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Recently, conservationists and downtown neighborhood groups have bitterly opposed his support of a cruise ship terminal at the city docks, as well as the extension of an interstate highway connector over a semirural island suburb.
Her father, Montague Cleeves, a medical doctor who emigrated from England, built the family home in a semirural area of rocks and brush near Glendale, Calif., where she was born Nov. 11, 1926.
On a recent Saturday night, gunmen killed six people and injured 22 in a bar in the semirural town of Ciudad Cuauhtémoc.
A bit concerned but cool about it, Chris takes the trip to their semirural property, where mom Missy (Catherine Keener), a psychiatrist, and dad Dean (Bradley Whitford), a surgeon, greet him with open arms, if a tad awkwardly.
The singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell grew up on a sheep farm in semirural Vermont to a soundtrack of folk ballads and protest music.
In rural and semirural parts of Washington (including Chehalis), the rate is even lower.
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