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  • Shocked by the sudden death of Benitez at a crucial stage in their attempts to find a potential buyer for the club, Liverpool co-owners George Gillett and Tom Hicks decided to hush-up the fatality, and gave Kevin Keegan a call:

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • It's not beyond the bounds of possibility that a hush-up is in operation, but that would destroy Poll, the FA and the whole reputation of the English game.

    The Direct approach

  • Aware of the blood on its hands, the BBC has done everything it can to hush-up its own responsibility and to not report on these embarrassing independent tribunals.

    War Crimes, USUK Hypocrisy & Collective Responsibility

  • Only one local paper, the South London Press, violated what amounted to a hush-up.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Only one local paper, the South London Press, violated what amounted to a hush-up.

    News at Eleven: The crime columns of the London newspapers

  • He don't exactly whisper, or give us the hush-up sign, but somehow he gets me steppin 'soft and talkin' under my breath from the minute I hits the front vestibule.

    The House of Torchy

  • Precisely a century and a year after this of Puritanism had got itself hushed-up into decent composure, and its results made smooth in 1688, there broke-out a far deeper explosion, much more difficult to hush-up, known to all mortals, and like to be long known, by the name of French Revolution.

    Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

  • His activism has included leading a campaign for an independent investigation into the deaths of thousands of children whose badly built schools collapsed in the massive 2008 Sichuan earthquake, an issue the government has sought to hush-up.

    The Seattle Times

  • Launching a lawsuit to hush-up the Cadman Affair into bribery allegations.

    Devin Johnston

  • Launching a lawsuit to hush-up the Cadman Affair into bribery allegations.

    Devin Johnston

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