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CAIRNSCooperative Information Retrieval Network for Scotland (UK)
CAIRNSCluster and Infall Region Nearby Survey (spectroscopic survey)
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Patrick Cairns occupies too large a proportion of our carpet.
When I found Patrick Cairns among the harpooners, my research was nearing its end.
Constantly my eyes scanned the blinding waste of sand for the ricky cairn beneath which I was to find the wires leading to Pellucidar--but always was I unsuccessful.
Beyond and to the northward was the cairn that covered Von Winterfeld, surmounted by a cross of steel, and from among the tumbled rocks in the distance the eyes of a wolf gleamed redly.
His son William Cairns jnr, 20, had his not guilty plea to murder accepted.
Mr Cairns had offered to resign as AM for South Wales West, but the party's Welsh Board of Management insisted that he stay on until next year's National Assembly election.
Speaking after the result was announced, Mr Cairns acknowledged that the vote in the constituency was split, and vowed to help those who had supported him and those who hadn't.
When questioned Smith admitted the theft but said Cairns had nothing to do with it.
The region will see the greatest benefit from passenger expenditure, port charges and associated supplies and servicing activity as the Cairns Shipping Development Project will allow for over 100 additional cruise ships to berth annually in the Port of Cairns by 2031.
Scoring a fourth win of this winter season at the Colne Valley venue, Cairns defeated Gary Siswick 21-17 in the showpiece sponsored by Liam Fallas - taking home the winner's cheque from a prize pot of PS420.
The introduction of nonstop Manila-Auckland flights on December 6 will coincide with the suspension of the Manila-Auckland via Cairns service.
Cairns, 45, faced trial after he successfully sued Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi for accusing him of match fixing on Twitter in 2010.