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DNA Info
East New York Tenants Protest Living Conditions in Lawsuit Against LandlordTammy Kainessie, who lives on the third floor of 650 New Jersey Ave., says a ho
East New York Tenants Protest Living Conditions in Lawsuit Against Landlord
DNA Info / Posted 3 days ago
Tammy Kainessie, who lives on the third floor of 650 New Jersey Ave., says a hole in her ceiling leaks brown water and has yet to be fixed. The resident added that her landlord is trying to raise the rent without making repairs. View Full... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Newburgh man charged with raping childGOSHEN – A Newburgh man was arraigned Thursday on charges he sexually assaulted
Newburgh man charged with raping child
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 3 days ago
GOSHEN – A Newburgh man was arraigned Thursday on charges he sexually assaulted a child.An Orange County grand jury indicted Carlos Raffloer, 38, on felony charges including predatory sexual offense against a child and first-degree rape. He had been... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Surreal: Israeli Police Raids Conference Against Anti-Democratic Administrative DetentionPoliceman picking up right wing activist at Nof Ayalon conference.Photo Credit:
Surreal: Israeli Police Raids Conference Against Anti-Democratic Administrative Detention
The Jewish Press / Posted 3 days ago
Policeman picking up right wing activist at Nof Ayalon conference.Photo Credit: Facebook (JNi.media) Large police forces as well as a SWAT team on Thursday surrounded the community center at the village of Nof Ayalon near Modi’in, inside the 1949... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Is disclosure in Garner case really worth the effort?The quest to unseal the records from the grand jury in the Eric Garner case goe
Is disclosure in Garner case really worth the effort?
Staten Island Advance / Posted 4 days ago
The quest to unseal the records from the grand jury in the Eric Garner case goes on. Proponents of such disclosure have struck out with multiple judges, but recently, they petitioned the Court of Appeals to hear arguments to overturn two lower-court... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
A walk for justiceSYRACUSE — Too often, people who can’t afford a lawyer don’t get their needs me
A walk for justice
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
SYRACUSE — Too often, people who can’t afford a lawyer don’t get their needs met in the legal system. Fortunately, there are resources out there that can help. In Syracuse, people below a certain income threshold who need an attorney for any reason,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
State Issues Administrative Detention, Expulsion from Judea and Samaria Orders Against Jewish ActivistsThe lesson for these youths is there is no democracy or due process in Israel,
State Issues Administrative Detention, Expulsion from Judea and Samaria Orders Against Jewish Activists
The Jewish Press / Posted 7 days ago
The lesson for these youths is there is no democracy or due process in Israel, confirming what many of them already believed to be true. Police with a distancing order in Od Yosef Chai yeshiva.Photo Credit: Honenu (JNi.media) During the night and... Read more
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Orange County Register
On the Job: Don't let sick leave law give you a headacheIf you have a job, you’re now getting a little extra something in your paycheck
On the Job: Don't let sick leave law give you a headache
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
If you have a job, you’re now getting a little extra something in your paycheck care of the state’s new paid sick leave law. Starting July 1, for every 30 hours you work, you get an hour of paid time off to use when you’re sick or to take care of a... Read more
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Investopedia
5 Ways to Protect Pensions from Nursing HomesIt's a sad fact of modern life: Senior citizens are often targeted by thieves a
5 Ways to Protect Pensions from Nursing Homes
Investopedia / Posted 11 days ago
It's a sad fact of modern life: Senior citizens are often targeted by thieves and financial tricksters, and those residing in nursing homes can be the most vulnerable of all. If your loved one is in a facility, or will soon be entering one, how can... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Eric Garner case: coalition petitions state court to unseal grand jury documentsThe civil liberties organization, along with New York city Public Advocate Leti
Eric Garner case: coalition petitions state court to unseal grand jury documents
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
The civil liberties organization, along with New York city Public Advocate Letitia James and others, has requested that the New York court of appeals hear arguments to overturn lower court rulings that declined to make public the grand jury’s... Read more
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Deseret News
Report: Legal help cuts incidence of domestic violence, saves moneySALT LAKE CITY — Free or low-cost legal services for people seeking protective
Report: Legal help cuts incidence of domestic violence, saves money
Deseret News / Posted 16 days ago
SALT LAKE CITY — Free or low-cost legal services for people seeking protective orders would reduce incidence of domestic violence and lower associated societal costs, a new report states. The Institute for Policy Integrity report found that victims... Read more
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Gulf News
Homegirl in a HijabSarsour seen as a potential and rare Arab-American candidate for office NEW YO
Homegirl in a Hijab
Gulf News / Posted 17 days ago
Sarsour seen as a potential and rare Arab-American candidate for office NEW YORK - Behind schedule as usual, Linda Sarsour rushed into the Times Square office of the civil rights group the Gathering for Justice last month, 40 minutes late for a... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Pregnant woman frustrated after apartment ceiling collapsesA pregnant woman contacts NBC12 after waking up to disaster in her own apartmen
Pregnant woman frustrated after apartment ceiling collapses
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 18 days ago
A pregnant woman contacts NBC12 after waking up to disaster in her own apartment. On Wednesday morning, her roof completely caved in. It happened at the Summer Point Apartments in Petersburg, and now that mom-to-be is forced to live out of a... Read more
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DNA Info
State Blocks Some Transgender Health Care it Considers 'Cosmetic': CriticsCIVIC CENTER — A year after the state agreed to lift a ban on providing medical
State Blocks Some Transgender Health Care it Considers 'Cosmetic': Critics
DNA Info / Posted 20 days ago
CIVIC CENTER — A year after the state agreed to lift a ban on providing medically necessary gender-reassigning services to transgender New Yorkers through Medicaid, officials are still refusing to provide services by deeming some procedures merely... Read more
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DNA Info
Brooklyn Soccer Academy Founder and Coach Mourned After DrowningMagnus Mukoro, founder of Young Rock Soccer, died July 29 while on vacation wit
Brooklyn Soccer Academy Founder and Coach Mourned After Drowning
DNA Info / Posted 24 days ago
Magnus Mukoro, founder of Young Rock Soccer, died July 29 while on vacation with his family in Canada, friends said. View Full Caption BROOKLYN — When Sheridan Mukoro delivered her vows, she knew she would have to share her husband. “I always told... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
ACLU Alleges Improper Treatment of Mentally Ill InmatesDOVER, Del. (AP) - Legal advocacy groups are suing Delaware prison officials, a
ACLU Alleges Improper Treatment of Mentally Ill Inmates
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 25 days ago
DOVER, Del. (AP) - Legal advocacy groups are suing Delaware prison officials, alleging that they unconstitutionally subject mentally ill prisoners to solitary confinement without proper evaluation and treatment. The American Civil Liberties Union... Read more
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Business Insider
How 1.2 million New Yorkers ended up with arrest warrantsBut one afternoon this May, Howard found himself sitting behind bars at the NYP
How 1.2 million New Yorkers ended up with arrest warrants
Business Insider / Posted 26 days ago
But one afternoon this May, Howard found himself sitting behind bars at the NYPD’s 5th precinct in Chinatown. “I was terrified,” he said, sipping a Blue Moon at Borough, a restaurant a few blocks from his apartment in Brooklyn’s Clinton Hill. “I... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
The frivolous pursuit of Garner grand-jury minutes wastes taxpayer moneyLast Wednesday, a four-judge panel of the Brooklyn-based Appellate Division, Se
The frivolous pursuit of Garner grand-jury minutes wastes taxpayer money
Staten Island Advance / Posted 27 days ago
Last Wednesday, a four-judge panel of the Brooklyn-based Appellate Division, Second Department, unanimously affirmed a decision by state Supreme Court Justice William E. Garnett, a Staten Islander, denying the applications of various petitioners to... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Garner grand jury fight belongs in LegislatureSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – A state appellate court has spoken: The secret minutes of
Garner grand jury fight belongs in Legislature
Staten Island Advance / Posted a month ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – A state appellate court has spoken: The secret minutes of the Eric Garner grand jury will remain sealed. Maybe now the advocates will take the fight where it belongs: To the New York State Legislature. The Brooklyn-based... Read more
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Officer.com
Release of Custody Death Testimony NixedNEW YORK (AP) — The public can't see the testimony a grand jury weighed before
Release of Custody Death Testimony Nixed
Officer.com / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The public can't see the testimony a grand jury weighed before declining to indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man, an appeals court said Wednesday, citing longstanding reasons for grand jury... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Veterans may be eligible for VA-guaranteed home loansBy Staff WriterLaw You Can Use Q: I’m a veteran and am interested in purchasin
Veterans may be eligible for VA-guaranteed home loans
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 1 months ago
By Staff WriterLaw You Can Use Q: I’m a veteran and am interested in purchasing a home. Might I be able to get a home loan through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)? A: You may be eligible for a VA-guaranteed home loan if you have... Read more

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