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This Month in Queens Real Estate: August 2016
Aug 26, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Listing Specialist with the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . August 2016 Market Update Home sales in July dropped again for the fifth consecutive month. De...
What to do When Your Designated Driver Plan Fails
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There’s no question that designating a driver reduces drunken driving accidents and saves lives. Designated Driver Statistics As time goes along, more and more people have gotten on board with the ...
If I Return to Work Making Less Money, Am I Still Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Aug 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers’ Compensation Lawyers So you’ve been hurt at work and you can’t perform your old job. What happens if you go back to work at a different position, ...
The Difference that Jurisdiction Could Make in a High Profile Divorce Case
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by Chris Palermo   Different states and different countries have laws that can significantly affect the outcome of a divorce. A prime example is a high profile case reported in the New York Post . ...
Equal Pay for Women Issues
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Author: Stephen Hans Long Island City, Queens & NYC Employment Defense Attorney From an employer’s standpoint, if you are following similar pay practices to other businesses, it may seem like safet...
Astoria Characters: The Bug Buster
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  Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gil’s the president of Standard Pest Management. By Nancy A. Ruhling There’s a fly buzzing around the office. Instead of trying to swat it, Gil Bloom , president of Stan...
Prevent Boating Tragedy – A Guide to Safe Boating on Long Island
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
Author: Steven Palermo: The Suffolk Personal Injury Lawyer Cool ocean breezes on a hot summer day and the freedom of an open sea make boating a favorite pastime for many people. It’s a lifestyle fo...
HemClear: An Alternative Hemorrhoid Treatment
Aug 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Hemorrhoids are painful, swollen blood vessels and veins around the anus that can cause severe discomfort to sufferers. They can be internal, located inside the anus, or external, meaning that you’...
Can I File Suit against My Employer if I Am Injured at Work?
Aug 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
New York City | Queens | Brooklyn | Bronx Workers' Compensation Lawyers A question we frequently get from prospective clients has to do with whether or not an employer can be sued in court for a pe...
New York City Affirms Rights to Use Bathrooms Consistent with Gender Identity
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Author:Stephen Hans & Associates Media outlets across the country are addressing controversial laws passed recently in certain states that prohibit transgender individuals from using bathrooms cons...

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Thompson picks up major outer-borough support
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Furlough the President & Congress
It is not the fault of air traffic controllers and the millions of hard-working career federal civil servants, including thousands based in the metropolitan New York area, facing furloughs. As part...
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Time for a new solution to the Sequester
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Tying Welfare to Good Grades a Bad Idea
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A Budget for the People
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Waiting to inhale? On Raising the smoking age
Mayoral hopeful and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and the city’s health commissioner, Dr. Thomas Farley, announced a proposal this week to raise the legal age for buying tobacco products to ...
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The next move for the Queens GOP
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Sticking with what works when it comes to Medicare
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Never forget thwarted attacks
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A Good Time for Reform
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Clean Up on Aisle Albany
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US athletes Tommie Smith (C) and John Carlos raise clenched fists during the US anthem at the Mexico Olympics in 1968Iconic 1968 Olympic activist Tommie Smith sprang to the defence of Colin Kaepernick as the furore over the San Francisco 49ers quarterback's national anthem boycott raged on. Smith, famously ostracised for his clenched fist medal podium salute with fellow sprinter John Carlos, said criticism of Kaepernick had missed the point. "Colin is 28 years old and realizing that things are not quite like what 'they' said it would be," Smith told USA TODAY.


2016-08-30 22:00:46 -0400

Members of Teen Challenge, of Brockton, Mass., pray together in a circle after evangelist Franklin Graham held a mass prayer rally on Boston Common, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, in Boston. Graham, the son of famed evangelist Billy Graham, is holding a 50-state "Decision America" tour to urge evangelicals to vote. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)BOSTON (AP) — The son of evangelist Billy Graham urged a gathering on the historic Boston Common on Tuesday to vote in the November election but stressed he was taking no sides publicly in the U.S. presidential race.


2016-08-30 21:55:00 -0400

Serena Williams needed just 63 minutes to dispatch 29th-ranked Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 6-3Serena Williams started strong in her latest bid to rewrite the record books, storming past Ekaterina Makarova and into the second round of the US Open. The US world number one, slowed since her Wimbledon triumph by a right shoulder injury, needed just 63 minutes to dispatch 29th-ranked Makarova 6-3, 6-3. "I got off to a fast start because I knew she was a tough opponent," said Williams, who delivered a dozen aces and 27 winners.


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