Amazon LIC Headquarters
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
November 17, 2018 - 12:47 pm
Shawn Smith has heard the promises before. When new hotels sprang up near the public housing complex in Queens where he's lived for 17 years, residents were told they would bring jobs and economic opportunity.
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City Council Speaker Corey Johnson
John McCarten/City Council
November 15, 2018 - 1:27 pm
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson added his voice to those opposing Amazon’s second headquarters in Queens on Wednesday.
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For Sale Home
November 14, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Future employees at Amazon’s planned headquarters won’t just be filling apartments around Long Island City, they’ll also be buying up homes on Long Island.
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anti-Amazon Long Island City
WCBS 880
November 14, 2018 - 10:54 am
Long Island City leaders and residents on Wednesday protested plans for a new Amazon headquarters in the neighborhood, one day after the online retail giant and New York officials announced the deal.
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Long Island City Amazon
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November 14, 2018 - 10:31 am
Much of the New York City neighborhood selected by Amazon for one of its new headquarters is in a federal "opportunity zone," a designation created by President Donald Trump's tax overhaul that offers developers potentially millions of dollars in capital gains tax breaks to invest in high-poverty,...
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Amazon Long Island City Location
Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
November 13, 2018 - 3:55 pm
Amazon has selected Long Island City and Arlington, Virginia, as the two sites for its second headquarters.
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PA Images/Sipa USA
November 09, 2018 - 3:42 pm
Long Island City could be the home for one of two new Amazon headquarters. But, some aren’t so excited to hear it.
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PA Images/Sipa USA
November 06, 2018 - 6:17 pm
After a yearlong search for a second home, Amazon is now reportedly looking to build offices in two cities instead of one, a surprise move that could still have a major impact on the communities it ultimately selects.
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Amazon building collapse
Ulysses Munoz/The Baltimore Sun via AP
November 03, 2018 - 5:45 pm
Two people were killed when part of an Amazon distribution warehouse collapsed amid severe weather, a spokeswoman for the retail giant said Saturday.
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October 04, 2018 - 8:58 am
The online giant says next month it will end bonuses, which paid workers extra based on their attendance and warehouse productivity, as it boosts its minimum wage.
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