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  • adj. Having been produced locally.


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  • In the last Champions League final Barcelona had eight players that were home-grown, which is an incredible statistic.

    Manchester City's £100m plan to be the Barcelona of the Premier League

  • Western countries have become increasingly concerned about so-called "home-grown" terrorism in recent years, and surely the arrest of an American for plotting a 9/11 anniversary attack would be seen by some as a cue to reopen contentious debates about how America balances liberty and security.

    The Economist: Daily news and views

  • Recognizing that U.S. foreign assistance does not fund abortion services, he states flatly that, "Support for contraception does not imply or require support for abortion," and goes on say that, "... women in Congo have enough home-grown problems without importing irrelevant, Western controversies."

    Robert Walker: "Pro-Family Planning" Republicans?

  • There is still no word on who was behind those attacks, although police have focused their investigation on the Indian Mujahideen, a home-grown militant group know for its city-to-city bombing campaigns using small explosive devices.

    Briefcase bomb at High Court in India capital kills 9

  • A Washington Post opinion writer argues that King "has blinders on when it comes to home-grown extremism."

    Sikhs shot in Calif. may have been mistaken for Muslims

  • The proposals come as Illinois focuses on home-grown solutions to its pension difficulties after Gov.

    Illinois Pension Crisis Eludes Easy Solutions

  • Even if Gaddafi's forces succeed in checking the advance of rebel forces, and the civil war becomes protracted, it is the home-grown nature of this revolt that contains the ultimate seeds of the destruction of Gaddafi's regime.

    UK and Libya: Fumbling in the desert | Editorial

  • Ms. Sahay and Mr. Radwan said the terms of the loan were part of a "home-grown" financial plan designed for the most part by Egypt's transitional government and aimed at improving living conditions for Egypt's poor.

    Egypt to Obtain $3 Billion IMF Loan

  • But in the case of the Sageman-Hoffman spat the stakes were enormously high; if indeed Sageman was correct that the West was threatened largely by “self-starting” home-grown militants, then why spend hundreds of billions of dollars in a “Global War on Terror” in places like Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, and Yemen, where al-Qaeda and its affiliated groups were headquartered?

    The Longest War

  • China-based auto companies had a 29% share of the Chinese market in 2010, the lowest rate for home-grown companies in any major auto market, according to consulting firm AlixPartners.

    Road Gets Bumpy for GM in China


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