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  • n  a photograph taken from a distance

  • If this reform does happen - may be a longshot, but okay - what happens then? What's the estimate on the timeframe for the Afghan government to stabilize and act as a legitimate .
  • At six major race tracks across the nation, chalk-eaters (form players) were choking last weekend over a straight flush of longshots.
  • With all these obstacles, the Smarts are a longshot in China.
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  • Grammy award Kurn Hattin’s Bianconi becomes quarterfinalist
    WESTMINSTER -- To be selected a winner out of 217 people is, by all accounts, a longshot. But if you were one those 217 that had been whittled down from an initial 30,000, it might seem like child’s play by comparison.
    June 17, 2013 - Brattleboro Reformer
  • Kurn Hattin's Bianconi becomes quarterfinalist for Grammy award
    Monday June 17, 2013 WESTMINSTER -- To be selected a winner out of 217 people is, by all accounts, a longshot.
    June 17, 2013 - Brattleboro Reformer
  • Int'l court case against ex-pope fizzles
    NEW YORK (AP) — The International Criminal Court has rejected a longshot request by clergy sex abuse victims to investigate former Pope Benedict XVI and Vatican cardinals for possible crimes against humanity.
    June 13, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Lance Berkman in The Canadian Press
    I don't know that we need to start singing his swan song just yet with the Astros,Berkman said. "I'd say it's probably a longshot that he gets traded. I just feel that way. I'm not saying it won't happen, but I don't know that it's a great...
  • Billy Gillispie in New York Times
    I would say it'sa longshot myself,Kentucky's second-year coach Billy Gillispie said. "We've had some good moments. We've had some tough moments. We just haven't finished up the season nearly as well as we would have liked."
  • Christopher Christie in MyFox Philadelphia
    As difficult as the budget process was, we are not done -- not by a longshot,Christie said in the statement. "Without more excuses or further delay, we must move to lock in real, lasting reforms."

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