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At first glance I thought your September 3 cover man was Ben Affleck, and I started looking for a story on him.
At first glance, this appears to be just another collection of colorful action stories about combat in war-torn skies.
At first glance, the entries seem absurd like they couldn't possibly be true, but as you get to know Ang ("Poorly, Ang" is how she signs her broke entries) and her broke friends, you can't help but believe their tireless adventures and kooky schemes for anything beginning with the words FREE.
At first glance, Ek seems like an unlikely candidate for Next Wave.
They will be wearing black shirts with a logo, that at first glance, looks like a Green Butterfly.
At first glance, the viewer may not understand exactly what is being shown.
AT first glance, Proposition 80 would seem to merely lock in a bunch of energy regulations that are already on the books - chief among them barring corporations from buying power from independent suppliers.
At first glance, people with Parkinson's disease appear to have damaged muscles, as evidenced by tremors and rigidity.
At first glance, The Buzz was awed by the outrageous sexual content, like the leashed Dobermans morphing into female bondage slaves.
At first glance, the march of scientific progress would seem to be a straightforward and orderly affair, with knowledge building upon knowledge until we reach the peak we occupy today.
At first glance this seems a gargantuan beast of a collection, some 340 pages long, ostensibly with a single theme.
At first glance the ballet, divided into "Mid Day," "Twilight," and "Midnight," seemed overly busy, but it quickly became an intriguing interweaving of patterns set to Rachmaninoff.