running head

noun

Definition of running head 

: a headline repeated on consecutive pages (as of a book)

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Just as Caesars Entertainment was rolling out its new security policies, the company ran head on into DEF CON—an event with privacy tightly linked to its culture. Sean Gallagher, Ars Technica, "Caesars Palace not-so-Praetorian guards intimidate DEF CON goers with searches [Updated]," 13 Aug. 2018 Rather than being animals only of the Salish Sea, including Puget Sound, the southern residents also are targeting chinook runs headed to rivers all up and down the coast. Lynda V. Mapes, The Seattle Times, "Struggling orcas heavily rely on urban chinook from Seattle-area rivers, new analysis shows," 24 July 2018 Many other innovators have sought to find solutions to health care costs in the past but have run head on into the complexity of the system. Andrew Joseph, STAT, "Surgeon Atul Gawande selected as CEO of new health care company from Amazon, partners," 20 June 2018 On April 14, 2017, 21-year-old Keaton Allison drove nearly six miles the wrong way before running head-on into the vehicle in which college students Karli and Kelsey Richardson were riding. Kaila White, azcentral, "Liquor dept. punishes Mellow Mushroom for overserving driver in fatal wrong-way crash," 12 June 2018 On April 14, 2017, 21-year-old Keaton Allison drove nearly six miles the wrong way before running head-on into the vehicle in which Karli and Kelsey Richardson were riding. Kaila White, azcentral, "Parents of sisters killed in wrong-way crash sue Mellow Mushroom restaurant," 21 May 2018 The Atlanta Braves trailed the Miami Marlins by five runs heading into the ninth inning of Sunday’s game at SunTrust Park. Andrew Joseph, For The Win, "The Braves pulled off a miraculous 9th-inning comeback exactly 8 years after their last one," 20 May 2018 My Boy Jack, the fifth-place Derby finisher, is co-owned by Sol Kumin, who also runs Head of Plains. New York Times, "In Belmont Stakes, Justify Might Face Familiar Competition," 20 May 2018 The first person president Kevin Pritchard mentions when talking about his team's magical run heading into the postseason? J. Michael, Indianapolis Star, "Veteran Al Jefferson: Lack of experience catches up with Pacers but better things to come," 30 Apr. 2018

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1839, in the meaning defined above

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