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Implications of the Recent Retail Wage Increases
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Author: Setphen D. Hans Recently, Wal-Mart announced its decision to raise the base wage of its employees. Wal-Mart plans to increase wages for close to 40 percent of its workforce. As of April, wo...
Coming Soon: 3 Family Brick Residential Home in East Elmhurst. ASKING $999,000
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George & Abigail Herrera Will Introduce another 3 Family for Sale in East Elmhurst NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely East Elmhurst 3 Family Home for Sale. Offe...
Just Listed Single Family Brick Home for Sale in Briarwood NY. Asking $750k
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George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another Single Family Home for Sale in Kew Garden Hills NY!!!   Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Kew Garden Hiils One Family Home...
Want To Start A Party Rentals Company in NYC?
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So You Want to Start a Party Rentals Company   To those of you who have been to different parties and found yourself wondering how much party rentals companies make and how lucrative the business r...
Wal-Mart Hit by EEOC with Age and Disability Discrimination Suit
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Author: Stephen D. Hans Sometimes hearing about a discrimination case is the best way for employers to understand potential liability. People would expect a company the size of Wal-Mart to have ant...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: MAR 2015
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March 2015 Queens NY Market Update Homes sales declined in February on a monthly basis, and continued to show declines year-over-year. Prices followed a similar pattern as the sales, posting a mont...
Just Listed: 1 Bedroom Coop For Sale at Station Square in Forest Hills, NY 11375
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George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 1br Coop for Sale at Station Square in Forest Hills NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale. Of...
Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
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A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
JUST LISTED: 2br Coop For Sale at Windsor Oaks in Bayside, NY!
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George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br Coop for Sale at Windsor Oaks in Bayside NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Bayside Coop for Sale. Offered for sa...
JUST LISTED: 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY
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George & Abigail Herrera Introduce another 2br 2bth Coop for Sale at the Mayflower in Forest Hills NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely Forest Hills Coop for Sale...

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Borough Park school avoids January closing
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SBS shares five ways to bolster holiday business
To help promote local businesses, Department of Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer hosted a holiday roundtable discussion last week at Gratitude Café in Prospect Lefferts Ga...
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Guild for Exception Children needs more state funding to stay open
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“Constructive eviction” becoming a rampant problem across the city
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Prospect Park Residence operating license expired, will not be renewed
Assisted living facility has too many “deficiencies” to continue operation
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Residents continue to fight DOT over Putnam Plaza redesign
Community surprised to learn “temporary” plaza was always permanent
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EDC announces new $3.5 million fashion hub in Sunset Park
Locals worry that fashion industry will also bring gentrification
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Akai Gurley’s parents speak out about their son’s death
Brooklyn DA says he plans to impanel a grand jury
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Prospect Park Residence owner delays contempt hearing
92-year-old resident denied chance to testify
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In this March 25, 2015, photo, Senate Minority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, to discuss the budget. The Senate is up after House Republicans pushed through a boldly conservative budget eliminating deficits over the next decade by cutting deeply into Medicaid, food stamps and welfare, and repealing the president’s health care law. "It really is a budget that is insensitive and unaware of the reality of life for working families, and that is sad," said Durbin. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans pushed a balanced-budget blueprint toward late-night approval Thursday night, laying down conservative markers for a likely veto struggle with President Barack Obama over their plans to erase deficits through trillions in spending cuts and repeal of the health care law.


2015-03-26 21:46:12 -0400

Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton (24) shoots as Wichita State's Ron Baker defends during the first half of a college basketball game in the NCAA men's tournament regional semifinals, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)CLEVELAND (AP) — Notre Dame's march through March is picking up speed.


2015-03-26 21:37:31 -0400

The corner stone of The New York Federal Reserve Bank is seen in New York's financial districtThe New York Federal Reserve officials tasked with prying interest rates off the floor have been meeting with bankers and traders to plot how best to do it, amid deep uncertainty over how much control they will really have over short-term lending markets. With the U.S. central bank expected to raise rates later this year, Simon Potter and his team of market technicians have the tricky job of implementing higher rates using some new and lightly tested tools as well as some that may not work as well as in the past. The trouble is that the federal funds market, the intra-bank trading pool traditionally used by the Fed to meet its policy goals, has shrunk to about a quarter of its pre-crisis size after more than six years of unprecedented monetary stimulus. The Fed wants to avoid a scenario in which yields don't rise enough after it lifts the fed funds rate because banks, flush with $2.5 trillion of reserves parked at the central bank, don't need short-term funding.


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