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AREA. An enclosed yard or opening in a house; an open place adjoining to a house. 1 Chit. Pr. 176.

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'According to the investigation by our experts, flooded forest land in Area 2 and Area 3, which has been encroached upon to expand farmland illegally, is about 100ha, with 80ha of that in Area 3,' he said.
In "Labor market outcomes in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas: signs of growing disparities" (FEDS Notes, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, September 25, 2017), Alison Weingarden examines employment characteristics for working-age adults, some with no more than a high school education and others with at least some college, in metropolitan areas and nonmetropolitan areas from 1997 to 2017.
The 619 area code is expected to use up its available prefixes by March 2019.
The CPUC has started the process to introduce a new area code to the area now served by the 916 area code, as the 916 is now expected to use up its available prefixes by March 2018 due to increased demand.
The statistics on GDP by metropolitan area for 2001-2013 that were released in September 2014 have been revised.
Pictured Hobas managers (no order) are: Larry Johnson, vice president, sales; Dan Davis, division manager, East; Bijan Khamanian, division manager, West; Denny Kennard, area manager, South Central; John Mele, area manager, North Atlantic; Cliff Henderson, area manager, Ohio Valley Area; Vince Paparozzi, area manager, North Central; Jim Mahony, area manager, Mid Central; Chuck Mooney, area manager, Oklahoma; Tom Furie, area manager, Southwest; Randy Nelson, area manager, North Texas; Kirk Eager, area manager Houston; Michael Garcia, area manager, North Pacific; Victor Rivera, area manager, Southwest Texas; Joe Schmits.
The Jacksonville metropolitan area led the pack for the fastest appreciating, at 19.1% year-over-year, while Hartford metro was the slowest appreciating--actually depreciating -3.7% relative to the third quarter of 2005.
KETRA had established special rules regarding the retirement funds of individuals who lived in the Hurricane Katrina Disaster Area (see map 1) and sustained economic losses due to the storm.
metro area, median home prices in constant 2005 dollars increased a walloping $242,800, to the princely sum of $441,400, between 2000 and 2005.
One area of the country that has seen urban settings increasingly encroach on rural areas is the northwestern United States It has also been called the "hotbed of the environmental movement." This is a very diverse area of agriculture and urban culture that sometimes combines through such products as fine wine.