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9:39 AM EDT on August 15, 2007

    • Opponents Spin Grant as Blow to Pricing; Silver Lays Groundwork for Future Obstructionism (NYT, City Room, Post, Daily News, Sun, Metro)
    • Once Again, It's Up to the Politicians (NYT)
    • Beijing Cars Ordered Off Streets for Air Quality Test (China Daily)
    • Did Markowitz Torpedo Prospect Park Car Restrictions? (Daily News)
    • Downtown Brooklyn Park to Include 694-Space Parking Deck (Post)
    • Study: As Neighborhoods Gentrify, So Do Public Spaces (City Room)
    • NYPD Ticketing Legally Parked Cars (Gothamist)
    • Tractor-Trailer Hits 84-Year-Old Brooklyn Woman (Post, Daily News)
    • Transit Officials on Vacation During Storm (Daily News)
    • MTA Explores Text Messaging (AMNY)
    • Trash Now Leaving Bronx by Rail (NYT)
    • Coal Mine Disasters Reflect US Energy Policy (Salon)

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