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Quotations in the News

Created: 09/03/2015 3:21 AM KSTP.com
By: By The Associated Press

"It's a bit of a giggle, actually. They are clearly not the world's worst airline." — Simon Cockerell of Beijing-based travel agency Koryo Group on North Korean airline Air Koryo's "world's worst" title.

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"People think of farmers as rugged and tough. When you see a big, burly farmer crying after they get a dog because they know they can keep farming, you see what a difference it's making. That's what drives us." — PHARM Dog USA founder Jackie Allenbrand on her organization that trains and provides dogs for farmers with disabilities.

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"The work that we're doing is important to a variety of people. Obviously, the visitors love coming out here and seeing this and learning the history of a place such as this. To the descendants, this is a footprint of their ancestors, something that proves they were here. It gives perspective to their younger generations." — Bandelier National Monument preservation specialist Jonathan Stark in New Mexico on a program that helps teens connect with their history by training them to preserve national monuments.

(Copyright 2015 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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