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A night with BROOKLYN’S FINEST, sort of

A night with BROOKLYN’S FINEST, sort of

Richard Gere in Brooklyn’s Finest Getting to, and into, the BROOKLYN’S FINEST premiere last night was an even bigger ordeal than I’d expected. My boss and I left the office at the bottom of Main Street at 5:45 p.m., giving us a half-hour to make it to the Eccles Theatre. Cutting it a little close,…

Heavy Snows Damage One-Tenth of China's Forests

Heavy Snows Damage One-Tenth of China's Forests

BEIJING, China, February 19, 2008 (ENS) – The worst winter in 50 years has cost China’s forestry sector 57.3 billion yuan (about US$8 billion) and could affect China’s forests for the next three to five years, the State Forestry Administration said in a news conference here today. SFA Deputy Director Zhu Lieke said the heavy…