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What Employers Should Know about Paternity Leaves
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Queens NY Employment Defense Attorney The Family Medical Leaves Act (FMLA) grants the right to mothers and fathers to take up to 12 weeks off for maternity or paternity leaves so they can spend tim...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: AUG 2014
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  August 2014 Queens NY Market Update  In July, home sales dropped slightly from June when we saw a slight jump in sales. The increase in sales pace in June & July led to another substantial increa...
If you’re loyal to your insurance carrier it will cost you
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by Steven Palermo | Aug 1, 2014 | insurance company rates , PTB Blog Most successful businesses know how to treat their faithful customers.  A good restaurant owner will treat regulars with a compl...
U.S. Supreme Court Rules Inherited IRAs are Not Protected from Creditors
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On June 12, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court—in a unanimous decision—ruled that Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) inherited by anyone other than a spouse are not retirement funds and therefore are ...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JULY 2014
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June 2014 Queens NY Market Update    The pace of home sales rose sharply in June but was still below the pace of sales in June 2013. Prices posted moderate gains in June as well, remaining on pace ...
Estate Planning Basics for Newlyweds – How to Get Prepared for the Unexpected
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It’s that time of year – the time for beautiful weddings, fun receptions, delicious cakes, special gifts, and romantic honeymoons. While this is a joyous time for everyone, it’s also time for you a...
The Annual Pay Notice Requirement of the New York Wage Theft Prevention Act Could Be Close to Ending
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 270 270 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Stephen D. Hans After the Wage Theft Prevention Act went into effect, restaurant owners and other types of business owners became burdened with paperwork as they complied with annual requir...
$$ OPPORTUNITY HAS KNOCKED ! $$ Networking For Prosperity & Adventure $$
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Bring Pen & Paper for this great opportunity to learn about:  * Job search, Employment Training, Networking Skills & How Every Dollar Counts . **Snacks & Beverages provided.** WHEN : Wednesday June...
This Month in Queens Real Estate: JUNE 2014
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June 2014 Queens NY Market Update The pace of home sales rose in May after a slow start in the beginning of 2014. Inventory increased slightly again in May, meaning buyers should have a bit more ch...
Book Expo America 2014 Part 1: The Italian presence…
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 582 582 recommendations | email to a friend
  Originally Written By:  Tiziano Thomas Dossena for L'Idea Magazine   Book Expo America 2014 has brought a wave of foreign authors, either in the original language or in translation, and among the...

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29th Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King
Group recognizes the late Major Owens as part of the event
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Borough President Eric Adams takes the oath of office
If there was one theme Sunday night at the Brooklyn Museum, it was pride. Brooklyn pride. The main floor of the museum was taken up by televisions live streaming the inauguration of Brooklyn Boroug...
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Mayor de Blasio takes steps on Vision Zero plan
Citywide effort aimed at reducing pedestrian fatalities
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“Mama Joy” Chatel passes away
Joy Chatel, a community activist perhaps best known for her fight to preserve the Abolitionist legacy of Downtown Brooklyn, passed away at Methodist Hospital on January 8 after a battle with respir...
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New website focuses on the small business community
Founders hope it will spark new interest in shopping local
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CB6 approves New York Methodist Hospital expansion
New York Methodist Hospital is one step closer to getting the proper variances needed to build its proposed new medical facility in residential Park Slope, but not without controversy. A hand-paint...
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Flash mob riots at Kings Plaza Mall
Security guards caught on YouTube manhandling teenage girls
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Precincts team up to catch robbery perp
A Queens man who thought he was giving a ride to a Good Samaritan who helped him free his snow-bound car instead became the victim of a robbery in Brooklyn. The victim was shoveling out his car on ...
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Diana Reyna named deputy borough president
Adams touts the former councilwoman’s public housing advocacy
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Top 10 Brooklyn News Stories of 2013
10)Citi Bike Comes to Brooklyn, But Not Smoothly As part of the implementation of the first-ever citywide public bike share program, hundreds of blue Citi Bikes were brought to Brooklyn side street...
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Seniors and toddlers get evicted on Christmas Eve
New landlord delivers a 31-day notice to senior center and daycare
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Concern over luxe high rise in Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Close to 50 residents from Prospect Lefferts Gardens gathered Thursday morning on Chester Court to voice their concerns about a proposed 23-story luxury high rise at 626 Flatbush Avenue. Community ...
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Commuters complain about B48 bus service
Local assemblyman looks for answers
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Brooklyn, Queens precincts vow crackdown in Highland Park
Working together to address illegal activity
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Council approves Rheingold Brewery rezoning
Developers get go-ahead on 6.4-acre residential and retail project
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iPresidential candidate Silva of the PSB speaks during a ceremony to launch her campaign platform in Sao PauloBy Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Environmentalist Marina Silva has widened her lead over President Dilma Rousseff to 10 percentage points in what could be a likely runoff in Brazil's October election, a survey by polling firm Datafolha showed on Friday. It was the third poll in less than a week that projected the Oct. 5 election would go to a second-round vote in which Rousseff would be unseated by Silva, who entered the race just 10 days ago following the death of her party's candidate. Silva has surged to 34 percent support from 21 percent in a previous Datafolha poll conducted before she launched her candidacy. If the race goes to a runoff on Oct. 26 as expected, Silva would win 50 percent of the votes, while Rousseff would get 40 percent, widening her margin of victory from six to 10 percentage points, according to Datafolha.


2014-08-29 20:20:59 -0400

BRIC wall: Brazil's economy slips into a recessionRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's economy, once an emerging-market darling, fell into recession, according to government data released Friday, as millions of new middle class citizens tightened their belts and further dampened a credit-driven spending spree.


2014-08-29 20:15:41 -0400

Rescuers locate 20 of 24 trapped in Nicaragua mineBONANZA, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have communicated with emergency crews.


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