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From AJR,   December 1999

Cliché Corner   

By Lori Robertson
Lori Robertson (robertson.lori@gmail.com), a former AJR managing editor, is a senior contributing writer for the magazine.      


"Let's not wait for more bodies to be discovered before harsher penalties are hammered out by lawmakers."
Denver Post

"Envisioned at first as a sweeping initiative that could eventually reach tens of thousands of students, the compromise program, hammered out over staunch opposition from teachers, will affect only 1,700 students next year."
Bergen County, New Jersey, Record

"The French eventually hammered out a compromise on the matter by downgrading his October visit from a 'state visit' to an 'official' visit...."
United Press International

" Hammered out over decades, the United Nations Law of the Sea Convention brings international law and order to the oceans."
Boston Globe

"Sumner's concerns won't be hammered out in a workshop."
St. Petersburg Times

"The final details of an overhaul of the way government collects delinquent child-support payments from noncustodial parents have been hammered out, leaving county district attorneys out of the picture."
California's Ventura County Star

from more than 400 references during September and October

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