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Quotations in the News

Updated Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 | 12:01 a.m.

"My agenda is to sign into law legislation that advances Arizona. ... After weighing all the arguments, I have vetoed Senate Bill 1062." — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, announcing her decision to kill legislation that would have allowed people asserting their religious beliefs to refuse service to gays.

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"Any kind of military intervention that would violate the sovereign territorial integrity of Ukraine would be a huge, a grave mistake." — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, after Russia announced huge new war games in a show of force over Ukraine, its politically divided and financially unstable neighbor.

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"We almost doubled just today the number of planets known to humanity." — Planetary scientist Jack Lissauer, saying that NASA has confirmed the discovery of 715 planets outside our solar system.