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QUARTER. A measure of length, equal to four inches. Vide Measure.

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Fourth of July Celebration, with entertainment and fireworks.
It has long been recognized that the Fourth Amendment protects people, rather than places.
The median resale price in the Northeast was $148,200 during the fourth quarter, rising 2.
Net sales in the fourth quarter ended February 4, 2007 ("fourth quarter of fiscal 2006") increased 17.
The two men appealed their convictions for violating the state controlled substances laws, contending that the evidence should have been suppressed because the officer's action of looking through the window into the apartment violated the Fourth Amendment proscriptions against unreasonable searches and seizures.
The 1,241 sales of single family houses reported for the fourth quarter, and the 5,211 sales for the full year 1996, both were record levels for their respective periods.
4 million, including Blackstone's fourth quarter contribution, representing an increase of 17% over the full-year 2005.
Seventh- and eighth-grade category: Colton Schwartz, Placerita Junior High, first; Caitlin Klinedinst, Placerita, second; Jonathan Ewart, Placerita, third; and Sam Fleischer, Placerita, fourth.
EBITDA (operating income plus depreciation and amortization) increased to US$934 million, 4% more than the US$901 million achieved in the fourth quarter of 2005.
And the Bruins spotted WSU a pair of 21-point leads in the first half, then trailed 38-21 in the fourth quarter before rallying to force overtime, and eventually win on tailback Maurice Drew's 1-yard plunge.
The Company will report net sales of approximately $864 million for the fourth quarter of 2006, an increase of more than 9% compared to the fourth quarter of 2005 and approximately $20 million above current analysts' consensus revenue estimates.
On the court, the Lakers followed suit and sleepwalked through part of the fourth quarter to lose a 10-point lead and let the lowly, undermanned Clippers back in the game.

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