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    Las Vegas is best known for their casinos, 24-hour bars/convenient stores and being the city that never sleeps. But for Las Vegas residents, it’s known as a kill zone for pedestrians Las Vegas ranked 15th of 34 major U.S. cities for pedestrian deaths with 2,500 walkers killed per 100,000 residents according to the National Highway Safety Administration in a LA Times article. I want you to understand who, what, and how we are all affected by this Las Vegas issues that is increasing rapidly. On a daily basis while watching the TV or roaming on Facebook we see articles from news stations saying “One killed after jaywalking”, “One killed by a hit-and-run.” It’s a sad truth that Valley residents must live with. The Las Vegas Metro Police Traffic Bureau says that within the first 146 days of 2015 there was 43 traffic fatalities which 16 pedestrians were involved. The death rates of pedestrians being hit have slowly increased with the years here in Las Vegas. Now, according to the Nevada Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety between 2008 and 2012, 234 pedestrians lost their lives and 784 were seriously injured in Nevada roadways. I propose that we as community need to ensure that we add more HAWK beacons and have more sobriety checkpoints. The Nevada Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety has recorded 93 fatalities from January 1st, 2016 through April 25th, 2016. Last year between the same time period there was 94 fatalities. There is 1 more fatalities…

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    Contextual Architecture In 2003 my family moved to a house in a newly built part of town in the neighborhood of Lamplight Village. Based on the Lamplight Village painting by Thomas Kinkade, it was beautiful. Not what you would expect from a Las Vegas home, but beautiful nonetheless. The facade of the two story home was light brown horizontal wood siding with big chocolate colored shutters, only for show of course. It had a spacious covered porch, a picturesque window seat and large leafy trees…

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    The Swing Thing Analysis

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    documentary, Paul Whiteman was the reason for how Swing started in 1924 when he instructed George Gershwin to write “Rhapsody in Blue”, “The first pieces of symphonic jazz… A style of music that would influence classical composers,” (00:05:52-00:06:21). Moreover, the film explained the great importance Louis Armstrong’s inspiration had towards the development of Swing music, such as, the way he utilized improvisation and the feel of swing in his music. Armstrong’s style reflected a mixture of…

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    FLETCHER HENDERSON James Fletcher Hamilton Henderson, Jr. (December 18, 1897 – December 29, 1952) was an American pianist, bandleader, arranger and composer, important in the development of band jazz and swing music. He was one of the most prolific black musical arrangers and his influence was vast. He was often known as Smack Henderson (apparently due to his college baseball hitting skills) .Fletcher is ranked along with Duke Elington as one of the most influential arrangers and band leaders…

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    Analysis of the H.D. Henderson Foundation The foundation I chose is the “A.D. Henderson Foundation –Opportunities for young children and nonprofits” http://www.hendersonfdn.org/ The A.D. Henderson Foundation was founded in 1959 by Alexander D. and Lucy E. Henderson, who reside in Broward County, Florida. Both are dedicated to improve the lives of children through education. The Henderson’s also sought to meet the constantly changing needs of our society. Through the Foundation, they strove to…

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    There are two major mining companies in Colorado. The Henderson Mine in Empire, Colorado and the Cresson Mine is located in Victor, Colorado. The Henderson Mine produced the mineral molybdenum. The Cripple Creek & Victor Mine produces the mineral gold. Cripple Creek & Victor mine is Colorado’s largest gold mine. The Henderson Mine was founded in 1976 and operated by Climax Molybdenum Company. It has produced 770 million pounds of molybdenum since opening. The mine annual revenue is unknown, but…

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    History of Famous Hoosiers There are many famous Hoosiers in Indiana. One of my favorite famous Hoosier would have to be Florence Henderson. The reason I choose Florence out of the other 50 was that she played in the Brady Bunch and that was my favorite TV show. I would say that Florence Henderson’s greatest accomplishment would be starting in the Brady Bunch or possible making her greatest hits. Florence Henderson played Carol Brady the mother in Brady Bunch. Florence Henderson embodies the…

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    In 1995, Henderson’s created a definition to the function of nursing, and was motivated to develop these ideas based on her dissatisfaction with the educational program on the mastery of nursing techniques (Henderson, 1991). The theorist purpose was to created a field in which needs necessary to strength the knowledge to obtain and maintain health were achieved, to have a balance between emotional and physiological needs of the patient, and too help a patient with the freedom of a natural…

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    “You’ve read the story of Jesse James, of how he lived and died. If you’re still in need; of something to read, here’s the story of Bonnie and Clyde.” This is the opening stanza from a poem written by Bonnie Parker herself, titled “The Trail’s End”. The story of Bonnie and Clyde is definitely one that was remembered, which is what they both wanted. They spent the majority of their young lives together on the run from the police. The impact they had on the world around them is one that lasted…

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    The determination of the pH of a buffer solution and the pKa for of a weak acid Introduction A practical was carried out to show how the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation works and to apply and hone the skills of pipetting, buffer-making, pH-meter use and graphing. The primary goal of the practical was to determine the pKa value of a weak acid. The Ka is an acid dissociation constant, it is a quantitative measure of the strength of an acid in solution. The pKa is defined as the negative log of…

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