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By banning more powerful e-cigarettes, we will make it harder for people to move off of tobacco.
Seeing the toddler beneath the train, Mr Noctor lowered himself onto the tracks to grab the child while his nephew Simon Healey jammed the doors open and hit an alarm as the train was about to move off.
A new social housing finance scheme has been launched in Bahrain to help people move off the country's housing waiting list.
05am in Locket Road (Peel House Lane side of the park gates), and will move off at 10.
25am and move off in time for a service at the cenotaph, beside Stockton Parish Church in the high street, at 10.
Also, passengers should be aware the bus is about to move off and it's their responsibility to hold on to the equipment provided for their safety.
WHEN UPPERCLASS STUDENTS move off campus, often it's their first time out on their own.
The fourth dunk -- a windmill over the table -- was a bit anticlimactic because Robinson missed nine straight times before landing a one-handed spin move off the backboard.
Not only did the 1996 welfare "reform" law heighten the already harsh and punitive attitudes toward poor women raising children on their own, newly incorporated restrictive elements severely hampered, and in some cases eliminated, these women's ability to move off welfare and into stable, well-paying jobs and careers.
She tells The Out Traveler that the choice was also "a move off the Gay Games calendar, in deference to them.
Swindon boss Iffy Onuora (above) was indebted to keeper Rhys Evans, who denied Leon Britton, Sam Ricketts and Andy Robinson in the first-half as the hosts' earned a point to move off the bottom.