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    apparently, they thought I was at a different Starbucks. Eventually, I went home by Uber. Speaking of Uber, whenever the drivers of Uber call me and try to tell me their locations over the phone, it 's hard to understand too. When I had to go back home from the baseball stadium (Minute Maid Park) alone, the driver told me to come in front of a shop. But I had no idea where it was. Apparently, he did not understand what I said either. So I walked relying on the GPS of my phone. At that time, my phone battery was running out, so I was super relieved when I spotted the driver. In the car, he asked me how the game was. But I didn 't know English baseball jargon so it was really frustrating that I couldn 't tell him how exciting it was! (Houston Astros won by back-to-back homers in the bottom of 9th inning.) But he was listening to the radio so he knew about it already. I guess he knew how I felt. The traffic was busy after the game, so we talked a lot about Japan and America. Since I learned economics and politics words for English examinations, it was not very difficult to understand him when he talks about employment, politics etc. It is weird considering the fact that I struggled to talk about baseball. (My techniques to improve my English, assignment question) When I 'm in Japan, I listen to the NHK World Radio news every day. The announcers speak very clearly, so it is easy to understand even though the words used are difficult at times. That 's another reason why I…

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    The Steroid Era

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    In today’s day and age of baseball, we are all living in the so called, Steroid Era. It is named the Steroid Era because players over the last two decades have been caught using performance enhancers, which has become the latest major problem in the MLB. Performance enhancing drugs, which are commonly known as PED’s, means basically what it states; it enhances a player’s performance on the field. Over the last few years, members of the BBWAA have not voted in players that have been caught using…

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    Is this the 2014 Brewers? The 2014 Brewers were expected to compete for the cellar of the NL Central, but after 27 games that thought went out the window. On April 29th the Brewers were 20-7 and sitting in first place with a 6.5 game lead. Fast forward to September 1st, after 150 days of being alone or tied for first place in the NL Central the Brewers found themselves in second place and in the middle of second half slump. That slump never ended as the Brewers fell out of playoff…

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    Cost Of Living In Houston

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    an ever increasing number of people relocate to the greater Houston area. For one, more jobs are created in the area than anywhere in the country, with Houston adding two jobs for everyone lost during the last recession. It is also home to 26 Fortune 500 countries. Houston is known for having a medical center larger than downtown Dallas. The city is known for its thriving cultural and restaurant scene, and is home to six major professional sports teams, including the Astros in major league…

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    Astroworld Research Paper

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    I. Introduction: A. On October 30th, 2005, Houston, Texas lost its only major amusement park when Six Flags decided to close the gates to AstroWorld after operating since the summer of 1968. B. AstroWorld was once full of history and thrilling attractions, and although some of the rides have been taken elsewhere, it may soon be open for business under a new name. C. Now, unless you are a native Houstonian or visited Houston when AstroWorld was still up and running, then you probably weren’t…

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    I am as of now satisfying my enthusiasm as Texas Southern University (TSU) social work intern at Interfaith Ministries Greater Houston – Meals on Wheels (MOW) which is located on 3303 Main St. Houston TX. 77002. “In 1955, the Houston Council of Churches dispatched Interfaith Ministries (IM) ancestor association, the Church Welfare Bureau, to sort out the Protestant group to clergyman to those in need. In 1964, the Bureau was revamped as Protestant Charities, a gathering that was joined and…

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    Hurricane Katrina not only left the entire city underwater, it left thousands of people homeless, displaced, or dead. As I sat alone in my room watching the documentary, America’s Deadliest Storm, I could not help but think of how Katrina affected me. At the time, I was just eight years old and beginning the fourth grade. Looking back, I had no idea that this storm would be a life changing event. The documentary details the days leading up to the landfall of the hurricane in New Orleans;…

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    Keith both have centers in Houston Texas. Sysco’s headquarter are located in Houston. This gives them a greater advantage in the area. They are well known in the Houston area and their distributions centers are located around the United States. Sysco is currently generating sales of $46 billion. Ben E. Keith is only generating $3.4 Billion. Performance food group is also a very strong competitor for Ben E. Keith. They also operate in the southern area of the United States. Performance food group…

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    Lowes Case Study

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    Accomplishments The Lowes Company before and after 2006, has accomplished a mixture of extraordinary things. In 2006, being in partnership with a designer Marianne Cusato, Lowes had built and developed house plans for the people to be affordable of those being affected by hurricanes in the Gulf region. However, without the support of the government the company managed to build enough of these houses for the victims. Though, its exclusive retail The Lowe’s Katrina Cottage is where it’s located…

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    With the coldness filling the air as I was born into the world on December 9th, 1998, in the city of Houston in Texas. Known for being the Bayou city, Houston is where I have spent the entirety of my life. As large as this town is I was raised and have only seen only one side of Houston, and although my vision of it was only limited I learned many things with the limited resources I had in my disposal. It was a little apartment almost barely any room for my family, it was small and I was only…

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