for fair housing
Residents successfully stall Prospect Park Residence closure
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After much anticipation, Emeline’s opens triumphantly in Bed-Stuy
Eighteen families come together to fund a restaurant
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Bay Ridge sees the return of the B37 bus service
Community cheers connector to downtown Brooklyn
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PHOENIX (AP) — Darrelle Revis long reigned supreme among NFL cornerbacks.
2015-01-28 03:53:43 -0500

Candles burn in front of participants at a vigil near the scene of the early morning fatal shooting of a young woman who hit and injured a Denver Police Department officer while driving a stolen vehicle Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in northeast Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)DENVER (AP) — A passenger who was in a car when a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed by Denver police has disputed authorities' account of her death, saying officers opened fire before one of them was struck by the vehicle.


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People walk past a display of a currency exchange office in St.Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. A day after a top ratings agency cut Russia’s rating to junk level, the government in Moscow on Tuesday announced a plan that will see the economy return to a budget surplus in 2017. Standard & Poor’s downgraded Russia’s rating to BB-plus late on Monday, a non-investment grade, for the first time since 2004, citing a slide in the ruble and weakening revenue from oil exports. The agency said Russia's financial system is weakening, limiting room for maneuver for Russia's Central Bank. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian government has proposed cutting planned spending by 10 percent this year and 5 percent in all categories except military and social expenditures.


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