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To place a document in the public records. All such documents are time and date stamped when received;this is important because the priority of deeds and of liens is usually on a race-to-thecourthouse,first-to-file basis.In many states,if a judgment is recorded against a seller only minutes before a deed to the buyer is recorded, then the buyer's new property is subject to the lien, which must be paid or the judgment creditor may execute and take the property and sell it for satisfaction of the debt.

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Pick up a few inexpensive photo albums and file away the memories.
So walking through the doorway causes your brain to file away current memories in compart-mentalized folders and shuts the drawer.
The researchers theorize that passing through a doorway has a "boundary effect" that signals the brain that a new episode of activity is beginning and prompts the mind to file away information about activity in one space so it can better focus on a new activity in a different space.
The under-carriage of the table also contains an integrated magazine rack to file away all your daily newspapers or glossy magazines.
File away dry skin on your soles and heels, once or twice a week, filing away from you.
CHRIS WOOD is one to file away for the future as the 20-year-old isn't turning pro just yet.
I hope you'll file away this Buyer's Guide issue along with the October issue.