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The straightest of strait-laced operators – who see search as a powerful and useful customer touchpoint, are tarnished with the same brush as the sketchiest of spammers and scammers who are still alive and well within the industry.
I don’t want to downplay the dire straits that our elementary school kids are facing, but I don’t think taking away resources from middle and high schools kids is the answer — at least not in the numbers they are asking.
Still, with millions of Americans out of work and in increasingly desperate straits, some lawmakers are growing more vocal with their fears about the risks of not reaching an agreement quickly.
Prospect officials never disclosed the plan’s dire straits during the state approval process.
Whatever the cause, the havoc this week leaves some teams, like the San Francisco 49ers and the Denver Broncos, in pretty dire straits.
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When their car broke down on the trip, the couple was forced to face their financial straits.
The children of thy barrenness shall still say in thy ears: The place is too strait for me, make me room to dwell in.
Departure on the fourth voyage, accompanied by a merchant-ship bound through Torres Strait.
Directions for the passage within the reefs through Torres Strait.
And the brave explorer sailed safely through the dangerous strait now named for him.

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