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There are still some unanswered questions following this summer’s passage of New York’s marriage equality bill. Some same-sex couples are wondering about issues such as Social Security, tax returns, adoption and health benefits, which may or may not fall under the jurisdiction of the federal government, specifically the Defense of Marriage Act. To answer these […]

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With the culmination of the Deutsche Bank trial last week, in which all three defendants were found “not guilty,” there is a movement to reopen the case so that a tragedy such as the one that, in 2007, took the lives of NYC firefighters Joseph Graffagnino Jr. and Robert Beddia, will never happen again. Last […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER |Residents of some choice real estate in Manhattan and Brooklyn are beside themselves. They can’t open their windows because of non-stop helicopter noise and fuel odors from the choppers taking off and landing at the Downtown Manhattan Heliport on Pier 6 near the intersection of Whitehall and South Streets. The noise […]

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