Both sides still seemed prepared to pursue efforts to end months of violence.
The announcement ended months of speculation about a possible buyer.
But I can't describe how it felt to end months of not knowing.
The vote ended months of debate in the legislature, which first considered the bill last year.
The endorsement ends months of courtship by the two Democratic candidates for his support.
As a result, one mistake in hard-core mode can end weeks or months of effort.
The deal, if completed, would end months of speculation about who might acquire the 150-year-old Morgan.
The conclusion appears to end months of debate within the government.
The announcement ended months of speculation about the company's future leadership.
In the mid to ending months of 2009, Paragon took a break.