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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A municipal borough of northwest England on the Mersey River east-southeast of Liverpool. It is a processing and manufacturing center. Population: 55,600.

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  • I worked at Sullivan's place in Widnes, better known as the British

    INEFFICIENCY

  • On 8 January 1985, in Widnes, Cheshire, a young girl called Jacqueline Fitzsimon caught fire with no apparent cause on a college staircase.

    The Sudden Curve:

  • I worked at Sullivan's place in Widnes, better known as the

    Inefficiency

  • The current licences expire at the end of the 2011 season and the RFL recently repeated its promise to ambitious Championship clubs such as Widnes and Halifax that at least one of them will be promoted to the Super League, increasing the pressure on the 14 incumbents - especially Wakefield, Castleford and Salford, whose plans for a new stadium in Barton have also run into numerous problems.

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  • Richie Myler may miss a substantial part of the Super League season after suffering a dislocated elbow in Warrington's Boxing Day derby against Widnes.

    Elbow injury puts Richie Myler's season with Warrington in doubt

  • Scott Moore, the former England and St Helens hooker who was one of several players making their debuts for Widnes, was sent to the sin-bin after one of a number of scuffles in a reassuringly feisty "friendly".

    Elbow injury puts Richie Myler's season with Warrington in doubt

  • Widnes impatient to join in Super League's Magic moment

    Magical weekend in Cardiff is in a league of its own

  • As Super League prepares for its jamboree in Cardiff, Widnes are desperately hoping for an invitation to join the party

    Magical weekend in Cardiff is in a league of its own

  • The set of criteria that were recently reaffirmed by the RFL made it unmistakably clear that Widnes will be the only Championship club promoted next year, leaving the other 11 with an increasingly hard sell to the public and the media.

    Super League success story must repair breach with the Championship

  • It was while he was sitting on a platform at Widnes railway station on Merseyside, waiting for a train to take him back to London to his girlfriend, that Paul Simon began scribbling the lyrics of his haunting song Homeward Bound.

    Letters: Local hero

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