1. Jay Z Buys LA Dodgers, Plans on Moving Them Back to Brooklyn for 2015 Season : snopes.com ••••
Is Jay Z buying the Los Angeles Dodgers and moving the team back to Brooklyn?
  ...Is Jay Z buying the Los Angeles Dodgers and moving the team back to Brooklyn? David Mikkelson From the archive Share - -...
  ...Z has bought the Los Angeles Dodgers and plans to move the team back to Brooklyn. Example: [Collected via e-mail, November 2014] I'm trying to...
  ...the LA Dodgers and furthermore, if they are really being moved back to Brooklyn. Origins: On 11 December 2014, Empire News published an article...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:28:03 GMT http://www.snopes.com/media/notnews/brooklyndodgers.asp

2. Chipotle Refuses Service to Brooklyn NYPD Officers? : snopes.com ••••
Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight uniformed NYPD officers?
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight uniformed NYPD officers? David Mikkelson From the archive Share -...
  ...Claim: Employees at a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Brooklyn refused service to eight uniformed NYPD officers after making a "hands up, don't shoot" gesture...
  ...officers in uniform tried to eat at Chipotle this week on Montague St. in Brooklyn but were not served. As they walked in the crew put their hands up and...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:18:21 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/business/chipotlenypd.asp

3. Shaya Plays Baseball : snopes.com •••
About that heartwarming story about a disabled boy at Chush and a baseball game.
  ...In Brooklyn, New York, Chush is a school that caters to children with learning disabilities. Some children remain in Chush for their entire school career...
  ...in the piece is the Jewish Center for Special Education on Kent Street in Brooklyn, a school that caters to Yiddish-speaking children of Orthodox Hasidic...
  ...Sources: Krohn, Paysach. Echoes of the Maggid. Brooklyn: Artscroll Mesorah, 1999. ISBN 1-57819-260-9. David Mikkelson founded snopes.com in 1994, and...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:22:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/glurge/chush.asp

4. The Gold and Ivory Tablecloth : snopes.com •••
A war-separated couple is reunited by a tablecloth.
  ...adds many additional details not present in the original: the setting is Brooklyn, the tablecloth features an embroidered cross at its center, the woman...
  ...newly assigned to their first congregation to reopen a Shul in suburban Brooklyn" changes the religion of everyone involved. Origins: True or not, this...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:22:35 GMT http://www.snopes.com/glurge/tablecloth.asp

5. Survivor Gilt : snopes.com •••
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders had paternal relatives who died in the Holocaust, but his parents were not themselves Holocaust survivors.
  ...that it begins in Brooklyn, where he and his brother Larry grew up in a modest apartment located off Kings Highway. Like many Brooklyn families, the...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:32:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/bernie-sanders-parents-holocaust/

6. Hurricane Sandy Photographs : snopes.com •••
Various photographs capture images of Hurricane Sandy?
  ...Brooklyn Bridge One photograph was purported to show an "eerie picture as Hurricane Sandy approached the Brooklyn Bridge": Another real image, but...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:43:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/natural/sandy.asp

7. PS 169 Pledge of Allegiance and Holiday Ban Controversy : snopes.com •••
The New York Post claimed PS 169 Principal Eujin Jaela Kim banned the Pledge of Allegiance, Santa, and Thanksgiving.
  ...The social media outrage machine went into overdrive following claims a Brooklyn principal banned holidays and the Pledge of Allegiance. Kim LaCapria...
  ...New principal Eujin Jaela Kim has given PS 169 in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, a politically correct scrub-down, to the dismay of teachers and parents. “We...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:48:51 GMT http://www.snopes.com/ps-169-pledge-allegiance-holiday-...

8. Sports Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Sports
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to publicly berate the Cincinnati Reds' manager, then was traded to that team a few days...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:06:01 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/fact-sports/

9. Sports Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Sports
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to publicly berate the Cincinnati Reds' manager, then was traded to that team a few days...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:07:43 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-sports/

10. FALSE: Take Down Your 'Support Paris' Facebook Profile Pic : snopes.com •••
Rumors circulated in military family groups claiming "support Paris" profile photo filters were being used by ISIS to track soldiers' families.
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... FACT CHECK Hercules Photograph shows Hercules, the world's biggest dog. Copy the...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:08:19 GMT http://www.snopes.com/isis-tracking-support-paris-avatars/

11. Full Kale Panic : snopes.com •••
No, scientists have not discovered that eating kale is dangerous and bad for you.
  ...t-shirt. To prep for a big blizzard in early 2015, residents of a trendy Brooklyn section cleaned out the kale bins of their neighborhood Whole Foods....
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:08:53 GMT http://www.snopes.com/kale-not-safe/

12. Wally Pipp's Career-Ending 'Headache' : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Lou Gehrig's consecutive game streak begin when Wally Pipp sat out a game with a headache.
  ...Golenbock, Peter. Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Chicago: Contemporary Publishing, 1984. ISBN 0-8092-2395-3 (pp. 267-272). Kahn, Roger....
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:11:37 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/wallypipp.asp

13. Baseball : snopes.com •••
Urban legends about baseball.
  ...Brooklyn Dodgers manager Chuck Dressen played a mean-spirited trick on second-string outfielder Cal Abrams. The Baby Ruth candy bar was named after...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:11:37 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/baseball.asp

14. Voter Suppression in New York? : snopes.com •••
New York voters with pins or clothing endorsing candidates won't be turned away, and polling hours have not been cut in any region.
  ...City Councilman Charles Barron (D-Brooklyn) agreed, but added that in his experience the law “isn’t as strictly enforced as it should be.” Palyn Hung,...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:13:13 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sanders-voter-suppression-ny/

15. Captain Ed Freeman — Medal of Honor Winner : snopes.com •••
Rumor: The news media ignored the death of Medal of Honor recipient Ed Freeman.
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:13:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/freeman.asp

16. Business Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Business
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight uniformed NYPD officers? Read More by David Mikkelson Dec 29, 2014 4K Fact Check...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:16:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/fact-business/?page=3

17. Juval Aviv Terrorist Predictions : snopes.com •••
Did Juval Aviv correctly predict upcoming terrorist attacks against the U.K. and the U.S.?
  ...outlets that had run Aviv's allegations squirmed under the scrutiny. A Brooklyn federal magistrate later found Aviv's report to be utterly without merit....
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:16:37 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/soapbox/juvalaviv.asp

18. Bernie Sanders Flies Coach? : snopes.com •••
Bernie Sanders famously flew coach, but that may have changed after he was placed under Secret Service protection and the primary season got busier.
  ...are posted under the hashtag #SandersOnAPlane — including one showing the Brooklyn native sneaking in some computer time while sitting between two...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:17:48 GMT http://www.snopes.com/bernie-sanders-flies-coach/

19. Rental Scam : snopes.com •••
Con artist rents out a property he has no authorization to lease.
  ...artist absurdly dupes a naive rube into "buying" something — such as the Brooklyn Bridge — that the scammer clearly (in the eyes of any reasonable...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:22:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/fraud/sales/rental.asp

20. Larry Doby : snopes.com •••
Did Joe Gordon deliberately strike out to prevent rookie teammate Larry Doby from looking bad?
  ...major league baseball by starting the season with the Brooklyn Dodgers of the National League. Although Robinson's earlier entrée into the major leagues...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:22:37 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/baseball/doby.asp

21. The Fence - Herman Rosenblat : snopes.com •••
Concentration camp survivor is coincidentally reunited years later with a girl who secretly helped feed him.
  ...shot by a burglar at the shop were he worked as a television repairman in Brooklyn. While in the hospital, Herman's mother, who died in the Holocaust,...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:22:53 GMT http://www.snopes.com/glurge/thefence.asp

22. Politician Quotes Wrong Bible Verse : snopes.com •••
Politician cites the wrong verse as his favorite Biblical passage?
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight ... Fact Check Keith Richards Pulled a Knife on Donald Trump Claims about Rolling Stones...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:30:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/humor/bibleverse.asp

23. Dust Off Death : snopes.com •••
Have adolescents died of huffing from cans of Dust-Off brand compressed air?
  ...In January 2004 in Brooklyn, New York, 18-year-old Kristian Roggio was killed when her vehicle was struck by one driven by Vincent Litto, 20, who had...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:31:29 GMT http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/dustoff.asp

24. Were Two Men Arrested for Manspreading in New York? : snopes.com •••
Multiple outlets reported that two men have been arrested for manspreading, but the claim was suspiciously vague.
  ...On a recent visit to the arraignment part in Brooklyn’s criminal court, PROP volunteers observed that police officers had arrested two Latino men on the...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:31:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/06/02/manspreading-arrest/

25. Baseball Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Baseball
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to publicly berate the Cincinnati Reds' manager, then was traded to that team a few days...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:31:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-sports/fact-...

26. Sports Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Sports
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to publicly berate the Cincinnati Reds' manager, then was traded to that team a few days...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:31:37 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/fact-sports/?page=1

27. Homestead Policemen Claim They Paid Tab for Unfriendly Couple : snopes.com •••
A viral Facebook post shared by a Homestead police officer claimed that a party of policeman paid the tab for a couple who refused to be seated near them.
  ...in late 2014 with the purported shunning of several NYPD officers at a Brooklyn Chipotle after the death of Eric Garner; an internal investigation by the...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:32:36 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2016/07/13/homestead-policemen-...

28. Black Officer Jay Stalien Shares Views on Race and Policing : snopes.com •••
A black police officer by the name of Jay Stalien published a viral Facebook post after the Dallas police shootings in July 2016.
  ...inside growing up. Here I am, a young African-American born and raised in Brooklyn, NY wanting to be a cop. I watched and lived through the crime that...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:32:41 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2016/07/11/black-officer-jay-...

29. Starbucks in Israel : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Starbucks donates money to the Israeli army but closed all their outlets in Israel because the company supports Arab countries.
  ...CEO Howard Schultz, Israel has always been a fraught topic. Raised in a Brooklyn Jewish family, he’s been accused of supporting Israel and also of not...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:35:36 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/israel/starbucks.asp

30. Sports Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Sports
  ...Legend: Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Cal Abrams was ordered to publicly berate the Cincinnati Reds' manager, then was traded to that team a few days...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:38:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-sports/?page=1

31. Muslim Woman Sworn in as New York City Civil Judge : snopes.com •••
Carolyn Walker-Diallo, a Muslim, used a Quran for her swearing-in in as a New York City Civil Court Judge in December 2015.
  ...in recognition of her Muslim faith. Carolyn Walker-Diallo was elected in Brooklyn’s 7th Municipal District and took her oath of office last week using...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:41:33 GMT http://www.snopes.com/muslim-woman-sworn-new-york-city-...

32. Steve Buscemi: 9/11 Hero : snopes.com •••
Actor Steve Buscemi was once a firefighter and assisted the FDNY after the 9/11 attacks.
  ...the Brotherhood of Fire Facebook page in September 2013, Steve Buscemi (a Brooklyn native) began his working life as 22-year-old New York City...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:44:18 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/buscemi.asp

33. Bill Cosby on Blaming White People : snopes.com •••
Did comedian Bill Cosby's remarks form the basis of a 'We Can't Blame White People' essay?
  ...In December 2004, he addressed a panel at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, telling them: "Stop waiting for a leader. Get Up! Tell your friends. And if...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:44:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/cosby.asp

34. FALSE: Scientists Create Kale and Cannabis Hybrid : snopes.com •••
An April Fool's Day joke claimed that scientists had crossbred kale with marijuana.
  ...A Brooklyn-based lab has successfully bred the world’s first Kale x Cannabis hybrid. The company, Williamsburg Wonders, announced today that the new...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:46:43 GMT http://www.snopes.com/scientists-kale-marijuana-hybrid/

35. TRUE: Trump's Family Surname Was Once 'Drumpf' : snopes.com •••
Donald Trump's ancestors did change their surname from "Drumpf" to "Trump," but the exact timing of that change wasn't clear.
  ...apartments in the 1950s and 60s for the working-class residents of Brooklyn and Queens. He was known for sober management, thriftiness and humble...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:47:48 GMT http://www.snopes.com/donald-drumpf/

36. Hoover Dam Entombments : snopes.com •••
Are bodies of workmen entombed in Hoover Dam?
  ...to have workmen buried in it. 27 men died during the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge (1870-1883), but none ended up becoming part of the structure....
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:49:29 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/freakish/hoover.asp

37. Etymology of Mad As a Hatter : snopes.com •••
Does the phrase 'mad as a hatter' refer to hat-makers poisoned by mercury fumes?
  ...Natter. As does this 1895 entry from Beckwith's Almanac, which cites the Brooklyn Eagle as its source: The phrase "mad as a hatter" has no reference to...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:52:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/language/phrases/hatter.asp

38. Not Necessarily the News : snopes.com •••
News stories that aren't really news.
  ...Jay-Z bought the Dodgers and is moving the team back to Brooklyn. FALSE The United States Postal Service is selling Queen Michelle Obama stamps....
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:53:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/media/notnews/notnews.asp

39. Origin of Fortune Cookies : snopes.com •••
Did fortune cookies originate in China?
  ...advertising them as "Genuine American Fortune Cookies." In 1992 Brooklyn-based Wonton Food expanded its existing fortune cookie business into China,...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 11:54:09 GMT http://www.snopes.com/food/origins/fortune.asp

40. Business Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Business
  ...Did Chipotle workers in Brooklyn refuse service to eight uniformed NYPD officers? Read More by David Mikkelson Dec 29, 2014 4K Fact Check...
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12:03:37 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-business/?page=3



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