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  • Mike McAuliff: Drawn up by Sen. Olympia Snowe R-Maine, the Sanctity of Eternal Rest for Veterans Act -- or SERVE Act -- would mandate two hours of quiet time before and after funerals, and set a 300-foot buffer zone around the funerals and a 500-foot buffer around routes to and from the memorials.

    HUFFPOST HILL - Congress Passes Budget, Catastrophe Postponed

  • One of the world's biggest cranes, with a 500-foot boom, will sit between the two big foundation holes, pluck the already-built sections up and drop them into place.

    Southern Co's Nuclear Gambit

  • The day I visited the inlet, a 400 - to 500-foot tide drain had revealed the architecture of Taylor's enterprise, not just the leaky, old dikes built to hold Olympias, but the design of its scruffy, half-buried, shell - encrusted living commerce.

    The American Oyster Paradise

  • At the backcountry Silverton Mountain ski area in a snow-filled gulch sits a perfectly sculpted, 500-foot long, 22-foot deep halfpipe.

    Carrying the Torch

  • Also, Land Securities Group PLC broke ground on the Walkie Talkie, a 500-foot tower, in January, and British Land Co. is bidding out the construction contract for the Cheesegrater, a wedge-shaped 47-story skyscraper.

    City of London Downshift In Leasing Poses Hurdles

  • The fish is a saddle bass, found in 250 - to 500-foot depths here off the Florida Keys.

    The Mid-Life Slam

  • IMO a leveled mountaintop or a 500-foot hole is de facto destroyed.

    Democrats declare war on West Virginia. Again. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • Since the upscale market opened in February across from a section of Golden Gate Park known as Alvord Lake, known for attracting drug dealers and homeless people, crime within a 500-foot radius of the store has shot up, according to the San Francisco Police Department.

    Hopes Dim for a Haight Street Lift

  • When I retired from teaching in 1993 and was considering the construction of two, 500-foot chicken houses, I was promised a long-term relationship as long as I raised a good bird or followed the company's instructions.

    Regina Weiss: Chicken Farmers Describe a System of Extortion and Economic Slavery

  • Gallant or not, it is foolhardy in the extreme: his tennis shoes slipping on the loose sand, he clings to the mesh fencing with one hand while reaching for the cheap tourist hat with the other -- all the while oblivious to the 500-foot drop below.

    William Horden: On The Road to The Sacred

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