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Small business lending in New York was strong in 2017

The calendar year 2017 was a strong one for small business lending in New York. Business loan approval rates for big banks (25.3%) and institutional lenders (64.3%) in New York hit new heights in Decemeber last month, according to the ...

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Fantasy Football: Looking at the top 10 quarterbacks of 2017

Daily Fantasy Sports are where it’s at and DailyRoto.com covers them all. For all your Fantasy Golf and Fantasy Basketball needs check out the pages of DailyRoto.com, the place where no less than four people got the information and advice ...

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Americans were less tolerant of LGBT people in 2017

Americans were less accepting of LGBT citizens in 2017 than they were in the last four years, a new survey found. Only 49% of heterosexual adults said they were “very” or “somewhat” comfortable around LGBT people in some situations, the ...

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Natural disasters in 2017 cost U.S. $306 billion

Mother Nature ran up Uncle Sam’s tab last year. A rash of natural disasters in 2017 cost the United States about $ 306 billion, making it the most expensive year on record, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday. ...

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487 Original Programs Aired in 2017. Bet You Didn’t Watch Them All.

Popular new shows this past year included Hulu’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” ABC’s “The Good Doctor” and HBO’s “Big Little Lies.” And consider that “Big Little Lies” was supposed to be a one-and-done series, but that it proved so successful that ...

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Celeb apartment shopping made 2017 a big year for NYC real estate

The years 2017 had some serious ups and downs, and the real estate market was no exception. As luxury real estate brokers, we had a firsthand look at the way this year shaped the market, specifically in the Big Apple. ...

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Pope Francis says humanity 'wasted' 2017 with war, lies

Pope Francis thinks humanity vati-can do better, and said that mankind had “wasted” its chance at 2017. The leader of the world’s Catholics addressed the faithful in a final homily on Sunday, and cited war as one outcome of the ...

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Barack Obama shares his favorite books, music from 2017

Barack Obama seems to have put his post-White House downtime to good use. The former POTUS has made a tradition of sharing his favorite pop culture moments at the end of each year, and just because he’s out of office ...

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STASI: The only winner in 2017 is Donald Trump

The two biggest stories of the year — the ongoing turmoil of the presidency and the massive sexual misconduct allegations against the most powerful men in America begin and end with one man: Donald Trump. The Donald promised to grab ...

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Oscars best picture gaffe and other best TV bloopers of 2017

Live from New York it’s… some of the most cringe-worthy and hilarious television moments of 2017. Television viewers fell in love with no shortage of scripted shows this year, but it’s the live, on-air bloopers that have provided some of ...

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