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Jan 19, 2012

RUSSIA Ski, Snow, Resorts News, Jan 19, 2012

PlanetSKI goes skiing in Russia
PlanetSKI.eu
If one believes all the hype Russia could be the next big skidestination. It has the 2014 Winter Olympics but that is just the start of things. Five completely new ski areas are being built at a cost of £15b. It is the largest ski project the world ...
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Warm weather has hurt snowsport retail sales
The Boston Globe
Burke was a favorite to medal in the sport's Olympic debut in Sochi, Russia in 2014. Lindsey Vonn, who at 28 has become perhaps the most famous skiracer in the world, inspires plenty of talk about how far her career can go. ButSKI magazine has raised ...
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Are You Smarter Than a Day Shifter 1-19-12
WAAF.com
Clara watchers have gotten so he can go skiing. -- ski season for people so far hasn't even been called up a lot of times the makes no but. Wanna get -- the watches it they have great snow great skiing call now 6179311. Area. 6179311. Area. ...
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Paralympic Event Comes to Theodore Wirth Park
Patch.com
Many of the athletes competing in the upcoming events are working towards the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia two years from now. “We are really excited for the public to see these athletes in action,” Farra said. Before the skiers can hit the course ...
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Kingsbury undefeated in moguls
Pique newsmagazine
by Andrew Mitchell While the Canadian Freestyle Ski Team seems to be able to win medals anywhere, it was nice for athletes to compete at home before thousands of fans, family and friends at Mont Gabriel, Quebec this past weekend —even if it was minus...
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Orthodox Epiphany
Toronto Star
Witches ski the Alps Thousands of skiers turned out in Belalp, Switzerland on Saturday for a strange annual tradition — s... Italian cruise ship disaster Survivors who escaped a luxury cruise ship that ran aground and tipped over recounted a scene ...
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Where are they now? Cohee kicks off final NCAA campaign with win
The Record-Courier
... Ski Education Foundation, Cohee is hoping to secure a spot on the national team for the 2012-13 season, challenging a dozen other top athletes who will be looking to land a selection to the 2014 Olympic Team heading to Russia for the Winter Olymics ...
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PyeongChang: birthplace of yellow dried pollack
Korea Times
These days when PyeongChang and other nearby areas receive heavy snowfall, skiers and snowboarders are the main group of visitors flocking to Alpensia, Yongpyong and other ski resorts located in the 2018 Olympics site. Besides a range of winter sports...
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Korea Times
YOUTH OLYMPICS: New winter sports debut ahead of Sochi
Pakistan Daily Times
Even before women's ski jumping, halfpipe freestyle and snowboard slopestyle were included in the programme for the next Winter Olympics in Russia, Innsbruck had been given the greenlight to host these events, he said. And this was paying off, ...
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Canadian Harden looks for redemption in Biathlon Mixed Relay event
Boxscore News
HARDEN will compete alongside Canadian teammates Sarah BEAUDRY, Aidan MILLAR and Danielle VRIELINK, who is a member of the same Ski club as HARDEN back in Canada, the Rocky Mountain Racers. Coach Lindsay has also been impressed by the improvement in ...
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THE WAR ON IRAN: Nuclear Assassinations Just the Tip of the Iceberg
Center for Research on Globalization
They were wearing ski masks -- black ski masks. They were two people. I saw the motorcycle speed by. I saw them. It seemed as if they had something in their hands,” this is how a female witness described the scene of the assassination of Iranian ...
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David Duprey/AP
Toronto Star
Witches ski the Alps Thousands of skiers turned out in Belalp, Switzerland on Saturday for a strange annual tradition — s... Italian cruise ship disaster Survivors who escaped a luxury cruise ship that ran aground and tipped over recounted a scene ...
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Pivotal year for Poland's sports stars
Warsaw Business Journal
Cross-country skier Justyna Kowalczyk is now one of the most decorated Polish athletes of all time, after capturing the 2011/2012 Tour de Ski title earlier this January. This was the third time in a row that Ms Kowalczyk had won cross-country skiing's ...
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109th Airlift Wing Members Who Assisted in Rescue of Burned Sailors Will Be ...
ReadMedia (press release)
An LC-130 Hercules "Ski Bird" aircraft belonging to the New York Air National Guard's 109th Airlift Wing evacuated seven badly burned crew members of a South Korean flagged ship from the United States McMurdo Station in Antarctica to Christchurch, ...
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Mobile Doctors Group Plc : Mobile Doctors Support Olympic Hopeful
4-traders (press release)
She had a strong finish to the 2011 season with a season's best 14th in the World Cup, Grindelwald, Switzerland. This year she wants to consistently place in the world's top 10 for ski cross and in 2014 compete in the Olympic Winter Games in Russia. ...
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Chemmy Alcott eyes Winter Olympics
Hertfordshire Mercury
I want to do Russia in 2014. "This is the best preparation. The fitness and the feeling you get on the ice - if I can do this on a tiny blade then hopefully I can transfer it to a wide ski." Despite the risk of further injury while competing in ...
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Hertfordshire Mercury
Trail mix: With snow in the forecast, winter may finally get here
Clovis Independent
Using a device called a sit-ski, 33-year-old Grant Korgan of Incline Village traveled about 75 miles in sub-zero temperatures over two weeks. Clovis native Mike Libecki, an internationally known rock climber and adventurer, is one of this year's ...
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Scott Brown: Im not a rock thrower
Politico
Brown's survival strategy has taken him to all corners of the state, where he drops into mom and pop shops, Boys and Girls clubs,ski resorts and even Democratic bastions, like an American Legion post in nearby Mattapan packed with middle-class ...
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Politico
RUSSIAN TOURISTS AT SKI RESORTS ... - Tourism-Review
Russian tourists appear to be quite reckless regarding skiing safety.
www.tourism-review.com/russian-tourists-at-ski-resorts-reckles...
Ski Resort Rosa Khutor In Sochi | English Russia
Check out photographs of a ski resort Rosa Khutor, Sochi. ... was posted in Photos, Russian Nature, Sports and tagged mountains, ski resort, skiing, snow, sochi. ...
englishrussia.com/2012/01/08/ski-resort-rosa-khutor-in-sochi/
PlanetSKI | News | PlanetSKI goes skiing in Russia
PlanetSKI goes skiing in Russia - This weekend we will be in Sochi. It hosts the Winter... Skiing sexism in Iran - Women in Iran are only able to ski if they have a ...
www.planetski.eu/news/3442
From Whistler to Russia (and back): McCarthy's ski resort journey ...
From Whistler to Russia (and back): McCarthy's ski resort journey. Museum Musings. January 12, 2012. Leah Batisse. It's a new year and that means it's time for ...
www.whistlerquestion.com/.../from-whistler-to-russia-and-bac...
Japanese ski jumping gold: Voice of Russia
Japan's Sara Takanashi has taken gold in the ski jumping event at the first ever Youth Winter Olympics in Innsbruck in Austria. Her silver and bronze runners-up ...
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Russia-InfoCentre :: Funny Ski Holidays in Moscow
Russian Epiphany tradition: would you dip into ice-cold water? Yes. No.Russia- IC / News Archive / Russian Travel and Transportation News / FunnySki ...
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OPINIONS, Jan 19, 2012


OPINIONS
Analyst Who Is Able to Back Up Opinions
New York Times
He held a share of the lead after the first round of the 1999 Masters and was two strokes out of first early in the third round when thethought that he could win crept into his mind. “When you're in contention,” Chamblee said, “images fly past you ...
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New York Times
A daunting agenda for Davos
CNN International
Yet we must all continue to hope and urge that things will be different this time around. The welfare of billions around the world is at stake. The opinionsexpressed in this commentary are solely those of Mohamed A. El-Erian.
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UBM Studios Digital Briefing Centers Offers a Perpetual Environment to Connect ...
Sacramento Bee
Reader comments on Sacbee.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Sacramento Bee. If you see an objectionable comment, click the "Report Abuse" link below it. We will delete comments containing inappropriate links, obscenities, hate speech, ...
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CoreNet Bridges the Gap Between New York & New Jersey - Daily News Article
GlobeSt.com
Each and every morning, we deliver the important stories, data, analysis…as well as the opinions and insights of industrythought leaders to provide you with market intelligence and a daily business advantage. Become a registered member today and don...
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Self-assurance in the face of military might
gulfnews.com
Al Thunayan explained unfamiliar political parameters to the king and more than any of his contemporaries, defended the founder's legitimacy with world powers. He inspired and reinforced his ruler's vision as Al Saud restored the family's rights over ...
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NIKSUN's Dr. Parag Pruthi is Honored by IEEE 2011 Region 1 Award for ...
Sacramento Bee
"This well deserved award also comes on the heels of Dr. Pruthi's organizing NIKSUN's first World Wide Security and Mobility Conference (WWSMC) that united many high-level thought leaders in the industry, government and acedemia," said Dr. Ashutosh ...
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Dr. Doom's real-world prediction for 2012
Hotel News Now
Columnists published on this site are given the freedom to express views that may be controversial, but our goal is to provoke thought and constructive discussion within our reader community. Please feel free to comment or contact an editor with any ...
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EveryDayMatters.com Aims to Raise Awareness and Coordinate Care Between Mental...
Sacramento Bee
The site allows visitors to be aware, inspired and enlightened by each other's stories, ask questions, share opinions, eliminate barriers and celebrate successes. Current topics and news articles will also be shared for education and discussion. ...
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Dining in could help women around the world
Ahwatukee Foothills News
"It's really a nice way to get a mix of being able to chat, keeping up with your community, and sharing your opinions with women of like mind," she said. Moore's Ahwatukee group meets once a month to dine together. They rotate whose home they go to, ...
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Egyptian scholar says Islamist win is just a blip
The National
His controversial opinions have made him an outsider in Islamic scholar circles, including the state-run Al Azhar University and of course, the Muslim Brotherhood itself. His criticism of these institutions and groups is rooted in a belief that Islam ...
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The National
SOPA could be mistaken for Racism or a Declaration of War on International ...
3D Car Shows
This is my personal view and not necessarily those opinions,thoughts and views of other foreign people. Coincidently I read an article today about reasons for the start of World War III. The author of the article did not predict that any World War III ...
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Coming up on CNN
CNN (blog)
The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of David Oyelowo. I owe my existence to the Red Tails. During WWII my grandfather was on a German prison train bound for a concentration camp. A squadron of American planes strafed and ...
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WealthTV Launches 24/7 3D Channel
Sacramento Bee
The network fills a television vacuum by delivering intellectually stimulating,thought-provoking entertainment and always-unbiased news from an insider's perspective. For more information, please visit www.wealthtv.com. Readercomments on Sacbee.com ...
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Antiques popular worldwide
Columbia Daily Tribune
I've emailed them back, but I thought you might be interested in the questions and my opinions/answers. One thing I've never run short on is opinions! An email came in from Betty of South Dakota. She is an online reader who wanted to know my definition ...
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PR Newswire Releases an Updated Version of its eBook, Unlocking Social Media ...
Sacramento Bee
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MSLGROUP Appoints Renee Wilson and Bob Bejan to Global Management Board
Sacramento Bee
With MSLGROUP, one of the world's top five PR and Events networks, expertise ranges from corporate and financial communications to public relations and public affairs, branding, social media marketing and events. www.publicisgroupe.com Reader comments ...
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Days of Easy Money Are Over for Fund Managers: Alice Schroeder
Bloomberg
Diversity of market opinions once meant a wide distribution of fine, granular bets. More and more, a handful of viewpoints dominate the markets. The result is big market swings with small changes in sentiment. Yet most managers are being paid partly to ...
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Forex: USD strength ahead - DailyFX
NASDAQ
FXstreet.com (C√≥rdoba) - Even thought the greenback continued to lose ground on Thursday, David Song, analyst at DailyFX remains bullish on the USD as the fundamental outlook for the world's largest economy improves. "We expect the greenback to ...
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There's Big Opportunity for New Apparel Brands, Say Brand Experts
Sacramento Bee
Inside Fashion's "Successful Brand Marketing" report includes advice and insights from over 15 of the world's top brand and marketing thought leaders on what it takes to make a brand a bestseller. Established in 1991, Inside Fashion provides insights ...
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Duane Morris Philadelphia Office Adds Sports Law Professor Kenneth L ...
Sacramento Bee
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On-site or Off-site: Where Should Families Stay?
USA TODAY (blog)
That said, again, the benefits of staying on-property at Walt Disney Worldmade that family suite a really great choice for us. Anaheim and Orlando: Two coasts, two opposing opinions. But either way, we have a great time! ...
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Babson College Tops Off Babson Rising Campaign at $216+ Million
Sacramento Bee
About BabsonBabson College is the educator, convener, and thought leader for Entrepreneurship of All Kinds®. The College is a dynamic living and learning laboratory, where students, faculty, and staff work together to address the real-world problems of ...
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Roundtable: Intersectionality and Lovecraft
Locus Online
The opinions expressed here are solely those of the authors, and do not reflect the editorial position of Locus Magazine or Locus Online. Thesecomments were part of the discussion on Intersectionality (Part 1 and Part 2), but I thought they might make ...
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The Man Who Knows Everything
Esquire
The alert could then be extended to the next tier so that, for instance, experts on nuclear power and crisis management could instantly offer opinions on the likelihood of various disaster scenarios. Others could predict where aftershocks were most ...
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Millennial And Baby Boomers: At Odds Or Peas In A Pod?
Forbes
Whether it's opinions on meetings or simply opinions about each other, the two largest generational demographics in the history of the world have a lot to work out. I tapped a marketer, a generational expert and an actor/author (and former TV dad) to ...
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The real challenge to global growth is in the financial sector: L Alan Winters
Business Standard
The principal of financial stability is that lots and lots of people who have different opinions are taking bets and they sort of smooth out. If you set up a system, however, where S&P says it's not AAA but AA+, a whole bunch of institutions are ...
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Man or superman
Winnipeg Free Press
He gave himself to causes with a pompous assuredness and his opinionswere endlessly in demand. "When I venture to say that a thing is so, it is so," Shaw once famously declared. It was those kind of statements that earned him the moniker, ...
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SIO's Islamic Academic Conference held in Santhapuram
TwoCircles.net
The presentations and discussions generated a new style of dialogue between different opinions and schools of thought in Kerala, a state with extreme Muslim organizational fractions. One of the striking parts of the programme was that the organisers ...
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Brown Says Unpopular Cuts, Taxes Needed
GlobeSt.com
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Egypt one year after revolution
Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
STATISTICS on views and opinions show the Egyptian citizen is concerned about the future of his country. After the revolution chaos has plagued most of the nation's institutions and security and lawlessness has been rampant. The question a majority of ...
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Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
Three UK Retailers Compared - Tesco, Mothercare and Dixons
Stockopedia
Last post I outlined three stocks I thought were interesting to look at because of the UK question - the problems in valuing a group as a whole when different parts within that group are performing so differently. This post I'll try and highlight a few ...
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Sam Amick: Lakers assistant Person opens about new coach Brown, Kobe, more
SI.com
He's the type of guy where if the staff thinks one way and he thinks another way -- unless his gut tells him to go with his own instincts -- then he'll take five [opinions] vs. one any day and go against what he initially thought and go with his staff. ...
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The Globe and Mail
Globe and Mail
Like her husband, she's always thought of herself as an outsider, even though she went to Harvard and has led a highly successful yuppie life. According to the book she hasn't read (Jodi Kantor's The Obamas), Michelle was highly critical of many of her ...
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Letter: Taxing online sales could cut state deficit
St. Augustine Record
ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here and for following agreed-upon rules of civility. Comments do not reflect the views of The St. Augustine Record or StAugustine.com. Comments are automatically checked for inappropriate ...
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'Haywire' star steps out of the ring and into the spotlight
SunHerald.com
Then I thought, 'The only reason I got this job was because of my physicality. Suck it up. DO IT!'" She did and the payoff is in the picture, which is earning decent reviews ("Casually thrilling ... superior action fun" Box Office Magazine says). ...
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And the award goes to ...
Kenai Peninsula Online
The guys who work for these sites tend to consider themselves pure and unfettered by corporate considerations and unswayed by the bloviatingopinions of the mainstream critics. They are, for the most part, adequate writers with a few very interesting, ...
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The Ex-Panther Factor: Michael Frolik
The Rat Trick
While many of you might have thought that Rostislav Olesz was today's choice, I decided to go a different direction. Therefore, Michael Frolik will be the player that you'll spend time with for the next few minutes. Frolik was a first round draft pick ...
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The Rat Trick
In hard-hit SC town, faith and finances fuel political decisions
CNN International
By Moni Basu, CNN Editor's note: "Open Mic" is a CNN video franchise that gives people an opportunity to voice their opinions. Tell us what you would say if you stepped up to the open mic at CNN.com/iReport. Lancaster, South Carolina (CNN) -- Faith, ...
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Question philanthropy's motive
The University of Alabama Crimson White
There is no denying the help it has provided Third World families. But is that what is best for ailing countries? Olibert√©'s factories have introduced athought-worthy idea. Instead of pitying countries in Africa and handing them premade goods, ...
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Op-Ed: The medium delivers the message — SOPA and PIPA offline
DigitalJournal.com
If they start getting saturation level aggressive countermeasures around the world, they'll have nowhere to run. This opinion article was written by an independent writer. The opinions and views expressed herein are those of the author and are not ...
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Dumb voters
The Economist (blog)
More importantly these "ignorant" voters have different opinions than informed voters (ie. those who do know the political basics). The ignorant voters have a series of biases - anti-market, anti-foreigners, an inclination to pessimism and what Caplan ...
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WWE Ratings: Unearthing the Root of Raw's Decade of Decay
Bleacher Report
There exist several opinions of Vince Russo's body of work; he is heralded as a wrestling wizard by some, an indulgent hack by others. Whatever the case, his creative contributions generated huge television ratings for the WWF—more than twice the ...
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Bleacher Report
Canada's Oil Sands: Are We Exporting Canada's Energy Security?
Oye! Times
Now that the Keystone XL pipeline project looks like it's future is up in the air, Ithought that it was timely to take a look at a recent paper by J. David Hughes of Global Sustainability Research Inc. entitled "The Northern Gateway Pipeline: An ...
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BBC Scotland football pundit Pearce (left) is likely to pick most of his ...
BBC Sport
In the end, this is about opinions, of course it is. You cannot order someone not to be British just as you cannot demand players forsake everything just to protect Scotland's independent football state. But the players should be told: be seduced by ...
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BBC Sport
What's the Best Way To Get Users To Embrace Mass Transit?
Slate Magazine
Consider their opinions of San Francisco's cable cars: Walker (“system”) thinks they're neither efficient nor cost-effective (each car requires two employees) nor very important to getting San Franciscans around; Nordahl (“empathy”) argues they're a ...
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