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Jeffirs was not alone as thousands of cars and shoppers crammed the area mall Friday with the Christmas deadline bearing down.
With the storm bearing down on Florida in September, the Panthers were unable to play their only nationally televised game, Sept. 8 at IMG Academy in Bradenton.
With defensive end Robert McCray bearing down on him from behind, Hornibrook delivered a perfect pass to Cephus.
With Hurricane Irma bearing down on South Florida, Phil Simeone called in reinforcements.
But with Hurricane Irma bearing down on Florida, Delta added 24 new flights to help evacuate people in the path of the monster storm.
As a storm bore down on New York in the winter of 2015, the governor decided to shut down the subway for snowfall for the first time in its 111-year history—without first talking to the mayor.
But his case was complicated when Hurricane Irma bore down on South Florida in September, forcing him and others to be moved to a detention facility in Louisiana.
United rode their luck when McLean was bearing down on goal and Ashley Young barged him as De Gea claimed the loose ball - a penalty would seemingly have been West Brom's best chance of breaking their scoring duck.
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