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Despite its toxicity, a considerable fraction of petroleum oil entering marine systems is eliminated by the hydrocarbon-degrading activities of microbial communities, in particular by a remarkable recently discovered group of specialists, the so-called hydrocarbonoclastic bacteria ( HCCB ).
Despite entering December with a record of 8 – 3, Dallas lost its slim grip on 1st place in the division with losses to the New York Giants and San Diego.
Despite the high priority given by the Dutch government to fighting illegal drug trafficking, the Netherlands continue to be an important transit point for drugs entering Europe.
Despite his family's poor background, he performed well after entering the Church and rose quickly through the ranks.
Despite his relative inexperience, Clark rose quickly in federal politics, entering the House of Commons in the 1972 election and winning the leadership of the Progressive Conservative Party in 1976.
Despite a 2 – 0 Boxing Day home win over Crystal Palace, the Saints ' poor form continued into the new year, where they were dubbed by the media as having a ' New Years Hangover ', entering 2012 with a 3 – 0 away defeat to South coast rivals Brighton, which saw talisman Rickie Lambert sent off with a straight red card.
Despite a left eye that had a cut over it, Dávila was leading on the judges ' scorecards entering the 10th round.
Despite the statement made by Bentley about entering the studio in April, he noted that the recording date was now May 1.
Despite Pickford's embrace of the new medium it seems she was as concerned as everyone else about how her voice would record, despite the fact she had a stage career before entering film.
Despite entering the campaign with relatively low poll numbers, the NDP recovered and increased their support significantly after Layton's performance in the leaders debates.
Despite well over 2, 000 mail-order marriages a year, there is no information on the amount of mail-order brides entering the US.
Despite entering as heavy favorites for being the reigning world champions ( having won the 1986 FIFA World Cup ), playing at home and having a team largely composed of its World Cup winners led by the legendary Diego Maradona, Argentina would finish in a disappointing fourth place after being beaten by defending champions Uruguay 0-1 in the semifinals.
Despite entering the union through sport, he had been influenced in joining it by wider events ; in 1980, the far-right General Luis García Meza seized power in a military coup, banned other political parties and subsequently declared himself president in what observers widely declared a dictatorship.
Despite this, the NDH's leader Ante Pavelić designated Zadar as the capital of the Sidraga-Ravni Kotari County, although its administrator was prevented from entering the city.
Despite her family background, her father disapproved of women entering the acting profession because he believed it conflicted with the traditional maternal duties and responsibility of women in the family.
Despite entering the race long after his primary opponent, California State Treasurer Phil Angelides, Westly's campaign picked up considerable momentum, receiving endorsements from such figures as Lieutenant Governor Cruz Bustamante, Congressmembers Grace Napolitano, Diane Watson, and Brad Sherman, State Senators Carole Migden, Martha Escutia, and Nell Soto, County Supervisor Yvonne Burke, Assembly Members Judy Chu, Ted Lieu, Rudy Bermudez, and Nicole Parra, former Assembly Speaker and current Los Angeles City Councilman Herb Wesson, the majority of the Los Angeles City Council, and other elected officials at the federal, state, and local levels.
Despite the lack of airplay or a hit single JackInABox still sold quite well, entering the Top 10 of the UK Albums Chart in its first week.
Despite many very well known names entering, Knott won at the age of 29.
Despite a bout with Bell's palsy, which left him with slightly slurred speech, Kiner is still broadcasting, entering his 51st year of doing Mets broadcasts as of the start of the 2012 baseball season, though only as an occasional guest analyst.
Despite finishing as the NHL's top-scoring team, the Canucks entering the 2002 playoffs as the eighth seed in the West for the second consecutive season.
Despite their initial success, by the time the last examples were entering service they were already being replaced on some top-link duties by more powerful locomotives.
Despite Lahti entering the race, a unanimous decision was made to keep Jyväskylä as the rally headquarters.
Despite the plane's life giving effects, living creatures entering the positive energy plane quickly become overloaded with life energy and may explode.
Despite entering a very crowded, competitive segment in which almost every member has been recently redesigned, the M managed to claim several key distinctions.

Despite and LM
Despite the descent engine programming error, NASA deemed the mission a success in demonstrating the LM systems, and a second unmanned flight test using LM-2 was canceled.
Despite the LCL's defeat, the failure of the LM to gain internal supremacy over the conservatives was seen as the latter as a vindication of their policies.
Despite its leader's show of confidence, many in the LCL were concerned that they expulsion of LM elements had apparently backfired ; it also prompted some disillusioned parliamentarians to suggest that rural and urban elements in the LCL could not coexist.

Despite and forty
Despite Jackson being eighteen years younger, about two inches taller and maybe forty pounds heavier, Martin lunged at him, and had to be restrained by coaches Yogi Berra and Elston Howard.
Despite being married for nearly forty years, the couple lived together for only sixteen of those years.
Despite its length, clocking in at nearly forty minutes and stretched over six parts, the track made the UK top 30, and previewed what was to come.
Despite being related to the word " four " ( 4 ), 40 is spelled " forty ", and not " fourty ".
Despite these successes, the company frequently ran into periods of financial difficulties, as Dunham was required to support all of the thirty to forty dancers and musicians.
Despite its enormous strategic importance, it had traditionally been lightly guarded, with a staff of forty military and civilian personnel.
Despite forming the second-largest parliamentary party, they did not accept the role of Opposition for a further forty years.
Despite the monopoly control of four of the six grand crus, the village has at least forty growers sharing its vineyards.
Despite being forty years old, Angus Bonnycastle volunteered to serve overseas with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during World War I.
Despite being thirty-three, Nilsson was far from being the club's oldest player ; Steve Ogrizovic and Kevin Richardson were both in their late-thirties, whilst Gordon Strachan was forty.

Despite and minutes
Despite out-gaining the Saints on offense by nearly a twofold margin, the Vikings were severely hindered by five turnovers, including a Favre interception in the final two minutes of the fourth quarter ( in Saints territory ).
Despite finishing with a 6 – 10 record in the 2005 – 2006 season, the Eagles ranked second in the NFL in merchandise sales, and single-game tickets for the next season were sold out minutes after phone and Internet lines opened.
Despite having only 17 minutes of screen time, Tracy was highly praised for his performance and received an Oscar nomination for Best Actor.
" Despite his solitary life, in The Simpsons Movie, minutes before his likely death, Comic Book Guy says that his obsessive comic book collecting has been a " life well spent ".
Despite all these amazing powers, Ultraman has one main weakness: Since Earth's atmosphere leeches away his solar energy, Ultraman can only physically exist on Earth for approximately three to five minutes of Earth time.
Despite a frequency of more than one train every two minutes, made possible by the installation of digital signalling in 1989, and the partial introduction of double-decker trains since 1998, the central stations of Line A are critically crowded at peak times.
Despite stings from jellyfish and strong currents off Cap Gris Nez which prevented him reaching the shore for five hours, finally, after 21 hours and 45 minutes, he landed near Calais — the first successful cross-channel swim.
Despite the general lack of commercial interest in Chinese cinema at the time by North American media corporations, Wong was given a distribution deal for a limited theatrical release in North America on USA Films, based only on a few minutes of his footage.
Despite the use of 9 poles and 12 guy ropes, such a tent could be pitched by an ( experienced ) family of four in some 10 to 15 minutes.
Despite their weight and technical superiority, Cambridge won by only a length and a quarter in a time of 17 minutes and 49 seconds.
Despite Juventus taking the lead after 81 minutes, Shankly ordered his players to ensure the deficit was only one goal.
Despite only playing 79 of 82 games, he led the NBA in minutes played in 1997 ( 3362 ).
Despite its length ( 171 minutes ) and unlikely commercial genre, it received high critical and popular acclaim.
Despite the Dons Losing 6 – 1, Jones pulled off a number of saves and only conceded 3 goals in 60 minutes, as opposed to Heald's 3 in 30.
Despite its enormous mass, it rotates through 180 ° in five-and-a-half minutes using very little power.
Despite the region's compact nature, inbound traffic becomes very heavy on all expressways as early as 5: 45AM on a typical weekday morning, making an inbound drive from the suburbs as long as 75 minutes.
Despite this the Ethiopian warriors continued their attack, losing over 500 with thousands more wounded during the ninety minutes of fighting, most of them at little over 30 yards from the British lines.
Despite limited playing time of just 19 minutes per game, Wallace averaged 16 points, 15 rebounds and seven blocks his senior year.
Despite the residential setting of its campus, Trinity is only five minutes away from historic Downtown San Antonio, the seventh-largest city in the United States.
Despite a press release saying that Hall would have other guests appearing the night of Farrakhan's appearance, Hall instead allowed Farrakhan almost the entire sixty minutes for himself to be interviewed, with the gospel group, Kirk Franklin & The Family, relegated to the very end.
Despite his medical difficulties, Howard contributed 9 points in 29 minutes.
Despite an electronic problem at his pitstop which cost him several minutes, Yoong ran comfortably ahead of Sato during the race to finish 13th.

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