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  • This news is timely, for it comes right when we need a long-overdue homecoming to return us to the original wisdom of the oldest ways of Africa.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • In addition Carter passed a long-overdue reform of the federal Civil Service; modernized U.S. weapons systems with innovations such as stealth aircraft and the MX missile; and won ratification of the Panama Canal treaties—a goal that had frustrated five previous presidents and produced lasting economic and diplomatic benefits.

    The Good Fight

  • Like starting to make some long-overdue decisions about the tax code, for example.

    Jack Bog's Blog: August 2009 Archives

  • Wisconsin's teachers have conceded on the first, a sensible and long-overdue step.

    John Merrow: In Wisconsin, Scott Walker's Hypocrisy and Michelle Rhee's Lessons

  • Lately, they had begun to see in their polling evidence that independents, even some of those who usually voted for Republicans, were beginning to show a long-overdue openness to the idea that the president might have known what he was doing all along and had admirably stuck to his course while Republicans had barked and obstructed.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • I would greatly prefer to come to a final agreement with the Senate to put this long-overdue budget work behind us.

    House GOP prepares for government shutdown

  • The actress, who was unjustly denied an Emmy nomination for her fiercely nuanced turn as a recovering drug-addict mother in Treme creator David Simon's 2000 miniseries, The Corner, deserves long-overdue recognition for this role.

    Cheers & Jeers: Treme's Khandi (Alexander) is Dandy

  • During the first two years of his presidency, with his party controlling, more or less, both houses of Congress, he was able to enact some long-overdue progressive reforms.

    Dr. Win the War

  • But opening that recipe box... that was a long-overdue marker on the journey to healing.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery

  • If you have a pile of unopened bills because you know there are notices about long-overdue invoices in there then open those up and get them on the table.

    Lighten Up

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