Quotations of the day

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Posted: May 29, 2013 3:25 AM

"A year ago, I had more friends asking me if I knew anybody who was hiring. Now I have more people who are hiring asking me if I know anyone looking for a job." — Ad executive Michael Quintos, after a report showed consumer confidence jumping to the highest level since 2008.

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"Even like three blocks away, it was loud. I mean, it just about took you to your knees." — Kevin Lindemann, who worked at an industrial warehouse near a huge freight train derailment and explosion in Maryland.

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"Not my call. I'm confident in President Barchi's judgment." New Jersey Gov. Christie commenting on Rutgers University's hiring of a new athletic director who has been accused of verbally and abusing her players as a coach.