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The story was reported differently on every channel.
Three CNN journalists were sent to report on the conflict.
Our sources reported that the president had lost control of the country.
Wholesalers report a sharp increase in sales of organic produce.
Witnesses reported hearing a loud noise before the airplane crashed.
The victim's neighbors reported that they had heard gunshots during the night.
Passers-by reported smoke coming from the abandoned factory.
If you see anything suspicious, you must report it to the appropriate authorities.
The boys were reported missing when they didn't come home for dinner.
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