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TALK ABOUT GOOD GOVERNMENT, TOMORROW

TOMORROW -- MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19th: Join Citizens Union and New York Law School, along with co-sponsors League of Women Voters of the City of New York, NYPIRG and Reinvent Albany for the good ...
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WHAT A STUDIOUS BUNCH!

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CUMMINS COMPENSATION CAPER

EEOC Sues Cummins, Inc. For Pay Discrimination Diesel Engine Manufacturer Paid a Female Employee Less Than a Male Employee Performing the Same Work, Federal Agency Charges Cummins, Inc., a diesel ...
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EEOC EASES CLAIM FILING

EEOC Launches Online Services for Inquiries, Appointments and Discrimination Charges New EEOC Public Portal Allows Online Interactions with the Agency The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ...
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LOOKING @ TEEN MARRIAGE

Gallup Vault: Teen Brides Acceptable to 22% in U.S. in 1937 by Lydia Saad How old should a girl have to be to legally marry with her parents' consent? Gallup posed this question to Americans in ...
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ORGANIC PESTICIDES

Wild grape yeast could be more effective than pesticides in preventing grape molds Wild grapes contain a huge variety of yeasts that can inhibit grape molds, and offer an eco-friendly alternative to ...
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THE TREES AND THE BEES

Tiny bees play big part in secret sex lives of trees University of Texas at Austin AUSTIN, Texas -- When it comes to sex between plants, tiny bees the size of ladybugs play a critical role in ...
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RECALLING PAIN AND ITCH RELIEF PRODUCTS

Ridge Properties DBA Pain Relief Naturally Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of all lots of Naturally HL Bedsore Cream, Pretat by TAT Balm Carbomer Free Gel, & All Naturally HL Hemorrhoid ...
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RECEPTION FOR GUSTAVO

Friends, We would be grateful for your support and to have you with us, for a special upcoming NYC reception: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 6:00pm-8:00pm Attendee: $250 Friend: $500 | Supporter: $1,000 ...
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RECALLING MIDAZOLAM INJECTION

Fresenius Kabi Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Midazolam Injection, USP, 2 mg/2 mL Due to Reports of Blister Packages Containing Syringes of Ondansetron Injection, USP, 4 mg/2 mL Fresenius Kabi ...
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DUPED THE HOMELESS & UNEMPLOYED

California Resident Sentenced to Prison for Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns Using Stolen IDs of Homeless and Unemployed Individuals Duped Shelter Residents into Giving Personal Information by Falsely ...
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MORE SELECT BUSES FOR QUEENS

Mayor de Blasio Announces Arrival of Longest Select Bus Service Route Along Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards in Queens Changes will provide over 40,000 daily riders on the route with faster, more ...
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THEIR WOMEN WON BIG

Lucas, Our women won BIG last week — and it wasn't by luck or chance. Last Tuesday's elections proved that when women put their names on ballots and have the resources to bring their ...
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BUILDING MORE AFFORDABLE NYC HOUSING

Housing New York 2.0: Mayor de Blasio Releases New Road Map to Build and Preserve 300,000 Affordable Homes Plan accelerates and expands production, fights tenant displacement, creates more homes for ...
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#TRUMPTAXSCAM

Lucas, On November 2, Republicans unveiled the language of the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" (or as we call it, the #TrumpTaxScam). At the heart of the bill are huge giveaways to corporations and ...
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STOLE FROM MEDICAID & THEIR EMPLOYEES?

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Sentencing Of Binghamton-Area Transport Company And Owners For Stealing From Medicaid And Failing To Secure Workers' Compensation Insurance Defendants Will Forfeit Over ...
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MARRIOTT'S TIMESHARE CHICANERY CONTINUES

Engineering the law: Marriott Vacations Worldwide's class-action timeshare battle Jason Garcia | As a lawsuit against Marriott Vacations wound its way through the courts, the company and the ...
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NORM REEVES LIED ABOUT VEHICLE FINANCING COSTS

Southern California Auto Dealership Group to Pay $1.4 Million for Violating FTC Order Requiring Clear Financing and Leasing Disclosures in its Advertisements Agency alleged ads misled consumers about ...
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COULDN'T FORCE LADY TO RETIRE

EEOC Sues Professional Endodontics for Age Discrimination Dental Surgery Practice Fired Employee Four Days After 65th Birthday Due to Mandatory Retirement Policy, Federal Agency Charges Professional ...
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HELPING ABATE ROSEDALE'S FLOODING

City Completes $25 Million Sewer Upgrade in Rosedale to Reduce Flooding Project is Part of Administration’s $1.7 Billion Commitment to Improve Drainage and Reduce Flooding in Southeast Queens ...
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DIABETES IS COSTING US BIG TIME!

Diabetes Costs U.S. Economy Estimated $266B Annually by Dan Witters and Diana Liu Story Highlights Diabetes adds estimated $245.5 billion annually in healthcare utilization Increase in diabetes rate ...
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CHANGING WHERE CROPS GROW WILL FEED MORE PEOPLE

Swapping where crops are grown could feed an extra 825 million people It could also reduce water stress, according to a new study that includes 14 major food crops from around the world The Earth ...
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PLANTS DO BETTER IN A 'SMART' GREENHOUSE

Solar greenhouses generate electricity and grow healthy crops The first crops of tomatoes and cucumbers grown inside electricity-generating solar greenhouses were as healthy as those raised in ...
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DID PHILIPS NOT HAVE A HEART?

FDA reaches agreement with automatic external defibrillator manufacturer over quality control issues Company must cease manufacturing until corrective action is taken. U. S. District Judge Denise J. ...
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CITY CHOSE TO DRAG BAH'S MEMORY THRU THE MUD

Mohamed Bah’s family reacts to $2.2 million civil cop shooting settlement In Manhattan Tuesday, a federal jury determined that the family of Mohammad Bah, a mentally ill Guinea native who was ...
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DOPEY INTERNET WEED CLAIMS

FDA warns companies marketing unproven products, derived from marijuana, that claim to treat or cure cancer As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s ongoing efforts to protect ...
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RHONICEROS HORN LIBATION CUP?

Irish National Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Trafficking of Endangered Rhinoceros Horn Libation Cup Michael Hegarty, an Irish national, was sentenced in federal court in Miami, Florida, to 18 ...
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READY TO SKI & SNOWBOARD?

Governor Cuomo Announces Start of 2017-18 Skiing and Snowboarding Season in New York Whiteface Mountain & Gore to Open Saturday, Belleayre Slated to Open Friday, November 24 Skiing Underway at ...
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FLIP MORE STATE SEATS

Republicans control 32 state legislatures. But if Election Day 2017 is any indication, that number may soon drop. That's bad news for Republicans who need 34 states on board to call a ...
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NYC COUNCIL MEMBER STOLE PUBLIC FUNDS

Comptroller DiNapoli and A.G. Schneiderman Announce Guilty Plea of Former NYC Council Member Ruben Wills Wills Pleads Guilty to Filing False Disclosure with NYC Conflicts of Interest Board Guilty Plea ...
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TROLLING THE SHIT OUT OF US?

Lucas, It's official, the super rich are trolling the shit out of us. The newly leaked Paradise Papers essentially gives us the playbook for how rich folk stay rich by stashing and stowing away ...
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DEED THIEF!

A.G. Schneiderman Files Suit Against Syracuse Real Estate Company For Deed Theft And Mortgage Rescue Scam Joseph Holman And Rebecca Ausby, Owners Of Joseph Funding Inc., Allegedly Deceived New Yorkers ...
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KUSHNER HIT WITH ANOTHER RENT-OVERCHARGE SUIT

Kushner Business Hit With Class Action Alleging Rent Overcharges By Andrew Denney November 14, 2017 Kushner Cos. has been hit with another lawsuit regarding Jared Kushner's conduct as a landlord, ...
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NO PRICE-FIXING IN SEATTLE

FTC Files Amicus Brief in Appeals Court Case Involving for-Hire Drivers in Seattle Proper scope of state action doctrine implicated by Chamber of Commerce v.City of Seattle The Federal Trade ...
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PREGNANT PEOPLE MUST BE ACCOMMODATED

Peninsula Packaging Voluntarily Settles EEOC Pregnancy Discrimination Charge for $45,000 Company Placed Pregnant Employee on Involuntary Leave, Federal Agency Charges FRESNO, Calif. - Exeter, ...
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TRUMP RESISTANCE SEEMS TO BE WORKING

NiLP Commentary Latinos and the Future of the Democratic Party: Recommendations for Change By Angelo Falcón The NiLP Report The so-called "Blue Wave" this past week, with which the ...
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GOOD ON THE ECONOMY ....

Trump Rated Best on Economy, Weaker on Other Issues by Megan Brenan Story Highlights 45% approve of Trump's handling of the economy, 51% disapprove Approval of handling of North Korea down 10 ...
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FISH HELP EXPLAIN OUR EVOLVING IMMUNE SYSTEM

Fish provide insight into the evolution of the immune system University of East Anglia New research from the University of East Anglia (UEA), UK, and Dalhousie University, Canada, reveals how immune ...
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STOP DEFORESTATION, SAVE WILDLIFE

Protecting 'high carbon' rainforest areas also protects threatened wildlife University of Kent Public Release: 6-Nov-2017 Conservation efforts focused on protecting forests using carbon-based ...
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GENETIC RISK TESTING

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on implementation of agency’s streamlined development and review pathway for consumer tests that evaluate genetic health risks At a time ...
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FASTER BLOOD TEST RESULTS

FDA clears common blood cell count test that offers faster results for patients and providers The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared a complete blood cell count (CBC) test that, based on ...
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FINISHING FENTANYL'S FLOW

Department of Justice Announces Significant Tool in Prosecuting Opioid Traffickers in Emergency Scheduling of All Fentanyls The Department of Justice recntly announced that the Drug Enforcement ...
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OVER 200 BILLION IN THE ACCOUNT

NYS Common Retirement Fund Announces Second Quarter Results Estimated Value Passes Milestone at $201.3 Billion The New York State Common Retirement Fund's (Fund) overall return in the second ...
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FAMILY AWARDED $2.2M AGAINST NYPD

Jury Awards $2.2M to Family of Mentally Ill Man Killed by Police By Andrew Denne y | November 14, 2017 A federal jury in Manhattan awarded on Tuesday a $2.2 million verdict to the family of a mentally ...
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SCAMMERS IMPERSONATED FEDERAL OFFICIALS

Last Defendant in the United States Pleads Guilty in Multimillion Dollar India-Based Call Center Scam Targeting U.S. Victims All 24 Defendants in the United States Have Pleaded Guilty; 61 Charged in ...
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KUSHNER HIT WITH ANOTHER OVERCHARGE SUIT

Jared Kushner Sued for Allegedly Overcharging Tenants (Again) Trump’s son-in-law illegally deregulated sixteen Brooklyn Heights apartments, says a new lawsuit by Steven Wishnia November 15, 2017 ...
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DID YOU USE WESTERN UNION TO SEND MONEY TO SCAMMERS?

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Compensation For New Yorkers Affected By Western Union Wire Transfer Scams New York Victims Of Fraud May Now Seek Compensation From $586M National Fund A.G. Schneiderman ...
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