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  • Haunted Courthouses By John G Browning

    2015 a trial at the Sevier County Courthouse in De Queen, Arkansas was disrupted by 30 bats that flew in to the courtroom. Although the ensuing “disorder in the court” subsided when the lights were turned off and the trial was relocated to another location, it probably doesn’t bode well that, according to the county’s…

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  • Government Influence In Airports

    airport can be owned by a municipality, but operated by a regional or city-controlled airport authority. The majority of public airports in the United States are governed by airport authority. For instance, Dulles and Reagan Nation Airport are both owned by the federal government and operated by an airport authority, while states such as Alaska, Arizona, Minnesota, New Hampshire and Rhode Island operate individual service airports. The latter airports’ public entities that govern them are…

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  • The Natchez Trace

    frontier settlements in Tennessee, Kentucky and the Ohio Valley with the lower Mississippi River. Sections of the original road, however, followed ancient Native American trails that had been in use for thousands of years before European explorers arrived in North America. It once was an essential trade route for farmers, Indians, and boatmen. The Natchez Trace links three of the largest water courses in the United States; Cumberland River, Tennessee River, and Mississippi River. The…

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  • Andrew Johnson's Presidency

    In 1853 Andrew Johnson becomes governor of Tennessee and just three short years later earned a seat as a U.S. senator in 1857. At the beginning of Andrew’s new journey, he introduces the Homestead Bill to the U.S. senate in 1857. On November 6, 1860 Abraham Lincoln becomes the sixteenth president of the United Sates. When the Civil War broke out in 1861, Andrew decides to remain loyal to the Union and keeps his seat as a U.S. senate. It was not until 1862 when Andrew is appointed military…

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  • Exploring Wendy Parsons's Nursing Career

    Wendy Parsons grew up in the small town of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. She had a brother, whom both enjoyed playing various sports. When she was twelve years old, she and her family moved to Nashville, Tennessee, and attended Brentwood high school. Her father, Gene Windham, was given the job as assistant coach of Vanderbilt University football team. During Wendy’s senior year of high school, she applied to four different colleges Ole Miss, the University of Alabama, Vanderbilt, and the University…

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  • Andrew Jackson Struggles

    was raised by them and started getting back into school. He began studying law in Salisbury, North Carolina. Because of this, he was admitted to the bar in 1787. Soon after this, he was appointed prosecuting attorney in the western district of North Carolina. He then moved to Nashville where he could settle in a bit. Here he became a wealthy landowner from the money he received from a private practice. In 1796, Andrew Jackson was a member of the convention that established the Tennessee…

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  • Private Prisons Pros And Cons Essay

    revenue bonds, this process is also not voted on by the public (Hunt, n.d.). When this second loophole was first put into place, that marked the beginning of the private prison industry in the United States. The first private company to manage a facility was Corrections Corporation of America [CCA]. CCA was founded in Nashville, Tennessee in early 1983 by Tom Beasley, Don Hutto, and Doctor (yes, that’s his first name) Crants (“CCA - Our History,” 2013), and gained much of its early funding from…

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  • Trousdale County Civil War Analysis

    Trousdale is located in the town of Hartsville, which is the county’s only city. According to the Trousdale County website, the original settlers in Hartsville, Tennessee were Charles Donoho, Sarah(Brooks) Donoho, James Hart, Sarah(Hamilton) Hart, and their children. When they settled in the city each family settled beside the creek. One family settled on the east side of the stretch and the other family settled on the west side of the creek. In Trousdale County from the Tennessee…

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  • Enterprise Risk Management Planning

    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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  • The Process Of Weight Watchers

    The way a consumer would trace their decision making process if they were to go on a diet is exactly how the book describes it. The first step they would go through is the need recognition stage. They would need to decide if it is a functional need or a psychological need. For a diet plan, the psychological need would be a best fit because you don 't need to be paying for these services but it would be helpful to have the diet service. The next step is the information search which allows the…

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