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  • n  a gay festivity

  • She sang at Martin Luther King's funeral and at William Jefferson Clinton's Inaugural gala.
  • Also underwriting the May gala was a group long shut out of Washington's power equation: the nuclear industry, which hasn't built any new plants since the Three Mile Island disaster.
  • The gala, which raised almost $24 million, has been criticized as a prime example of Washington's salesman culture.
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  • Opening night gala announced for Yolo County Fair
    The Yolo County Fair is preparing to present its 7th annual Opening Night Gala, showcasing the county's agricultural projects and produce.Visitors from near and far converge on the Fairgrounds to enjoy first peeks at the 2013 educational booths and exhibits, as well as the Fair itself.
    June 19, 2013 - The Daily Democrat
  • 1912 Gala Day in Danvers on Saturday
    The Rebecca Nurse Homestead will recreate a Summer Gala Day on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., similar to those held at the homestead when it became a museum more than a 100 years ago.
    June 18, 2013 - Danvers Herald
  • Heroes Gala raises $700K to benefit DSO
    Saturday's third-annual Heroes Gala, honoring longtime board member Barbara Van Dusen, raised more than $700,000 to benefit the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
    June 17, 2013 - Detroit News

  • President Bush in News1130
    I think when ordinary working people come home, turn on the TV and see a gala of a bunch of people at a rich gala . . . all subsidized by the taxpayers, claiming their subsidies aren't high enough when they know those subsidies have gone up, I'm... Stephen Harper Sep 23, 2008 40831 52339 gala Laura and I have been coming here now for eight years to the Ford Theatre gala and this is by far the best," Bush said after the performances. "It's such an uplifting performance and a reminder of what a great president Abraham Lincoln was."
  • Diego Maradona in Times of India
    We have to try to find the best team, the 'gala team' to play against Germany,said Maradona, who captained his country to success over the Germans in the 1986 final but lost to them in the decider four years later.

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