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  • What was being transmitted to Hong Kong in the mid-1990s, in other words, was a lay Westerner’s view of anorexia, the sort of information you’d glean if you read about anorexia in a weekly news magazine.

    Crazy Like Us

  • I rocked a mullet for way too many years - through the mid-1990s, which is pretty deep.

    SFGate: Don Asmussen: Bad Reporter

  • So, for example, the bottom band refers to evangelical Protestants, who constituted 23 percent of all Americans in the early 1970s, increased to 28 percent by the mid-1990s, and thereafter slumped to 24 percent.

    American Grace

  • The challenges we confronted in the mid-1990s will only be more difficult the next time they erupt.

    The Good Fight

  • But they gained powerful new force Monday afternoon, pushing the country into its worst stretch of violence since rioting during the mid-1990s and a series of mainly race-related riots in the 1980s.

    London Jarred by Riots and Looting

  • She has been charged in two separate cases of abuse of power, which haven't yet gone to trial, for alleged misuse of government funds, and she faces another probe into a gas-supply deal dating back to the mid-1990s, when she headed a trading company.

    Ukraine Judge Declines to Release Ex-Premier

  • Reed Hastings was already a multimillionaire by the mid-1990s thanks to his software business, but that didn't make him any less embarrassed to tell his wife he owed a $40 late fee for his video rental of Apollo 13.

    Special Report: TV's Top Innovators

  • Governments realized they needed to prevent their public pension systems from eventually going bankrupt, so in the mid-1990s they began diversifying the ways in which pensions were financed.

    Czech Overhaul of Pensions Bucks Wider Regional Trend

  • Start with jazzy adjectives, as the New York Post's Page Six column did when it began calling famed presidential intern Monica Lewinsky a "portly pepperpot" in the mid-1990s.

    How to Serve Dish

  • In the mid-1990s, the al-Khalifas battled a violent Shiite uprising.

    Bahrain Family Finds Difficulty Staying on the Middle Path

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