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Longview mosque opens doors to public
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Muslim Community, “This room is called the musallah, the prayer hall,” said Saleem Shabazz, spokesman for the Islamic Centre of Longview, who welcomed reporters into a green-and-gold carpeted hall that dominates the roughly 3,000-square-foot mosque on Amy Street in far North Longview.

Neighbors oppose construction of mosque on Longview street
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Some tight knit neighbors in Longview are protesting construction of a mosque on their street. The spot is technically in Gregg county but right next to their homes. “We have respect for their religion and we’re not against that but we just did not want all the traffic,” says neighbor Rhonda Harris.