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    Parx Casino Case Study

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    Road in Bensalem Township is that largest casino in Pennsylvania. Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. purchased the racetrack and original building located at 3001 Street Road in December 1990. The facilities new owners added simulcasting horse racing and six Turf Clubs, which currently operate seven days a week within the state. Parx boast over 200,000 square feet of gaming; 35000 slot machines; 130 live table games; a premier poker room with 80 poker tables that are located on the third floor of the original racetrack-Parx East. Parx East is a 280,000 square foot five story facility. Parx is in the final stages of unveiling a 1500 capacity amphitheater circa 2017. Both buildings have designated smoking and non-smoking areas and offer complete handicapped accessibility. There is free parking for over 5,000 vehicles on the four hundred acres of land the casino owns. Parx…

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    The main reason he travels home is to spend time with our family and when he owes money to something so small it’s a disadvantage to not being able to spend the money toward family and having to worry about owing money to the tollways. As mentioned before in the 1930s tollway systems were split between fees and free tollway roads. In 1955-56, during consideration of financing options for the interstate system, Congress debated how to handle the turnpikes in interstate corridors. One option…

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    Chester County: Case Study

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    Chester County is where I have been raised all my life, it’s a wonderful area. It is located in southern Pennsylvania in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, about fifteen miles from Philadelphia. Specifically it is located at 40.0010 degrees N, 75.8069 degrees W. William Penn founded the county in 1682 making it one of his three original Pennsylvania colonies. It was named after Chester, England. The landscape is beautiful here, lots of rolling hills and valleys flourishing with wildlife and…

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    Employee benefits are one of the largest investments a company makes. “Benefits make up an important component of the employment relationship, providing employees with financial protection, access to health care and programs to support work/life balance” (Kwon, J. and Hein, P., 2013 page 32). Although employers are careful in creating and managing the benefit program, they often failed to look at the other benefit programs. As a result, the employers may not get the highest return for the…

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    disclosure, as well as negative outcomes, such as social isolation, depression, and cyberbullying” (Nesi and Prinstein, 2015, p. 1428). The article shows us that daily use of technology can have both beneficial and harmful effects on people; it just depends on how often they use and their purpose for using it. If someone is using social media to create this virtual reality, then he or she will most likely end up becoming depressed. For, he or she will find himself or herself constantly comparing…

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    Gerard Jones is an American author and a comic book writer about media. Jones argued in his essay “Violent Media Is Good for Kids” to discuss several good reasons that violent media is beneficial to kids. In Jones’s essay, he talked about many good reasons that led me to be certain of his reasons why violent media are helpful to kids. Jones believes violent media assistances children to be more courageous to face their obstacles. Jones gave a very good example of his son, who was not able to…

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    In the modern day world, technology and participating in social media has become part of society’s everyday life. For example, if one forgets to bring a camera or map when travelling, it is no longer an issue because a phone’s camera and Google Maps can be used. The same can be said for computers when travelling for a business trip. However, this convenience has slowly turned into an addiction when that said piece of technology has to be brought along everywhere with its user regardless of the…

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    Introduction William Penn greatly explored the ‘New World’ of Pennsylvania, encountered the people of his new land, and exchanged peace, hope, equal rights, and brotherly love with the newcomers to his “Holy Experiment.” Before he did this though, he did many things back in the European countries. He had many failures but soon was successful in his own ways. Penn got his huge area of the ‘New World’ because King Charles II was in debt to Penn’s recently deceased father. To repay this debt, King…

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    Battle Of Brandywine

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    Washington just loss at Battle of Brandywine and had to retreat. He was getting his army to regroup. Luckily for Washington, British General Howe stayed in Brandywine celebrating his victory. Four days after Howe learned the Americans were only ten miles north of him. He prepared and sent his army after them. Washington intercepted a message that said Howe was planning an attack and ready his troops. On September 16th, both armies stood across from each other on either side of a valley. Once the…

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    Underfunded Public Schools

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    Over the last couple of years, headlines about schools have become more and more prevalent. Whether it was about school lunches (and how bad they are) or how schools are helping their students for the better, stories about schools have been and will always be in the headlines. However, there is one story that has shown up plenty of times and has no definite solution: underfunded public schools. Public schools all over the nation, from Chicago to Philadelphia, have been declining for a while.…

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