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Quotations of the day

  • Article by: The Associated Press
  • Associated Press
  • April 4, 2013 - 2:42 AM

"We don't come with $32,000 checks, so we have to be really loud." — Becky Bond, the political director of a liberal activist group that organized an oil pipeline protest outside a California home where President Barack Obama was holding a fundraiser.

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"They shouldn't scare cops into not wanting to do their jobs. It's people like that that give this place a bad name — somebody that would do something that stupid, to kill somebody that's trying to make it a better place." — Kenneth Jude, 23, after a sheriff in his small West Virginia town was gunned down after cracking down on drugs.

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"Folks, I got to be honest with you, I had a really awkward day today. I had to call David Letterman and tell him he didn't get the `Tonight Show' again." — Jay Leno, who won the "Tonight" job over Letterman in 1992, after NBC announced that Jimmy Fallon will take over as host.

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