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Only that will prevent this national disappointment from becoming a perpetual downslide.
Louisville throttled Miami 31-7 — starting a downslide that culminated with coach Larry Coker's firing at the end of the season.
Housing has been a major concern as construction was on the downslide through the spring.
During Portland's recent downslide, the defense has had some struggles.
There’s trouble in paradise: Hutton is unfaithful, distant and on a steep financial downslide.
Le Pen still won a record of nearly 11 million votes and the National Front still remains a force in France, despite the fact that the party seems to be on the downslide.
With the recent downslide, Portland has completely lost the advantage the club gained by a strong start to the year.
This is a legitimate worry because more and more members of the African-American middle class are finding themselves in an economic downslide, with little hope that the next generation will earn more than the one before.
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