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to institute a suit or action at law or to draw up a summons or other initiating writ.
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This implies that retail energy prices may need to rise at rates in excess of 20 percent annually from current levels for several years.
The 30-page strategy lays out a detailed agenda focused on issues such as climate change, sea level rise, natural disasters, waste management, water resources, energy, technology, sustainable development, and tourism.
As disability rates rise, health-care costs follow.
Fulham2001-2002 pounds 494 2002-2003 pounds 760 Price rise 53.8%
Hence, it is likely that energy cost increases contributed significantly more to the deteriorating profitability of nonfinancial, non-energy corporations in the fourth quarter than is suggested by the energy-related rise in total unit costs alone.
Just as we went down into the waters to die symbolically in Baptism and rise as new creatures in Christ, so at the end of the world we will rise up as new creatures.
Which year saw the second highest gap between the rise in the cost of living and the rise in the cost of in-state public college tuition and fees?
Tide-gauge records indicate that sea level at Venice has risen 25 cm, driven in part by the water extraction and the global sea level rise spurred by increasing worldwide temperatures.
In short, two-thirds of the rise in the poverty rate occurred before Reagan's tax and budget policies could take hold, and all the rise occurred before ERTA [the Economic Recovery Tax Act of 1981] was fully in place.
Whether or not trucking fees rise again will depend on how dramatic the next fuel price increase is, McDougall says.
The S&Ls had shoveled loans out the door-convinced that asset values could only rise. Today, of course, their enormous miscalculation could cost us more than $100 billion.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.8% in the December quarter 2013, following a rise of 1.2% in the September quarter 2013.