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  • The Pioneer Ward—one of some 197 Mormon congregations in Sandy alone—is gathering for “sacrament meeting,” as large families and young couples file into the nondescript, one-story brick building, passing a sign that reads “Visitors Welcome” on their way inside.

    American Grace

  • Bungalow, for instance, is from the Hindi word banglā, meaning “of Bengal,” and referring to a thatched one-story house built in the Bengali style.

    The English Is Coming!

  • In Waitsfield, Mad River torrents tore holes in concrete foundations and floated a one-story building housing a photography business 25 feet from its original spot.

    Irene causes Vermont's worst flooding in 83 years

  • The department called the FBI for help, and the Texas Rangers spent hours obtaining a warrant to search the one-story brick home at a rural intersection near Hardin, about 51 miles east of Houston.

    No bodies found in Texas house after psychic 'mass grave' claim

  • In several press accounts of his life, he was described as the son of a car salesman and a stay-at-home mother, the second of five children raised in a well-kept one-story ranch in La Verne, a middle-class suburb thirty miles east of Los Angeles.

    O: A Presidential Novel

  • Back home, except for the priest and the one or two families who actually owned land, everyone lived in one-story, one-room mud houses.

    Uprising

  • Classes at the one-story, red brick school began Monday.

    Police: Administrator slain at Memphis school

  • Instead he chose to renovate a modern one-story home with a flat roof, adding an orange exterior and stripes on the interior walls.

    Hamptons Home Brings Outside In

  • Grant for The Wall Street Journal The one-story home has a flat roof.

    Orange Hue for Hamptons Modern

  • A new one-story school block opened in a village nearby the meditation cave in late 2009, sponsored by a Japanese couple.

    Myanmar Hopes To Increase Foreign Tourism With Prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi's Release

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