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dis kre puhn see

  • n  a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
  • n  an event that departs from expectations

  • Instead, the discrepancy was common among all of the doctors, irrespective of how many black patients they saw or how good their overall performance rates were.
  • The number of MIA "discrepancy cases"--airmen shot down over North Vietnam and still unaccounted for--is down to just 55 by official count, and most people seemed resigned to the .
  • Karen Kasmauski Corbis That discrepancy is not unheard of: many elderly patients develop the brain lesions, plaques and tangled neurological-tissue fibers that are indicative of .
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  • Trustees: Missing $1M an accounting issue
    German Twp. officials said Tuesday they believe a $1 million discrepancy in the township’s books was the result of accounting errors and not theft.
    June 12, 2013 - Springfield News-Sun
  • Salary discrepancies brought up again at Nashua board meeting
    NASHUA – In a Board of Alderman meeting that lasted less than 30 minutes, one official repeated concerns with city salaries, pointing to a discrepancy in pay for police supervisors. Alderman-at-Large Jim Donchess submitted a letter to the board Tuesday night as a “communication,” titled “Why I am concerned about a double standard.” At recent Budget Review Committee meetings, Donchess singled out ...
    June 12, 2013 - The Nashua Telegraph
  • STEM scale research
    A discrepancy in wage scale highlights the findings of a study released Monday which evaluated the quality and number of local jobs incorporating skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The study was conducted by the Brookings...
    June 11, 2013 - Desert Dispatch

  • Sebastien Squillaci in FOXNews
    We can feel that the group is uniting,defender Sebastien Squillaci said during France's preparations. "I wouldn't say there was a bad atmosphere in 2008 but it's true that there was some discrepancy between the generations. It's different...
  • Jacques Rogge in CBC.ca
    There is a discrepancy. Everyone agrees with that,Rogge said. "This may be the investment period for women's ice hockey. I would personally give them more time to grow, but there must be a period of improvement. We cannot continue without...
  • Doc Rivers in Los Angeles Times
    I thought our guys battled down there, but 23-8, you know, on offensive rebounds, and then the 37-17 discrepancy in free throws, that makes it almost impossible to overcome,Rivers said.

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