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    The Spanish Flu was infectious and deadly diseases during the 1918. Throughout history the human race has faced many diseases but one of the most devastating was the Spanish Flu. The flu pandemic of 1918 was one of the deadliest in modern history. It occurred during World War 1, when the United States of America joined the war. At the time there was no drugs or vaccines for this deadly virus. The Spanish Flu was infectious and deadly diseases during the World War 1. The influenza or flu of 1918 origins came from an army camp called Fort Riley in Kansas. Reportedly 25 percent of U.S. population became infected with the flu, and roughly 650,000 Americans died. U.S. citizens were told to wear mask to prevent the flu from spreading. Local schools, businesses, and movies theaters were forced to close early. The flu did not only occurredoccur in the U.S. it was also in areas of Europe and small parts of Asia.…

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    Several terminologies have been used worldwide to describe wildfire or forest fire (e.g. Hardy, 2005; Bento-Gonçalves et al., 2012; Eriksen and Prior, 2013; Mhawej et al., 2015). Generally in the United States, these definitions included prescribed fire - which is a controlled burn ignited by human under a controlled environment and on a limited spatial scale. However, in this chapter, we only focus on uncontrolled fire that occurs in the countryside or wildland. Studies such as Kumagai et al.…

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    HealthSouth’s governance had many major flaws in their governance. The ones that stood out to me were, first, they lacked a strong ethical environment. Employees either lacked the courage to report financial manipulation or they lacked ethical awareness. This culture allowed HealthSouth’s CEO Richard Scrushy to do as he chose without any opposition. Second HealthSouth’s accountants did not fully understand their professional duty and could not convince the CEO that what they were doing was…

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    The 1918 Pandemic

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    Everyone has gotten sick with the flu at least once in their life: it comes often and acts like "an irritation rather than a killer" (). That is exactly why, during its first wave, no one was really worried about it. It was proven not... The pandemic would occur in three waves, affecting so many lives that ... Witucki 2! It is not shocking when the title 1918 influenza pandemic is not commonly heard or known, yet “it would kill more people than any other outbreak of disease in human history.…

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    The first job application that my classmate Makayla Westgard interested was the Nebraska State Patrol. For the main reason that Makayla is willing to work this job “is to be studying racial profiling in traffic stops by partnering with University of Nebraska in Omaha” that is really so interesting because the job average salary pay is about $ 34,000 a year plus $13, 600 in benefits (McClatchy, 2009). And along with a life insurance policy with no cost. According to the Nebraska Watchdog.org on…

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    CRUNCH DIARIES OCELOT by Angel Alvarez http://www.WorldOfCrunch.com This book is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places and incidents are either the product of the author's imagination or are used fictionally. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or to actual events or locales is entirely coincidental. This ebook is licensed for your personal enjoyment only. This ebook may not be re-sold or given away to other people. If you like to share this book with another person,…

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    Intro: There is much criticism, as well as negative connotations, that currently exist within our society in regards to the juvenile justice system (Pierpoint, 2000; White, 2002), and most critics’ opinions have originated from the plethora of different individuals and agencies whom become involved in a delinquent’s life at any given time once they enter into the juvenile system (Pierpoint, 2000; White, 2002). As many scholars have discovered over the course of their research, biological parents…

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    Firms’ overall business strategies and approaches changes during their expansion process (Penrose, 1959) and the expansion strategies will also depend on their business context. Firms evolve, according to Gammeltoft et al. (2010), through the co-creating of the economic system and in this process, the firms and its strategies change and this change will have a remarkable effect on the domestic economic outcome. As a result of governments respond to the emergence of firms by developing…

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    On Monday, October 12, 2015 Beth and I painted tee markers at the Mead Golf Course. Before we started, Brad Jansonius had to open the clubhouse so that we could gather all of the materials we needed. The materials included a crate, a screwdriver, a scrap piece of wood, red, white, and blue spray paint. Next, we used the Jansonius’ golf cart and drove to hole number one where Beth and I pulled up each tee marker in order to clean them. Then, we set the tee markers on a crate and painted them…

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    1918 Pandemic Virus

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    The 1918 “Spanish flu” Pandemic was caused by an avian-like influenza virus that gained the ability for efficient and sustained human-to-human transmission and then spread globally, killing 20-50 millions. Fortunately, viruses with pandemic potential are rare occurrences and ongoing surveillance of human and avian viruses is being done globally in preparedness for an influenza pandemic. Vaccines and anti-viral drugs may be available, if needed and time permits. Both kinds of therapies have…

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