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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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No legislation has been proposed yet, says Cain, "but some consumer and pharmacist groups are beating the drum.
Instead of reprimanding Cain for his emotional reaction, He shows fatherly concern.
Under the ABAP's plan, Cain will be asked to return to the country in March to check on the progress of the boxers preparing to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
For its first range Aston Cain sold 350 watches and is forecasting selling 750 in the next range by next April.
The only thing to slow Cain through the first two months of the season was a two-game suspension handed down by the American League for his role in an on-field brawl on April 23 in Chicago.
The business model for the new channel is to sell subscriptions to Cains fans and supporters.
Cain was entered for the award by Northumberland National Park Authority, for whom he is making a film on a year in the life of a hay meadow.
I remember being here for the final and going, 'In four years, I want to be doing what she's doing,'" Cain said.
I am suspending my presidential campaign," Cain told supporters at a rally in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia on 3 December.
According to Cain, he was ambitious from a young age, pursuing a series of ever more-challenging goals.
According to Politico, a source close to the matter revealed that Cain would probably get out of the race, but added that nothing's been decided.
Summary: DUBUQUE, Iowa: Republican presidential Herman Cain sought to project a clear sense of national security and foreign policy while campaigning in Iowa on Tuesday, a day after botching his answer to a question about his support for the US role in Libya.