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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 | 292 292 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 | 595 595 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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Experts discuss why Brooklyn is the new center of tech
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BP Adams announces plan for education reform
Aims to bring STEM to schools without resources
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Founders’ Ball honors LGBTQ activists
BCPC celebrates year of huge growth
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Downstate announces date of permanent LICH closure
In a memo signed by SUNY Downstate Interim Chief Executive Officer Michael Miller last week, plans were outlined for the ramping down of emergency services in preparation for full Long Island Colle...
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On Denim Day, officials call for end to sex abuse
Borough President Eric Adams and Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna celebrated Denim Day last week at Borough Hall to recognize the victims of sexual assault, but also to let the city know that t...
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Fulton Mall unveils outdoor WiFi
At the Fulton Mall in Downtown Brooklyn, several community leaders gathered with students and shoppers on Fri., April 18 to celebrate the establishment of an outdoor, all-encompassing Wi-Fi network...
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BID helps teach up and coming entrepreneurs
More women looking for business in Brooklyn
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Bishop Kearney announces new president
High school appoints advocate of Catholic education
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Prospect Park Zoo gets an IKEA makeover
Teens supplied with new lab and classroom
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Advocacy groups urge feds to “Give Peace a Chance” with Iran
In hopes of swaying the stance of federal elected officials who favor sanctions over diplomacy with Iran, Brooklyn for Peace rallied on Saturday, April 12, in Grand Army Plaza. More than two dozen ...
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Boards clash over proposed new district boundaries
CB2 moves to annex all of Atlantic Yards project
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Fourth of July Fireworks will return to East River
38th annual show will feature the Brooklyn Bridge
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Brooklyn launches new green energy task force
Borough president looks to 'LEED' by example
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33rd District Participatory Budget projects announced
$1.56 million will be allocated to fund five proposals
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DOT lowers speed limit on Atlantic Ave
April launches the first of 25 arterial slow zones
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FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2008 file photo, armed al-shabab fighters on pickup trucks prepare to travel into the city, just outside Mogadishu, in Somalia. U.S. military forces targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 in Somalia, the Pentagon said. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File)MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — U.S. military forces attacked the extremist al-Shabab network in Somalia Monday, the Pentagon said, and a witness described ground-shaking explosions in a strike that reportedly targeted the group's leader.


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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that Ukrainian moves to seek NATO membership were aimed at undermining efforts to end the war in the east of the country. Lavrov said last week's move by Kiev came shortly after a meeting of the Russian and Ukrainian leaders to seek to defuse the crisis. "So the party of peace was trying, and is still trying, to advance a negotiated political settlement of all the fundamental questions Ukrainians face, and in Kiev, the party of war is taking steps clearly aimed at undermining these efforts," he told a news conference.
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Iraqi security forces hold a flag of the Islamic State group they captured during an operation outside Amirli, some 105 miles (170 kilometers) north of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. Aid began flowing into the small northern Shiite town in Iraq on Monday, a day after security forces backed by Iran-allied Shiite militias and U.S. airstrikes broke a two-month siege by insurgents in a rare victory by government forces. (AP Photo)BAGHDAD (AP) — An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of carrying out a systematic campaign of "ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq that includes mass killings, abductions and other war crimes.


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