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Knicks host Nets with eye on future

New York Knicks</a> will miss the playoffs for a fourth straight season, coach Jeff Hornacek is wisely using the remainder of the schedule to give his younger plays quality minutes." data-reactid="5">NEW YORK -- With the realization that the New York Knicks will miss the playoffs for a fourth straight season, coach Jeff Hornacek is wisely using the remainder of the schedule to give his younger plays quality minutes.Brooklyn Nets</a> (12-54) on Thursday. The Nets defeated the...

A Pitch for Eyeglasses That Sounds Eerily Familiar

The HagglerBy DAVID SEGALOn March 9, Sarah Lauch received an email from a company called OpticsFast that left her shaking with anger. It read: “Good news! I finally found the 3115b glasses for you, that you originally wanted. I know it’s been a while, I always follow up on my good customers.”To understand why this seemingly banal pitch upset Ms. Lauch, some background is needed. In 2012, she testified in a Manhattan federal court at a sentencing hearing for Vitaly Borker, an online eyewear...

New York county unemployment rates, February 2017: Where is the jobless rate the lowest?

The New York State Department of Labor released unemployment rates for each of the state's 62 counties Tuesday. Here are the rankings for each New York county: New York County - 4.2 percentQueens County - 4.2 percentNassau County - 4.3 percentAlbany County - 4.4 percentSaratoga County - 4.4 percentTompkins County - 4.4 percentRockland County - 4.5 percentColumbia County - 4.6 percentPutnam County - 4.6 percentDutchess County - 4.7 percentKings County - 4.8 percentOrange County - 4.8...