Local usually refers to something nearby, or in the immediate area.
It may be used in many ways, some of which are related to this general meaning, others which are not:
- Local, local anesthesia
- Local, a.k.a. union local or local union
- Local, a.k.a. public house
- Local (comic)
- Local variable in programming languages
- .local, network address component
In a community:
- Local community
- Local government
- Local history
- Local purchasing
Other articles related to "local":
... A full local newscast would not air on the station until March 12, 2007, when XHRIO debuted Fox 2 News at Nine ... by scheduling their newscasts an hour before the other local affiliates in the region ... In addition to local/national news, weather and sports, Fox 2 News also includes "Around The World In 80 Seconds", an 80 second segment dedicated to ...
... Local ads, weather and traffic have been removed from the online station, as they will be available on the new ZM iPhone App for all markets ... Wellington or Christchurch stream with local advertising for the chosen market, this allowed visitors to hear the local shows in Wellington and Christchurch when these regions had local programming ... This will allow for streaming of all of ZM's 19 markets, including local ads, weather and traffic ...
... for allegedly assisting AccessHealthSource, a local health care provider, in obtaining and maintaining lucrative contracts with local and state government ...
... passenger or freight trains, improvements in local services were possible ... Development of the line would only serve local interests and would not lead to increased revenue for Swiss Federal Railways (SFR) ... affected could not fund improvements to an SFR line, so the law was changed to allow local contributions ...
... Formed by 21 members, the Local Council has the following attributes to approve the local budget, loans, credit transfers and the means of use of the ...
Famous quotes containing the word local:
“The difference between de jure and de facto segregation is the difference open, forthright bigotry and the shamefaced kind that works through unwritten agreements between real estate dealers, school officials, and local politicians.”
—Shirley Chisholm (b. 1924)
“The country is fed up with children and their problems. For the first time in history, the differences in outlook between people raising children and those who are not are beginning to assume some political significance. This difference is already a part of the conflicts in local school politics. It may spread to other levels of government. Society has less time for the concerns of those who raise the young or try to teach them.”
—Joseph Featherstone (20th century)
“[Urging the national government] to eradicate local prejudices and mistaken rivalships to consolidate the affairs of the states into one harmonious interest.”
—James Madison (17511836)