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local

adjective adjacent, adjoining, civic, close, divisional, domestic, limited, localized, municipal, near, nearby, neighborhood, provincial, regional, sectional, surrounding, territorial
Associated concepts: local act, local action, local agent, local application, local assessment, local authorities, local bill, local concern, local improvement, local law, local rules
See also: chapter, domestic, native, organ, provincial, regional

LOCAL. Pertaining to a place; something annexed to the freehold or tied to a certain place; as, local courts, or courts whose jurisdiction is limited to a particular place; local allegiance, or allegiance due while you are in a particular place or country; local taxes, or those which are collected for particular districts.

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Through Locals Online, all SEIU affiliates have access to:
Locals Online was designed to solve problems that local unions confront when they try to use new technology--problems that are common to any nonprofit organization wrestling with this new medium.
In recent years, the local newscast has replaced the network evening news and the newspaper alike as the average American's main source of news: A study by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press in 1996 found that 65 percent of all adults said they regularly watched the local TV news; only 42 percent reported that they did the same with a network newscast.
A 1995 study of the local news in 50 major markets by the Rocky Mountain Media Watch found that crime and disaster news make up about 53 percent of the news on local newscasts -- the grislier the crime, the better.
Once again, Governor Schwarzenegger has crafted a fantastic deal -- this one between the State Legislature and local governments, a deal that helps California through tough economic times over the next two years and permanently protects local government revenue for critically important local services.
Fiscal stability for local governments will pay off handsomely for all 36 million California residents who live and work in our counties, cities and special districts.
Kelly-Springfield Local 959 -- Fayetteville, North Carolina
Until elections occur for the officers of the Board of Directors and the two councils, the new local will be jointly governed by the officers of the former locals.
Capturing industry growth, the Local Search Guide offers users news and updates through company profiles of Internet Yellow Pages, search engines, search tools and vertical directories.
As defined for the Local Search Guide, a vertical directory may offer valuable content in addition to its primary role as an online index of local vendors in well-defined categories.
com, provide targeted maps and driving directions that lead consumers to businesses identified through local search queries.