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  • After Baby Doc fled with Michele, I attended the installation of the National Council of Government (more like a US-installed junta, for all the fancy name) and watched in amazement as a panic tore through a ceremony and people knocked over their gold-painted, red-cushioned chairs as they tried to flee the room.

    Amy Wilentz: Haiti and the Depths of Darkness

  • Tonight's show is sold out, all 1,526 red-cushioned seats snapped up for $18 to $40.

    The Apollo Kid: Teen guitarist Nathan Foley attempts to win a record number of Amateur Night contests

  • Thick, richly woven rugs covered the polished flagstone floor and complemented the large ornate trunk and a pair of fine red-cushioned oak chairs.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • As they gather to worship on red-cushioned pews, they face the pulpit of their fathers: a rough-hewn lectern charred in a fire that destroyed the church's original wooden building in 1941.

    The Bully Pulpit

  • Bells tolled as the final leaders took their places on red-cushioned wooden seats.

    USATODAY.com - Millions of mourners bid farewell to Pope John Paul II

  • Bells tolled as the delegations took their places on red-cushioned wooden seats.

    USATODAY.com - Calls for sainthood rise as John Paul II is laid to rest

  • And then there's the one about the malt shop -- you know the kind, red-cushioned spinning stools beside a long, gleaming countertop.

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  • In the silence that followed, Kinowin surveyed the chamber, looking methodically from the gold oak desks and red-cushioned gold oak seats at the front to the white granite columns at the sides for any who might be standing under the swagged crimson hangings.

    Colors of Chaos

  • In the silence that followed, Kinowin studied the Council Chamber, his eyes covering the gold oak desks and red-cushioned gold oak seats at the front, then scanning the polished white granite columns at the sides for any mages who might be standing there under the swagged crimson hangings.

    Colors of Chaos

  • The students had brought their lunches and were sitting comfortably in the red-cushioned seats as they ate and sipped their soft drinks.

    POSTMORTEM

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