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League

A unit of length equivalent to three miles.
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The League hopes this report will lead to further improvement in Americans' voting experience at the polling place.
We've been considered the dormat of the league for a while now, but we knew we had a chance to turn things around,'' Gray said.
Longworth believed the League of Nations "would pledge us to active participation in the affairs of Europe--indeed, of the whole world For months, the Longworth home had served as headquarters for the hardy band of 16 senators who became known as "The Irreconcilables" because of their unyielding opposition to the League.
Officials at the Chicago, Illinois-based professional sports league, the first pro league to have men and women represented equally on a team, are looking to expand the league from its existing seven teams to at least 10 by the 2000 season.
Claiming to be a nationwide Catholic civil rights organization set up to defend individual Catholics and the church against discrimination and defamation, the league insists that they have no link to the threats of violence made against the theater and McNally.
The league has also threatened members of Congress--both House and Senate--calling upon them to resign from the Population Institute because, according to Mumford, the institute's May 1995 fundraising letter contained the following:
As you may know, the League is currently in the middle of a year-long pilot project to study membership recruitment messages and methods.
The issuance of these RFPs is a significant milestone in getting Rocket Racing off the ground,'' said Granger Whitelaw, president and chief executive officer of the league.
In August, the League of Women Voters was honored as the first recipient of the Hod Greeley Judicial Outreach Award at the American Bar Association (ABA) annual meeting in Hawaii.
Along with the NBA's new 19-year-old age limit, the D-League has the potential to change how the business of professional basketball is conducted, creating a proving ground for young players entering the league.
While the players pursue their dreams of being signed by a Major League Baseball organization, we can attract a broader audience for our games and expand the sponsorship opportunities for the league.