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What does OL stand for?

OL stands for Local Official (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)

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While violent attacks and hate crimes directed at day laborers have gained notoriety for Farmingville, local officials mounted a systematic effort to evict Latino immigrants from their homes based on technical violations of housing codes.
Middle-aged Kharl, the best cooper (barrel maker) in Brysta, stops two men from molesting his neighbor's daughter, not knowing that one is the son of a local official.
Wal-Mart wants to open 40 supercenters in the Golden State, but many local officials worry that the retail giant's grocery prices are too low.
She divides the writers into three groups based on their motives: "petitioners," who sought legal redress of specific grievances; "plaintiffs," who "saw themselves as powerless victims of local officials and were appealing to powerful people 'up there' to right their wrongs"; and "politicians," those who used denunciations to oust rural incumbents (p.