The gist of this "Around the Mission" is that nothing happened at the winter meetings, unless Kouz's nickname is "Groundwork".
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"Groundwork has been laid," said Hoyer, without explaining where and for what.
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"I think it probably went as expected," Hoyer said on the last day of the Winter Meetings in Indianapolis. "As we've discussed this winter, we don't have significant holes to fill on the roster.
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