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WINDOW. An opening made in the wall of a house to admit light and air, and to enable those who are in to look out.
     2. The owner has a right to make as many windows in his house when not built on the line of his property as he may deem proper, although by so doing be may destroy the privacy of his neighbors. Bac. Ab. Actions in general, B.
     3. In cities and towns it is evident that the owner of a house cannot open windows in the partition wall without the consent of the owner of the adjoining property, unless he possesses the right of having ancient lights. (q.v.) The opening of such windows and destroying the privacy of the adjoining property, is not, however, actionable; the remedy against such encroachment is by obstructing them, without encroaching upon the rights of the party who opened them, so as to prevent a right from being acquired by twenty years use. 3 Camp. 82.

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The inspiration behind Windows of Opportunity was to create a new public art project for the people of Birmingham and visitors to the city to enjoy, as well as giving UCE graduates an excellent platform to showcase their work," he said.
Teachers can request a Windows of Opportunity grant application form and guidelines by calling 919-787-1693 or emailing ncbeautiful@bellsouth.
Opening windows of opportunity for young people to gain skills in the workforce not only works to curtail youth unemployment, but also increases the pool of qualified workers in sectors with shortages of skilled employees.
Presently, there are several windows of opportunity for moving such an agenda forward.