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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Leaving a radio turned on in the barn or toolshed enables the blind farmer to locate each building instantly, facilitating rapid, easy movement from one place to another.
The student will benefit from prompting by the instructor regarding the various cues that can be used to locate the convergence of the farm lane with the county road.
At this point, each utility would send out its own employees to locate the lines.
Now, when a locate request is placed by a One-Call Center, a contract line locating company is often called to locate all or most of the utilities at one time, for a set price.
Typically, officers first check leads using computer inquiries to locate new information and to confirm information acquired previously.
On July 9, 1993, the TFATF launched an investigation to locate a fugitive from Florida who authorities believed was in the Tidewater area.
Generally, this method can locate a stable, solid ground fault condition to within two turns of a 14 turn coil.