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BOARD. This word is used to designate all the magistrates of a city or borough, or all the managers or directors of any institution; as, the board of aldermen; the board of directors of the Bank of North America. The majority of the board have in general the power to perform the acts of the whole board, but sometimes they are restrained by their charters, and it requires a greater number to perform certain acts.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso has ordered the inspection of all dormitories in the nation's capital after a 69-year-old landlord was caught taking videos of his female boarders inside a bathroom.
On Monday, Nodalo was arrested after the female boarder filed a complaint at the Sampaloc Police Station.
The meeting was also decided that the boarder management force and Customs would enhance collaboration with other departments for effective outcomes.
A 38-year-old man threatened to stab a lady boarder at 3:25 p.m.
Suzy Gibson, who attended the school as a boarder in the late 1970s, said: "I couldn't believe it when I read the letter.
He and his boarder were not able to salvage things from his house, and neither did the boarders of the other houses.
He also expressed his pleasure over the government decision of opening the Kartarpur boarder. He was optimistic that the opening of boarder will help improving ties between India and Pakistan.
'Some 200-300 trucks carrying 50,000 metric tons of cotton are waiting at Torkham boarder for green signal from the Department of Plant Protection (DPP) and Ministry of National Food Security and Research,' he said.
| Catherine Acons in her days as a boarder at Our Lady's Convent.
The speed the boat should be traveling depends on the weight of the knee boarder. Jacob says, "I weigh 90 pounds, so the boat should be going about 18 miles per hour.
Being a volunteer training dog boarder would particular suit someone who travels near to a location like DWP, HMRC, businesses at Cobalt Business Park each day, passes by our office, or lives in NE7, NE2, NE3 or NE12.
A large quantity of charas has been seized from a Sindh-Baluchistan boarder on Tuesday.