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At issue is the treatment of what fund managers collect when one of their investments hits pay dirt.
Texas Tech's Justin Stockton ran for 24 yards on the first play and Tre King found pay dirt three plays later on a 4-yard rushing score to put the Red Raiders up 24-17 with 5:55 left in the quarter.
On Springside Chestnut Hill’s ensuing possession, after three incomplete passes, a hurried end-zone punt after a high snap gave the Churchmen the ball 15 yards from pay dirt.
DeMarchis found pay dirt from there on the next play.
Ehret running back Terrell Brown took over on the ensuing drive, hitting pay dirt on an 8-yard touchdown scamper to give the Patriots a 14-0 lead.
The concept of the Buddha bowl, which appears to have hit pay dirt in late December of last year, is a favorite of yogis and health bloggers, particular those of the vegan persuasion.
On the ground, his 59 attempts translated into 840 yards and eight trips to pay dirt.
Within hours of a second volley emailed March 11, the hackers hit pay dirt.
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