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The transit agency said violators will be put on its Do Not Ride list, which previously has been used for drunk or threatening customers, and is considered a bigger stick than wielding a fine.
AS TRANSIT AGENCIES RAMP UP MASK ENFORCEMENT, CONGRESS AIRS CONCERNS ABOUT SAFETY OF TRANSPORTATION WORKERSMICHAEL LARISFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
However, people high on hope spent less time paying attention to emotionally sad or threatening information.
A PSYCHOLOGIST EXPLAINS HOW HOPE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN IMPOSSIBLE TIMESJACQUELINE S. MATTIS/THE CONVERSATIONJANUARY 11, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
It actually allowed a considerable amount of opposition activity, as long as it didn’t become threatening.
IN RUSSIA, TOUGH NEW LAWS AND STEPPED-UP DEFIANCE ABROAD MARK PUTIN’S SHIFT TOWARD UNFETTERED CONTROLROBYN DIXONDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
To make himself seem much less threatening, he’s run not one but two ads with him and a puppy.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE GEORGIA SENATE RUNOFF ELECTIONSAMBER PHILLIPSDECEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Unfamiliar and threatening environments kick our survival instincts up a notch.
WHY DO WE SEE GHOSTS?JAKE BITTLEOCTOBER 6, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
For soybeans, La Nina is deemed as less threatening for the world’s biggest producer of the oilseed.
COFFEE PRICES COULD SURGE SOON AS LA NINA HEAT SCORCHES WORLD’S LARGEST CROP SUPPLYRACHEL KINGSEPTEMBER 29, 2020FORTUNE
In one case, Fox News manipulated photos to make protesters appear more ominous and threatening, while other right-wing outlets falsely reported that the occupying protesters were extorting local businesses.
HOW AN OVERLOAD OF RIOT PORN IS DRIVING CONFLICT IN THE STREETSBOBBIE JOHNSONSEPTEMBER 3, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
This information was balm to Louis, as it seemed to promise a peaceful termination to so threatening an affair.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Every light in the hall was ablaze; every lamp turned as high as it could be without smoking the chimney or threatening explosion.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
For Tony certainly acknowledged by his attitude the same threatening sense of doom that lay so heavy upon his cousin's heart.
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