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Shopper’s Diary: A Poet-Collector Opens Pidgin in Upstate NY

At a time when so many of us are starved for inspirational browsing, news of Kostas Anagnopoulos’s recently-opened upstate New York antiques shop, Pidgin, sent ripples of excitement throughout the design world. Kostas himself could relate: since his purchase of a pelican-shaped Art Deco bottle opener at the age of 14 , he’s been on the hunt. “I think all antique and vintage dealers who go into business do so in part because they’ve been accumulating for so long that it’s just time to practice de...
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Trump plans to leave Washington before the inauguration because he doesn't want to fly out as an ex-president or ask Biden to borrow Air Force One, report says

Donald Trump seen on Air Force One in 2017. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images President Donald Trump wants to leave Washington DC before President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated on January 20, CNN reported. His aim is to avoid leaving the White House as an ex-president, CNN said. It also suggested Trump doesn't want to ask Biden if he can borrow Air Force One. Biden is due to be sworn in around midday on January 20, amid a heightened security presence prompted by the riot at the US Capito...
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A quarter of New York City's vaccines are going to people who don't actually live there. Some don't even work in the city.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon A quarter of people vaccinated in New York City don't actually live there, local publication The City reported Tuesday. New York City's essential workers can get vaccines in the city in they live elsewhere. But non-essential workers from outside the city may also be trying to get a shot, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. More than 25% of people vaccinated in New York City don't actually liv...
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GAO-21-115, Nuclear Waste: Congressional Action Needed to Clarify a Disposal Option at West Valley Site in New York, January 13, 2021

The Department of Energy (DOE) has made progress in cleaning up radioactive waste at the site of the West Valley Demonstration Project in New York State. In the 1960s and 1970s, a commercial...
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Keep Buying Guns And Ammo, Wherever You Find Them

Opinion by Alan J Chwick & Joanne D Eisen Keep Buying Guns And Ammo, Wherever You Find Them USA – -( The US Congress and Vice-President Pence, on January 6, 2021, willfully, almost joyfully, permitted the theft of our country by socialists. The great majority of elected officials, the Main Street Media, the Judicial Branch, the President’s assistants and confidants – all caved without shame to the thieves. US House Speaker Pelosi and the Democrats, having won the election by th...
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New York expands its COVID-19 vaccine pool by 3.2 million more people, after a lack of eligible candidates forced healthcare workers to throw away spare doses

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks during a press conference on March 2, 2020 in New York City. ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images New York State is now offering COVID-19 vaccines to 3.2 million more elderly residents and essential workers as it ramps up its vaccine rollout. Previously, medical staff had to throw away spare doses because they didn't have enough people to vaccinate. Delivery staff and stock workers in pharmacies can now receive doses that are about to expire — previously,...
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How transparent were the COVID vaccine trials?

On March 2nd, 2020, as New York State announced its first proven case of COVID-19, a federal court there handed down a stunning decision. For 10 years, according to the court, the United States government illegally failed to hold drug companies accountable when they did not report, or inaccurately reported, crucial data about their drugs’ safety […] Find jobs at Careers by Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
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United States: New York Adopts Changes To Modernize Regulation D Filings - Pryor Cashman LLP

On April 6, 2020, New York Attorney General Letitia James announced proposed revisions to existing rules to modernize and streamline the process for making required filings in New York State related to private placements ...
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D4 RINs seen supporting producer margins through 2021

In New York state, Platts reports multi-year highs for soybean oil that has pressured biodiesel production margins will continue to see D4 RIN prices support producers’ bottom lines. D4 RIN prices for 2020 hit their highest level on Jan. 6 at $1.1475/RIN while soybean oil futures reached at more than seven year high of 44.39 cents/lb on the same day. High feedstock prices have been a key driver for rising RIN prices. Questions over the 2021 blending mandate continue after the Environmental Prote...
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United States: New York Department Of Environmental Conservation Releases "Value Of Carbon" Guidance That Could Spur More Aggressive Climate Policies - Hodgson Russ LLP

On December 30, 2020, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation ("DEC") released guidance for New York State agencies to estimate the value of reducing one ton of...
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his intent to legalize marijuana in New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his desire on Wednesday to legalize marijuana in New York in 2021. Drew Angerer/Getty Images New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo intends to move forward with marijuana legalization in New York during the state's 2021 legislative session, the governor announced in his daily press briefing on Wednesday. The governor of New York said that the state is currently operating with a $15 billion deficit brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Legalizing marijuana is one way...
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DraftKings leaps 9% after Gov. Cuomo announces plan to authorize mobile sports betting in New York

Associated Press DraftKings soared as much as 8.8% on Wednesday after New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled legislation backing mobile sports gambling in the state.Should the law pass, New York would become the most populous state yet to embrace online sports betting.Cuomo backed the measure as part of his plan to revive state tax revenues after they plunged amid the coronavirus pandemic.The governor's proposal will require gambling operators such as DraftKings to receive state licenses and ...
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United States: New Year, New Rules: New York Employees May Begin Taking Paid Sick Leave January 1, 2021 - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton

The New York State Paid Sick Leave law ("NYSPSL") and the amendments to the New York City Paid Safe and Sick Leave law ("ESSTA")
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A New York police department took delivery of a Tesla Model Y police car, sparking backlash

Several police departments around the country have added Teslas to their fleets in recent years. Tesla The Hastings-on-Hudson Police Department in New York announced it took delivery of a Tesla Model Y police car in December.  The announcement met backlash online from social media users who felt that an electric luxury car is excessive use of taxpayer dollars. The department said the purchase is part of a move toward environmental sustainability, and that it expects to save money on fuel i...
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New York hospitals could be fined $100,000 and lose access to future COVID-19 vaccine doses if they don't use up their supplies within a week, Cuomo says

Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-New York) speaks at a press conference in September. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Hospitals in New York face a $100,000 fine if they don't use their COVID-19 vaccine doses quickly enough, Governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday. Some of the state's hospitals have used less than a fifth of their current doses, he added. "I don't want the vaccine in a fridge or a freezer, I want it in somebody's arm," Cuomo said. If they don't use up their current s...
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Morning Docket: 01.05.21

* New York State and a group of restaurants were unable to resolve a lawsuit over the closure of restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Maybe sharing a meal would help the sides reconcile, oh wait... [WIVB] * Check out this article on new laws that are taking effect in 2021. [CNN] * Porn star Aria Lee is defending herself pro se in a defamation lawsuit filed against her. [Page Six] * Lawyers supporting President Trump in election cases may face professional discipline. [Bloomberg] * A ...
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My home town

A friend took this photo of the New York State capitol building out his office window after a recent snowstorm. He posted the photo on his Instagram and Facebook feeds, and I asked him if he would mind if I posted it here. The southern facade of the New York State capitol in Albany. Photo by Fran Kramer. Construction of the capitol building was completed in 1899. It's the second capitol building since Albany was made the capital city in 1797 and it's one of eleven US state capitols without a d...
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Time Running Out for Gun Owner Comments to Stop Financial ‘Deplatforming’

Powerful money interests are banking on disarmament. You can help thwart them. U.S.A. – -( “Right now, the single most existential threat to free speech in America is the rise of financial deplatforming,” Revolver News observes. “If conservatives want to preserve the ability to think and speak freely in the decades to come, they must act to prevent the country’s most powerful financial institutions from imposing a brutal censorship regime on the entire country.” To demonstrate h...
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New York State grants permission for Bills to host limited fans for Wild Card playoff game

A limited number of Bills fans will have the option to attend the Wild Card playoff game.
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COVID-19: New York State will allow Buffalo Bills fans to attend Wild Card home game

It’s the first home playoff game since 1995.
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United States: A State-By-State Guide To Litigation Financing Disclosure - Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP

Due to the overwhelming response to our earlier alert regarding the process for uncovering litigation funding in New York State, we now share an overview of similar procedures...
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The US wasn't equipped for 2020's cycling boom. Its failures stem from a century of leaving bikes behind.

US cities have designated temporary bike lanes amid the pandemic, but many cities around the world already had permanent infrastructure in place. Noam Galai/Getty Images The pandemic forced cities to remold their streets to give more room to pedestrians and bikes, but it also thrust their longstanding lack of good biking infrastructure into the spotlight.  A natural ebb and flow in cycling popularity, car-centric and unsustainable planning practices, and the auto industry's effort to claim...
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United States: 2021 Brings Changes To New York's Wage And Hour Laws - Littler Mendelson

While most people will not be sad to leave 2020 behind, employers across much of New York State will see an increase to their labor costs in 2021,...
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This map shows how much the $600 stimulus check is worth in every state

$600 at the national average price level translates into just $516 in New York State, after adjusting for cost-of-living. John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx via AP Congress has finally agreed on a new economic stimulus package, including $600 direct payments to most US adults. Those checks will go a lot farther in some parts of the country than others. Using cost-of-living estimates from the Bureau of Economic Analysis, we put together a map showing what $600 is actually worth in each state and DC. ...
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Employers shouldn't use the pandemic as an excuse to force older workers out of their jobs

An older man working from home. Alistair Berg/Getty Images The pandemic is forcing employers to make job cuts, and older workers are increasingly being seen as expendable. If being the country can be run by a senior citizen, then employers shouldn't make any assumptions about the competence of their aging employees. Vincent White is a partner at White, Hilferty & Albanese, a national employment law firm. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. Visit Busin...
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Biden just introduced a historic climate A-team tasked with carrying out an ambitious energy agenda

Biden’s climate and energy team. Clockwise from top left: Brenda Mallory, Jennifer Granholm, Gina McCarthy, Michael Regan, Deb Haaland, and John Kerry. Obama White House; Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images; AP Photo/Susan Walsh; N.C. Department of Environmental Quality; Photo by Alex Edelman/Getty Images; and REUTERS/Beawiharta. President-elect Joe Biden formally introduced his climate team during a press briefing Saturday. The team is stacked with pro-climate heav...
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Nine months into Covid lockdowns, how one New York restaurant is "barely keeping our nose above the water before we drown."

Tom's Restaurant, near Prospect Park in Brooklyn, opened in 1936. Andrea Mustain for Insider New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo shut down indoor dining in New York City again this week, and one beloved Brooklyn diner is struggling to hang on. New York City restaurants have been devastated by the pandemic, and some estimates suggest that a full half of all restaurants and bars could close permanently across the city.  The situation is dire, and a federal bailout is the only real solution, said ...
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United States: New York State Proposes Paid Sick Leave Law Regulations And New York City Extends Deadline For Implementing Earned Sick Time Pay Stub Disclosures To January 1, 2021 - Epstein Becker & Green

As we previously reported, New York State's Paid Sick Leave Law ("PSLL") went into effect on September 30, 2020. The PSLL requires all New York private employers to provide paid sick leave, which employees may begin using as of January 1, 2021.
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United States: New York Passes Law Recognizing Post-Mortem Right Of Publicity And Creating Private Right Of Action For Sexually Explicit Deepfakes - Proskauer Rose LLP

Celebrities domiciled in New York State at the time of their death will soon have a transferable post-mortem right of publicity, bringing the law in New York close
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Dispatch 54: Gary Miller Drove from Texas to D.C. to rip down this sign

15 December 2020Washington, D.C. An unedited Yon-Genre mind dump: Situation: I made this video Saturday, 12 December 2020. Or, possibly it was after midnight and early morning 13 December. Gary Miller drove all the way from Texas to D.C. to use a fishing rod to cast a line over the Black Lives Matter gang-propaganda, and to hoist a rope to rip it down. There were multiple rallies starting on Saturday morning in Washington, D.C. I was there. The President flew over by helicopter. I ...
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