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New law Addresses NY's Private Business Schools

by Associated Press
Career Building Workshop
John.Nash, flickr

The measure designed to better protect students was signed into law recently by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The law gives the state Department of Education more authority to make sure the schools are using approved instruction methods and protecting students' finances after they pay tuition.
 
There are more than 450 licensed, registered or certified schools instructing in various trades statewide. But up to another 1,000 are believed to be operating without a license.
 
State Education Commissioner John B. King Jr.

Wedding Industry Welcomes Gay Marriage

by Katie Fisher
same-sex couple on wedding cake
NobMouse, Flickr

New York City wedding industries may soon see a big boom in business.  With the State Senate one vote away from legalizing gay marriage, wedding planners, flower shops, and catering halls are expecting an increase in customers.

The Big Gay Ice Cream Truck

by George Bodarky
Ice cream truck
Annmarie Hordern

Even if you're not in the mood for a frozen treat, you can't help but notice Doug Quint's ice cream truck on the streets of New York City.  WFUV's George Bodarky has this report on the Big Gay Ice Cream Truck.

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