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  • Parks, Rosa 1913-2005. American civil rights leader. Her refusal to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery, Alabama, resulted in a citywide boycott of the bus company and stirred the civil rights movement across the nation.

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  • n. United States civil rights leader who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man in Montgomery (Alabama) and so triggered the national Civil Rights movement (born in 1913)

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  • If these parks and game reserves are to become part of our national heritage, their administration and preservation cannot remain a preserve of the Parks

    SPEECH BY PRESIDENT NELSON MANDELA AT THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS OF THE HLUHLUWE-UMFOLOZI PARK AND GREATER ST LUCIA WETLAND PARK

  • Shingo KELLER'S TNA IMPACT REPORT 2/4: Nash vs. Foley (really) headlines, plus Angelina Love vs. Tara, Magnus vs.Mr. Anderson, Styles vs. Pope PARKS 'WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT 2/5: Ongoing "virtual time" coverage of the show, including Undertaker on the Cutting Edge WWE SUPERSTARS ROUNDTABLE REVIEWS 2/4: Caldwell, Mezzera, Parks rate and review

    PWTorch.com

  • Shingo PARKS 'WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT 2/12: Ongoing "virtual time" coverage of the show, including singles matches featuring the Chamber competitors TNA IMPACT ROUNDTABLE REVIEWS 2/11: Caldwell, Parks, Shanks rate and review CALDWELL'S TNA IMPACT REPORT 2/11: Complete coverage of Spike TV show - final build-up to Against All Odds PPV

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  • "News of the closings will devastate many communities as their citizens rely on parks for affordable, close-to-home recreation, and their businesses rely on parks to bring in revenue," said Robin Dropkin, executive director of Parks

    Post-Journal

  • "Dog waste and dogs off leash in busy parks and on trails are among the most common complaints of citizens who use Missoula's trails, parks and playgrounds," said Parks and Rec director Donna Gaukler.

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  • Morrison vs. Team Finlay PARKS 'ECW ON SCI-FI REPORT 12 / 30: Ongoing "virtual time" coverage of the show, including Henry vs. Hardy WWE RAW ROUNDTABLE REVIEWS 12 / 29: Caldwell, Keller, Mitchell, Parks rate and review

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  • & Titus thrust to victory KELLER'S WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT 4 / 17: Batista vs. DiBiase, Jeff Hardy vs. Big Show, New Backlash match announced, Triple H-Orton promo hypes Raw PARKS 'WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT 4 / 17: Ongoing "virtual time" coverage of the show, including Dibiase vs. Batista WWE SUPERSTARS ROUNDTABLE REVIEWS 4 / 16: Caldwell, Mezzera, Parks rate and review Over 50 full-length audio updates per month (iPod compatible) ...

    PWTorch.com

  • Angle vs. Team 3D PARKS 'WWE SMACKDOWN REPORT 3 / 13: Ongoing "virtual time" coverage of the show, including final MITB qualifying match TNA IMPACT ROUNDTABLE REVIEWS 3 / 12: Hoops, Parks, Shanks rate and review KELLER'S ECW ON SCI-FI REPORT 3 / 10: Battle Royal for a Money in the Bank Slot at WrestleMania

    PWTorch.com

  • Opponents of allowing alcohol in state parks rightly point out that dropping the ban probably will require more monitoring and enforcement by Game and Parks personnel.

    JournalStar.com - News Articles

  • Pruitt, who had been parks director for about seven years, resigned a few days before the Hamilton County prosecutor's office filed charges of theft and ghost employment against former Parks Superintendent Randall D. Valentine, 55, Fortville, and his son Clinton D. Valentine,

    IndyStar.com Top Stories

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