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    In Suzanne Collins’ exciting novel The Hunger Games, the author depicts the struggle of two tributes from District 12 and their personal development as well as how they survive in the harsh wilderness of the arena. In the beginning of the Hunger Games the story takes place in District 12, which is a part of the nation of Panem. Panem was originally home of 13 Districts but the government took control and destroyed the 13th because the people tried to rebel. As a punishment for what they did each district would have to send 2 tributes each, a girl and a boy, to compete and fight to the death in the annual games. Katniss Everdeen was almost forced to join the games when her little sister was picked at the age of 12, Katniss could not let her sister go since she had been providing for her and her mother since their father died. She would often venture out to the woods with her best friend,Gale, where they would hunt to put food on their family's tables. Alongside katniss is Peeta Mellark, the male tribute chosen in the games. He is the son of a baker and is sure he has no skills to help him win the games. About a week after the reaping, the games have officially started and all 24 tributes are placed into the arena. Katniss has been instructed to run away and hide as fast as she can but as she sees a bow and is debating what to do, she…

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    Public Campaign Finance

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    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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    Fire Marshall Essay

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    You no longer want to collaborate with the FOA page 8 31 dash 10 we will work collabration with the fire chief and county commissioner doesnt change the audience and doesnt change the membership. The next guy can come in next and say I dont want to work with the FOA and who he wants to work with. Has to define how the collaberation with the district chiefs. The senior staff meetings being manditory how low did we want to go on the officer list. There has to be away of collaberating. The staff…

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    Non-Profit Management

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    In the environments of local government and non-profits, management is a key asset that can build partnerships in order to deliver bold solutions to underlying problems. Thus, each manager is assessed based on the results he or she delivers to their respective organization(s). Over the last few decades, increased levels of scrutiny have been placed on public managers. This development has greatly changed the world of nonprofit management education, especially as the growth of the nonprofit…

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    Voting In Texas

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    city and special district elections in Texas are nonpartisan, or not biased, elections. These elections have two negative consequences; voter turnout is low and people take it more personally and are less issue oriented. In Texas’ elections, there is less representation for ethnic minorities and the working class than there is for the rest of the population of Texas. With…

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    Institutional barriers have been identified when it comes to addressing climate change across a large range of South African studies. Studies have shown that there is a lack of capacity in the amount of people and their expertise in the area, as well as there being high staff turnover rates within government departments, the stance that climate change is an environmental issue instead of a developmental issue, poor communication and coordination between various levels of government departments…

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    Sugar Land Research Paper

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    councilmen. The first mayor of Sugar Land was T.E. Harman. He served 2 terms. The most recent mayor is Joe. R. Zimmerman and the 2016 population was reported at 87,000 (Sugar Land History). When Sugar Land changed to a home rule municipal government, it was decided shortly after to appoint a five-member charter. This charter was responsible for reviewing the operation of the city government, making recommendations for revisions and amendments. This led to a special election in August of 1986.…

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    Lssp Interview Report

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    meet the demands from the parents as well as the administrators. She stated that she would like to incorporate more counseling into her role. However, I realized that there will be a district for me where I can incorporate counseling into my role because this is a role I would like to follow in the near future. When I asked the LSSP how she decided to become an LSSP, it seemed she was very unaware of the career. In my case, it reassured me that this was a career I wanted to follow because I was…

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    Mono Lake Research Paper

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    High in the Sierra Nevada mountains, there is Mono Lake, which is a large but secluded lake tucked away in a depression in the ground a few miles away from the nearest road. At first glance, it may seem like just another normal lake, but it is home to a bizarre, otherworldly landscape that was created when water from fresh water springs underneath the lake mixed with the lake’s salty, alkaline water, forming deposits of limestone. Near the south shore of Mono Lake, grotesque towers of rough,…

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    Loughberry Lake Lab Report

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    This experiment was designed to test what the limiting nutrient was in Loughberry Lake, as well as examine the trophic state of the lake. In order to find out what the limiting nutrient was, we performed a few different tests. We began with a secchi disk test to see the transparency of the water. Then, we took water samples that we later used to test the turbidity levels of the water after adding varying amounts of phosphorous and nitrogen. Phosphorous was the limiting nutrient in the lake,…

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