Los Angeles Times School Uniforms
1,124 wordsViolence has been around since this world began, whether being in biblical times or in the modern times. Although violence has been around a number of years, there is on place where parents trust they can send they children with worries, school. Everyday a mother wakes up, kisses her children goodbye, and sends them to school. Unfortunately, in these times that we live in parents may have a legitimate cause to worry about their childs well being. Parents often wonder if their children are gettin...
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Los Angeles Times Secondhand Smoke
1,064 wordsIn 1998, Drew Carey held a sit-in because of the smoking ban in the California bars. Even though Drew is not a smoker, he smoked that night and called the ban stupid. Three years ago, California enacted a state law that forbade smoking in bars and other work areas for the sake of the employees. Drew felt "It should be up to each bar owner and patron to decide if they want to smoke or not. Drew Carey was not cited by police for the incident, but the owner, Irwin Held, was. Held said, "It's smokin...
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Los Angeles Times Voir Dire
1,390 words... e blacks comprise 4. 5 % of the population countywide. The court maintained that the Sixth Amendment right of a fair trial does not limit governments ability to define the community from which jurors are selected. Albert J. Master, a Los Angeles Deputy Public Defender, stated that the decision on trial transfers conflicted with the historic American legal tradition of trying cases in the community where a crime occurred... giving the defendant a trial by peers and the immediate community a d...
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African American Children Los Angeles Times
1,173 wordsThe African American Representation in the Media and the Impression it leaves on Black Children Young children are highly impressionable. Children look at their role models such as their parents / guardians to guide them into being responsible, hard working, law-abiding citizens. Children usually view their parents / guardians as their primary representation of their culture. Little boys admire their fathers as a strong and influential presence, which they want, emulates. According to Sigmund Fr...
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Road Rage The Scourge Of America Roadways
1,604 wordsTopic: Road Rage General Purpose: To convince Specific Purpose: To convince the audience to combat "road rage" by increasing driver awareness Thesis Statement: "Road rage" caused by aggressive driving tendencies is a growing epidemic affecting today's roadways, but there is a solution. Ethos: Include myself in my statements. Pathos: Audience should feel horrified at the consequences of road rage. Logos: Cite statistics and research resources. Introduction I. How many of you have ever been in a m...
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Los Angeles Times Los Angeles County
1,521 wordsBlack Dahlia Murder Who killed the Black Dahlia? That is the question that has intrigued and mystified people, since the hideous crime was committed in 1947. The sensational nature of the murder, the unusual name of the case, and the lack of a solution to the case add to the mystery. On January 15, 1947 a woman, by the name of Betty Bersinger, thought she saw a dummy lying in the grass. As she looked closer she realized that it was not a dummy, but the body of woman, severed and mutilated. The b...
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Police Department Ethics Part 2
1,741 words... questions or frisk a suspicious person or persons in the New York subway. But, to go as far as sexual harassment and beating these suspects is wrong. (Houppert, 1999 p. 40) Another case to support the statement of police abusing their power is Shawn Robbins, a 30 year old associate director for CBS Sports (Houppert, 1999). Mr. Robbins was on his way to the gym on November 20, 1997 when he noticed a man cleaning out his car by tossing trash out on the street. The smell and the sight of the tr...
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Los Angeles Times Wall Street Journal
1,838 words... sell NT servers using Intel chips, it is heavily promoting the fact that NT also runs on machines built with its own Alpha microprocessor. (Manes, 2003). Other computer companies are working hard to oppose Microsoft. "All major computer industry participants other than Digital and Compaq view Microsoft as a threat, " wrote Marc Schulman in a recent essay, published by Boston's Patricia Seybold Group, that examined the company's dominance. What follows is a look at the stop-Microsoft strategi...
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Second Hand Smoke Los Angeles Times
1,386 wordsThis year alone cigarettes will kill over 420, 000 Americans, and many more will suffer from cancers, and circulatory and respiratory system diseases. These horrible illnesses were known to originate from cigarettes for years. Recently nicotine, the main chemical additive in cigarettes, was declared addictive by the Food and Drug Administration. This explains why smokers continue to use cigarettes even though smokers are aware of the constantly warned about health dangers in cigarettes. Although...
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Los Angeles Times Second Hand Smoke
1,576 wordsCigarettes: Whats Killing Our Country This year alone cigarettes will kill over 420, 000 Americans, and many more will suffer from cancers, and circulatory and respiratory system diseases 1. These horrible illnesses were known to originate from cigarettes for years, and recently nicotine, the main chemical additive in cigarettes, was declared addictive by the Food and Drug Administration. This explains why smokers continue to use cigarettes even though smokers are aware of the constantly warned ...
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Frank Lloyd Wright Los Angeles Times
1,260 wordsFrank Lloyd Wright was arguably one of the best architects of the 19 th and 20 th centuries. His works ranged from traditional buildings typical to the late 1800 s to ultramodern designs (Official Site 1). He had a great knowledge of the land and his buildings were practical in terms of their surroundings. Wrights appreciation and love for nature was a key characteristic, and a strong influence in his architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright was born in 1867 in Richland Center, Wisconsin (Hunt 180). He ...
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Los Angeles Times Men And Women
4,367 wordsIn the earliest years of life, long before questions about the choice of a partner for sexual activity can arise, small boys and girls manifest differences in attitudes, interests and behaviour, and develop a strong feeling of belonging to either the male or female sex. By the time they reach the age of romantic or erotic attachments, their own self-image, and everything they have learned to associate with masculinity and femininity, dictates that they should choose a partner of the opposite sex...
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Los Angeles Times Internet Addiction
3,590 wordsInvestigative Report Of Internet Addiction Prepared for Dr. Jere Mitchum By Marwan November 4, 1996 TABLE OF CONTENT LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS... iv ABSTRACT. v INTRODUCTION... 1 Purpose. 1 Growth Of The Internet. 1 THE ADDICTION. 2 What causes it 2 Symptoms 3 How To Overcome The Addiction. 4 The elements of any addiction. 4 CONCLUSION. 8 One Last Interesting Question 9 REFERENCES. 10 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS Figure The number of networks connected to the Internet vs. Time. 2. The percentage of the Int...
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Los Angeles Times Japanese Animation
4,311 wordsThirty-five years ago, Japan s entertainment industry found an answer to its problems. Still developing in the aftermath of defeat in World War II, and the subsequent restructuring plan instituted by the United States, Japan was without surplus resources. There was no money for the production of films. American films soon began invading the Japanese entertainment industry. Yet the Japanese people longed for entertainment which would reflect their own culture. And so animation developed in Japan ...
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2,973 wordsThough sparked by the Rodney King verdict, there were many other causes of the riots that erupted on the streets of Los Angeles on April 29, 1992. The Los Angeles riots in 1992 were devastating. The obvious issue portrayed through the media was black versus white. If you did not live in Los Angeles or California chances are you did not hear full coverage of the story, you heard a simple cut and dry portrayal of the events in South Central. If you heard one thing about the riots, it was that ther...
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Los Angeles Times U S Department
2,785 wordsPolice brutality has been a long lasting problem in the United States since at least 1903 when police Captain Williams of the New York Police Department coined the phrase, ? There is more law at the end of a policeman? s nightstick than in a decision of the Supreme Court. ? In the 1920? s the Wichersham Commission had a number of instances of police brutality. Many of these included the use of the? third degree? (beating to obtain a confession). This is a very effective way to get a confession o...
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Los Angeles Times Wall Street Journal
792 wordsMedical research is a lengthy process that involves numerous undertakings. Without taking the risks and paying the costs, new findings would not be accomplished. Animal research has been especially beneficial to the field of medicine. Testing on animals should be accepted in the world of scientific studies because it would provide research for diseases, benefit all mankind, surgical procedures, and finally it would save a lot of time. First, animal testing would provide scientists with new ways ...
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Persons Per Square Los Angeles Times
2,649 wordsOverpopulation: The Worlds Problem The worlds population will soon reach a level where there will not be enough resources to sustain life as we know it. Growth must be checked to avoid this catastrophe. Many environmental, social, and economic problems either stem from or are increased in magnitude by the overpopulation problem. With an exponentially increasing population, the problems created by overpopulation grow correspondingly. To ensure population stability not only in the increasingly wea...
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Los Angeles Times Soft Money
1,556 wordsThere are four important parts to a campaign: the candidate, the issue, the campaign organization and the money to run it. Without the last one the other three will not exist (Janda/Berry/Goldman pg. 164). Politicians need money to keep their careers going. Political money is divided between dollars that are regulated called hard money and money that has no restrictions called soft money. Soft money is money which, by definition and law, is not supposed to be part of our federal campaign finance...
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Los Angeles Times Target Market
2,642 wordsHallmark traditionally has Strategy Objectives Hallmark traditionally has been viewed as the company to use when you care enough to send the very best, which Hallmark would like to keep in the minds of the target market, but also use to increase sales for non-holiday seasons. Hallmark believes with continuous marketing efforts they can appeal to more women to buy cards for all occasions throughout the year. Marketing Objective Hallmark has developed the following marketing objective for the year...
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