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His touchdown tosses went for 23 and 24 yards and both were in the third quarter giving Carver a stranglehold on the game.
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The source of that power is the liquor store stranglehold on the sale of cold beer for carryout — a privilege concentrated in the hands of a small number of players.
Before the lightning intervened, Navy had a stranglehold on the game.
These conversations have led to a criminal investigation into whether Netanyahu overstepped legal boundaries by discussing using his influence with Adelson to weaken Israel Hayom’s stranglehold on Yediot Aharonot.
The stranglehold on Gaza worsened this summer when the Palestinian Authority asked Israel to reduce the electricity supply to the strip, demanding Hamas pay its share of the cost.
On Thursday, Scott maintained its stranglehold on the 10th Region, defeating rival Campbell County 3-0 in the regional tournament final at George Rogers Clark.
Borussia Dortmund were the last team to break the stranglehold that the Bavarian giants had on their domestic league, with victories in the 2010/11 and 2011/12 seasons, under the charismatic Jurgen Klopp.
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