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Vote by mail, they contend, will boost turnout significantly.Vote by mail doesn’t really change much, election-wise|John Timmer|August 27, 2020|Ars Technica
It is fitting, then, that the latter stages of his career have found James in Los Angeles, where he contends with two challenges.LeBron And AD Dominate Like Kobe And Shaq. But Can They Win Like The Classic Lakers?|Robert O'Connell|August 24, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Naming and categorizing heat waves too could increase public awareness of the extreme weather events and their dangers, contends a newly formed group that includes public health and climate experts.Hurricanes have names. Some climate experts say heat waves should, too|Jack J. Lee|August 14, 2020|Science News
Court filings contend he died after experiencing further abuse at the hands of officers.Morning Report: What the County Isn’t Sharing on Community Outbreaks|Voice of San Diego|July 3, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The filings contend he died after experiencing further abuse at the hands of officers.Donovan Inmates Plead for Protection, Allege Retaliation Following Lawsuit|Maya Srikrishnan|July 2, 2020|Voice of San Diego
As southern California turns to desert western Canada could follow Oregon and Washington states as a contender in top class wines.
For better or worse, iRollup Friends seems to be the contender.
“This is like somewhere,” wrote one contender of the $100 OG strain.
“We are involved in a super PAC trying to help [Republican Senate contender] Dan Sullivan beat Mark Begich,” says Hackney.
This has threatened to prevent him from being taken seriously as a contender in the 2016 GOP primary.
He would never develop into such a contender; nor does one real-life fighter in fifty.Buff: A Collie and other dog-stories|Albert Payson Terhune
Henceforth, he could be only a looker on where he had so fondly figured himself as a contender.Bert Wilson on the Gridiron|J. W. Duffield
Now he realized that his tiny human force formed a third contender in this vast battle.The Cruise of the Dry Dock|T. S. Stribling
Always one contender driven to the wall, his cities turned to ashes, his lands laid waste.The Littlest Rebel|Edward Peple
As a servant of the State, as well as a contender for the people, he was close to the tangled heart of the intricate struggle.Mountain|Clement Wood