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LOCAL. Pertaining to a place; something annexed to the freehold or tied to a certain place; as, local courts, or courts whose jurisdiction is limited to a particular place; local allegiance, or allegiance due while you are in a particular place or country; local taxes, or those which are collected for particular districts.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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A number of retailers recently have taken a plunge into the local food waters on the private brands side.
Local pubs and businesses like fish and chip shops rely on the support of their local community to thrive and stay open.
Danielle Blaisdell: Ward Family Scholarship, DFS; Millbury Coaches' Club Scholarship, local
Minister Roxon also announced the final boundaries and catchments for all Medicare Locals, other than those in Victoria, following a reassessment to ensure local responsiveness.
Clark's focal point is local faith communities, which he describes as "any regularly gathered group of Christians," from parishes and religious orders to even "the pope with the cardinal prefects." His book focuses on parishes, describing three that are quite different from one another and illuminating the essential nature of local faith communities, their individual charisms, and their indispensable relationship to the church universal.
"We believe go2 is the first mobile, local search and content company in the U.S.
In addition to seeing the ReMix ad running in multiple magazines, consumers also received outreach materials from the local partners, including magazine recycling information that was stamped on 37,000 Prince George's County employee pay stubs and ReMix magnets sent to 250,000 Boston households.
Districts rich in residential, commercial or industrial properties, like the Rondout district, generate large sums of local revenue to produce well-funded schools.
Sorry about that." But then he returns his attention to his real passion: What will happen to local eaters like him?
A local folksong says: "when the green net [of sorghum] rises, the time has come to join the band." (7) At harvest time the bandits would return home, and the "season" was over.
Sajjadur Rehman, lawyer for the petitioner, said after the enactment of the KP Local Government Act, 2013, the elections were held in 2015 in the province, while the four-year tenure of local bodies ended on Aug 28, 2019.
The petition states the existing local government institutions will be done away with and local bodies representatives will lose their off positions under the new Bill.