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Quotations in the News

Updated at: 05/28/2015 4:23 AM
By The Associated Press

"It was a months-long planning. It was quite intense to try to find out what is the best moment." — Andre Marty, spokesman for Switzerland's attorney general's office, on when was the best time for U.S. and Swiss authorities to raid the offices of FIFA, soccer's governing body.

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"Whenever anything historic occurs, it's never the doing of one person. I've been pushing for this for 40 years, but all of this time it's never been done. If it could be done by one man, it would have been done a long time ago." — Nebraska State Sen. Ernie Chambers, an Independent, after state legislators voted to abolish the death penalty.

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"The big guys are scared of the little guys. They're recognizing that there's a threat." — Beer drinker Amy Fowler of Dartmouth, Massachusetts, on the fight for market share between local microbreweries and large beer companies.

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