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Box and Cox

Two people who always miss each other and thus are never together. The phrase comes from the 19th-century story of the same name, in which two men named Box and Cox rent the same room at different times of day. Since I've been on night work all week, Irene and I are like Box and Cox these days, constantly missing each other. I hope to actually spend time with her over the weekend!
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Finally, Cox's doctor asked him to bring a football helmet to an examination to see if Cox might be able to pull off a comeback, and he was cleared.
The two-year White House stint was just a small slice of a lengthy and varied career for Cox.
Before her Gulf of 'Aqaba swim, Cox spoke of the challenge ahead.
Cox Communications, a Fortune 500 company, is a multi-service broadband communications and entertainment company with more than 6 million total residential and commercial customers.
It could be that the structures of the COX enzymes vary from person to person, meaning that a given meditation might work better on some than others, he says.
Among personal goals, Cox wants to hit her first career home run in honor of sister Jodie, who graduated two years ago with a regional-record 29 home runs.
PowerBoost is only available to Cox High Speed Internet Preferred and Premier package customers in Northern Virginia with more service areas being added soon.
Glendora's season is over, so the Tartans (15-8) can spend the summer wondering why they kept pitching to Cox, the region's two-time home run leader who has 11 this year and 27 lifetime, one short of Jenny Dalton's (Glendale) Southern Section record.
Cox, who has nine triples and 14 runs batted in, has also had a hit in every game this season for Quartz Hill (11-8).
spokesperson, children's advocate and host of "America's Most Wanted" (FOX) will moderate the Teen Summit, which will be aired later this summer on Cox Communications' local cable channels.
We thank our longtime Cox employees for their exemplary service to the company and wish them well in their new careers with Cebridge.
All Cox High Speed Internet customers, regardless of their location or service plan, can use up to seven email accounts.
We are delighted that Cox's commitment to diversity has been recognized by DiversityInc," said Cox Communications President Pat Esser.
ATLANTA -- Cox Communications today introduced its new Anti-Phishing security software, now available to all Cox High Speed Internet customers who download Cox's free security suite.