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    Obedience or Resistance In the story “Astronomer 's Wife”, astronomer is the father figure, the plumber acts like the mother figure, and astronomer’s wife, Mrs Ames, represents the child figure in the story. Undoubtedly, astronomer has all father figure’s traits. Although there is no direct description of him, through his wife, Mrs Ames, I can see an acrimonious husband who takes dominance over his wife and controls her under his custody. Just like story says, “the day would proceed from this, beat by beat, without reflection, like every other day” (Boyle 1). For Mrs Ames, her life is monotonous and helpless, and she cannot ask her husband for any help because his silence represents all of his authority. This house, which is ruled by astronomer,…

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    My incident was located in Orange County. Two years ago me and my family were driving up to L.A my grandma called that my grandpa was in the hospital and we were in a car crash in orange county so, then we rushed to the hospital after because the car crash wasn't big but my family had some little incidents. I am choosing this story because this was a very interesting story about what happened to me and my family. The background story was about my great grandpa he had a heart attack and he…

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    Purple County: A Short Story

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    One night in Purple County, it was the beginning of something no one could imagine. The story begins on a stormy, cloudy night when Billy’s phone rang, “Hello, who is this?” he moaned half asleep, “This better not be a prank call, you little rascals are always trying to test me. I don’t want to buy anything goodb-” “No it’s me you silly bum, sorry I just have a lot going on right now. Can you come over to my house and talk, please, I really need to vent.” said Ally, his best friend. “Do you…

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    Butler County, like most sparsely populated counties in the South, has its small towns and villages where everyone knows everyone else, and the town of Ridgeville is not any different; we rarely see anyone we don‘t already know. So you can imagine my surprise at literally bumping into a complete stranger as my cousin Jenny and I walked past the new variety store, on our way to the mercantile. When he said excuse me, ma’am and I turned to look at him, I was rendered speechless, whereas moments…

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    “We’d be happy to accommodate your crew, Mr. Stanhope. What’s the name of your company?” “Call me Troy. My son Russell and I run Stanhope Construction, based out of Albuquerque. We’ll be general contractin’ a commercial mall in Coahoma.” “I know the project well. Sunday’s paper had an article about it. They’ve named it West County Fair.” “That’s the one.” Coahoma was the center of a farming area northwest of Oklahoma City. Its residents were divided in their opinions about the mall. It would…

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    “Hurry up!” Sam screamed to his brother Max. The two boys raced towards the gathering crowd. Today was the Woodbury County Fair and Sam did not want to miss it. “I’m coming, I’m coming” Max said “Then let’s go” Sam said as he blasted off to the fair “Hold on I’m not that fast!” Max shrieked when they arrived at the fair all you could hear was talking, kids screaming, squeaky rides, and Ferris-go-round music. It smelled oh so delicious the “the smell of funnel cakes is so good” Max said. First of…

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    Types of external considerations within Rutherford County are related to natural disasters, political disasters and macroeconomic shifts, including inflation, rate of growth, and unemployment. As a measure to offset natural disasters, we have relationships with other counties across the state coordinate efforts with our Emergency Management team. Indeed, the county 's mitigation planning efforts consist of local, state, and federal assistance. Unfortunately, there are few measures to plan for…

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    Pinellas County Case

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    Haoyu Zhao PUP432 10.15.2015 Case Brief Contractors And Builders Association Of Pinellas County V. City Of Dunedin Background Context Until the 20th century, the general law in Florida stipulated that local governments could only obtain funds from public revenues as they had no authority to taxes. The local government made the realization that these funds were insufficient for running the everyday affairs of the growing county. For this reason, the county turned to private sources…

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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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    the User-Friendly Budget may not create further citizen engagement based upon the research. Research has shown that by studying the budget process in all 50 states, we ended up with a wide variety of requirements. The only similarity that appears through this study was that state governments are primarily only concerned with the first step of informing the public. There is no requirement or mandate beyond this to narrow the gap between government's creation of the budget document and citizen…

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