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Amy Eddings

Amy Eddings appears in the following:

NY AG Investigating Sham Employment Agencies

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

For many people in search of work, employment agencies can seem like the ticket to a job. But while some do connect would-be workers with employment, others do not, choosing instead to prey on the desperation of the out of work — especially low-skilled and immigrant job-seekers.

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Last Chance Foods: Could Tatsoi Be the Next Kale?

Friday, October 11, 2013

Liz Neumark, the CEO of the catering company Great Performances, talks about two unusual leafy greens that are currently in season. Try two recipes for tatsoi and mizuna from her new cookbook.

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Last Chance Foods: Crafting Tomato Junk

Friday, October 04, 2013

Garden writer Margaret Roach has a strong suggestion for what do with all your end-of-season tomatoes and other odds and ends: make tomato junk. Find out what that is and get the recipe.

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In Wake of Government Shutdown, Only Some Web Sites Are Shuttered

Thursday, October 03, 2013

The federal government is currently shut down, and so are the websites for many agencies — but not all of them. 

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Democratic Christie Supporter Charged with Misuse of Funds

Thursday, October 03, 2013

WNYC

One of New Jersey's most powerful Democrats is being charged with misuse of funds. 

The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is accusing Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo of misusing campaign funds and failing to disclose campaign spending over a two-year period. DiVincenzo is a crucial ally of Republican Gov. Chris Christie.

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Glitches Plague Day Two of Healthcare Roll Out

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Americans shopping for health insurance on the newly opened exchanges are still encountering glitches along the way. 

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Carnegie Hall Cancels Opening Night Concert After Union Strike

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

WNYC

There will be no opening night concert at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday. The organization has canceled its season-opening performance after a strike by the local stagehands union.

 

some of them make more tan 400-thousand a year....some more...than finance director ...

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City Opera Struggles to Raise $7 Million By Monday

Friday, September 27, 2013

The people's opera might go belly up. The New York City Opera has until Monday to reach its fundraising goal of $7 million, or it will begin bankruptcy proceedings.

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Last Chance Foods: Introducing Purple Tomatillos

Friday, September 27, 2013

Farmer Zach Pickens started growing purple tomatillos at Riverpark Farm. Riverpark chef Sisha Ortúzar and farmer Zach Pickens talk about the advantages of eating and growing the vibrant variety. Try Riverpark's recipe for Purple Tomatillos and Ground Cherries with Burrata.

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Mall Security in the Wake of the Attack in Kenya

Thursday, September 26, 2013

WNYC

The deadly attack at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, is raising concerns about safety at our shopping centers. On Wednesday, a Long Island mall was temporarily on lockdown, while police searched for the suspect of a nearby shooting.

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Fall TV: It Stinks, But It Has Potential

Thursday, September 26, 2013

After a summer of re-runs and reality programs, the five major networks are rolling out a whole new roster of shows. But Slate's TV Critic Willa Paskin says the fall TV season stinks.

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Movie Date: Fall Season Brings Serious Subjects

Friday, September 20, 2013

The air is getting crisper, the jackets are coming out and that means for movie lovers, it's time for a fall film preview.

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Last Chance Foods: Ruth Bourdain's Gastrohilarity

Friday, September 20, 2013

"A good wine should dance across the tongue, never twerk against the uvula," according to Ruth Bourdain. Learn more about the satirical mash-up of Ruth Riechl and Anthony Bourdain, and hear from the man behind the tweets.

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Is S&P Engaging in the Same Old Practices?

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Concerned that it might be losing out on business, a major ratings agency loosens its standards for analyzing bonds tied to home mortgages. Right away, clients start lining up for gold star, Triple-A ratings on these real estate bonds that might get a lower rating somewhere else. Sound familiar?

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Walgreens Chooses Private Exchanges for Employee Healthcare

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Drugstore giant Walgreens is making big changes to its workers' health care plan. Employees will now participate in what's called a "private exchange"—they will shop for their own healthcare on a public, online marketplace with different insurance companies offering different plans.

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Five Years After the Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy Filing, What Happened to the CEOs?

Friday, September 13, 2013

This Sunday is the five-year anniversary of Lehman Brothers filing for the largest bankruptcy in American history. The ensuing financial crisis eventually led to a $700 billion government bailout and plunged the country into the worst recession since the Great Depression.

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Interview: The Future of Identity Politics in New York

Friday, September 13, 2013

Identity politics once played a decisive role in NYC elections. But the assumption that it always would appeared to have been turned on its head during Tuesday's primary, when Bill Thompson, the only African-American candidate for mayor, did not get a majority of the city's black voters.

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Last Chance Foods: Shiso's Bright Pink Secret

Friday, September 13, 2013

Hiroko Shimbo explains why you should eat the shiso that comes with sashimi and why shiso juice is hot pink. Try her recipe for shiso juice and make a little science magic in your kitchen.

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Thompson Says All 'Votes Should Be Counted'

Thursday, September 12, 2013

UPDATE: Democratic mayoral primary runner-up Bill Thompson emerged from a closed-door meeting Thursday night not prepared to concede the race.

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After 23 years, Brooklyn Gets a New District Attorney

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

For the first time in more than two decades, Brooklyn will have a new district attorney. Former federal prosecutor Kenneth Thompson defeated Charles Hynes for the Democratic nomination — and there's no major-party challenger in the general election.

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