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Eric Garcetti succeeded Villaraigosa and has received high marks in his first year and a half on the job.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As part of that effort, Said received weapons training for months, sources told The Daily Beast.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This reporter knocked at the Wilkins home on Tuesday morning but received neither an answer nor the business end of a shotgun.The 7-Year-Old Plane Crash Survivor’s Brutal Journey Through the Woods|James Higdon|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Of the three nominated, Webster did the best, receiving 12 votes, Gohmert and Yoho received three and two votes, respectively.Democrats Accidentally Save Boehner From Republican Coup|Ben Jacobs, Jackie Kucinich|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Jason Berry received a 1992 Alicia Patterson Fellowship for his coverage of demagogues in Louisiana.
A Yankee, whose face had been mauled in a pot-house brawl, assured General Jackson that he had received his scars in battle.
Thus far Boston banks have received more benefits from this bank than have the other banks in this district.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
In the meantime, the outlaw, having observed how much more cordially the tyrant is received than himself, has made his exit.Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
Levee: a ceremonious visit received by a distinguished person in the morning.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
While Louis was reading these dispatches, he received a summons from Elizabeth, to attend her immediately.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter