NYC community board OKs ground zero mosque plans

Arish Sahani, left, of New York, puts on an American Flag tie, and Linda Rivera, right, of New York, stand in opposition as groups planning a proposed mosque and cultural center near Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan to be named Cordoba House showed and spoke about their plans for the center at a community board meeting in New York Tuesday, May 25, 2010. Community members both for and against the plan spoke during the meeting. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

May 26, 2010 5:34:35 AM PDT
After hours of contentious public comment, a New York City community board voted late Tuesday to support a plan to build a mosque and cultural center near ground zero.

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