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Despite taking a more lenient stance, county public health authorities stressed that none of this means people should be returning to life as usual.5 graphs that show how bad COVID-19 is in LA County|Sara Chodosh|January 26, 2021|Popular-Science
In countries that experienced more lenient lockdowns, ridership ebbed a bit but stayed persistently higher than the expected average.
Timber companies have successfully fought to keep Oregon’s laws more lenient than neighboring states, lobbying lawmakers and the public through opinion campaigns to burnish the industry’s reputation.Timber Tax Cuts Cost Oregon Towns Billions. Then Polluted Water Drove Up the Price.|by Tony Schick, Oregon Public Broadcasting, and Rob Davis, The Oregonian/OregonLive|January 1, 2021|ProPublica
In a statement, the head of the NCAA’s Division I Council said the body has been more lenient this year in recognition of the unusual circumstances brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.NCAA grants blanket waiver to transfer athletes, most of whom can play right away|Des Bieler|December 17, 2020|Washington Post
Back then media owners were more lenient when it came to letting advertisers wriggle out of media commitments.
“We are cutting the business tax rate… and specifically targeting multinationals, so they are taxed more leniently,” he said.
Lowell had treated Fire Bear leniently—too leniently most of the white men near the reservation had considered.Mystery Ranch|Arthur Chapman
Sometimes she ventures to hope that the editor will judge her work leniently, since she is only a beginner.Journalism for Women|E.A. Bennett
As it is, I am too old a man to be indulged leniently by the public in such a proceeding.
Yet it would appear that abstract justice judged less leniently of the position.The History of Sir Richard Calmady|Lucas Malet
It shouldn't be, then, in my opinion, even if it could be; Margaret Cruger has been much too leniently dealt with.East Angels|Constance Fenimore Woolson