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The financial terms were largely symbolic as Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy has put it deeply in debt and its earnings from OxyContin have plunged.
Sadly, Puerto Rico is an island full of symbolic laws, which are usually ignored by law enforcement authorities and have no consequences.
PUERTO RICO: NUMBER ONE IN HATE CRIMESALBERTO J. VALENTÍNFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
Closing off the Capitol would be an enormous symbolic victory for the insurrectionists.
Wednesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting is symbolic in that the county is essentially opening the floor to new supervisors and the public who have other ideas to reach this target.
Tokyo 2020 will be symbolic to prove that people, all together from across the world, have defeated the virus.
Two other pieces, “An Invitation Between the Door and Bed” and “Nathan Blackburn,” are symbolic self-portraits of Lomax and Wickerham, respectively.
The level of anxiety they’re feeling — for people who celebrate Christmas and know their benefits run out the next day — is just cruelly symbolic.
It’s been viewed as sacrosanct ever since, symbolic of the view that San Diego did not need to change, especially if change meant growth.
I have good friends like Hector Levesque, who really believes in the symbolic approach and has done great work in that.
Capturing ANWR and transforming it into a locus of fossil fuel extraction would be a massive physical and symbolic triumph for politicians who believe that resource extraction is the highest use of public lands.

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