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Ratner Project, Nets Arena Getting National Attention

Until now, Bruce Ratner's plans for a new Nets arena and mini-city in Brooklyn has attracted mostly local attention. Now, as the controversial plan moves slowly, perhaps inexorbably, toward reality, it is picking up media attention. The Lehrer NewsHour, public television's national news broadcast, featured the project Thursday night in a story that dealt with eminent domain, urban tastes, and the need for more housing, among other things.