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A new opinion paper assesses one way in which we might be able to learn from our encounters with smallpox.

Walker’s deputy chief of staff at the time, Jang, said Potts told her just before the encounter that she was expecting to meet with Walker as well as Mallott.

The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Timeby Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily NewsSeptember 10, 2020ProPublica

The most touching things were the encounters I would have … when a kid with so much on the line quietly comes out to you while shaking your hand, passes you a note, and you’re just thinking about what that kid might be up against.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Louisiana Senator John Kennedy, all Republicans, wore masks in encounters with the president in the last week.

Several police groups issued a statement ahead of the hearing saying the board would invite “members whose qualifications are inherently based on negative encounters with peace officers.”

Certainly, policing choices made during these encounters are a source of racial injustices.

The new images were taken after Neowise passed around the sun, showing the comet survived the high temperatures and pressure induced by such a close encounter.

Sosis suspected that the mere presence of the book helped the cabdriver manage the stress of possibly violent encounters.

Nearly four months after the encounter, MTS had already purged the footage.

Brooks said the MTS officer and two guards treated him abrasively when he tried to move toward a security camera so the encounter could be filmed.


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