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OPINION: There’s no argument about Babe Ruth

Baseball and I go back a long way — nearly seven decades, to be exact. … Full Article

OPINION: Embracing what’s next

Politics, in one sense, is actually pretty easy to figure out. Looking at all the upheaval in Western democracies, one might ask: What’s going on? But here’s a simple test to put that question in a different context. Instead, ask: “Are people feeling secure?” … Full Article

OPINION: Readers response: Is meaningful gun control an impossibility?

Is meaningful gun control essentially an impossibility in Washington? … Full Article

OPINION: Gun Safety: New ways forward despite split of urban, rural politics

Maybe the American experience with gun violence doesn’t have to follow a dispiriting, predictable cycle after all.  … Full Article

OPINION: Two views on guns, ugly problems & issues

On the most basic human level, when the life of a loved one is lost, the degree of gun technology used may not be the first question that hits those who have suffered the loss. … Full Article

OPINION: As the waterfront spruces up, let’s not forget its past

Brooklyn’s relationship with its 113 miles of waterfront has made a dramatic about-face. … Full Article

Mayor: 3-K For All, Brooklyn Now, later expansion citywide

I am writing not just as your mayor, but as a parent, because every child needs the strongest possible start in life our city can give them. That’s why I’m so proud that this school year, New York City’s first-ever pre-K classes for 3-year-olds started in Brooklyn and the Bronx. … Full Article

OPINION: Community garden members seek to save towering willow

Members of a community garden in Weeksville are seeking to raise money to ensure the survival of a portion of their garden which, because of a fluke of the city’s tax and legal systems, now belongs to a private owner who has slated it for development. … Full Article

It's a formula as Simple as ABC: Amazon, Brooklyn, Commerce

“We’re going to bring it home, no matter what,” Andrew Hoan, president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, promised at a news event Wednesday morning. … Full Article

OPINION: 12 best books of September 2017, according to Amazon's editors

The fall book season has many intriguing titles to offer. What are the best ones being released this month? Here's Amazon's full list with thoughts from Amazon Senior Editor Chris Schluep.   … Full Article

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