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  • s  having existed for a long time
    a longstanding friendship
    the longstanding conflict

  • Though cases of such longstanding hidden crimes have cropped up elsewhere in recent years, the revelation of two in less than two years has set about a round of public soul .
  • Edith's longstanding kidney disease had become unmanageable, and the Brigham doctors concluded that only a transplant could save her life.
  • Some states, like New York, have longstanding adaptations of a "three strikes, you're out" law, which approaches even nonviolent drug crimes with the same zeal once reserved for .
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  • Bristol Borough council president proposes plans to replace Wood Street eyesore with single family homes
    BRISTOL BOROUGH - A longstanding eyesore on Wood Street will be transformed into a housing development that will include five single-family homes on 50-foot by 100-foot lots. The builder is borough Council President Ralph DiGuiseppe, who presented the plans to the council Monday night.
    June 16, 2013 - Bristol Pilot
  • Kan. standards debate exposes tensions
    The Associated Press An intense debate in Kansas over adopting multistate academic standards for public schools has exposed longstanding tensions between the Legislature and the State Board of Education over control of what happens in classrooms.
    June 16, 2013 - The Topeka Capital-Journal
  • NIPSCO works with city to support economic development
    Editor’s note: The News-Dispatch recently asked NIPSCO’s Public Affairs Manager Angela Nelson and Executive Director of Economic Development Don Babcock to talk about the company’s longstanding investment and commitment to the community.
    June 16, 2013 - The Michigan City News-Dispatch

  • Roger Goodell in Boston Globe
    This episode represents a calculated and deliberate attempt to avoid longstanding rules designed to encourage fair play and promote honest competition on the playing field,Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote in a letter to the Patriots.
  • Antonin Scalia in Leagle.com
    As the Supreme Court explained, however, the Second Amendment "is not unlimited," and its ruling in Heller "should [not] be taken to cast doubt on longstanding prohibitions on the possession of firearms by felons."
  • Patrick Leahy in BusinessWeek
    Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, a Vermont Democrat, said in a statement it was "unsurprising" that her law clerk memos "were mindful of Justice Marshall's longstanding jurisprudence, and that her recommendations to him applied the lens...

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