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  • Creative Writing: A Trip To The Illinois River

    One summer my eldest brother, Colten decided to take his dog.Bo,and our dog Tess down to the Illinois River, to let out some energy. Only, a couple of days before we went to the river, it poured down rain for a solid 3 days, non-stop. As, a result the ground was like soup, really brown, mucky, dirty, gross soup, that looked completely dry on the outside. So, once you stepped in the mud you were stuck, for good. Bo and Tess were playing with a tennis ball in the river, being thrown by Colten and after 30 minutes or so the dogs began to tire. So he quit throwing the tennis ball and walked away. But, the dogs were not done playing. So, they took the tennis ball to each one of my family members trying to get them to throw it again. None of us did though, because, they were both…

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  • Peoria Strengths And Weaknesses

    Another strength that Peoria Illinois demonstrates is that it has more than 9,000 acres of parks (Menching). Sadly, with strengths also comes weaknesses and Peoria is known for their intense crime rate. In Peoria, you always hear about homicides and different shootings quite frequently, which doesn’t make a lot of individuals to thrilled about living in this town. Within Illinois, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Peoria. Importantly, when you compare Peoria to other…

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  • The Clown Killer, John Wayne Gacy

    victims. He shot Vincent then attacked, brutally and stabbed to death his wife also gouged out Maxine Zazzara eyes out as well. The police had no concrete evidence on Ramirez but on August 24th, 1985 Ramirez would kill his last victims. He says that he was mistakenly identified but he was charged with 14 murders and 31 felonies and after 23 years on death row Ramirez died June 7th, 2013 at the age of 53 from complications related to B-cell lymphoma. The Clown Killer, John Wayne Gacy born March…

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  • State Of The Union Speech Analysis

    No matter your stance on President Obama or his administration, many would agree that he can passionately deliver a great speech. With 2016 being the finale of his 8-year term, the upcoming State of the Union address will be the last one of Obama’s presidency. As he prepares to address the country on Tuesday, January 12 at 9 p.m. ET, many Americans from all sides of the political spectrum are preparing to watch the President’s final formal speech online. The word on the White House streets is…

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  • How Did Barack Obama Influence The World

    No one had known that on August 4th, 1961, an individual was born that would one day inspire the world. Barack Hussein Obama Jr. was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to parents Ann Dunham, an elementary teacher whom later on received her PhD in anthropology, and Barack Hussein Obama Sr., an economist in the Kenyan government. Mr. Obama Jr. is a descendent of a line of strong, independent people. His grandfather, Stanly Dunham, was a World War II veteran and his grandmother worked to become the first…

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  • Walt Whitman's Oh Captain ! My Captain

    “Oh Captain! My Captain!” is about a son who is attempting to inform his father about good news, unaware that his father has just passed away in a battle. Walt Whitman, the author of “Oh Captain! My Captain!” laments over the loss of his hero, Abraham Lincoln and viewed him as the greatest president in United States History. Whitman saw a “grand tragedy that promised ultimate purgation and unification for America” in the death of Lincoln (Reynolds). Because of this view on President Lincoln,…

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  • Stem Cell Research Case Presentation

    In this case presentation it focuses on research on stem cells to find possible ways to cure many disease. A group of scientists created a line of stem cells out of human embryos that could be used for genetic engineering research in November 1998. When George W. Bush became president he received immense pressure to ban the funding and research for stem cell research, and it led him to ban the proposed funding for the research. To support his actions Bush argued that the stem cells found by the…

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  • Open And Closed Innovation Case Study

    Paul Trott and Dap Hartman (2009), propose that a false dichotomy exists in the open vs. closed innovation debate, instead the two paradigms are not mutually exclusive with most, if not all, firms carrying out principles of both. I believe that this is the case with the firm PowerbyPoxi, hence I agree with the statement “PowerbyProxi has adopted both open and closed innovation processes”. This can be demonstrated by analysing the relationship between PowerbyProxi and some of its major…

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  • Dorothea Dix: The Inhumane Treatment Of Mental Illness

    Dorothea Dix was at a young age relatively in charge of keeping house and taking care of her younger siblings due to her mother’s crippling depression and likely other mental illnesses and her father’s abusive achollisim. While her mother likely being her first and most formative experience with mental illness, she was in no way her last. Having always had a fascination with the mentally ill Dorothea took a teaching position at the East Cambridge Women’s prison where she was shocked to see the…

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  • Examples Of Social Location Of Trump

    The “Social Location” of Trump During presidential races here in the United States, it is almost always a competition to see who can relate to the greatest amount of citizens. In order to achieve this task, candidates try to accumulate votes from various diverse populations. These may include people with differing economic backgrounds, races, religions, geographical locations, age, gender, etc. One could basically make the claim that the candidate with the ability to successfully target these…

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