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  • Jawid, a guest at the hotel, told AP he jumped out of a one-storey window to escape the shooting.

    Kabul attack: Nato kills Taliban squad members who launched suicide assault

  • But there were no back yards, or, rather, they were covered with one-storey hovels, cowsheds, in which people lived.

    FRYING-PAN ALLEY AND A GLIMPSE OF INFERNO

  • Accused gunman Jared Loughner grew up in a modest neighborhood of one-storey ranches and split-level homes in northwest Tucson.

    Neighbors: Jared Loughner and family quiet, kept to themselves

  • "You try to say something, they'd just ignore you and turn around and walk back into the house," said Ron Johnson, 60, a retiree who lives directly opposite the Loughner's tan, one-storey home.

    Neighbors: Jared Loughner and family quiet, kept to themselves

  • Trailer parks offer little resistance to this, since they have one-storey buildings with flat roofs.

    Weatherwatch: tornadoes and trailer parks

  • SULLIVAN: Across the street from the Lubbock jail is a row of one-storey offices with painted ads: Student discounts.

    Bail Burden Keeps U.S. Jails Stuffed With Inmates

  • Still medieval in its lack of sanitation and running water, and its one-storey buildings lining a main street barely four feet wide, the city was now scarred by burned-out schools and churches, with trees cut down, and soldiers everywhere, camping out in gutted houses and using the gardens as latrines.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • The relationship between height and water pressure in linear and follows the relationship of 1 psi (pounds per square inch) = 2.308 feet of water (27. 7 inches) therefore a typical one-storey home with a roof tank mounted on the roof will have the water level in the tank approximately 4.5 metres (177.2 inches) above the ground.

    Water distribution systems

  • "Common sort of house, isn't it, Mecker?" observed Pons in greeting, looking at the ordinary, one-storey stuccoed house that faced us.

    Let Us Meet In The Afternoon

  • Susie got her eye on a likely place just off the Plaza, a fine, one-storey house with plenty of rooms and a good-sized courtyard, all enclosed by high adobe walls.

    Isabelle

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