Prince William Sound Christian Science Monitor
1,344 wordsThe Exxon Valdez oil spill in the Prince William Sound of Alaska proved to be a disaster on many levels. The coastline, wildlife, and people of the all area were all devastated by the spill. Ten years later, the area is showing remarkable progress. Because of the cleanup efforts and new regulations, the Sound is getting ever closer to recovery. A few minutes after midnight on March 24, 1989, the T/V Exxon Valdez ran aground on Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound. A few minutes later the coast gua...
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sex Education Classes
1,821 wordsContemporary Moral Problems T/TR 11: 30 - 12: 45 In today's society there is an on going debate over sex education and its influence on our children. "The question is no longer should sex education be taught, but rather how it should be taught" (DeCarlo). With teenage pregnancy rates higher than ever and the imminent threat of the contraction of STD's, such as HIV, the role of sex education in the school is of greater importance now then ever before. By denying children sex education you are in ...
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Sweet Success Again The Volkswagen Beetle Advertising
1,065 wordsThe Complete Advertising and Marketing Handbook says, The average individual in the United States is exposed to 1500 to 2500 selling messages everyday (Lewis 2). That number of advertisements adds up to more then $ 70 billion dollars earned for newspapers, magazines, television, and radio according to Jean Kilbourne (35), and Automotive marketers are whats behind $ 12. 8 billion in media spending every year (q. in Kilbourne 96). One of the most successful ad campaigns of all times happened to be...
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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Affirmative Action
661 wordsIntro: To start off, I would like to present a quote from Historian, Roger Wilkins. Blacks have a 375 -year history on this continent: 245 involving slavery, 100 involving legalized discrimination, and only 30 involving anything else. This quote makes you think, Thats a rough history to go through. The next thing that comes to your mind should be, well have things gotten better? And the answer is yes and no. Yes, we have come a long way, and No, there are still many things wrong. Affirmative Act...
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Juvenile Justice Second Chance
554 wordsDouglas Christopher Thomas, 17 fatally shot his girlfriends parents as they slept in their home, according to the January 11 th Minot Daily Newspaper. The girlfriends parents had been trying to end their relationship for months and out of frustration and anger Douglas went along with his 14 -year-old girlfriends wishes. Should Douglas be liable for life in prison or even death row? In some states surprisingly he is, children even as young as thirteen are being sentenced as adults, and we maybe s...
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Los Angeles Times Crack Cocaine
524 wordsThe CIA says it has not found any record of a relationship between itself and Nicaraguan drug dealers or others who allegedly operated a 1980 s cocaine ring in California and funneled the profits to a CIA-run guerrilla army. The intelligence agency's assertion was contained in documents filed Monday in U. S. District Court in San Diego. A copy of the filing was made available today by the CIA. William H. McNair, the information review officer for the CIA, said a search of agency records found no...
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Las Vegas Political Science
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Unwanted Pregnancies Condom Distribution
1,105 words... Irv settled a poker debt by giving me a condom. I placed it in my wallet and there it stayed, unused for so long that, like the trees of the Petrified Forest, it turned to stone. Had I not lost that wallet, it would today be a tourist attraction (Cohen, Richard). This quote responds to every person out there who makes the assumption that condom distribution will increase the number of sexually active teenagers. The program, as a matter of fact, protects many teenagers who without condoms wou...
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Christ Like Figure Prayer For Owen Meany
1,667 wordsPretty vague job description, isnt it? These lines of dialogue are a spoken between the lead character, Simon Birch, and Ben Goodrich, who is played by Oliver Platt. This proclamation sums up the driving force behind Simons actions. His quest to be a hero is Simon Birch's muffin. It is the thing that drives him forward through the film. Throughout the film he is constantly in search of a sign from god that will tell him when the time has come for him to be a hero. This most recent adaptation of ...
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Cloning Animals Animal Cloning
886 wordsCloning, as of recent years, has become a very controversial issue. Society is firmly divided on the uses and ethics of cloning. Cloning can rang from producing copies of plants and animals to clones of humans and human organs. But cloning can have several positive effects for the well being of society. Cloning plants can have positive effects fo humans. Scientist can clone plants and alter them to produce healthier food. For example, oranges which contain an abundance of Vitamin C, can be alter...
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O J Simpson Cruel And Unusual Punishment
1,700 wordsThe question as to whether the state has the right to execute a person found guilty of murder has been debated at length for decades. As with the subject of abortion, it is one of the most controversial topics of discussion in our country today. According to the website religious tolerance. org. about 60 to 80 % of American adults say they want to retain capital punishment (2). In fact, there are only 12 states that have chosen not to enact the death penalty since the ruling of the Supreme Court...
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Internal Affairs Unit York Times P
1,481 words... upon scandal that hit Miami in the middle 1980 's. This was when about 10 % of the Miami's police were jailed, fired, or disciplined. They were in connection with a scheme in which officers robbed and some-times killed cocaine smugglers on the Miami River, then resold the drugs. Many of those involved had been hired when the department had beefed up quickly after the 1980 riots and the Mariel boat lift. "We didn't get the quality of officers we should have, says department spokesman Dave Mag...
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Managed Care Organizations Managed Care Plans
1,405 words... s insured through her employer which administered United Healthcare as the utilization reviewing agency. Mrs. Corcoran was deemed to have a high-risk pregnancy because of her history with pregnancy-related problems. Taking this into careful consideration, her doctors recommended hospitalization so that the fetus could be monitored as the due date approached, and another obstetrician (who was used for a second opinion) concurred (Pollack). Despite her doctors request, United Healthcare insist...
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Cloning Individualistic And Communitarian View
1,648 wordsIn many controversial topics around the world, such as abortion, gun control, legalized drugs, the death penalty, and cloning (to name a few), we can find differing positions, and opinions. Many of these arguments, can be narrowed down to two different views, or constructs: individualistic and communitarian (an image of collectivism). An individualistic viewpoint "stresses the rights of the individual as a unique being" (class review). A communitarian viewpoint is more concerned with the good fo...
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Clean Air Act Hillary Rodham
1,679 words... and a decline in biodiversity (Watson Institute for International Studies). Another view classifies environmental problems into land degradation that includes deforestation and desertification; and environmental pollution and degradation that includes chemical, solid waste, water and radiation pollution, as well as air pollution within which acid rain and global warming are included (Long). In recent times, the Clear Skies Policy has been claimed by its advocates to have the capacity to reac...
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Environmental Protection Agency Source Of Power
2,755 words... also positive effects to oil spills. When there is a spill workers are needed to help with the clean up effort. This in turn provides jobs for people. Due to the amount of people needed to clean up the spill, the surrounding community can bring in money from local hotels and restaurants. The workers that come into the area with utilize these facilities. A negative effect of an oil spill is the watermen's loss of employment. With an oil spill closing down the waterways and boat ramps they los...
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E B White Pulitzer Prize
2,798 wordsElwyn Brooks White By Outline: Biography of Elwyn Brooks White Elwyn Brooks White works Elements of Style STUART LITTLE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN 'About Myself' Charlotte's Web Critics about EB Whites works Elwyn Brooks White was born in Mount Vernon, New York, as the son of Samuel White, a prosperous piano manufacturer, and Jessie (Hart) White; she was forty-one and Samuel was forty-five. Elwyn was the youngest child of a large family, where parents really loved children. On Elwyn's twelfth birthday ...
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Organized Crime Russian Economy
1,843 wordsPrior to 1989, the Communists indirectly controlled the government of the Soviet Union. It was during the Mikhail Gorbachev era in which his openness measure of reform was challenged by the explosion of the nuclear reactor at Chernobyl on April 26, 1986. This incident brought about change which was subsequent to an open discussion of poverty, the waste of resources, and the Afghan conflict. Efforts of reform were made by Eastern Europe leaders to remove the Communists leaders. In 1989, there was...
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Wealth And Power Middle Of The Road
1,474 wordsBios Reporting. Journalism is a very risky venture. This is due to the topics that journalists have to deal with, which sometimes worth lives of many peoples. Journalists usually support some exact point of view and it usually is according to the boss of the particular issue of the media. There is a notion, widely believed in the mainstream media, that while there is propaganda of the left and propaganda of the right, there is no such thing as propaganda of the center. In this view the center do...
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World War Ii Cold War
2,070 wordsUsing Double Agents and Problems Connected with It Intelligence means many things to different people. Social scientists associate eight interpretations to the expression. Statecraft, or more mundanely government, requires knowledge both in a general and in a particular sense. Intelligence in government usually has a more restricted meaning than just information and its collection, processing and use. It is related to international affairs, defense, national security and secrecy and it works thr...
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