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Just Listed: 3 Family Home For Sale at 19-08 81st St in East Elmhurst Queens!
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George & Abigail Herrera  Introduce another Three Family for Sale at 19-08 81st St in East Elmhurst, Queens NY!!! Privacy, great views, and convenience are featured in this lovely East Elmhurst 3 F...
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...
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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Joey Chestnut bites off another win at hot dog eating contest
Under a steady rain brought on by Tropical Storm Arthur, competitors in the annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest chewed on in front of a stalwart crowd of umbrella-toting (and sharing) fans at th...
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City to expand services for small businesses
At the grand opening of a Bed-Stuy restaurant last week, the city’s Department of Small Business Services announced that it would be expanding its services to the industrial and retail sectors, “as...
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Additional support for Bushwick park upgrades
Parks Department and BP agree to help fund EBC proposal
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Public meetings on Kosciuszko Bridge project scheduled
The bidding process has been completed and the $555 million phase one construction to replace the Kosciuszko Bridge is about to get underway. In order to meet with the residents and commuters from ...
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Protective bill for harassment victims passes Assembly
New legislation passed by the Assembly aims to place stricter penalties on aggravated harassment. A previous law addressing the issue was struck down by the state Court of Appeals on the grounds th...
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Flower shop celebrates five-year anniversary
Owner teaches locals the beauty of urban gardening
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EBC park overhaul plans get financial support from city
With the passing of the fiscal year 2015 executive budget last week, Brooklyn politicians and one local church group have taken another step closer to initiating the much-needed refurbishing of Bro...
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Grand Street BID, students help paint the town
Street fair unveils school art project at Graham Avenue
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Pols call on mayor to save senior center, daycare
Seen as a solution, eminent domain bill dies in Albany
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Magenu teaches Jewish children about sexual abuse
Safety Day attracts thousands from Jewish community
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Two schools receive top honors at Greenpoint festival
Compete in inaugural sustainability challenge
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Y Scholars program honors seniors at graduation
The Greenpoint YMCA bid farewell and good luck to another class of its Y Scholars last Wednesday at their award and graduation ceremony, a black-and-white affair at Princess Manor. This is the firs...
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Williamsburg welcomes new community garden
Last Wednesday saw the opening of the Keap Fourth Community Garden in Williamsburg thanks to $25,000 in funding from the city. Larry Scott Blackmon, the Parks Department’s deputy commissioner for c...
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Town Square puts the Green in Greenpoint
To celebrate summer and bring socially conscious arts and endeavors into the limelight, Town Square, Inc. hosted its annual GoGreen! Greenpoint festival in McCarren Park on Saturday. “We organized ...
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Two new additions to boat club's educational fleet
It has been two weeks since the North Brooklyn Boat Club (NBBC) put their Greenpoint Community Environmental Fund grant to use on Newtown Creek. Now with two new large, 12 to 14-person canoes, the ...
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, center, and British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, second right, waits with U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman, left, U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz, second left, and others before a meeting with Russia, China, France, Germany, European Union and Iranian officials at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland Monday, March 30, 2015, during Iran nuclear talks. Negotiations over Iran's nuclear program are entering a critical phase with differences still remaining just two days before a deadline for the outline of an agreement. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Diplomats scrambled Tuesday to reach consensus on the outline of an Iran nuclear deal just hours ahead of a self-imposed deadline to produce an agreement.


2015-03-31 02:17:53 -0400

Dutch electronics giant Philips on Tuesday said it was selling a majority stake in its LED and car lighting arm to a consortium led by China-based GO Scale Capital investment fund in a deal worth $2.8 bnDutch electronics giant Philips on Tuesday said it was selling a majority stake in its LED and car lighting arm to a consortium led by China-based GO Scale Capital investment fund in a deal worth $2.8 bn. "Philips today announced that it has signed an agreement with a consortium led by GO Scale Capital through which they will acquire an 80.1 percent interest in Philips' combined LED components and automotive lighting business," the Amsterdam-based Philips said. "Philips expects to receive cash proceeds, before tax and transaction related costs, of approximately USD 2.8 billion (2.5 billion euros," it said in a statement. Philips last year announced it would split in two, separating its healthcare-lifestyle arm from its historic lighting section in a move to streamline the 120-year-old business.


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A Palestinian girl walks next to destroyed houses, in the Shijaiyah neighborhood of Gaza City, Monday, March 30, 2015. Despondent over the slow pace of post-war reconstruction, displaced Gazans have begun to return to their damaged homes, patching up the structures with blankets and plastic sheets and living in the unstable and unsafe structures while they wait for promised aid to arrive. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Despondent over the slow pace of post-war reconstruction, displaced Gazans have begun to return to their damaged homes, patching up the structures with cinder blocks and plastic sheets and living in the unstable and unsafe buildings while they wait for promised aid to arrive.


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