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  • The Effects Of Tornadoes

    expecting this big of a storm to hit and meteorologists did not even see it coming. This tornado soon became known as the “Tri-State Tornado” because it started in Missouri travelled to Illinois, then finally stopped in Indiana. “After killing more than 600 people in Illinois, the tornado crossed the Wabash River into Indiana, where it demolished the towns of Griffin, Owensville, and Princeton and devastated about 85 farms in between. Having taken 71 lives in Indiana, the storm dissipated about 4:30 pm approximately 3 miles (5 km) south west of Petersburg.” (Tri-State Tornado of 1925) This tornado that made its way through three different states caused over 695 deaths in just under four hours. The wind speeds were averaging anywhere between 250-300 miles per hour and the tornado itself had a width of about one mile. The Tri- State tornado was traveling at about 60-70 miles per hour which allowed it to cover over 219 miles in that three and a half hour period. During this time, since the tornado was at its high-est potency, it was able to pick up anything in its path additionally engendering fires that caused even more damage. The effects that a tornado can cause varies with the severity of it. The worst effect that a tornado could cause is death or injury, according to the National Severe Storms La-boratory, there are about one thousand tornadoes in the United States every year that cause about eighty deaths and over one thousand five hundred injuries. Other…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Speed Limits

    It is a beautiful early morning with the sun rising in the east, and you have just finished your long twelve hour shift and are heading back home to your family. All of a sudden a vehicle on the other side of the median has crossed over, went airborne and has hit you. You were young, full of life and opportunities. The entire world was within your reach. Now that is all over, you have died. Should the speed limit be raised on the 401? Why? While this has been debated by road engineers, police…

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  • Narrative Essay About Speeding

    It was a very nice summer evening, the sun was just starting to set behind us as I drove down the highway. Without a worry, the music was blaring and there was a lot of singing and laughing going on in the car. Three of my friends and I were on our way to a movie in Spirit Lake, when the trip took an unexpected turn. Now, instead of going to the movie, I was going to have to go to court. I quickly pulled to the side of the road and rolled down my window for the man that was standing…

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  • Narrative Essay On Harnessing My Amygdala

    reverse and still doesn’t look in the mirror. Ironically, both of those examples are memories that I 've experienced. I myself experience anger on a daily basis. Some say I have a short temper. Others say I have anger problems. This on going occurrence has been an issue I 've dealt with all my life, yet I can never seem to tame the beast within me. It all started a few weeks ago. Speed walking out of the Mott campus in Lapeer, I was eager to rush home and take a siesta before my next class.…

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  • The Causes And Effects Of Car Accidents In Ga

    car, which if not used correctly can turn into a lethal weapon. Which is why making a mandatory driving class would be helpful. To save teens lives and the lives of the people who they may drive around. This is beneficial not only for teens but for everyone. Why? After a teen (or anybody for that matter) takes a driving class, they can take that experience with them for the rest of their life. Making them more equipped to drive for life and less likely to get in a collision years down the road.…

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  • Speeding Speech

    In society today, there are set laws that must be followed in order to protects citizens. One example would be the speed limit law, which saves lives every day. Driving above the posted speed makes you a more dangerous driver and increases your chances of being involved in an accident. Until this year, I had never received a speeding ticket. I have learned from this mistake. While thinking of all of the possible consequences that could have been placed upon my life or the life of someone else,…

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  • Reflection On My Visit To The Gym

    warmup I ran a mile to get my blood flowing. I ran my mile in 8:45. Since my goal is to lose 10 pounds by the end of the semester I need to make sure I work on my cardiovascular health. After our warmup we hopped on the elliptical. We did the elliptical for 8 minutes. After we finished doing the elliptical we went in the sauna for 10 minutes. Starting weight is 245lbs. - On September 17, I decided to go to the gym before I had to work at 5:30. I got to the gym around 3 and worked out for about…

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  • Personal Analysis Of The Customer Guarantee Recommendations On Football Sundays

    Enclosed is my analysis of the delivery guarantee recommendations, where I will highlight and describe the results from the data collected about the delivery times on football Saturdays. Included in this report will be my analysis of the delivery times and my recommendations of whether we should offer the “30 minutes’ delivery time or it’s free” deal on football Saturdays. Wings of Fire was established because of the demand for a food delivery service and take-out restaurant around the college…

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  • Personal Reflection: The Strengths Of Time Management

    people are better at it than others, but we all struggle with it. Life is a busy thing and we often fall behind. This project gives some insight as to how time is being spent by tracking every action made for twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, for an entire week. The data collected provides an opportunity to look at where time is being spent throughout the week and can be helpful in showing where time is be wasted the most. After collecting the data, schedule adjustments can be made to…

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  • Examples Of Telling The Time To The Clock

    Language Arts Grade Level: Preschool Title: telling the time to the hour Objective: Student will tell the time using a digital and analog clock. Standard: 1- Physical Development 2- approaches to learning, 3) Social and emotional Development, 4) language, communication, and emergent literacy, 5) Cognitive Development and General Knowledge. Material: Clock, book: it’s about the time by Stuart Murphy, white card stock, colored card stock (two colors), scissors, and brass paper fasteners.…

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