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He attacked the governor for what he said was placating teachers unions at the expense of kids and families.
MORNING REPORT: BROKER SAYS HOUSING COMMISSION STAFF KNEW ABOUT INVESTMENTVOICE OF SAN DIEGOAUGUST 12, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
One of the best parts about visiting Houston as a tourist is you’re mostly competing with Houstonians, and most of the restaurants, bars, and attractions haven’t been altered by the need to placate the tourist gaze.
HOUSTON FOR TOURISTS? IF YOU THINK THAT’S A JOKE, THE JOKE’S ON YOUWILLIAM O’CONNORJULY 30, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Uber made changes aimed at placating drivers in an effort to show they were independent of its control, and thus didn’t need to be made employees under the state law.
WHERE HAVE ALL THE UBER DRIVERS GONE?FAIZ SIDDIQUIMAY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
They have to placate their quarterback without sacrificing their team-building vision, and they have to make hard decisions without upsetting their quarterback.
AS AARON RODGERS SAGA SHOWS, KEEPING A FRANCHISE QB HAPPY IS ALMOST AS IMPORTANT AS FINDING ONEADAM KILGOREMAY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
No matter who’s running the front office, they remain strategic and value-based in roster construction, not all that into making splashy free agent signings or tweaking draft decisions to placate their quarterback.
FOR AARON RODGERS AND A NEW BREED OF SUPERSTAR, A DREAM JOB IS NO LONGER GOOD ENOUGHJERRY BREWERMAY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As Digiday previously reported, many expected brands to act, pushing for more than placating messages and looking for action.
MARKETING BRIEFING: ‘A LOT OF CONFUSION AND TREPIDATION’: MARKETERS MULL A ‘PRIVACY-FIRST’ APPROACH AMID LOOMING GOOGLE, APPLE CHANGESKRISTINA MONLLOSMARCH 9, 2021DIGIDAY
No matter what Nastya does—crying, screaming for help, fighting back or apologizing—she cannot placate Kirill.
RUSSIA'S LEADERS WON'T DEAL WITH A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE EPIDEMIC. THESE WOMEN STEPPED UP INSTEADMADELINE ROACHEMARCH 3, 2021TIME
At those words, designed to placate, the fire which smouldered in Lola's breast burst into sudden flame.
DOPESAX ROHMER
But the thought of his own had by now become a much greater anxiety to him than the wish to placate Chloe.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Mrs. Patton was still in mourning, a filmy and diaphanous kind of mourning, beautiful enough to placate the angel Azrael himself.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
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