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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Legendary Newspaperman Jimmy Breslin Dies Today - Thanks For The Stories

According to Wikipedia, during Breslin's 1969 campaign for NYC Council President, he advocated for NYC becoming the 51st State, legalizing casino gambling, possibly located on Roosevelt Island:
... a casino would be built on either Randall's Island, Roosevelt Island, or Coney Island, with tax revenues going directly to the City-State....