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ha puhn stans

  • n  an event that might have been arranged although it was really accidental

  • But lately, says Chilton, more Christian scholars have scuttled the idea that Jesus' Judaism was mere "ethnic happenstance.
  • By happenstance, as the buck was worrying down again, central bankers, finance ministers and some 6,000 other leading moneymen were gathering in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, for the .
  • He soon figured out that happenstance played no role; timing was everything.
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  • Mayor questions trustee’s motives
    By JOE L. HUGHES II Ledger Staff Writer joe@gaffneyledger.com Once may be happenstance, but Blacksburg Mayor David Hogue is convinced a Cherokee County school trustee is unjustly targeting the municipality— in particular, the students attending its schools. read more
    June 12, 2013 - Gaffney Ledger

  • Matt Millen in Royal Oak Daily Tribune
    Rod stands up there and says, 'It's on me,' it's on me,Millen said. "It's me. That's fine. I take full (responsibility). Personally. The guys who are out here are here for a reason. It's not a happenstance. I believe in the guy I hired, I...
  • Robert Menendez in New York Times
    In an impassioned response, Senator Robert Menendez, Democrat of New Jersey, asked, "Is a child in New Jersey worth less than a child in other parts of the country simply because of the happenstance of where they live?"

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