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Community Comment archive for March 30, 2013


A Word A Day -- obviate

Good afternoon Netizens... March 30, 2013 Word of the Day obviate \AHB-vee-ayt\ DEFINITION verb : to anticipate and prevent (as a situation) or make unnecessary (as an action) EXAMPLES Rob checks every ledger entry twice to obviate any problems when it comes time for an…

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The solution to petty crime... 

Good morning Netizens... From the Spokesman-Review: Spokane police Chief Frank Straub said Friday that the disbanding of the department’s property crimes unit in 2011 is an “urban legend” perpetrated by former administrators looking to boost funding for the department. The story goes on to state…

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