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Quote of the Week:


"It's about 10 light years away."


- SDKÚ MP Ferdinand Devínsky, quoted by the SITA newswire, estimating how soon the law will be changed to increase teachers' salaries. The Education Ministry promised to raise wages from the current Sk16,700 a month to match the national average of Sk19,800 a month by 2010.


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