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Economic outlook: Investing in health

Health benefit costs for employees of metro-area midsize and large companies increased 3.6% this year, to an average of $15,975 per employee. Although the increase is in line with the national... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Lack of choice hurts ride-hailing across the city

In theory, ride-hailing technology is about freedom and choice for passengers and drivers alike. For passengers, it should allow them to get a ride whenever and wherever they’d like. And for drivers,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Uber, Lyft and taxis step into the unknown

Big changes—and price increases—will hit the industry next month For the first year, Juno, Lyft, Uber and Via will use an industry-average utilization rate, but critics say the rules could... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Wall Street’s optimism of a year ago has all but run out

Three years ago Goldman Sachs granted employees $2.3 billion worth of shares for a job well done. The hitch was that no one could sell them until 2019. While they waited, the stock price rose ever... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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What does fare-beating really cost the MTA?

Last week the Metropolitan Transportation Authority revealed that fare evasion has surged. In the third quarter of this year, an estimated 3.8% of subway riders and 16.3% of bus riders didn't pay,... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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AI is the future that tech companies are worried about

Tech companies in New York realize their businesses will depend on mastering emerging technologies, but they are facing a shortage of expertise in them. That was the main finding of a new industry... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Brightpoint Health and HRHCare finalize merger

Brightpoint Health and HRHCare have received all the needed regulatory approvals to merge, creating what they say is the largest network of federally qualified health centers in New York state. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Is the economic boom about to bust?

If someone had told you 10 years ago that today record numbers of New Yorkers would be working, crime would mostly have disappeared from the headlines, and the city would be bursting at the seams... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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MTA approves $17 billion budget despite funding uncertainty

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority board yesterday passed a $17 billion budget for 2019, despite concerns that the agency needs about $400 million in cost reductions and fare hikes to break... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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A subscription box for bruised produce

Misfits Market ships out boxes of ugly produce to customers starting at $19 weekly To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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NYC politicians rail against Amazon, but Virginia"s cheer

Members of the for its decision to bring half its second headquarters and 25,000 jobs to Long Island City. Meanwhile in northern Virginia, not a single politician has spoken against the company’s... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Starbucks opens first East Coast Reserve Roastery

Starbucks is giving its small-batch coffee the big-star treatment. On Friday, the Seattle-based java giant will open its Reserve Roastery in New York, a 23,000-square-foot, copper-hued palace... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Employees are devoting a larger share of income to premiums and deductibles

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East Harlem gentrification boosted by rezoning, tax breaks

At the corner of Lexington Avenue and 125th Street in East Harlem, in front of a closed Pathmark grocery —“Pat ark” is all that remains of the name — real estate broker John McGuinness paints a... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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City pharmacies to halt tobacco sales Jan. 1

New York City pharmacies have already set their New Year’s resolution – albeit legally imposed. They’ll no longer be able to sell tobacco products as of Jan. 1, 2019. The ban on tobacco sales is... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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AG announces first round of payments to Croman tenants in $8M settlement

The first round of payments to former tenants of Manhattan landlord Steven Croman were announced today. The fund, , will require Croman to pay $8 million to a tenant-restitution fund, which will be... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Manhattan rents dip again

Year-over-year drop is fourth in six months To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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City unveils plan to rein in landlords who skirt rent regs

The city’s Department of Buildings unveiled a new measure Thursday designed to prevent landlords from filing paperwork that falsely claims a building is empty of rent-regulated tenants and thus ready... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Brightpoint Health and HRHCare finalize merger

Brightpoint Health and HRHCare have received all the needed regulatory approvals to merge, creating what they say is the largest network of federally qualified health centers in New York state. The... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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Low-income, rural kids at greater risk of smoke exposure

Infants and toddlers in low-income and rural areas may be at greater risk for second- and third-hand smoke exposure than previously reported, according to a new study from New York University's... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

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