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College sports are looking to return to competition this fall. But there are a number of circumstances that are complicating the return of collegiate athletics, notably football. Many colleges are under financial pressure to restart football in spite...

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This week's word in the news: NONSENSICAL

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Conceived or made without regard for reason or reality; foolish, senseless, fatuous, or absurd.

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Willmeng is suing the 546-bed hospital to get his job back, saying his actions were compelled by personal safety, and the policy behind his May 8 firing was nonsensical.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune -- 08/10/2020

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