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The board’s quick move to fire Laaperi from his coaching position at Coronado High School does, in some ways, mirror what happened with Burgess.

Burgess required nine weeks PTO to deal with the physical and emotional fallout, which included infections requiring surgery, as well as not being able to get through the day for a lack of concentration and generally feeling “despondent.”

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What followed was a hectic 48 hours in which Burgess maneuvered to restore many of the lost benefits — and then get them approved in the House.

Burgess is the associate dean for research at the University of Arizona’s College of Public Health in Tucson.

So it wasn’t surprising when, after Burgess decided to upload it to Instagram the following morning, it quickly went viral.

NCIS managed to eavesdrop on phone calls Wright made to his mother, Valerie Burgess.

Calls to Burgess to comment on this story were not returned.

“This is a prestigious panel, an all-star group,” Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX) gushed of the five people sitting before him.

Her attention to language—and the breakdown of language—invites comparisons to writers like Anthony Burgess and Lewis Carroll.

In any case, Burgess likes to rail against these pushy liberals and their tricky, communistic light bulbs.

They having first in the tavern made Mr. Waith also a burgess, he coming in while we were drinking.

In another way also the “foreigners” who were members of the Merchant Gild were useful to the burgess-members of it.

In 1888, the lovers of racing pinned their faith to the 30-foot class, and Burgess's fame rose higher and higher.

We cross the bridge and find another on the south bank near the toll-house and Burgess's tavern.

A little while ago, at the Palladium, there was a Moore and Burgess revival.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to burgess, such as: inhabitant, national, resident, taxpayer, burgher, and civilian.

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