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  • v  tear down so as to make flat with the ground

  • With no clear direction on whether to raze or rebuild, the 300,000 residents who fled the region are frustrated--and increasingly indecisive--about returning.
  • Critics deride Illinois' plan to spend $40 million to raze the building where the NIU mass murders took place.
  • There is also a story in high places that, in keeping with the "tough-guy" tradition, credits Stalin with one other desire: permission from his allies to raze Berlin, as a lesson .
News & Articles

  • Sold-out Donald Driver Charity Softball Game draws entire families (story, video, photos)
    Donald Driver delights fans at Fox Cities Stadium What if? Fans pick Donald Driver's possible successor Photos: Donald Driver Charity Softball Game, June 16, 2013 Fire damages large garage in Grand Chute High Cliff Triathlon takes place at state park Photos: 2013 Aurora BayCare High Cliff Triathlon Town of Neenah struggles to raze ramshackle house Lost wallet returned 10 years later Runaway ...
    June 17, 2013 - The Appleton Post-Crescent
  • A family affair: Boettchers follow family plan in High Cliff Triathlon (video)
    High Cliff Triathlon takes place at state park 2013 Aurora BayCare High Cliff Triathlon Fire damages large garage in Grand Chute Town of Neenah struggles to raze ramshackle house Lost wallet returned 10 years later Runaway teens held in hotel, forced into prostitution Kaleidoscope Academy students create award-winning documentary Colorado wildfire victims reunited with pets Colorado wildfires ...
    June 16, 2013 - The Appleton Post-Crescent
  • Bus blast, hospital attack kill at least 22 in Pakistan
    Meanwhile, bombs raze a museum about Muhammad Ali Jinnah, who founded the country in 1947.
    June 16, 2013 - Portland Press Herald
Quotes

  • Jacques Chirac in FrontPage magazine.com
    I take it back of course when I said, 'One is going to raze Tehran ,'Chirac said. "It was of course a manner of speaking."
  • Caroline Spelman in guardian.co.uk
    Mr Prescott is happy to raze thousands of these homes to the ground, destroying the character of our northern towns and cities,said Ms Spelman. "Demolition is not the only option: many of the houses are very well built, environmentally...

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