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Most have been straightforward cases where the child came in with the characteristic rash.Predator Doctors Take Advantage of Patients With ‘Chronic Lyme’ Scam|Russell Saunders|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Raeburn is a science reporter, and much of what he does in this book is straightforward reporting.
It has straightforward guidance on casing the target, as well bypassing guards, security, cameras, and access control.Book Bag: The Best Heists in Fact, Film, and Fiction|Matthew Quirk|June 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The logic of removing kids from parents with serious mental illness is straightforward.
And the reason Republicans want more fat kids is straightforward and predictable: Michelle Obama wants fewer of them.
The officer seemed delighted with my explanation, and the straightforward manner in which I told him everything.
He had a very downright, and straightforward method of speech.Christmas Evans|Paxton Hood
He glanced at Marvin, who met his look with straightforward, unswerving eyes, which turned Thomas's attention to his witness.Lightnin'|Frank Bacon
He was wondering if it would not be a good scheme to tell a straightforward story and ask to be returned to Barscheit.The Princess Elopes|Harold MacGrath
In a plain, straightforward manner, Phil told his side of the story.Dave Porter and the Runaways|Edward Stratemeyer