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    The Nevada Test Site for nuclear testing for World War II has one of the worst effects on humans and animals. The increase in cancer risks and cases can be attributed to the contamination of the food supply, water, and soil as a result of nuclear testing in the southwestern United States. Iron County, Nevada was one of the first exposed to radiation. Sheep and farmers were among those affected by nuclear testing and fallout. Eighteen to twenty thousand sheep were exposed to fallout from the 1953 test resulting in a one-million-dollar loss for farmers. Five years later citizens in Utah, Nevada, and Arizona started to find leukemia and other radiation caused cancers. There is a realization that living downwind from test sites causes birth defects…

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    They are still conducting nuclear tests in the desert. Ours was an act of civil disobedience.”( Terry Tempest Williams, Models for writers 282, paragraph 51) In addition, the two stories describe profound changes to the environment. The Fable story discusses all of the extreme conundrums that the town faces because of the overuse of pesticides such as the town experiencing ash in their homes as well defects in the animal life of the town shown here,” On the farms the hens brooded, but no…

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    to the Nevada test site because he was one of the founding committee members of the Pace e Bene which was a nonviolence service. His committee was in charge of fighting against the test site to try and stop the bombing going on. Ediger and three other people, Louis Vitale, Alain Richard, and Julia Occhiogrosso, started the committee in the mid-eighties and got groups of people together to shut down the Nevada test site. Ediger is a religious man, which many people were during that time. He main…

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    One of the carefully chosen perspectives shown is from US weatherman that were also exposed to the Nuclear Test. One of the specific scenes showed the a US weatherman flipping through his wallet and showing all the the US federal documents. Some of these documents were military IDʻs, medical IDʻs, and other federal IDʻs. The purpose of showing this was to provide proof that the Weatherman is a US citizen. If OʻRourke did not put this clip into the video, the audience could have questioned the…

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    Area 51 is the name for a United States military base. The public says that the government is hiding aliens there. The facts on the other hand say different. The base was strictly used as a military testing site for new technology. The many insane conspiracies about Area 51 are all false. Area 51 was founded in 1954 as a place where Lockheed Aircraft Corporation could develop the U-2, a high-altitude spy plane. They chose this location so that they would have space to test-fly the U-2. Kelly…

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    One of the projects that they have done is the U-2 Program. During World War II, Area 51, or Groom Lake was used for artillery and bombing practice. They stopped using Groom Lake for testing until 1955 when it was selected by Lockheed for testing the U-2 spy plane. It was selected because it was private due to the mountains and the Nevada Test Site, and it offered a great airstrip. In 1955, they built an area to suit the testing needs including a 5,000-foot runway, houses for the workers, and…

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    early interaction Winnemucca learned English and how the whites behaved, and how they pitied her and her people. Winnemucca’s grandfather seemed ecstatic that his “white brothers” had arrived. He must have known that whites would arrive sooner or later. In the early days all things seemed to be peaceful but it would not stay this way. During following interactions with settlers and explores her grandfather was given the name of “Captain Truckee” by General Freemont. Winnemucca explains where…

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    Showgirls have been the face of Las Vegas for a long time, but has been slowly dying throughout the years. In Jack Sheehan column “To Honor Las Vegas, Respect the Showgirl,” published on April 21st, 2013, in the Review-Journal, he explains why he thinks the face of the iconic showgirl is dying in Las Vegas. Sheehan, who has lived in Las Vegas for about four decades, wrote an opinionated piece, that needed more supporting facts. “To Honor Las Vegas, Respect the Showgirl,” was structured well, but…

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    debate. The amount of jobs created from one casino can help lower the unemployment levels of the state. The construction alone opens up hundreds of jobs into the job market. After casinos are built then comes the employment of the multiple services offered. Recently an article was released about the plans to construct a shopping mall at the Foxwoods Casino located in Connecticut. “The 300,000-square-foot mall will provide 900 full- and part-time jobs, drawing from an employment market that…

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    I think they deserve more recognition and success if they open their own small boutiques limited to certain locations. Having their own boutiques allows their customers to see their products in person, and test out samples more efficiently. It gives them easier access to purchase these goods in person rather than wait for the trade shows. Having them open their boutiques in only certain locations still allows them to be discreet, and still be limited. While I was interviewing them at the NY Now…

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