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  • Knowing Our Place Analysis

    I am from euphoria, A city enclosed by beautiful peaked mountains, Adventures leading to remarkable destinations. Barbara Kingsolver, the author of the essay "Knowing Our Place", once said, “Our greatest and smallest explanations for ourselves grow from place” (40). This “place” that Barbara is talking about can vary from person to person. It can be as unique as a red barn roof top or as generic as a shadowed bedroom. Everyone has a place like this in mind and it may even change often. Places are special and important to have and can give people many different emotions. The location on my mind gives me a sensation of satisfactory, togetherness with my family, and allows me to bond through exciting activities. My special place is located in the panhandle of Northern Idaho. In my life, I have ventured to a variety of places, but there is not one place that compares to my boyfriend’s family river house. Even though this year was the first of many years I will be spending at this house, it has a special place in my heart. Whether the experiences were good or bad, happy or sad, I believe that it brought together groups of people who love each other, in just over the course of a few months, and made it special for all of us by creating memories that will last a lifetime. This dazzling river house is located in Priest River on a waterfront that is surrounded by three story high, green trees, and the smell of fresh river water; that water flowing just outside the house, in the…

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  • The Perception Of Success In The Outliers Book: Malcolm Gladwell

    himself as an effective legislator by successfully supporting people 's local interests. Byrne has worked really hard to support the local industry through improved infrastructure, including the construction of a new bridge over the Mobile River. Byrne being a member of the House Committee on Armed Services, Byrne has been a strong supporter of national defense and improved the quality of care at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Byrne has traveled with the Armed Services Committee to meet…

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  • Enterprise Risk Management Planning

    Types of external considerations within Rutherford County are related to natural disasters, political disasters and macroeconomic shifts, including inflation, rate of growth, and unemployment. As a measure to offset natural disasters, we have relationships with other counties across the state coordinate efforts with our Emergency Management team. Indeed, the county 's mitigation planning efforts consist of local, state, and federal assistance. Unfortunately, there are few measures to plan for…

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  • Public Campaign Finance

    City-states of the ancient world were one of the first political entities with democratic governance. Part of the democratic process is authorizing individuals to make decisions, holding these individuals accountable, and for these individual to be responsive to the needs of the community (Pitkin, 1957). Today, cities have low levels of democratic participation that hold elected officials accountable and authorize them to have the power to make a decision. At the same time, a majority of the…

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  • Pivot Table Report Observations

    Pivot Table / Chart Report Exercise There are four observations in the pivot table, and the one part of pivot table report is about the annual adult care facility, total number of census, SMI and SSI. The other part is about New York State Population, total population and total number of race and ethnicity distribution. The results that I received are come from the data Adult Care Facility Annual Survey and New York State Population. I use the pivot table or chart to get the observations. At the…

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  • Count/Verification Assistant: A Case Study

    Jill started a new job as a count/verification assistant for the Johnson County Board of Elections. After completing her degree, she believed she would have the greatest chance of making a difference in her community and society as a whole. She had completed the counties required training and briefings, read and agree to the terms of the Statement of Secrecy, and she would have no problem with acting impartially at all times and respect confidentiality of material handled. Mark the senior…

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  • Blue Valley Multi Service Center Case Study

    For the purpose of this assignment, I chose Blue Valley Multi Service Center which is located here in Overland Park, KS. Overland Park is about 40 minutes southwest of Downtown Kansas City. It is part of Johnson County which is a fairly large county. The county itself is drastically different from the KC Metro area because it is known to be a very affluent area, especially the south half of Johnson county. Overland Park itself is one of the highest priced living areas. I chose this location…

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  • Amenities And Open Spaces: The City Of Utica

    1. Area: The community in which I live is an urban setting located in Central New York. The City of Utica is located in Oneida County. 2. Demographics: With an estimated 61,332 people in the City of Utica according to the U.S Census Bureau, the city has seen a decrease in residency since the formal census conducted in 2010 (Census Bureau). Even with the estimated decrease in population, the city is home to a multitude of races and ethnicities immigrating to the U.S from various countries…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Story Of Widow Creek

    I grew up in a small town called Haron, the population was about 1,500. It was a small town, nothing bad ever happened. Everyone was so friendly and kind to each other. There was only one high school so all my friends were practically living on the same block as me. Most of our hangout spots were at the café or the bowling alley, there wasn’t that much to do in Haron. I lived on a small farm just near widow creek. In my town, Widow Creek was forbidden by Mayor Judson, I’ve always wanted to know…

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  • Citron Case Study

    Facts The largest municipal bankruptcy, in the history of the United States, was Orange County California, and at the center of this unforeseen catastrophe Robert Citron. Irrefutably, the financial complications that lead to the bankruptcy were the direct result of the mismanagement of public funds by county treasurer, Robert Citron. Furthermore, due to Citron risky investments with the county’s monies, he left the county in a one-and—half billion dollars’ worth of debt. According to the text,…

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