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1 City (1990 pop. 32,387), seat of Seminole co., central Fla., on Lake Monroe and the St. Johns River; inc. 1877. It is an agricultural center where citrus fruit and vegetables are processed. Electronic equipment, boats, and clothing are manufactured. Sanford was founded (1871) on the site of a trading post established (1837) near old Fort Mellon.

2 Industrial town (1990 pop. 20,463), York co., SW Maine, on the Mousam River; inc. 1768. Once a textile manufacturing center, Sanford now has diversified industries. The town includes the unincorporated village of Springvale. Nearby ocean beaches attract summer vacationers.

3 City (1990 pop. 14,475), seat of Lee co., central N.C.; inc. 1874. It is a processing center in a rich agricultural region (tobacco, cotton, grain, sweet potatoes, chickens, cattle, and hogs). The city has a large tobacco market and is also a major brick manufacturer.

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He began his tenure at Sanford in 2004, serving in various positions including director, vice president and executive vice president for Sanford Clinic, and president of Sanford Frontiers.
This cutting-edge facility demonstrates Sanford Healths long-term commitment to North Dakota and the Fargo region while also serving as a shining example of how technology and innovation can help establish our state as a leader in health care, Burgum said.
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The race for South Carolina's 1st Congressional District (in the Charleston area) gained national attention as Sanford tries to mount his political comeback after his cover-up of an extramarital affair was exposed while he was governor in 2009.
She is survived by father, Willis Sanford and predecesead by her mother, Dorothy (Bodah) Sanford.
Announcing this in a press briefing Ashif Abdul Khader, Director, Sanford Middle East, said that Sanford Touch will be a series of retail showrooms and we are all set to create a major impact in the market.
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Sanford visited his lover in Buenos Aires, Argentina from June 18-24.