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  • The reportedly broken-up Taylor Swift and Jake Gyllenhaal also are nominees in different categories, for what that's worth.

    The People's Choice Awards: An FAQ

  • The broken-up schedule, with some games against OVC teams and some against other independents, makes for a difficult road for the Cougars oftentimes.

    Ohio Valley Conference

  • She used the broken-up limestone to make retaining walls and the leftover soil for planting beds for a vegetable garden in the front yard.

    A Garden That's Light on the Land

  • A few years ago, in my role as Global Ambassador for the health organization PSI Population Services International, I visited a Kenyan brothel -- it was a scuzzy flea-bag flophouse on a teeming street in a broken-up, tough part of town.

    Ashley Judd: A Kenyan Brothel's Lasting Impression

  • And that ostentatious Atlanta happening 40 years ago yesterday was halfway house between 29 October 1960, the day the loose-limbed, appealingly cocksure 18-year-old Olympic champion called Cassius Clay had won his first professional six-rounder in his Kentucky hometown, and all of 20 Octobers later at Las Vegas when a bewildered, broken-up and hurting Ali wretchedly ventured on a doleful attempt to regain his title against the apologetic new champion Larry Holmes.

    The night Muhammad Ali's legend was reborn – and the party that followed

  • Many teabags are small and full of tiny, broken-up tea leaves, herbs, and tea dust; some are larger, with more intact tea; and then there are the lords and ladies of tea, the silk bags with full leaf tea.

    A Little About Lord Bergamot | Tea Derivations

  • Since stretches of thicker ice are getting harder to come by, baby seals are now more frequently drowning or getting crushed by broken-up chunks of ice.

    Neil Wagner: Global Warming Very Real to Baby Seals, Baby

  • Since stretches of thicker ice are getting harder to come by, baby seals are now more frequently drowning or getting crushed by broken-up chunks of ice.

    Neil Wagner: Global Warming Very Real to Baby Seals, Baby

  • Many teabags are small and full of tiny, broken-up tea leaves, herbs, and tea dust; some are larger, with more intact tea; and then there are the lords and ladies of tea, the silk bags with full leaf tea.

    A Little About Lord Bergamot | Tea Derivations

  • A few years ago, in my role as Global Ambassador for the health organization PSI Population Services International, I visited a Kenyan brothel -- it was a scuzzy flea-bag flophouse on a teeming street in a broken-up, tough part of town.

    Ashley Judd: A Kenyan Brothel's Lasting Impression

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