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city (1991 pop. 23,514), S British Columbia, Canada, near the north end of Okanagan Lake. The center of a fruit-growing and dairying area, it has packing and dehydrating plants. There are lumber mills, sawmills, and food processing plants in the district.


1 City (1990 pop. 152), Los Angeles co., S Calif., industrial suburb 2 mi (3.2 km) S of downtown Los AngelesLos Angeles
, city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. A port of entry on the Pacific coast, with a fine harbor at San Pedro Bay, it is the second largest U.S. city in population and one of the largest in area.
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; founded and inc. 1905. Vernon has a workforce (c.44,000) that hugely exceeds its few residents. Its industries include meatpacking, fashion design and garment making, film production, electronics, and waste recycling. Founded by two ranchers as an "industrial city," Vernon was long a major meat-processing center and formerly had significant steel, automobile, and other heavy industries.

2 Town (1990 pop. 29,841), Tolland co., N Conn.; settled c.1726, inc. 1808. Manufactures include electronic components and silk screens. Vernon merged with Rockville in 1965 and is closely associated with the nearby towns of Ellington and Tolland in the greater HartfordHartford,
city (1990 pop. 139,739), state capital, Hartford co., central Conn., on the west bank of the Connecticut River; settled as Newtown 1635–36 on the site of a Dutch trading post (1633; abandoned 1654), inc. 1784.
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 area. Rockville General Hospital is the largest employer.

3 City (1990 pop. 12,001), seat of Wilbarger co., N Tex., near the Okla. line; inc. 1890. Cotton, wheat and alfalfa are grown and cattle and hogs are raised. There is meat processing, oil and gas production, and the manufacture of helicopters and oil field equipment. Originally named Eagle Flats, Vernon is headquarters for the 500,000-acre (202,300-hectare) W. T. Waggoner Ranch. The city was founded in 1880 on the cattle trail to Dodge CityDodge City,
city (1990 pop. 21,129), seat of Ford co., SW Kans., on the Arkansas River; inc. 1875. The distribution center for a wheat and livestock producing area, it also packs meat and makes agricultural implements.
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; it has since become a highway center.

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Vernon to receive me at present, I shall hope within a few days to be introduced to a sister whom I have so long desired to be acquainted with.
Although Vernon was a scholar in print above all, he was also a dedicated teacher.
(NYSE: SBH), the leading hair color and care destination in the U.S., announced today the nationwide launch of the VERNON FRANCOIS Collection, founded by celebrity hairstylist and namesake, Vernon Francois.
Town of Vernon officials say Monday the permit application for a festival Aug.
Vernon, OH, July 18, 2019 --( ContactUS Communications, a US based provider of contact center services, recently announced the opening of a new contact center in Mt.
IT sounds somewhat contradictory for a chain-smoking footballer to be described as "a breath of fresh air" - but Everton legend Roy Vernon was one of the game's true mavericks.
I love a good story of longtime vehicle ownership and Vernon Calaman's tale has to be one of the best.
Vernon Henry, 97, a Scout leader for 63 years in North West Cheshire, received a special invitation to the Mersey Weaver Scout Awards, involving groups from across the region.
Contract notice: 2019/028 - ~cleaning of personal protective equipment and high visibility of city of vernon agents including removal and on-site delivery~
The incident occurred at the junction of Mount Vernon Road and Mount Vernon Place,Kensington, at around 4.30pm.
Bernstein analyst David Vernon said CSX (CSX) is "setting the bar higher" for peers Norfolk Southern (NSC) and Union Pacific (UNP) following CSX's long-anticipated Investor Day.
Back in the fall of 2012, Justin Vernon told Minnesota Public Radio that Bon Iver was perhaps nearing its end.