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  • The prints party marks an increasing shift away from the pared-back styles, heavy on neutrals, that coincided with the economic downturn's more subdued mood.

    For Men and Women, Clash of the Prints

  • Lawmakers are weighing a pared-back approach that would be less ambitious and less contentious than earlier bills passed by Congress.

    Duncan: Smart Is Cooler Than Ever - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • David Berman, founder of hedge fund Durbin Capital, describes the current rebound in sales on top of pared-back inventories as "retail nirvana."

    Are Investors Shopped Out on Retail Stocks?

  • The pared-back measure would add about $36 billion to the deficit over the upcoming decade, according to preliminary estimates, which is the cost of extending unemployment for the long-term jobless.

    Jobless Benefits Filibuster By GOP Senators Looking Increasingly Likely

  • Now, after a year spent on tour, Gray is releasing Foundling, an album of melodious, pared-back intensity he describes as a "private record".

    David Gray: 'I'm trained to wash up'

  • A month after Montgomery officials ended an extended, pained debate and passed a pared-back $4.27 billion fiscal 2011 budget, the message they hoped to send voters, Wall Street analysts, public school boosters, department heads, union negotiators and anyone else with an eye on how tax dollars are divvied up was this: Recovery from recession won't mean a return to the fiscal indiscipline of the past.

    Montgomery, Md., officials endorse budget austerity plans

  • Senate GOP aides conceded that a pared-back defense bill -- without the massive increase in the debt limit or a big jobs package -- could have a smoother ride to passage and assure that Congress is adjourned before Christmas.

    House Democrats scrap long-term increase in debt ceiling, jobs package

  • Postquake, the onus was on buildings with an even more pared-back feel, such as the ASB Bank, an interesting example of the Stripped Classical style.

    Forever Art Deco

  • True to its pared-back style, the women's camp includes a simple morning coffee and muffins, one-hour aprè-skis events with drinks (including one, a "Sin and Soda," that sounds like it could really send you off-piste) and snacks of the nachos and veggies variety, and drawings for prizes such as a pair of Roxy skis.

    Where the Girls Are

  • The first was a certain vision of capitalism — one that argued low taxes, light regulation and a pared-back government would be the engine for economic growth.

    The Fall of America, Inc.

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