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Restaurants Weigh in on Replacing Tipping with Service Charges
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Queens New York Employment Defense Attorneys Human Resource Consulting Law Firm Various restaurants across the country are in the process of changing tipping into service charges. The Seattle Eater...
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Are you having trouble evicting a tenant? The Landlord Center has been effectively representing landlords and have been very successful in fighting for their rights for over 20 years. The legal tea...
What it was Like to Buy a Home, after Selling Over 150...
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by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . My wife & I recently closed on the our very first home and boy was it an experience, especially considerin...
How Does a Prior Injury Affect Your Eligibility for Workers' Compensation Benefits?
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In New York, when you have been injured on the job, you have a right to seek benefits under the state's workers' compensation system. In fact, the workers' compensation system is generally your sol...
ARTS Community: Free Cultural Arts & Networking at CUP Center
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The Enterprise Collective is hosting a free community event to celebrate Women’s History Month at CUP Center located at 1071 Bedford Avenue in the Bedford Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn Saturday, M...
Where Is Paradise?
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Where is the Garden of Eden, and therefore, the tree of life, today? Is this the same as Paradise? Genesis 3:24 I may have bit off a little too much with this question. But it has often come to my ...
The Real Deal-Real Estate Update
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Since 1979 when Jim Turano then sales agent, first started, he was the first in the community to offer Senior Citizen Discounts. In addition he offered Police officers and fireman discounts when th...
Queens Real Estate Market Report: February 2016
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . Queens Real Estate Market Update: February 2016 Home sales dropped in January which is somewhat typical ...
University Policies to Deal with Sexual Harassment Issues
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Recently, a sexual harassment case involving a Chicago professor became high profile in the news. While you can view the case from the perspective of the victim and the alleged abuser, there is als...
5 Ways to Sell your Home for Top Dollar in Queens NY
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by George Herrera , Realtor and Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . If you own or live in Queens, then you already know that we do things differently here. Not only are we ...

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Children of servicemen, 9/11 victims visit firehouse
On national "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day" last Thursday, four local children were able to partake in various assignments at the FDNY Firehouse Engine 304/Ladder 162 in Queens Village. T...
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Students, DOT unveil 100-foot mural along ped tunnel
Work's theme is turning negativity into positivity
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Homeowners, agents clash at hearing on soliciting
Pol says brokers hijacked meeting on cease-and-desist zones
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Avella receives award from Property Rights Foundation
Celebrated for his position against eminent domain
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Pol to host forum focused on Flushing transit issues
Will take place Saturday at the Flushing Library
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Chamber hosts first SOUP dinner
The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce launched a new micro-granting program at a community dinner on April 15 at the Flushing Meetinghouse on Northern Boulevard. Known as a “SOUP,” the community...
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Time Warner opens new Learning Lab in Flushing
Second time partnering with group serving Chinese immigrants
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Queens Civic Congress honors three community leaders
US attorney commends work of civics in keynote address
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Putting the freeze on Flushing
City pushing rent-increase exemptions throughout May
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Leaders call for traffic measures at busy Flushing intersection
Young couple struck while crossing street last year
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Queens College students mark Autism Awareness Day
Students at Queens College were encouraged to learn more about autism, its treatment, and diagnosis at a fundraiser outside of the Student Union building on the Flushing campus last week. “I’ve alw...
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Verizon workers continue to man picket lines
Want communications company to negotiate new contract
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Ronald McDonald House hosts fun run at St. John's
Benefits families of kids battling pediatric cancer
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Pols introduce resolution to create new police precinct
Bill would split expansive 105th, create 116th Precinct
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Frustrated 7 train riders voice concerns at town hall
NYCT president provides info about new signal system
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People walk on the rubble of damaged buildings after an airstrike in the rebel held area of Aleppo's Baedeen districtDozens of people were killed in an intense day-long battle between Syrian rebels and government forces in western Aleppo that continued intermittently on Wednesday, with rebels saying they were forced to retreat by heavy aerial bombing. An insurgent assault in and around the Jamiyat al-Zahraa area of Aleppo had threatened the army's defensive lines around government-held districts of a city at the epicenter of a recent escalation in the five-year-old civil war. The surge in bloodshed in Aleppo, Syria's largest city and biggest strategic prize, wrecked the first major "cessation of hostilities" agreement of the war, sponsored by Washington and Moscow, which had held since February.


2016-05-04 13:21:14 -0400

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry Department photo shows smoke rising from a heavily wooded area on May 3, 2016 in the Canadian city of Fort McMurrayCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged support for the city of Fort McMurray Wednesday after tens of thousands of residents were forced to flee a monster wildfire sweeping through Alberta's oil sands region. "Obviously, Fort McMurray being evacuated has been extremely difficult, not just for the province and officials, but for the folks who live there," Trudeau said.


2016-05-04 13:19:44 -0400
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An agreement has been reached with Russia to extend a cease-fire in Syria to the besieged city of Aleppo, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday, citing U.S. officials. The officials, who were not named, said the deal was reached late on Tuesday and would be announced later on Wednesday, the AP said. (Reporting by Timothy Ahmann; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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