“While” in the news

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area while housing
short while later
text while text
use while submerged
use while surfaced

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The Wall Street Journal
· Joe Kindred’s Recipe for Charred Squid With Ajo Blanco and Cilantro Pistou  
“We knew we wanted to make an impact, but we didn’t know it would be on a national scale,” said Mr. Kindred, who is the chef, while his wife serves as sommelier and manages the front of house.
Washington Post
· Maryland worksharing  
With unemployment soaring and the state benefits fund shrinking, Maryland is touting a little-known unemployment insurance program that can save the state millions of dollars while getting some workers back on the job.
Sports Illustrated
· SI All-American Candidate Ahmonte Watkins Highlights and Evaluation  
Could stand to secure football while in traffic.
Malay Mail
· Bursa Malaysia hovers above 1,600 level at mid-morning  
Market breadth was positive as gainers surpassed losers 424 to 363, while 407 counters were unchanged, 1,957 untraded and 26 others suspended.
Sports Illustrated
· SI All-American watch list: 13 Texas Longhorn commits and 32 key UT Targets Named  
While he projects as a blue-chip prospect at a couple of positions, many believe he will play the Longhorns' hybrid outside linebacker and defensive end position where his pass-rushing skills should get a chance to shine through.
Financial Express
· South China Sea debate: The US throws down the Gauntlet, how will China respond?  
It started poaching in the EEZ of other nations claiming them as its own and intimidated these small countries with military and economic coercion while the world stood by and watched.
Sports Illustrated
· SI All-American Football Candidates in Iowa  
Brecht, Liddle, Colby, DeJean, Twedt, Harrell, Llewellyn and Bowie are verbally committed to Iowa, while Bonifas is verbally committed to Iowa State.
The China Post
· Trump looks to scale back environmental reviews for projects  
When he first announced the effort in January, the administration set a two-year deadline for completing full environmental impact reviews while less comprehensive assessments would have to be completed within one year.
Sports Illustrated
· SI All-American Football Candidates in West Virginia  
Milum is verbally committed to the home-state Mountaineers, while Johnson and Lawton hold offers from West Virginia and a host of other Power 5 schools.
The Age
· Dockers, Eagles likely to stay in Perth for entire AFL season  
Veteran broadcaster Gerard Whateley revealed on Wednesday the Victorian teams were not likely to head home while the Eagles and Dockers, who returned to Perth last week after a five-week on the Gold Coast, would be based in WA until the season's completion.