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When the present state tenure law was adopted, recalcitrant school boards, fighting tooth and nail to maintain their right to fire teachers as they saw fit, simply decided to dismiss all teachers at the end of their probationary period rather than give them permanent status.
2 Columbus Circle, better known as the Lollipop Building for the shape of its marble columns, has been at the center of a public battle about the meaning of landmark status for several years now, with a local community group, Landmark West, fighting tooth and nail to keep the structure from being altered.
They fought tooth and nail to get to Euro 2004 and have been fighting tooth and nail to get to European and World finals since their last appearance in a major finals, the World Cup in 1958.
Despite fighting tooth and nail for the right to sell its stockpile of elephant tusks, South Africa has still not found a buyer for the 30 tons of ivory it is vending.
RESIDENTS along a roadway in Co Laois are fighting tooth and nail to block the opening of a new boozer.
Fighting tooth and nail in each monster battle, Leon must combine his whip and five sub-weapons (Holy Water, Dagger, Cross, Axe and Crystal) to defeat the monsters.