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When doctors do fight the claims, Fox said, women seeking amends in civil or criminal court face an uphill battle.Woman sues after learning ‘anonymous’ sperm donor was her own fertility doctor|Rachel Weiner|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Citizen-led Measure H in Encinitas would amend current zoning to allow marijuana retail, cultivation, manufacturing and distribution in specified zones.North County Report: Where Voters Landed (Hint: All Over the Place!)|Kayla Jimenez|November 12, 2020|Voice of San Diego
To significantly change those powers would require statewide voters to amend the constitution.New County Board and Sheriff Could Be Headed for a Standoff|Maya Srikrishnan|November 11, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Since completing the 2019-20 season in mid-October, the league’s owners and players have worked to negotiate an amended collective bargaining agreement that accounts for steep projected revenue declines caused by the coronavirus pandemic.NBA sets salary cap, free agency start date for 2020-21 season|Ben Golliver|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
After law enforcement officials expressed concern about the bill, Northam amended it to make it clear that officers can still pull over a vehicle for having no brake lights or no headlights after dark.Va. lawmakers pass redistricting commission rules, end extraordinary session|Gregory S. Schneider, Laura Vozzella|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Editor's Note: This story had been amended to clarify Jeffrey Wright's Naval service.
Perhaps this year, the old saying should be amended to: to share is better than to receive.
Cook posted, amended, then deleted a sort-of apology over the controversy and refused all interviews.
An amended bill eventually passed that created a new board without all the power Mitchell and the Alliance had sought.At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The contract has been amended 22 times in the past 14 years.Megabanks Have The Federal Prison System Locked Up|Center for Public Integrity|October 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Modified and amended as their system is in its practical application, it still largely conditions our outlook to-day.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The petition must be signed and properly verified, and may be afterward amended for cause in the interest of justice.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
"Given by me, madame," the girl amended, knowing well to what promise the Dowager referred.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The bill, he said, as amended, contained little or nothing of the bill which had been sent up to the lords.
Thus amended, the bill passed the lords, and the amendments were afterwards agreed to unanimously by the commons.