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Ratner Ability to Get Financing Rattles Critics

Critics have long pursued a two-track strategy in trying to halt the Barclays Center: challenge the use of eminent domain in court and hope that Bruce Ratner falls victim to the credit crunch. They have yet to win in court and now, it appears Ratner isn't having a problem getting financing. He's been able to borrow more than a $1 billion in recent months, all for projects near the Barclays Center -- $167 million this week.