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More than 61,000 T-Mobile customers in Hawaii could get refunds under a $90 million settlement announced Friday over unauthorized charges on phone bills. T-Mobile US will pay at least $90 million,...
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2014/12/18 14:44
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EL CERRITO -- With rents up 41 percent since 2010, the City Council on Dec. 16 called for new city policies that could reduce housing insecurity for renters and slow the rate of rent increases. The...
2014/12/17 19:03
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Once again, public officials are warning parents and others gift-givers this holiday season to exercise caution when purchasing toys for children. U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand...
2014/12/17 13:58
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The first nine months of a new paid-sick-leave law have brought no fines against city businesses for violations. The Department of Consumer Affairs is mediating or investigating 204 of the 289...
2014/12/16 15:58
2014/12/16 15:58
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Restauranteur Michael Sinensky finds himself rushing to find substitutes for employees using the city's paid-sick-leave law. Published: December 16, 2014 - 10:30 am Like other local business execs...
2014/12/16 15:44
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The government's consumer awareness campaign, Jago Grahak Jago, is set to be recast. As the government looks to revamp the Consumer Protection Act, originally of 1986, bringing in over 20 major...
2014/12/16 12:58
2014/12/16 12:58
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Published: December 16, 2014 - 5:30 am Sick-leave law to end year with no fines In the nine months since Mayor Bill de Blasio approved an expansion of the paid-sick-leave law, the city has received...
2014/12/15 19:04
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One call can keep homeowners out of - or in - hot water Local city officials advise residents to check state building codes before flushing money LEOMINSTER - Like many homeowners, Karen Wittmeir...
2014/12/15 12:58
2014/12/15 12:58
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This time last year, many business owners feared that the impending mayoralty of Bill de Blasio, an unabashed populist eyeing the bulging pockets of the 1%, would doom New York City. Higher taxes,...
2014/12/11 02:47
2014/12/11 02:47
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Cyber criminals have come up with a new way to trick holiday shoppers who are buying gifts online this year. Consumer advocates say millions of phony purchase confirmation emails are landing in...
2014/12/09 20:50
2014/12/09 20:50
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Security guard Teng Xiong unholstered his gun and hesitated. It was dark, past business hours on July 5, 2008, in the Little Saigon neighborhood of Sacramento, California, and a fight was unfolding...
2014/12/09 03:58
2014/12/09 03:58
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The state licenses and regulates dozens of professions and occupations – doctors, nurses, accountants, engineers, architects, dentists, contractors, barbers, cosmetologists, just to name...
2014/12/07 03:03
2014/12/07 03:03
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Clutching plastic electric candles and umbrellas, family and supporters of Delfino Velazquez stood in the rain in front of the old Dana Ford Lincoln car dealership in Travis to...
2014/12/06 18:48
2014/12/06 18:48
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This article originally appeared on Gender pricing, the act of charging men and women differently for the same products or services, is commonplace in the United States. A handful of states, cities,...
2014/12/04 19:02
2014/12/04 19:02
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Jesus Velazquez Mendizabal, 43, suffered fatal traumatic injuries on Friday, November 28, while working for Formica Construction in Travis, NY located on Staten Island. SILive.com provides some of the...
2014/12/03 19:19
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A surface analysis including vortex names from Nov. 12, 2014. (Free University of Berlin) The only organization that names stars officially is the International Astronomical Union, and they end up...
2014/12/03 18:58
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Published: December 3, 2014 - 1:18 pm Food vendors appear to have "cart" blanche, so to speak, to set up anything, anywhere. Some of their contraptions are tall and garish enough to be seen blocks...
2014/12/02 18:19
2014/12/02 18:19
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We’ve survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Now, as we continue full throttle into the holiday gift-buying season, the advertisements to buy a star for loved ones are ramping up. Not to put a...
2014/11/30 02:03
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The construction company tasked with performing the demolition of the old Dana Ford Lincoln car dealership in Travis, where a worker was killed Friday after the ceiling...
2014/11/24 19:58
2014/11/24 19:58
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Hamad Ali's live-poultry business occupies a storefront under the elevated subway tracks along Westchester Avenue in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx. It is a modest operation on a...
2014/12/19 21:10
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