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It’s no omnibus spending bill. But President Obama’s American Jobs Act contains more than just the tax cuts and retention bonuses that have made headlines. Buried deep within it are several provisions that seemingly have little to do with job creation. Here are three of them:

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Midtown food vendors catch lucky break

Despite the economic downturn affecting many Manhattan street vendors, Paul Sandeep, 25, and Eddie Hernando, 42, have caught a lucky break at 8th Ave. and 34th St.: the lunchtime influx of construction workers from the massive Madison Square Garden renovation project. Sandeep and Hernando, who operate Faith’s Halal Food from a tiny, overheated cart across […]

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