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n the part of an anterior artificial tooth between the ridge lap and the shoulder. The pins for retaining the tooth in the base material are located in the shut.

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Q. Can a Chiropractor tell if your organs are shutting down?

A. She told me that because my spine is out of line so much, that it's causing my organs to shut down. I have been having bladder problems. I really think she is just trying to scare me.

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The City Council will hold a special closed-door meeting today to discuss the ways to keep the Santa Clarita Metrolink Station from shutting down.
By shutting themselves off, the interneurons block their quieting action on the excitatory pyramidal cells -- an effect that can last as long as 35 minutes, much longer than what had been seen with retrograde inhibition.
The shutting down of the wells prompted the Castaic Lake Water Agency to sue Santa Clarita LLC and its parent company, Remediation Financial Inc.
stated, "I would like to thank Melvin O'Neil for taking the necessary steps in shutting down our Message Board.
By shutting down select customers' air-conditioning, Edison can possibly avoid full outages that shut down traffic signals and can plunge entire buildings into darkness.
Now financial institutions need to be ready and equipped to deal with the task of locating and shutting down multiple sites that are hosted in a number of locations.
On Monday and Tuesday, the Lancaster campus reduced power by shutting down the air conditioning and turning off computers and lights, although offices remained open and classes continued.
In today's marketplace, it is critical that Sappi's cost structure be made more efficient, so we are shutting our highest cost paper machine, and we are also taking other steps to build profitability," said Kathy Walters, Sappi Fine Paper North America President and CEO.
Thus, shutting down the subway would free up funds to transport three times as many passengers by bus.
The Trust believes that shutting in gas which could eventually be approved for production (as it meets the current criteria for production under ID 99-1 and Decision 2002-23) could result in significant compensation being required to cover any damages created by shut-in prior to a fair and reasonable review, particularly in this period of unprecedented gas prices created by the current natural gas supply shortfall.