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In The Press: Islanders Moving To Brooklyn; Obesity Costs; Phantom Funds

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The New York Islanders will leave its suburban home in Nassau County and move to Brooklyn's Barclays Center in 2015. "Not very long ago, I think it's fair to say the idea of a big-league team coming to Brooklyn would have been considered little more than a pipe dream," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said at a news conference yesterday announcing the news. But some residents were unhappy about the announcement, wondering whether fans of the professional hockey team would exacerbate traffic problems caused by the new arena. “They are a Long Island team and there are more drivers,” Peter Krashes of the Dean St. Block Association/Atlantic Yards Watch told the Daily News. “Things are likely to get worse, not better.”

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