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Barclays Center Gets New Boost from Brooklyn Beep

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz won't relent in his support for the Barclays Center or the overall Atlantic Yards project. Markowitz, who may run for mayor, said this week that one way out of an economic downturn is to build the $4 billion mini-city, let it become Brooklyn's "economic engine" Critics say he is just mouthing a Ratner slogan.