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…Žaliakalnis is home to Ąžuolynas Park, containing a stand of centuries-old oak trees. It is the largest stand of urban oaks within Europe, covering 63 hectares. A few sections of the park have been separated into Vytautas Park and Dainų…

… the Match after hitting his highest ODI score with 89, including a stand of 116 for the sixth wicket with Elton Chigumbura, who made 70 not out and scored the winning runs. Matsikenyeri top-scored again in the second ODI, but this time Bangladesh prevailed, winning by 62 runs after bowling Zimbabwe out for 176.

… voted on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and has not taken a stand on the individual mandate, but he is against repealing the legislation. He speaks favorably of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and opposes…

… negative effects on cavalry tactics, and awaited Aurelian in Syria. He proved unable to defend Antioch, resulting in his defeat at the Battle of Immae. Retreating, he made a stand at Emesa, but was again defeated.

Clayton State University where he was a stand out guard. He is still an all-time leader for field goals, assists and three-point shooting.

Young Labor is most active during state and federal elections, campaigning in marginal seats. The youth wing of the party may organise members to door knock an electorate or set up a stand in shopping centres to hand out political party notes. Members are often also asked to ‘letterbox’ party advertising.

You So Crazy (1994) is a stand up comedy film starring Martin Lawrence. It was his first major film and stand up act. The film was directed by Thomas Schlamme. Lawrence wears a black, leather suit in the film similar to the wardrobe worn by Eddie Murphy in his films Delirious and Raw.

You Can Tell ‘Em I Said It is a stand up DVD by comedian Eddie Griffin, released by Comedy Central. “Eddie Griffin: You Can Tell ‘Em I Said It” DVD was released by Comedy Central on February 28, 2011. Containing special features, deleted scenes and all completely uncensored and uncut.

Yones had set up a stand in Khoramshahr Bazar with his brother for some years. This was the only way of their subsistence. Younes is married and has two children. A while before his immolation, Younes referred to the municipality to have a…

Yet despite being stunned by the surprise attack, heavy losses from the initial shelling, shortage of food and ammunition and being cut off from the outside world the remaining Red Army soldiers took a stand in the Citadel of the fortress.

Yellow: In the discussion phase, the yellow card is used to indicate a member’s ability to clarify a point being discussed or answer a question being posed. Yellow is used during a call for consensus to register a stand aside to the proposal or to formally state any reservations.

… would be difficult to find anywhere in America a more prompt, intelligent and insightful approach than the predatory raids of these Indians, and at the same time more calm, brave and wise in making a stand against much better armed adversaries, always thinking quickly despite the noise and confusion.

… the ground. Yanmei in her protest was saying she felt Turner should have been disqualifed for her move and she been awarded the gold medal. This drew a mixed reaction from the fans, some who jeered her display of poor sportsmanship, and others who applauded her taking a stand against Turner’s controversial skating style and win.

Yan Xishan gathered all available Chinese troops under his command to make a stand at Xinkou, because this location is flanked by Wutaishan and Yunzhonshan, which is favorable for the defenders and is also a gateway to Taiyuan, the capital…

Writing about riot grrrl’s personal influence on her and her music, she muses on the meaning of the movement for her generation, Until I found riot grrrl, or riot grrrl found me I was just another Gloria Steinem NOW feminist trying to take a stand in shop class. Now I am a musician, a writer, a whole person.

… run a stand at her son’s school festival. After much publicity, the interdiction was lifted. On May 14, 2007, the High authority for the struggle against discrimination and for equality (HALDE) affirmed that veiled parents should be allowed to attend school activities.

World War II brought highway construction to a stand still in most of the country, however for national security purposes, the War Department and the Public Roads Administration identified a system of highways throughout the nation which…

Working for GameSpot as Editorial Director until 2007, Gerstmann, GameSpot and its parent company CNET was involved in a controversial incident when Gerstmann was fired for what was later revealed to be a stand off between GameSpot’s…

Woodlot is a closely related American term, which refers to a stand of trees generally used for firewood. While woodlots often technically have closed canopies, they are so small that light penetration from the edge makes them ecologically closer to woodland than forest.

Woodhead returned as a regular to the team in the following season in Division One, scoring 14 goals and ending as joint top scorer with Hugh McJarrow and Redfern Froggatt. Woodhead played the last nine games of the campaign as a stand in…

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