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Raise

An increase in one's wages or salary. A company may offer a raise for seniority, exceptional work performance or some other reason. Some raises are automatic, especially to account for the cost of living, while others must be requested or earned. In the UK, a raise is sometimes called a rise.
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In a response to accusations made by Steve Raiser, the Nassau County DA responded, "not all conversations with an attorney, or his employees, are privileged.
What unites us is stronger than what divides us," Raiser said.
GDA puppy raisers often work together to ``trade'' their dogs, giving them a variety of experiences during their training, Gomez said.
Raiser was speaking at a press conference in October in the city of Kaduna, in northern Nigeria, during a visit to the West African nation.
Raiser mentioned existing "interfaith networks focusing on the issues of justice and peace," including the World Conference on Religion and Peace and the Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions, which, like the WCC, have formal links with the UN.
Ruballo explained that tickets would not be sold at the church on March 13 and 14 so as not to conflict with a Knights of Columbus fund raiser on those dates.
Greenlight Financial Services, one of the real estate industry's fastest growing direct-to-consumer mortgage lenders, broke the record for most funds ever raised in one hour on KFI's "Storm Aid" relief fund raiser.
For information on becoming a puppy raiser for Guide Dogs of America, give Louise Henderson a call at (818) 362-5834, Ext.
Charitable fund raisers who deliberately misrepresent the actual amounts of money that will go to the beneficiaries may be prosecuted for consumer fraud.
Therefore, to make informed decisions about donating their vehicles, taxpayers should be aware of how vehicle donation programs operate, the role of fund- raisers and charities in the vehicle donation process, and IRS rules and regulations regarding allowable tax deductions.