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If City were to edge close to Dundalk by the end of tonight's games, perhaps it could change the dynamic of the race.
Major-General Khalil Ibrahim Al Masouri, Assistant Commander-in-chief of Dubai Police for Criminal Investigation Affairs, said the man's modus operandi was to edge close to men in crowded markets, slash their pockets with a blade and steal their wallets and mobile phones.
The Riverbed Granite solution enables Bill Barrett to consolidate servers and storage in the datacenter and streamline IT management, without sacrificing any of the benefits of having servers at the edge close to users.
RENTS EDGE CLOSE TO ALL-TIME HIGH PRIVATE rents have reached their second highest levels since 2008 as activity returns to the sector, a major lettings network reports.
Everton are close to having a fully-fit squad for tomorrow's clash with Alan Pardew's Champions League chasing outfit, as Leighton Baines, Darron Gibson and Phil Neville all edge close to match fitness.
On most occasions as government officials seem to edge close to signing up, Egypt's army has indicated its reluctance.
And bookies feel they can edge close to that aim by collecting another three points at Tranmere, Coral installing them as 5/4 favourites and Betdaq making the hosts 3.
Dai Rees (35), Woolls (33), Owen (31) and Matthew Close (23) all helped Tondu edge close to the Penarth total but they were bowled out 25 runs short.
The county council had been accused of "stonewalling" over plans for the sports centre, which the district council had planned for Berry Edge close to the town centre.
WAYNE ROONEY and Jermain Defoe both hit doubles in the six-goal rout of Andorra that saw England edge close to securing their place at South Africa 2010.
Avoid defeat and the Hammers will edge close to a well-earned European place under their enterprising manager Gianfranco Zola.
Success for Stoute in this pounds 90,000 mile-and-a-quarter Group 3 would see his win-and-place prize-money total edge close to the six-figure mark and improve a record that has already seen him notch almost 30 victories since the end of April.