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  • The Spires: Like other boroughs, the Spires is the historical name for this borough, so named for the bell towers of First Church built in late 1737.

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  • The Spires is a beautiful new development with miles of trails and acres of Parks on all city services.

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  • The Spires is a Red Lodge real estate community dedicated to the principles of sustainability, energy efficiency and low maintenance living.

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  • Last month, as he pulled his sport utility vehicle into Garden Spires housing project, officers who were supposed to be on foot patrols were inside the mobile command center.

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  • Shortly thereafter he began a 10-day hunger strike, living in a tent in front of one of Newark's worst housing projects (Garden Spires) to protest the city government's apparent indifference to open air drug markets in that community.

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  • Also noticed, after a warning against Islamophobia, that Motion 48 was proposed by delegates from Oxford, whose City of Dreaming Spires is soon to wake its poor infidel teachers at 5am to the loudspeaker sound of the Islamic call to prayer from the mosque on the Cowley Road.

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  • True, but the recently unveiled design for the building resembles a massive jellyfish, sparking still more controversy in the City of 100 Spires.

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  • What he had heard was that the Overseer had taken an interest in the Spires, had descended upon it with his Travelers, and somehow — single-handedly — annihilated every human being who had resided there, without the concomitant damage to the terrain that one might have expected in such an endeavor.

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  • After all, the Overseer was bringing him to the Spires to hear his thoughts about the hotstars.

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  • How would you know, you who ... who crawl about down here while the Overseer ... he resides far off in the Spires!

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