Celebrating the Zadroga Law’s One-Year Anniversary

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By Reps. Carolyn Maloney, Jerrold Nadler and Peter King We recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the signing into law of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. With his signature on Jan 2 of last year, President Barack Obama helped us give a much-needed holiday gift to the thousands of Americans who are [&hellip
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School Lines That Leave Many Parents Behind

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Raise your hand if you’re planning to send your child to kindergarten in the next year or two,” someone said at the beginning. I wasn’t, so I didn’t. The message at my “first” meeting was clear. The city’s Department of Education was not thinking about where my toddler would go to school, even though I [&hellip
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How the film award season is akin to political campaigning

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By Tom Hall On the Monday night following the long Thanksgiving weekend, New York City’s independent film community gathered in Lower Manhattan for the Gotham Awards, an annual fundraising event for the ever-vital Independent Feature Project [Full disclosure, I serve on the nominating committee for the Gotham Awards’ Documentary Film category]. The ceremony put the [&hellip
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Let Me Hear Your Body Talk

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By Kristine Keller Despite universal notions and theories, at the end of the day, attraction remains idiosyncratic to the individual. Often, this works to a romantic’s benefit—you need only people watch in the Big Apple to validate the “there’s somebody for everyone” saying. When it comes to attraction, our body’s reaction is often the most [&hellip
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Tom Hall Holiday Flick Picks

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By Tom Hall For most people, tradition is an inviolate principle of the holiday season—and movies are no exception. Although American multiplexes swell each autumn with a new batch of holiday-themed films, home is where the heart is; with annual marathons of classic films broadcast into our living rooms, movies like It’s A Wonderful Life [&hellip
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Get Famous Or Get Married

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By   Sophia Efthimiatou The 2013 Green Card Lottery, also known as the “Cinderella Visa,” just closed, and from the millions of hopefuls who applied from around the world, there will only be 55,000 lucky winners. In my 10 years in the U.S., I have gone though a multitude of temporary work visas and I’m well [&hellip
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The Marriage of Romance and Frugality

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By Attiyya Anthony Money and relationships are two things that are very dear to my heart. If you have money to spare, you are one of the select few. If you have a significant other, having low dividends can create its own headache. I, thankfully, attended college without meeting Sallie Mae, and I only hope [&hellip
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The Marriage of Romance and Frugality

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By Attiyya Anthony Money and relationships are two things that are very dear to my heart. If you have money to spare, you are one of the select few. If you have a significant other, having low dividends can create its own headache. I, thankfully, attended college without meeting Sallie Mae, and I only hope [&hellip
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