Roger Williams

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    June 17, 2009

    Cops: DNA Ties Brooklyn Men to 23-Year-Old L.I. Murder

    DNA can exonerate, but it can also convict, so Brooklyn's Roger Williams, 48, and Louis Slaughter, 60, must be sweating: They are charged with the 1986 murder of millionaire plumber Samuel Quentzel based on DNA evidence from old cigarette butts. The butts were found in a van that Nassau County inves ... More >>

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    March 30, 2009

    Sarah Vowell: Standing Room Only at the Brooklyn Public Library

    Michael D. AyersLive, onscreen, from the Brooklyn Public Library "I only have one ticket left," says Meredith Walters, Manager of Adult Programs at the Brooklyn Public Library, to the couple standing in front of me. The last purple stub to get in was for a chance to watch NPR contributor/history ne ... More >>

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    January 13, 2009

    Bob Newhart, Sick?

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 30, 1961, Vol. VII, No. 6 Sick Comic for the Middlebrows By Martin William I wish everybody would come off it about Bob Newhart. He is a pleasant comedian. But surely the fact that his fairly affable jibes at business and politics ... More >>

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