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  • made greater in size or amount or degree

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* Our numbers have increased in Vietnam because the aggression of others has increased in Vietnam. There is not, and there will not be, a mindless escalation. - Lyndon B. Johnson

* It is an error to imagine that evolution signifies a constant tendency to increased perfection. That process undoubtedly involves a constant remodelling of the organism in adaptation to new conditions but it depends on the nature of those conditions whether the directions of the modifications effected shall be upward or downward. - Thomas Huxley

* My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. (On steel industry executives who increased prices) - John Fitzgerald Kennedy


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  • Must-know: Returns on junk bonds and stock market ETFs
    Yields on high-yield debt (JNK) increased last week. Yields increased by 21 basis points, or 0.21%, over the week. They came in at 6.32% on October 10. Read more on this news related to 'Increased'
  • Fracking Boom Leads to Increase in Fatal Large Truck Accidents, Baron and Budd Reports
    Increased natural gas fracking has led to a spike in fatal commercial motor vehicles accidents in Texas, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. According to statistics recently released by the Texas Department of Transportation, the number of fatalities has increased 50 percent since 2009. Read more on this news related to 'Increased'
  • New York City jail violence rises despite more spending: report
    By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Violence has increased in New York City's jail system over the past seven years even as the city has spent more money to deal with a steadily declining inmate population, the city's comptroller said in an analysis released on Friday. The annual cost per inmate has increased by more than 42 percent to $96,232 since 200 Read more on this news related to 'Increased'

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