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The Brooklyn Paper in Brooklyn, Iowa

January, 2008

Inside the Brooklyn caucus

Brooklyn, Iowa: Our columnist takes you inside an actual Iowa caucus room: “What I saw was the most basic form of democracy in action. I was proud to be an American.” With video … Comment

Brooklyn votes: At Iowa caucus, our sister city backs Edwards and Huckabee

Brooklyn, Iowa: BROOKLYN, IOWA — Former Sen. John Edwards emerged a narrow winner in this rural town of 1,300, fighting off a last-minute visit by former President Bill Clinton and a strong surge by younger voters for Barack Obama in a raucous, only-in-Iowa caucus. In a much-more subdued process, Brooklyn Republicans made Baptist preacher, weight-loss guru and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee the winner of their vote. Comments (1)

Brooklyn, IOWA?! A brief history of our Midwestern sister city

Brooklyn, Iowa: BROOKLYN, IOWA — We share a name — but actually, we really don’t. Here’s a brief history of the town of Brooklyn, Iowa. Comment

Here’s what Brooklyn Iowans think of us

Brooklyn, Iowa: We asked residents of Brooklyn, Iowa a simple question: What is your reaction when you hear the words, “Brooklyn, New York”? Here are their answers. Comments (3)

The day John Wayne got punched

Brooklyn, Iowa: BROOKLYN, IOWA — So who beat up whom — Hollywood legend John Wayne or 8-year-old bully Balzer Kriegel? Here are the details of the single best story in the history of Brooklyn, Iowa. Comments (9)

Brooklyn vs. Brooklyn

Brooklyn, Iowa: They share a name, but Brooklyn, Iowa and Brooklyn, New York share little else, as our handy comparison chart below shows. Comments (1)

Bubba in Brooklyn: Bill Clinton visits Iowa town after its mayor backs Obama

Brooklyn, Iowa: Hillary Clinton’s campaign sent its biggest gun to one of the state’s smallest towns Tuesday night in a last-minute bid to stave off defeat at Thursday’s caucus here in Brooklyn, Iowa. With video … Comments (5)

Brooklynite arrives in Brooklyn: Editor bearing gifts basks in small-town warmth

Brooklyn, Iowa: Brooklynites have opened their hearts, loosened their tongues and served up plenty of ham to their beloved brother from the East Coast. Comment

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