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At the beginning of the pandemic, the FDA took the unprecedented step of allowing companies like Legere’s to distribute antibody tests that were not authorized by the agency.The COVID-19 Charmer: How a Self-Described Felon Convinced Elected Officials to Try to Help Him Profit From the Pandemic|by Vianna Davila, Jeremy Schwartz and Lexi Churchill|September 25, 2020|ProPublica
The environmental group has also called on the administration to tighten the 2019 regulations on surface expressions, which explicitly allowed steam fracking.Gov. Gavin Newsom Says California Is Cracking Down on Oil Spills. But Our Reporting Shows Many Are Still Flowing.|by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun|September 24, 2020|ProPublica
Memphis Rox also offers a pay-what-you-can cost structure that allows participants to offset normal gym fees with volunteer hours at the gym or a local charity.How Outdoor Companies Can Back Up Their DEI Pledges|Kai Lightner|September 23, 2020|Outside Online
For the more ambitious, backpacking in the dunes and nearby mountains is also allowed—but by permit only.I Tried to Climb the Largest Sand Dune in North America|Emily Pennington|September 22, 2020|Outside Online
As one former employee put it, “they were HUGE cash cows” that allowed the network to lower costs paid to outside companies.He Wanted to Fix Rural America’s Broken Nursing Homes. Now, Taxpayers May Be on the Hook for $76 Million.|by Max Blau for Georgia Health News|September 22, 2020|ProPublica
This week, Florida became the 36th state to allow same-sex marriage.
First, they allow Paul to siphon off attention from whichever potential candidate is making news.
By contrast, a gun will allow a pilot to attack hostile forces that are less than 300 feet from friendly ground forces.New U.S. Stealth Jet Can’t Fire Its Gun Until 2019|Dave Majumdar|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cover with plastic wrap and allow the dates to soften, about 15 minutes.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding|Carla Hall|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allow beans to cool completely then remove to a paper towel-lined plate to dry.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Allow to boil until the balls are well set, turning them over that both sides may get done.The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book|Thomas R. Allinson
No man should allow himself to recommend another for qualities which he knows he does not possess.The Book of Business Etiquette|Nella Henney
This is it indeed which the devil desireth; he can allow you grief and desperation, but not to amend.A Christian Directory (Volume 1 of 4)|Richard Baxter
I would not allow that paper, blown by the wind, to scare me from the highway of the argument!The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 10 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Any other child would have retraced his steps but the brave little Henry would not allow himself to be discouraged.Old French Fairy Tales|Comtesse de Sgur