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Garrison finish

The end of a competition in which one participant comes from behind at the last minute to win. The phrase refers to US jockey Edward "Snapper" Garrison, who was known for securing such last-minute victories. That race sure had a Garrison finish—one of the runners came all the way from fifth place to win!
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10 June 2013 -- New York-based business development company Garrison Capital Inc a (NASDAQ: GARS) said that its Garrison Funding 2012-1 LLC subsidiary has entered into an agreement on June 5, 2013 to increase the size of its credit facility from USD 150m to USD 175m.
Yet so severe are the worst abuse cases in Oregon that the Garrison case doesn't stand out in the minds of top officials at the DHS Children, Adults and Families Division, which oversees foster care.
Civilians will be able to document cultural relics like this that lay unspoken within the garrison.
By choosing to read the narrative of conflict and progress in the lives and careers of two of the largest personalities of the 19 (th) century, Anadolu-Okur has given fresh insight into the relationship between the 21 year old fugitive, Frederick Douglass, and the 36 year old Garrison beginning in 1841.
Grant Anderson, dealership manager at Jennings Harley-Davidson in Gateshead, said; "The event came about as a result of selling a couple of bikes to two members of the armed forces stationed within the garrison.
He addressed officers and troops of Hyderabad Garrison.
The terrorist groups that were forced by the government forces to retreat from their positions in al-Mahjoureh and their attacks to recapture the garrison were repelled by the strong defense of the Syrian soldiers and their allies, resorted to engagement in serious arguments and blaming each other for their failures.
The author covers the construction and evolution of narratives surrounding Garrison and notions of abolitionist sacrifice, the origins of the Garrison revival, and a wide variety of other related subjects over the bookAEs four chapters.
In "Austrian Economics as the Middle Ground," Garrison asked, "Are not the Austrians supposed to be radicals?
Lodi said the government troops have fled the two garrisons, pointing to the historic importance of Gadier garrison which harboured the leader of the Mahdist revolution, Imam Mohamed Ahmed al-Mahdi, in the 19th century while he was heading towards El Obeid, the capital of North Kordofan.
Garrison had struck her with the gun at the couple's apartment on Oakdale Avenue before forcing her to drive him to the Fifth Street complex where an acquaintance lives, police said.
There exists a misperception in the garrison operational environment, however, that inspiration and influence responsibilities pertain only in deployed operational environments.
Timothy Garrison has now been jailed for four years and ordered to register as a sex offender for life.
20 September 2013 -- New York-based business development company Garrison Capital Inc (NASDAQ: GARS) said that its Garrison Funding 2013-2 LTD subsidiary has priced a ten year USD 350m term debt securitisation.
Justin Alexander Garrison beat Alex Perry with the fearsome bar, fracturing his skull, after the pair argued on their way home from a party.