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MILE, measure. A length of a thousand paces, or seventeen hundred and sixty yards, or five thousand two hundred and eighty feet. It contains eight furlongs, every furlong being forty poles, and each pole sixteen feet six inches. 2 Stark. R. 89.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It celebrates youngsters who have gone the extra mile to help others.
"At Home Instead, we pride ourselves on building strong relationships with our clients and Alison has gone the extra mile and has done just that."
People can anonymously praise those who have gone the extra mile to look after those under their care by filling in a form, or going to the online 'Nominate a Star' webpage.
MIDLAND-based Ferdotti Motor Services Ltd has gone the extra mile - and has an award to prove it.