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Mayor Richard Riordan is planning an all-out assault on his effort to get the elected Charter Reform Commission to stand fast and not accept a compromise plan - one that is gaining support among business, labor and just about every other city official.
They stressed that the Syrian people who kicked colonizers out continue to stand fast in the face of terrorism by virtue of their national unity and support to the Syrian leadership.
This would enable Kim Jong-un to claim to his generals to have prevailed in the crisis, while President Obama can stand fast.
With some 45% of our student population from outside of Wales, this festival not only promotes Welsh food to local people but also helps to raise awareness of the quality of Welsh produce to customers from the rest of the UK," said Peter Stand fast, of the Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales.
Having been accused of cowardice in my youth, to which I certainly was not guilty, I would now believe that I would be a real coward if I failed to stand fast to my Christian faith.
CCAGW strongly urges Congress to stand fast and support the Department of Labor's efforts to bring overtime rules into the 21st Century.
The fact the letter is signed by 17 Conservative MPs, as well as three Tory MEPs and the leader of the Conservative group on Birmingham City Council may encourage Mr Cameron to stand fast against rebels such as Mr Yeo.
In its new size, The Daily Star will stand fast in promoting the same principles that this newspaper has always supported: We will not relent in our backing for the rule of law so sorely lacking here, for an independent judiciary to enforce and implement the rule of law, as well as for the equality of all before the law; for the protection of human rights and the environment.
AN NAHAR columnist Ali Hamadeh called on the Western-backed March 14 coalition to stand fast in the face of the war waged on the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL) by Hizbullah and its allies.
STAND fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free and be not entangled again in the yoke of bondage.
With all this to endure, it would be forgivable to migrate from these battered shores for a fine old time in one of those magical, sunny places that hasn't yet discovered the filthy euro, but I implore you to stand fast, glass in hand, wellies in waiting, wallets brandished and address books at the ready.
I think he embodies those qualities that are the very best in America: upward mobility, an embrace of the future and an ability to stand fast on principle while acknowledging the other side of the debate.