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  • proper n. A number of places in English-speaking countries, see Wikipedia:Hillsborough
  • proper n. A major football disaster at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield.
  • proper n. the home stadium of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club
  • proper n. Sheffield Wednesday Football Club itself


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  • Comment on this story HILLSBOROUGH - A sergeant with the Maryland State Police was struck and fatally injured on Friday morning as he jogged on a rural road northeast of Hillsborough. - Home

  • On the side, she sells antiques in Hillsborough, NC.

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  • Charles C. Kaczmarczyck, 47, 64 Bog Brook Road, New Boston, was sentenced in Hillsborough County Superior Court to one year in the county jail, suspended.

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  • Finally, she had enough and bought a small store in Hillsborough, N.J. The grand opening was Sept. 19.

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  • This tea room was in Hillsborough, North Carolina but, unfortunately, closed and I can find no reference online.

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  • He may have been shaggy and unprepossessing — it was immediately clear that the first time he had been paraded through that lacquered front door in Hillsborough had not been a joyous occasion — but he was living with Patty as her “fiancé” (they had even posed for that most touching of bygone traditions, the engagement photograph), and theirs was the most conventional sort of domestic arrangement.

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  • In 1989 the Heysel tragedy was exceeded by what is known as the Hillsborough disaster.

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  • JS SmithNext time I'm up near Judge Ruffin's old house in Hillsborough, I'll have to look for some old wild olives.

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  • While a developer in Hillsborough gets an award and recognition for a LEED-certified building, what will Plainfield's Green legacy be?

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  • A man who said he found the tape in Hillsborough child nursery and held it for at least five months before handing it over to authorities turned himself in Sunday to County officials.

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