Sat, Oct 22, 2005
Aero-News: Quote of the Day
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reserve the right to pick quotes out of history that have a bearing
on the day's events and issues.
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content of the day's news... and sometimes, they'll just be
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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"The feedback I've received in recent weeks makes it
clear that the community does not want the master jet base to
return, and I respect that."
Source: Jacksonville, FL, Mayor John Peyton,
quoted by the Associated Press, pulling his city out of the running
to base the naval air contingent now stationed at NAS Oceana in
Virginia. Although Peyton had earlier pledged $50 million to return
military operations to Cecil Field, he cited growing opposition in
the community as his reason to just say no.
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