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german nationalists seek expulsion over nazi past comments


berlin — a prominent member of a german nationalist party could face expulsion over a speech in which he suggested that the country end its tradition of acknowledging and atoning for its nazi past.alternative for germany said party leaders voted by the necessary two-thirds majority monday to open expulsion proceedings against bjoern hoecke, who heads its branch in the eastern state of thuringia. the decision comes as the party prepares for a national election in september in which it hopes to enter parliament for the first time.hoecke last month said germany needs to perform a "180-degree turn" when it comes to remembering its past, and said the berlin memorial to the millions of jews killed in the holocaust is a "monument of shame.""this is the conclusion of a process that has been going






german nationalists seek to oust member for nazi past speech


berlin — a prominent member of a german nationalist party could face expulsion over a speech in which he suggested that the country end its tradition of acknowledging and atoning for its nazi past.alternative for germany said party leaders voted by the necessary two-thirds majority monday to open expulsion proceedings against bjoern hoecke, who heads its branch in the eastern state of thuringia.the decision comes as the party prepares for a national election in september in which it hopes to enter parliament for the first time.hoecke last month said germany needs to perform a "180-degree turn" when it comes to remembering its past, and said the berlin memorial to the millions of jews killed in the holocaust is a "monument of shame.""this is the conclusion of a process that has been going o






us embassy condemns far-right march with us flag in croatia


zagreb, croatia (ap) — the u.s. embassy in croatia on monday strongly denounced a march by far-right nationalists in the croatian capital of zagreb who also waved an american flag and reportedly voiced support for president donald trump.the embassy said in a statement it “rejects, in the strongest terms, neo-nazi and pro-ustasha views expressed during the demonstration of a few people in zagreb on sunday.”the protesters, dressed in black and chanting slogans used by croatia’s pro-nazi world war ii ustasha regime, are members of the small, far-right a-hsp party which is not represented in the country’s parliament. as they marched through the center of the city, they waved an american flag, as well as the flags of croatia and the far-right german npd party.the ustashas killed tens of thousan






us embassy condemns far-right march with us flag in croatia


zagreb, croatia — the u.s. embassy in croatia on monday strongly denounced a march by far-right nationalists in the croatian capital of zagreb who also waved an american flag and reportedly voiced support for president donald trump.the embassy said in a statement it "rejects, in the strongest terms, neo-nazi and pro-ustasha views expressed during the demonstration of a few people in zagreb on sunday."the protesters, dressed in black and chanting slogans used by croatia's pro-nazi world war ii ustasha regime, are members of the small, far-right a-hsp party which is not represented in the country's parliament. as they marched through the center of the city, they waved an american flag, as well as the flags of croatia and the far-right german npd party.the ustashas killed tens of thousands je






former secretary of nazi propagandist goebbels dies at 106


berlin — brunhilde pomsel, a former secretary of nazi propaganda minister joseph goebbels, has died. she was 106.pomsel lived most of her life in relative obscurity until a german newspaper published an interview with her in 2011, prompting a flurry of interest in one of the last surviving members of the nazi leadership's inner circle.her death was confirmed sunday to the ociated press by christian kroenes, a director and producer of the film "a german life ."in the documentary, pomsel talks about her three years working for the man responsible for spreading adolf hitler's ideology in newspapers and across the airwaves.kroenes said pomsel had been lucid when he last spoke to her on her birthday jan. 11. he says she died at her munich home friday.






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pomsel, former secretary of nazi propagandist, dies at 106


berlin — brunhilde pomsel, a former secretary of nazi propaganda minister joseph goebbels, has died. she was 106.pomsel lived most of her life in relative obscurity until a german newspaper published an interview with her in 2011, prompting a flurry of interest in one of the last surviving people who had access to the nazi leadership's inner circle.her death was confirmed sunday to the ociated press by christian kroenes, a director and producer of the film "a german life."in the documentary, pomsel talks about her three years working for the man responsible for spreading adolf hitler's ideology in newspapers and across the airwaves.she described goebbels as a vain man, whose hate-filled public speeches were difficult to reconcile with what she said was his considerable charm when not in th






brunhilde pomsel, secretary to nazi propaganda minister goebbels, dies at 106


brunhilde pomsel, a secretary to nazi propaganda minister joseph goebbels who late in life e forward to publicly reflect on, if perhaps not fully rec with, questions of personal and collective guilt in the face of the holocaust, died friday at her home in munich. she was 106.her death was confirmed by roland schrotthofer, a director of “a german life,” a documentary drawn from dozens of hours of interviews conducted with pomsel when she was 103.she was one of the last surviving members of the nazi hierarchy’s most intimate staff, but be e widely known only after the premiere of the documentary in switzerland in 2016. the u.s. release is ­forthcoming.the film presents an arresting portrait of an ordinary german swept into the nazi apparatus in her youth, then left to reflect for more than s






nazi version of anthem played at tennis tournament, sparking outrage


kaanapali, hawaii -- after an outdated stanza of the german national anthem that later became associated with the nazi regime was sung during the opening ceremonies, the united states took a 1-0 lead and was ahead in the other opening match in its best-of-5 fed cup quarterfinal saturday.alison riske beat andrea petkovic 7-6 (10), 6-2, and coco vandeweghe led julia goerges 6-3, 3-1 when rain halted play.the stanza of the anthem that was sung translates to “germany, germany, above all, above all in the world,” which became identified with adolf hitler’s third reich. the singing of the verse brought a stern response from petkovic and an official statement of apology from the united states tennis association.petkovic, who was born in bosnia, said in the german-speaking portion of her news conf






nazi’s son returns art that his family looted in poland


warsaw, poland (ap) — a polish official says the son of a nazi official has returned three artworks that his family had looted from krakow during world war ii.krzysztof marcinkiewicz, spokesman for the provincial governor’s office in krakow, said monday that the gesture inspired hope that other nazi descendants will follow suit.in the ceremony sunday in krakow, horst von waechter of austria returned an 18th-century map of poland and two historic drawings that his mother had appropriated there in late 1939, shortly after her husband, otto waechter, had become governor in the southern polish city occupied by german and austrian nazis during the war.the handover was the result of efforts by polish historian magdalena ogorek. poland is searching worldwide for artworks the nazis looted from 193






tanzania to seek german reparations over colonial acts


dodoma, tanzania — a high-ranking tanzanian official says his government is considering legal action to force former colonizer germany to pay reparations for alleged atrocities committed over a century ago.defense minister hussein mwinyi told lawmakers wednesday that tanzania's government will seek compen ion over tens of thousands of people who allegedly were starved, tortured and killed by german forces while trying to put down rebellious tribes.germany ruled tanzania, then known as tanganyika, from 1890 to 1919.if tanzania presses for reparations, the east african country would be following the recent example of kenya, where a group of elderly kenyans won compen ion from the british government for acts of torture blamed on british colonial officials.there was no immediate response from






brawl erupts inside the minneapolis institute of art as protesters confront neo-


a brawl broke out at the minneapolis institute of art over the weekend between a group of activists and a group of alleged neo-nazis, the star tribune reported. the activists, associated with the industrial workers of the world (iww) union were protesting outside the museum in opposition to anti-immigrant policies and sentiment in the u.s.according to the report, activists followed a group of three neo-nazis, who entered the museum, all the way to the third floor to an exhibition of 18th century european art, which the group of white nationalists had reportedly come to “guard.”jon jacobsen, a witness, told city pages that outside the museum, one man repeatedly called out “heil trump!” with his arm in a nazi salute, getting the demonstrators’ attention. he said the act prompted him to then






top nazi propagandist goebbels' secretary dies at 106


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption ms pomsel only revealed her life story in the last few years - but claims no guilt brunhilde pomsel, the former secretary to nazi germany's propaganda boss joseph goebbels, has died aged 106.her job brought her into close contact with goebbels - one of the worst war criminals of the 20th century.she was one of the last surviving members of staff from the nazi hierarchy, who only spoke about her experience later in life.in a recent documentary, she said she had known nothing of the murder of six million jews during the holocaust.in "a german life", which was released last year, she said she felt no guilt - "unless you end up blaming the entire german population". born in january 1911, ms pomsel worked as a writer for a jewish insurance broker for a n






top nazi propagandist goebbels' secretary dies at 106


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption ms pomsel only revealed her life story in the last few years - but claims no guilt brunhilde pomsel, the former secretary to nazi germany's propaganda boss joseph goebbels, has died aged 106.her job brought her into close contact with goebbels - one of the worst war criminals of the 20th century.she was one of the last surviving members of staff from the nazi hierarchy, who only spoke about her experience later in life.in a recent documentary, she said she had known nothing of the murder of six million jews during the holocaust.in "a german life", which was released last year, she said she felt no guilt - "unless you end up blaming the entire german population". born in january 1911, ms pomsel worked as a writer for a jewish insurance broker for a n






top nazi propagandist goebbels' secretary dies at 106


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption ms pomsel only revealed her life story in the last few years - but claimed no guilt brunhilde pomsel, the former secretary to nazi germany's propaganda boss joseph goebbels, has died aged 106.her job brought her into close contact with goebbels - one of the worst war criminals of the 20th century.she was one of the last surviving members of staff from the nazi hierarchy, who only spoke about her experience later in life.in a recent documentary, she said she had known nothing of the murder of six million jews during the holocaust.in "a german life", which was released last year, she said she felt no guilt - "unless you end up blaming the entire german population". born in january 1911, ms pomsel worked as a writer for a jewish insurance broker for a






top nazi propagandist goebbels' secretary dies at 106


image copyrightgetty imagesimage caption ms pomsel only revealed her life story in the last few years - but claimed no guilt brunhilde pomsel, the former secretary to nazi germany's propaganda boss joseph goebbels, has died aged 106.her job brought her into close contact with goebbels - one of the worst war criminals of the 20th century.she was one of the last surviving members of staff from the nazi hierarchy, who only spoke about her experience later in life.in a recent documentary, she said she had known nothing of the murder of six million jews during the holocaust.in "a german life", which was released last year, she said she felt no guilt - "unless you end up blaming the entire german population". born in january 1911, ms pomsel worked as a writer for a jewish insurance broker for a






nazi concentration camp gate returned to dachau site in germany


dachau, germany -- the wrought iron gate to the nazis’ dachau concentration camp, which prompted an international outcry when it was stolen more than two years ago, has been returned to the german memorial site.the gate, bearing the slogan “arbeit macht frei” (“work sets you free”), was located in norway’s western bergen area after authorities received an anonymous tip late last year.“we had almost given up hope and a replica had been made and installed at the original place,” gabriele hammermann, the head of the memorial site, said as the gate was returned wednesday.the theft of the gate “was one of the worst attacks on the dachau camp memorial,” she said, adding that it remains very important to survivors that authorities continue the investigation into who stole the gate.the theft in no






neo-nazi gets punched in the face while handing out racist fliers at california


a white nationalist was punched in the face last week while handing out neo-nazi literature on a california campus.the man, who police have not identified, went wednesday to the campus of california polytechnic state university and passed out fliers in front of the robert e. kennedy library, reported mustang news.the fliers promoting the american nazi party showed a swastika, which the papers identify as “a symbol of white power.”campus police were called to the scene and spoke to the man, but officers found no laws were broken and allowed him to remain outside the library.the man returned thursday to the san luis obispo campus to pass out fliers.another man, whose face was covered, approached the neo-nazi and punched him in the face before running away.the neo-nazi declined to file a poli






us tennis apologizes for nazi-era anthem at fed cup match


the united states tennis association has apologized after an outdated version of the german national anthem that later became associated with the nazi regime was performed before a fed cup match in hawaii.the anthem was sung saturday before a fed cup quarterfinal between the united states and germany. it contained a verse that translates to "germany, germany, above all, above all in the world," which became identified with adolf hitler's third reich.andrea petkovic, who was born in bosnia, said after her match that she considered walking off the court as the anthem was sung.she said: "i thought it was the epitome of ignorance, and i've never felt more disrespected in my whole life, let alone in fed cup, and i've played fed cup for 13 years now and it is the worst thing that has ever happen






guatemala orders expulsion of abortion ship, crew


guatemala city — guatemala's immigration office on friday ordered the expulsion of a ship run by a dutch nonprofit organization that performs free abortions onboard in international waters.the office said in a statement that it was also expelling the crew of the ship operated by women on waves, which travels the globe offering abortion services to women in countries where the procedure is illegal.guatemalan law prohibits abortion and allows the government to expel foreigners based on perceived risks to national interests, national security or public safety.earlier, the guatemalan military had prevented the group from picking up women for the procedure in the pacific port of quetzal, where the ship is located. the military said it was under instructions from president jimmy morales to not a






court fines german-turkish author over ‘death p’ speech


berlin (ap) — a german court has ordered a german-turkish author to pay a fine of 11,700 euros ($12,490) for incitement over a speech he gave at an anti-islam rally.german news agency dpa reported tuesday that the dresden regional court issued the fine to akif pirincci on feb. 1.pirincci was a speaker at a rally staged in the eastern city in october 2015 by a group called the patriotic europeans against the islamization of the west, or pegida. he described asylum-seekers as “invaders” and lamented that the nazi’s concentration ps had been closed.pirincci is best known for his novel “felidae,” a thriller written from a cat’s perspective. he has gained a following among germany’s far right because of his vocal criticism of islam. pirincci reportedly plans to appeal the fine.most read stories






us tennis apologizes for nazi-era anthem at fed cup match


kaanapali, hawaii — the united states tennis association has apologized after an outdated version of the german national anthem that later became associated with the nazi regime was performed before a fed cup match in hawaii.the anthem was sung saturday before a fed cup quarterfinal between the united states and germany. it contained a verse that translates to "germany, germany, above all, above all in the world," which became identified with adolf hitler's third reich.andrea petkovic, who was born in bosnia, said after her match that she considered walking off the court as the anthem was sung.she said: "i thought it was the epitome of ignorance, and i've never felt more disrespected in my whole life, let alone in fed cup, and i've played fed cup for 13 years now and it is the worst thing






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germany slams russian plan to attack reichstag replica


berlin — german officials are criticizing plans by the russian military to build a replica of berlin's parliament building as a target for russian teenagers to attack at a patriotic theme park near moscow.the russian defense ministry said wednesday the replica would give members of the young army, a program to teach youths military skills and encourage patriotism, the opportunity "to storm a specific location, not something abstract."german government spokeswoman ulrike demmer said friday the plan was "surprising and speaks for itself.""we wouldn't build something like that for the education of german youth," added foreign ministry spokesman martin schaefer.the reichstag parliament building in berlin was the scene of bitter fighting in 1945 between the red army and nazi troops. the buildin






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meyer lansky was an infamous and ruthless gangster -- albeit one so personally charming that his life is chronicled in a book called but he was good to his mother -- and no friend of new york state judge nathan perlman; nevertheless, as the nazi-supporting german-american bund staged more and more toxic rallies in new york city, perlman quietly asked meyer to form a squad of jewish gangsters to disrupt their meetings. report this ad lansky turned down perlman's offer of cash to carry out the beatings, and likewise the offer from his good pal "lucky" luciano to bring italians along, insisting that this was a duty that the jewish criminal underground would shoulder voluntarily and alone. lanksy and his paleo-antifas were apparently devastatingly effective, delivering savage beatings at bund






us tennis apologizes for nazi-era anthem at fed cup match


kaanapali, hawaii — the united states tennis association has apologized after an outdated version of the german national anthem that later became associated with the nazi regime was performed before a fed cup match in hawaii.the anthem was sung saturday before a fed cup quarterfinal between american alison riske and germany’s andrea petkovic. it contained a verse that translates to “germany, germany, above all, above all in the world,” which became identified with adolf hitler’s third reich.the usta issued a statement apologizing, saying: “in no way did we mean any disrespect. this mistake will not occur again, and the correct anthem will be performed for the remainder of this first-round tie.”petkovic, who was born in bosnia, told reporters after her match that she considered walking off






us vice president visits former nazi concentration camp


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us tennis apologizes for nazi-era anthem at fed cup match


kaanapali, hawaii — the united states tennis association has apologized after an outdated version of the german national anthem that later became associated with the nazi regime was performed before a fed cup match in hawaii.the anthem was sung saturday before a fed cup quarterfinal between american alison riske and germany's andrea petkovic. it contained a verse that translates to "germany, germany, above all, above all in the world," which became identified with adolf hitler's third reich.the usta issued a statement apologizing, saying: "in no way did we mean any disrespect. this mistake will not occur again, and the correct anthem will be performed for the remainder of this first-round tie."petkovic, who was born in bosnia, told reporters after her match that she considered walking off






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'10 attacks a day' against refugees, shelters in 2016 | germany news


more than 2,500 refugees in germany were attacked last year, according to a report by the interior ministry, raising fears over the safety of those who have fled war and persecution.in a statement on sunday, the interior minister citing police figures said that germany recorded more than 3,500 attacks in total against refugees, migrants and their shelters last year, amounting to nearly 10 acts of anti-migrant violence a day.the attacks left at least 560 people injured, including 43 children."people who have fled their home country and seek protection in germany have the right to expect safe shelter," the interior ministry said, according to the afp news agency. read more: how a selfie with merkel changed syrian refugee's life in one case, a german neo-nazi was sentenced to eight years in j






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more than 2,500 refugees in germany were attacked last year, according to a report by the interior ministry, raising fears over the safety of those who have fled war and persecution.in a statement on sunday, the interior minister citing police figures said that germany recorded more than 3,500 attacks in total against refugees, migrants and their shelters last year, amounting to nearly 10 acts of anti-migrant violence a day.the attacks left at least 560 people injured, including 43 children."people who have fled their home country and seek protection in germany have the right to expect safe shelter," the interior ministry said, according to the afp news agency. read more: how a selfie with merkel changed syrian refugee's life in one case, a german neo-nazi was sentenced to eight years in j






germany slams russian plan to attack reichstag replica


berlin (ap) — german officials are criticizing plans by the russian military to build a replica of berlin’s parliament building as a target for russian teenagers to attack at a patriotic theme park near moscow.the russian defense ministry said wednesday the replica would give members of the young army, a program to teach youths military skills and encourage patriotism, the opportunity “to storm a specific location, not something abstract.”german government spokeswoman ulrike demmer said friday the plan was “surprising and speaks for itself.”“we wouldn’t build something like that for the education of german youth,” added foreign ministry spokesman martin schaefer.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.the reichstag parliament building in berlin was the scene of bitter fig






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collector's hidden art to be shown in switzerland, germany


berlin — a vast trove of art which a german collector kept hidden from the world for decades will be shown simultaneously at museums in switzerland and germany later this year.collector cornelius gurlitt died in may 2014, months after german authorities announced they stumbled upon more than 1,000 artworks at his munich apartment while investigating a tax case.switzerland's kunstmuseum bern, which gurlitt designated as his sole heir, announced wednesday it would co-host the "dossier gurlitt" shows together with the bundeskunsthalle in bonn.the bern museum will focus on art considered "degenerate" during the nazi period, while the bonn show will focus on art stolen from jewish owners.the art will be on show from november through march 2018. it's the first time the collection will be shown t






‘arbeit macht frei’: stolen nazi gate is returned to dachau


dachau, germany (ap) — the wrought iron gate to the nazis’ dachau concentration camp, which prompted an international outcry when it was stolen more than two years ago, has been returned to the german memorial site.the gate, bearing the slogan “arbeit macht frei,” (“work sets you free”), was located in norway’s western bergen area after authorities received an anonymous tip late last year.“we had almost given up hope and a replica had been made and installed at the original place,” gabriele hammermann, the head of the memorial site, said as the gate was returned wednesday.the theft of the gate “was one of the worst attacks on the dachau camp memorial,” she said, adding that it remains very important to survivors that authorities continue the investigation into who stole the gate.most read






stolen nazi concentration camp gate returned to dachau


dachau, germany — the wrought iron gate to the nazis' dachau concentration camp that was stolen two years ago, prompting an international outcry, has been returned to the german memorial site.the gate, bearing the slogan "arbeit macht frei," or "work sets you free," was located in the bergen area of norway after authorities received an anonymous tip late last year.bavaria's culture minister ludwig spaenle called the return of the gate wednesday an important day for the memorial, german news agency dpa reported.the gate will not be returned to its original position, where a copy now stands, but will become part of the permanent exhibition where it will be kept inside a glass cabinet equipped with an alarm system.the concentration camp near munich was established by the nazis in 1933.more th






nazi ps billboard to make 1,000 mile europe trip


a group of polish activists is towing a mobile billboard across europe with an image of adolf hitler hanging over the gates of auschwitz, in a bid to distance poland from the atrocities of the nazi regime. auschwitz was built in the east european country, along with several other concentration ps, as part of the nazis’…






artworks looted by nazis in 1939 returned to poland


warsaw, poland - in a gesture welcomed in poland, the son of a nazi official has returned three artworks that his family had looted from the southern polish city of krakow during world war ii.polish officials said monday they hoped the gesture by horst von waechter of austria would inspire other nazi descendants to follow suit.in the ceremony sunday in krakow, von waechter returned an 18th-century map of poland, built into a small table, and two historic drawings that his mother, charlotte von waechter, had appropriated there in late 1939. it was shortly after her husband, otto von waechter, had become governor in the southern polish city occupied by german and austrian nazis during the war.the handover took place at the office of the krakow provincial governor and was the result of effort






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conservative group boots white-nationalist leader richard spencer from conferenc


cpac organizer matt schlapp defended the conference for allowing richard spencer in, while trying to distance cpac from the fringe spencer represents.one of america’s most prominent white nationalists, richard spencer, was kicked out of the conservative political action conference (cpac) on thursday after conference organizers gave him credentials to attend and then wavered on whether to let him stay.spencer, who coined the term “alternative right” to describe his small far-right movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, came to cpac to attend a speech that was critical of the “alt-right.” (in 2015 and 2016, the term became associated with a loose-knit movement of white nationalists, misogynists and anti-semites who often harassed prominent liberals online. for the most p






new york city train riders take collective action against nazi swastikas and gra


a facebook post recounting the noble efforts of strangers in a subway train who erased nazi swastika symbols in manhattan, new york, has gone viral, with over 80,000 shares in just eight hours, including a retweet by the former first daughter chelsea clinton. gregory locke, the author of the post, describes how he, along with other…






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conservative group boots white-nationalist leader from conference


cpac organizer matt schlapp defended the conference for allowing richard spencer in, while trying to distance cpac from the fringe spencer represents.one of america’s most prominent white nationalists, richard spencer, was kicked out of the conservative political action conference (cpac) on thursday after conference organizers gave him credentials to attend and then wavered on whether to let him stay.spencer, who coined the term “alternative right” to describe his small far-right movement that mixes racism, white nationalism and populism, came to cpac to attend a speech that was critical of the “alt-right.” (in 2015 and 2016, the term became associated with a loose-knit movement of white nationalists, misogynists and anti-semites who often harassed prominent liberals online. for the most p






poland puts auschwitz staff database online


poland on monday published the first online database with the names and other personal details of nearly 10,000 staff who ran the auschwitz-birkenau nazi german death p.the database, which the ipn says contains 9,686 names “is just the beginning of a wide-ranging project” that will cover the staff of other death and concentration ps that nazi germany set up in occupied poland, ipn chairman jaroslaw szarek told reporters in krakow.around 25,000 names have already been gathered so far.szarek said the project is in part intended to curb the use by foreign media of the erroneous phrase “polish death ps” to refer to sites built and run by nazi germany in occupied poland.warsaw has long called out media for identifying the ps as “polish” due to confusion caused by their geog hical location.but a






roseville armory controversy: council aims for homes on site


a dispute in roseville over whether to try and save the city’s former national guard armory is nearing an end.against the wishes of those who wanted to preserve the armory for use as a community center, the city council last week signaled its preference to redevelop the site for low-density housing instead.city officials consulted neighbors, getting what they considered a solid response: 87 comments, online or on paper. among those comments, 69 people said they preferred single-family detached homes on the site, while the community center option drew 44 positive responses, community development chief kari collins told the council.but 29 people declared that no institutional use was suitable — a hint of polarization.many in the area wanted the armory preserved partly because “some of our ol