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Where Griffith and Kregel agree is that the work requirements the Trump administration wants to impose on some SSDI recipients will be hard for rural areas such as southwestern Virginia to accommodate without federal support.
Suga, the Japanese cabinet secretary, said the missile fell about 300 kilometers (190 miles) north of the Oki islands in southwestern Japan and 500 kilometers (310 miles) west of Sado island in central Japan.
Even though water levels were receding by Sunday night, disaster management officials were wary as more rain was expected in the southwestern parts of the island in the next few days.
Investigators say the scheme involved a group of people who regularly participated in reporting fictitious automobile crashes, bogus injuries and property damage in southwestern Louisiana.
Gen. David C. Hill, commander of the southwestern division of the Army Corps of Engineers.
Before dining at the latter, enjoy cocktails in the second-floor Ibiza Bar or sip surrounded by Southwestern art in one of the private nooks off the first floor lobby (the stained glass screen is especially noteworthy).
This camp joins an estimated 30-35 camps every summer operated in Catonsville, Arbutus and southwestern Baltimore County, offering young athletes an opportunity to sharpen skills in everything from basketball to tennis.
With Trump’s immigration initiatives tied up in federal court, the budget seeks another 15 lawyers to handle that litigation, plus 12 more to help handle property acquisition needed for Trump’s promised Southwestern border wall.
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Origin and Etymology of southwestern
Middle English, from Old English sūth-westerne, from sūth south + westerne western
First Known Use: before 12th century
SOUTHWESTERN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of southwestern for English Language Learners
: in, toward, or from the southwest
: of or relating to the southwest
SOUTHWESTERN Defined for Kids
Definition of southwestern for Students
1 often cap : of, relating to, or like that of the Southwest southwestern art
2 : lying toward or coming from the southwest the southwestern part of the country
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