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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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Mr Cain served in the RAF and won the RAF Championships for boxing.
Right: Moira has suspicions about Cain. But will Graham, left, foil Kim's plot?
Cain also raped the woman on a single occasion at a house in Dumfries when he pushed onto her back and held her arms down.
A deranged Cain dunks terrified Charity's head into a sink full of water.
He said it was a "dream come true" to be bringing back Cains beers and to be breathing new life into the Victorian brewery building.
"The fault is not on Briscoe Cain" for the incident, Miles said.
The story continues to unfold: And the Lord said to Cain, 'Why are you distressed?
Cain, 45, began working with the boxers in Baguio City more than three weeks ago after being recruited by ABAP executive director Ed Picson.
The positive reaction to Aston Cain's first watches convinced Mr Cain to invest in a new range, using quality Swiss-made components, sold at a fraction of the cost of luxury brands.
Despite the glorious finish, Cain's season sputtered in the beginning, just as it did the two previous years when the Royals turned to him in hopes that he'd be reliable as an everyday, all-around contributor.
Naturally, Cain's wife Moira is not particularly chuffed about this latest allegation and is soon squaring up to her other half.