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  • s  lasting a very short time

  • Critics of the bid say that while the Olympics might provide construction jobs and an influx of revenue, any boost would be short-lived.
  • The short-lived rally in Rangoon was one of 20 or so protests that in recent weeks have erupted across Burma a rare display of civil disobedience by a people who have been .
  • The assumption has always been that cutting down rain forests pumps money into local communities, but a new study suggests that economic boom is short-lived.
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  • Katy Perry: Russell Brand told me about divorce via text message
    Katy Perry is revealing details of her short-lived marriage to British comedian Russell Brand — and they sure are fireworks.        
    June 18, 2013 - Los Angeles Times
  • Thornbury Founder's Day fun for all ages
    Hundreds of Thornbury residents welcomed a short-lived break in the weather and enjoyed the township's 2nd annual Founder's Day, which took place on Saturday at Thornbury Park.
    June 18, 2013 - Garnet Valley Press
  • John Mayer Releases a New Single
    John Mayer releases a new single, "Paper Doll," which is rumored to be about his short-lived romance with Taylor Swift. The song will appear on his much-anticipated album, "Paradise Valley."
    June 18, 2013 - News Ticker via omg!

  • Lamar Smith in International Herald Tribune
    Unfortunately, today's victory may be short-lived,Smith said in a statement. "If the administration appeals the ruling, our congressional prerogatives will once again be put at risk."
  • Willie Randolph in Forbes
    We're all kind of desensitized,Randolph said. "There will be a reaction, but I think that's really kind of always short-lived and you've got to pick up and move on."
  • Randy Johnson in ESPN
    I'm very excited about being back here,Johnson said Tuesday during a news conference in Chase Field's home clubhouse. "The run that I had, as short-lived as it was, as well-documented as it was in New York, I wouldn't change a thing. I...

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