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N.Y. Board Gives Go-Ahead to Mosque Near Ground Zero

Following a sometimes lively debate Tuesday night, a Manhattan community board voted in favor of a plan to build the Cordoba House, a mosque and Muslim cultural center, near ground zero. The vote was mostly for symbolic purposes, as the project could go ahead without it, according to The Associated Press, but it served as a show of local support and solidarity. –KA

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