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

  • A city of southeast Alberta, Canada, near the Saskatchewan border southeast of Calgary. Founded in 1883, it is a trade center in a farming and ranching region. Population: 57,000.

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  • The program has failed to fully capitalize on a new end zone building in 2007, not attracting upper-tier recruits.

    Around the Mid-American Conference

  • It would be fairer to take districts out of the equation and just look at upper-tier councils, such as counties and unitaries.

    Letters: The incredible shrinking society

  • The fans sensed an opportunity for the Broncos (2-4, 0-2 AFC West) to turn their season around against an upper-tier opponent.

    Jets Pull Off a Great Escape in Denver

  • And even those improvements would not lift the Nationals' rotation into the upper-tier, or maybe even the upper-half, of the majors.

    The state of the Nationals' starting rotation

  • In his quest to become one of the NFL's upper-tier tight ends, Dustin Keller has taken to studying game film of the San Diego Chargers 'Antonio Gates.

    More Than a Safety Valve

  • But there is one thing I’ve noticed that is holding the Terps back from beating the upper-tier squad -- the Terps lack aggressiveness offensively, especially from beyond the arc.

    Just shoot the ball!

  • It will also look at the case of upper-tier authorities which do not collect business rates, such as county councils.

    Flexible working regulations for parents to be scrapped

  • Over-market contract and bad half-season aside, the baseball world began to recognize that Jeter was on the cusp of a feat so rare it may not be seen again for many, many years -- one that solidifies Jeter's status as an upper-tier Hall of Famer.

    Jeter Homers for His 3000th Hit

  • Some of the highlights include Maurizio Cattelan's delightful roving robot Charlie, and Stephanie (commissioned by Stephanie Seymour's on-and-off again husband Peter Brant; a true trophy-wife's bust, the pride of any collector's), Koons 'Caterpillar Ladder, Paul McCarthy's Mechanical Pig, worth its pork in gold, and Richard Prince, who is in the exclusive club of upper-tier artists whose photographs sell for over a $1 million.

    Spread ArtCulture: Simon Says, It's Open House

  • Some of the highlights include Maurizio Cattelan's delightful roving robot Charlie, and Stephanie (commissioned by Stephanie Seymour's on-and-off again husband Peter Brant; a true trophy-wife's bust, the pride of any collector's), Koons'Caterpillar Ladder, Paul McCarthy's Mechanical Pig, worth its pork in gold, and Richard Prince, who is in the exclusive club of upper-tier artists whose photographs sell for over a $1 million.

    Spread ArtCulture: Simon Says, It's Open House

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