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Jackie Robinson's daughter excited about film

STAMFORD, Conn. — Jackie Robinson's daughter says she and her family are excited about a new movie about her father, who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. … Full Article

Sandy insurance claims seminars for Brooklyn residents, business owners

Brooklyn residents and business owners who have questions or need assistance with insurance claims related to Hurricane Sandy are invited to a free seminar in Gerritsen Beach.   … Full Article

Knipel says politics, community service go together

Don’t ever tell Lori Knipel that something she strongly believes in isn’t going to happen. She’ll make it happen. Take the 2004 Democratic National Convention, for instance. … Full Article

Assemblyman Boyland charged with mail fraud

Monday, Loretta E. Lynch, U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, and George Venizelos, assistant director in charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), New York Field Office, announced charges of mail fraud against New York State Assemblyman William F. Boyland Jr. … Full Article

When is art vandalism? When is vandalism art?

The colors enamor some as they take the subway to and from work. For others it is an eyesore that defaces building and brings down property value. It is graffiti.   … Full Article

Mom of East Flatbush teen shot by police wonders why was he killed

Carol Gray, her head wrapped in a black scarf and her tearful eyes concealed by sunglasses, held up a photograph of her 16-year-old son, who was shot and killed by police. … Full Article

2nd Brooklyn Judge Clears Stop-and-Frisk Protestors

In November 2011, many Brooklyn residents came out to protest the controversial stop-and-frisk policy of the New York Police Department. … Full Article

3 cops hurt, 50 arrested, as anti-police rioters storm East Flatbush

For a third straight day, violent anti-police demonstrators gathered in East Flatbush Wednesday. … Full Article

Ed panel votes to close 22 more NYC schools

The Mayor’s Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) voted to phase out or close 22 schools – 8 in Brooklyn -- at a raucous meeting at Brooklyn Tech High School Monday night.  … Full Article

Republican Chairman Priebus in Brooklyn Monday for African-American ‘listening tour’

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus is set to appear in Brooklyn on Monday as part of the RNC’s “engagement and listening session with African American business, political and governmental leaders." … Full Article


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