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Ratner Contributions Questioned

There's a new controversy involving Bruce Ratner's plans for Atlantic Yards. The Post reports Ratner and others associated with the plan have funneled at least $680,000 to nonprofit groups set up by Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz to run pet projects. The pet projects include promoting tourism and offering free concerts. Ratner's spokesman says he is "very proud" to support Markowitz's charities.