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  • s  made greater or stronger
    beefed-up sales efforts

  • The LifeStraw, a beefed-up drinking straw designed by the Swiss-based company Vestergaard Frandsen, uses seven types of filters, including mesh, active carbon and iodine, to make .
  • It's designed to marry a more robust military campaign against Taliban forces on the ground with beefed-up protection of Afghan civilians.
  • That's a claim disputed by retired Marine general James Jones, who ordered a beefed-up, forward-firing gun for the V-22 when he was serving as the Corps' top officer from 1999 to .
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  • Steamboat Days heats up the Peoria riverfront
    Steamboat Days Festival runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday on the Peoria riverfront, and attractions include everything from live music to lumberjack events and a beefed-up carnival. “We’re really trying to emphasize that there are games, rides and food for people of all ages,” said Ted Sumner, co-chair of the event organized by Peoria Area Community Events. “There’s going to be something for ...
    June 12, 2013 - Peoria Journal Star
  • Officials ramp up security efforts, post-Boston bombing
    Because of the Boston Marathon bombings, Red White & Boom! will have a beefed-up security detail.
    June 12, 2013 - This Week Dublin
  • Near unanimous vote puts 'Wallflower' back in Glen Ellyn classrooms
    After weeks of debate, Glen Ellyn’s school board members voted Monday 6 to 1 in favor of allowing "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" book back into eighth-grade classrooms with a beefed-up process for giving parents more control over what their kids are reading.        
    June 11, 2013 - Chicago Tribune

  • Jim Prentice in
    I've instructed that there be beefed-up inspection and beefed-up verification, that pumps are honest and accurate,Prentice said Monday. "All consumers in this country need to know that when they go to gas up their vehicles that the pumps...

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