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FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2012 file photo, Assemblyman Dov Hikind, D-Brooklyn, speaks to the media outside a courtroom at Brooklyn State Supreme Court in New York. Hikind is apologizing for wearing blackface to a Purim party. AP file

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By The Associated Press
Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, 9:48 p.m.

N.Y. lawmaker apologizes for wearing ‘blackface' costume

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