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Renton,

city (1990 pop. 41,688), King co., W Wash., an industrial suburb of Seattle, on Lake Washington; inc. 1901. It is a freshwater port of entry via the Lake Washington Ship Canal. Its first important industries were coal mining, lumbering, and brickmaking. Railroad cars became important in the 1920s. Today the city has diverse manufactures, including aircraft (Boeing has had a plant there since World War II), trucks, and computer software. The city has a municipal airport, flying schools, and a seaplane base.
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As Kenya grapples with pollution of Nairobi River, a city is coming up on a disputed parcel of land in Ruai that would have been used for expansion of the Nairobi's sewerage treatment capacity.Investigations by the Nation have revealed that the city is being developed on a 1,600-acre parcel of land owned by Renton Company Limited a firm whose ownership is shrouded in mystery.
I'VE sent poems to the ECHO for many years now Not all of them published that's true I've been honoured to have met some of the poets Here's some tales of one or two Lil Bordessa an ECHO regular Always wore a smile I've been trying to get in touch Not seen her for a while The poet Margie Cleary Yes I know her well A really lovely person As a writer she's just swell I've not met Peter Renton But his mum's a friend of mine Freda "Queen of Croxteth Park" Mrs Renton, poetess sublime They've all been brilliant company These people named above So let me just say thank you And send them all my love By Bobby Clinton, Anfield
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THE family and friends of Anthony Renton, the 18-year-old Middlesbrough Academy player diagnosed with leukaemia, are fundraising for national blood cancer charity Leukaemia CARE.
A DRUG dealer with the same name as Renton from Trainspotting was yesterday sentenced to six years in prison for dealing heroin.
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"Choose a zero-hours contract, a twohour journey to work, choose the same for your kids, only worse," says McGregor's protagonist, Renton, in a furious monologue.
It saw a smaller draw than of late but the quality was nevertheless undiminished - with Philip Pahatouridis and Sarah Renton becoming double champions.
The front page of a Seattle newspaper proclaimed Renton High School had the worst graduation rate in western Washington in 2003.