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However, if the city’s virus metrics fall below set thresholds, leaders have said they will at least consider tightening restrictions.D.C.’s coronavirus numbers are rising. Here’s what you need to know.|Julie Zauzmer|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
The aggressive marketing complements the work some publishers have done to tighten their own meters.‘More is more’: News publishers dial up the marketing heat on their subscription products|Max Willens|November 12, 2020|Digiday
Italy tightened restrictions across its restaurants and bars.New York’s block-by-block lockdowns are curbing covid-19. But residents aren’t pleased.|Ben Guarino|November 8, 2020|Washington Post
Since then, under intense pressure, he has tightened some of the service’s policies for what users can and can’t post.The Facebook ad boycott ended months ago. But some big companies continue the fight|Danielle Abril|November 7, 2020|Fortune
In some cases, they also temporarily tightened rules for what users can post.Election misinformation is spreading with and without social media’s help|Danielle Abril|November 7, 2020|Fortune
Earlier this year, security at major airports was tightened because of a tip that al-Asiri had been working on a cell phone bomb.A Gift to the Jihadis: The Unseen Airport Security Threat|Clive Irving|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He stood, buttoned the fly on his camouflage uniform and tightened his black riggers belt.Short Stories from The Daily Beast: Four Hundred Grand|Elliot Ackerman|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the open policy was then curtailed again when border controls tightened significantly following 9/11.
But the polls tightened up, and people started getting a little antsy.
On seeing them, police tightened security around the administrative building.
His smooth brow wrinkled and his mouth tightened to a thin straight line beneath the fair "regulation" moustache.Dope|Sax Rohmer
As he did so her arms tightened about him until he found himself wondering what he could have done to deserve such a woman.The Man from Time|Frank Belknap Long
The blood hummed through Garnache's head as he tightened his lips and watched this gentleman indulge his inexplicable mirth.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Presently the cords were tightened, by means of a wrench, without the pressure causing much pain to the young Reformer.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
His clutch tightened, and Mary saw through her eyelashes a bright blade held before her.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis