Overstate

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  • to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South'' imagery"

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  • Champlain Bridge LRT projections may overstate future ridership
    Montreal's commuter train agency may have overestimated potential ridership in its vision for the light rail system planned for the new Champlain Bridge, an investigation by Radio-Canada’s investigative program Enquête has found. A 2013 AMT study projected that by 2061, the number of public transit users would more than double, if a light rail transit (LR Read more on this news related to 'Overstate'
  • Was PJ Mara really Charlie Haughey's angel?
    Drama may overstate the power of the former press secretary, but PJ Mara has survived many of his political masters – and thrives still Read more on this news related to 'Overstate'
  • Bringing The 2016 DNC To New York Could Give Democrats A Crucial Edge
    By: Rep. Nydia Velázquez (D-New York) and New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito (D). Why should New York City host the Democratic National Convention in 2016? Because of our unparalleled diversity, eternal resilience and unmatched financial strength.   It is impossible to overstate the importance of the Latino constituency in choosing our next pres Read more on this news related to 'Overstate'

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