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Can Normal People be a Brave as Shane in "Shane" by Jack Schaefer?

- The novel Shane written by Jack Schaefer is a story of a mysterious stranger that walked into the Wyoming valley in late 1800’s. He was introduced into the life of Joe Starrett, an honest, hardworking Wyoming farmer. The stranger rarely speaks about himself except that his name is Shane. Even though Joe knows little about Shane, he invites Shane to stay at his place for a while. While Shane is staying with the Starrett family, he discovers Fletcher, a wealthy and greedy man, and understands he is trying to take hold of Joe’s and other homesteader’s land....   [tags: Shane, Jack Schaefer, bravery,]

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“Shane” by Jack Schaefer

- In the novel “Shane”, by Jack Schaefer, Marian, the wife of Joe and the mother of Bob is initially played out to be a very simple character. She cooks and cleans and cares for her family. She starts to develop a more complex character as Shane arrives. You can tell from the beginning that Marian wants to impress her guest with her cooking and her curiosity of the latest fashions. But as the novel progresses you begin to see that Marian may want more from Shane than originally shown. In the beginning of the story, Marian just thinks of Shane as a guest, she cooks and cleans for him and makes sure he is at home....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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God Bless America By Shane Claiborne

- God bless America. It’s a song, it’s an anthem, and it bears the hopes of many Christian Americans today. Like the man who built his house in the sand, we (Americans) have built our hope for salvation on a “in God we trust” government; and like the house in the sand, are learning that our foundation is not solid. Our faith in the sand is crumbling before us. So we sing “God bless America” a little louder. We raise our hands as we pray for God to bless our nation. We take His name in vain as we charge to take the freedom of others in the name of the freedom we have been “blessed” with....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Judaism, God Bless America]

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Movies with Unknown Heroes, Shane and Pale Rider

- Shane (1953) and Pale rider (1985) are both movies of unknown heroes. Once gun slinger who have changed their life for the better. Traveling from town to town just helping whoever they come in contact with. Both men helping these communities accomplishing all they have ever wanted to, but without these men they might not have ever stood up to their problems. Both Shane and the Preacher are unknown men who just walk into the main characters life's and making their presence know in the very beginning of the movies....   [tags: preacher, communities, guns]

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A Western Hero in Shane

- A Western Hero in Shane The western genre plays an important part in the mythologising of American history. The way the western genre and particularly the western hero are put across in such films as Shane, are most likely not how real life in the 1880s was. In Shane the hero arrived on horseback, he was confident, handsome and managed to charm the female character, Marion, almost immediately. Typically, throughout the film the mysterious gunslinger was wearing a cowboy hat and a holster around his waist....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing Shane and Pale Rider

- Comparing Shane and Pale Rider In Shane & Pale Rider, changing the boy to an adolescent girl (respectively) had a great effect on the elements of the story. In both stories, each child had a relationship with the stranger, but as we saw, the child's age and sex affected this bond. In Shane, the boy Joey was first to see the stranger riding over the edge. As he gets closer, Joey is in complete aw by the sights of the stranger Shane. Living on the land with parents that are always working for the family, Shane comes off as a gunslinger, something that Joey has always wanted to be....   [tags: Papers]

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Shane

- Shane Shane is a movie about a group of small town farmers who are being picked on by some cowboys. Then Shane mysteriously comes into view and tries to do the right thing by helping the farmers. Jack Schaefer wrote the script and the film was produced by George Stevens. Paramount Pictures released the movie in 1952. The characters in the movie were as follows. The main character in the film was (you guessed it) Shane, “the outsider” in this movie. Shane eventually stays with Joe Starret, his wife Marian and their son Joey....   [tags: Film Movies]

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Shane Medows' Portrayal of His Own Life in This Is England

- “This Is England” directed by the well acclaimed Shane Meadows portrays him as a young boy and his experiences growing up which he wanted to implement into this film. Characterization was well portrayed in This is England, especially through the main character as his emotional side developed throughout the film which one could argue revealed how Shane truly felt while growing up. It portrays him as a young boy growing up in England during the working class years of the 1980’s. Shane Meadows portrayed his own experiences into this film and shown the culture of life....   [tags: characters, realism, film]

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I Stand Up For Myself By Shane Koyczan

- “This is who I am, this is how I stand up for myself” as quoted by Shane Koyczan was about his identity by people labelling him as pork chop. In school, many students had experienced bullying that can destroy someone’s identity such as a girl who called ugly. Therefore, it is all about bullying about the appearance of a person. This slam poem was about the internal and external surface defining of an identity; the idea of conformity. With that in mind, Koyczan talks about what is being against normality....   [tags: Race, Racism, Race, Adultism]

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Shane J. Ralston And Post Revolutionary Era

- ... Each man wanted to create a stronger country, but some had rather diverse reasoning behind how to go about completing such a task. Today, we title this group of individual thinkers as the Founding Fathers of the United States. The elected leader of the Constitutional Convention was George Washington. Washington and the Founding Fathers sought out for an improved United States; with free, independent, and protected citizens and shying away of an autocratic or a single leader system. This was not the case of the United States under the laws of the Articles of Confederation....   [tags: United States Constitution, United States]

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isual Style and Western Theme of Shane

- Visual Style and Western Theme of Shane By analysing ‘Shane' (1953) in conjunction with its visual style and western themes, it will clearly show what aspects of western culture are apparent in the film. By looking at the visual style, this will show how the mise-en-scene informs the audience that ‘Shane' is placed in the western genre. Firstly I will analyse the western themes that are visible in ‘Shane'. The whole narrative of ‘Shane' is the struggle of the homesteaders against the ranchers....   [tags: Movie Film Analysis]

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Comparing the Moral of Shane and A Christmas Carol

- Comparing the Moral of Jack Schaefer's Shane and A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens            In Jack Schaefer's novel Shane, Jack Schaefer states his opinion on peoples ability to change.  Shane says to Bob, "A man is what he is, Bob, and there's no breaking the mold."  Jack Scaefer supports this quote by making Shane return to his old method of dealing with problems.  When Shane first arrived he was dessed in all black.  Shane later tells the Starrett family thatr he was a gunfighter in his past.  Later in the novel you can tell that Shane is to avoid his past, Shane begins to dress in colors besides black and he also tries to handle problems verbally rather than physically.  Sha...   [tags: Jack Schaefer, Charles Dickens]

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A Review of the Film Primer by Shane Carruth

- A Review of the Film Primer by Shane Carruth This week I’m reviewing a film that was not hugely publicized, Primer. I’ll be telling you whether it’s a must see cult film to be or whether the film wasn’t publicized for a good reason. Basic run down of the story is that a group of amateur inventors who want to create something more than the simple low profit creations they have come up with so far. They create a machine which slows down or speeds up time of the space inside it. After discovering this ‘device’ the group uses this to travel, a few hours at a go, through time....   [tags: Papers]

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Drugs in the Water: What Can We Do?

- Drugs in the Water: What Can We Do. Water is one substance vital to human life and yet so easily overlooked in importance. Many third world countries may have contaminated water sources, but even the wealthy countries face the question of how to keep the water clean. Waterborne pathogens are a major concern for undeveloped countries, but a new threat predominately affecting developed countries is the emerging chemical contaminants in the water. Shane Snyder is a professor of chemical and environmental engineering at the University of Arizona....   [tags: water, contamination, Shane Snyder, chemicals]

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The Is Not Just Someone That Fights Against Terrorists Or Criminals?

- A sheepdog is not just someone that fights against terrorists or criminals—they are somebody who fights for what they believe in. As a youth pastor, Shane believed that there is hope for everyone; no matter how much of a hold the Devil has on them. This stout Italian has cooked many meals for teenagers he doesn’t even know, and watched them grow into God-loving, driven adults. Some of these were drug addicts, gothics, and other ill-fitting characters. When his marriage was on the verge of destruction, Shane seemed to harness the same skills that allowed him to change teenagers’ lives, but used it on his wife, Wendy....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Devil, Bipolar disorder]

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The On The Flat Edge

- You can’t get them in a small whole, but a relatively large hole like in a trunk or a hood opening that you tweak out with a tool, you can get back in there and flatten with these pliers. But what you can also do is, clamp them down to a piece of sheet metal, and then scoot that sheet metal around. So that particular angle needs to be right about a 90, between the outside skin and the bottom edge of the bracket, and this thing, the way Camaro fenders get hit, they tweak that way out of whack. You can 't just go in there and hammer it out because you would bend that edge of the bracket and it 's not strong enough to be hammered....   [tags: 2007 singles, English-language films]

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The Dark Avengers

- Heroes come in all shapes and sizes; tall, dark, handsome, ugly, astute, or mentally handicapped, and Shane is no exception. He rode into their lives with temperance and vigor, and left a legacy behind. How does one deal with a shady business man who is hell bent on wanted and willful destruction of freedom. Brute force has always been the heroes approach. Shane rode into a small town in Wyoming and met a family, who with all their respect needed a hero. Both of the stories that I will tell, including Shane’s and the story of Tombstone had their similarities, and also had their differences....   [tags: Literary Review ]

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The Engineering Code Of Ethics

- Engineers: Faithful to Employment or Employers Engineers are expected to constitute their professional decisions through the engineering code of ethics. But what is the right decision when their judgment is overruled by securing their employer’s profit under circumstances that endanger their customer’s property. This was Shane’s dilemma when 1 out of 150 chips were found defective in his chip production line. Discarding the defective chips was generating an $8,671.00 loss to the company; thus Rob, his manager, proposed to release all chips to the market without previous quality control....   [tags: Ethics, Management, Quality control]

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Heroes in Western Film

- Heroes in Western Film In the genre of western films, the hero plays a key role. Humanity portrays civilization overcoming the hostile country (Miller 66). In many films the American civil war is over, and people have turned their attention to more constructive pursuits. Battling nature to progress America's future, rather than each other. In between this wild country, fraught with danger and corruption lies the role of the hero. A hero is an individual with exceptional skills and through his abilities is able to rid a stricken town of the corrupt elements within....   [tags: Papers]

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Review Of ' Too Many Hats '

- ... You can look at that question a little differently from the retail and from hail, it 's not too different, but it is different, I think. Because, with hail and you are doing enough of it, I mean, I know there are guys that aren 't good, but I would assume that if you are doing enough of it, you are going to get good and you are going to know that you are going to use this for my open sections and this for my bracing and then I’m going to switch to these 5 of fifteen for the hard to get bracing stuff and do it individually....   [tags: Debut albums, American films, 2008 singles]

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Graduation Speech - Original Writing

- ... The courses in school I was taking were a lot harder than I thought they would be and I was concentrating so hard on them I never clued onto the fact our “MAGIC” was slipping away. Allison’s and my last summer came after she had graduated. Unbeknownst to us it was going to be a very fateful summer. Allison found herself a job at a bank. I was working on one advanced summer class still, and only needed two credits to have enough to graduate. Besides school I also had a part time job. Having that schedule, Allison and I couldn’t get together to many times during the week, and had to settle for weekends to be together....   [tags: Full-time, Part-time, Best Friends, Mind]

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Individualism in Robert Frost's The Road Not Taken, Zalman King's In God's Hands and James Baldwin's Sonny's Blues

- Individualism in Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken," Zalman King's "In God's Hands" and James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues" Every society has certain values and generally accepted ways of living that are considered normal. These principles are what keep societies organized and orderly. Conforming to these principles, however, is not necessarily the road to happiness for every individual. The main character, Shane, in In God’s Hands, Sonny, in Sonny’s Blues, and the speaker in The Road Not Taken, all choose not to live by what is considered normal, or popular, and are able to find happiness by living as individuals....   [tags: Frost Road King Hands Baldwin Blues Essays]

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America Needs Same-sex Marriage

- On May 7, 2011, a young man named Tom Bridegroom fell to his death from a rooftop, leaving behind his devastated partner of six years, Shane Bitney Crone. Tom’s family had never accepted his relationship with Shane; in fact, members of Tom’s family attacked and threatened him when he told them he was gay. Because Shane and Tom could not legally marry, Shane was not entitled to any information regarding Tom’s death, memorial service, or burial arrangements (Crone). Tom’s family was able to move Tom’s body without notifying Shane, to keep Shane away from the memorial service, and to remove from Tom and Shane’s shared home any personal belongings that Tom’s family determined had belonged to Tom...   [tags: Homosexual Marriage]

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Commercialization of University Technology

- Commercialization of university technology has been on a rise ever since the Bayh-Dole Act came into action in 1980. Under this act, universities got the right to retain title and license inventions funded by federal sponsors (Thursby et al, 2000, 2), which has made universities an important source of commercially important inventions (Chesbrough, 2003). According to 2006 OECD reports, around 17% of R&D activities in OECD countries are done by universities. Academic entrepreneurship is not a single action but comprises of a series of activities (Friedman, Silberman, 2003)....   [tags: Technology, Bayh-Dole Act]

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The Man 's Life - Original Writing

- ... “She is a Wilcze Panna, Emile.” Shay spook up so suddenly that we both whirled around to look at him. I had a shocked look on my face from the fact that he just caved in that easily. “Ah, and who changed her Shane?” Emile asked with a smug look on his face. “It was you, wasn’t it?” Shay looked from me to Emile for a moment until he finally sighed. He sent me an apologetic look. “No, it wasn’t one of our pack members that changed her.” Shay said strongly. I looked at him with a confused look....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2005 singles, 2000 albums]

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Airline Pilots Should Be Armed

- Airline Pilots Should be Armed Introduction The need for enhanced security within domestic as well as international airlines can no longer be an issue for debate. Bearing in mind the security threats that Americans and their interests all over the world are faced with, it is imperative that deliberate federal measures in terms of appropriate legislation be put in place to enhance the security of people while travelling (Shane, 2007). Of particular interest is the security within airlines operating within the country as well as across borders....   [tags: Terrorism, Federal Bureau of Investigation]

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Who Is The Hero

- Shane, WHO IS THE HERO. Movies have evolved a great deal since the days when a couple fighting scenes and a small love story satisfied audiences. Today movie plots are much more complicated and have much more action, thanks to modern day technologies. Although these new technologies seem to make movies increasingly complicated, some crucial roles in movies will never change. One thing that has remained constant in the film industry is the role of the hero. No matter what the genera of the film and or when the film was made the hero’s always share similar characteristics and are put through similar series of tests to prove their heroism....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Cell Phones in School: Nuisance or Learning Tool

- ... Shane states, “The idea of allowing phones in class is being raised as a possible safety measure after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting” (A4). Recent increase in violence should exemplify the importance of cellphones in pacifying this increase in violence. Cell phones in school would allow students and parents to stay within easy access in case of emergencies. In some cases, schools have started relaxing cell phone policies due to disasters over the years. In the USA TODAY article journalist Josh Higgins quotes Dan Domenech, Executive director of the American Association of School Administrators he tells of how cell phones have started increasing in numbers....   [tags: information technology and education]

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Adam Earl Poole : The Lives Of Myself

- Adam Earl Poole, also known as “Pete”, touched the lives of myself, and many other people. He was generous, considerate, compassionate and caring. He loved everyone who came into his life, and made his life worth living. He loved his wife, his family, his friends and especially loved hunting and fishing with family and friends. He couldn’t wait to marry his high school sweetheart, Allie and couldn’t wait to get a house together and start a family. Adam was so helpful and fun to be around. He made friends instantly....   [tags: Love, English-language films, American films]

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A Speech Disability / Delay

- ... He was very good about speaking slowly to her and giving a good description of the activity they were doing together. At one point I observed dad and Angie in the play kitchen area and he said, "Angie, are you the chef tonight. Can you please tell me what is on the menu for dinner. Oh, this is such a yummy dinner that you have cooked for me. Thank you so much for being an awesome chef.” He was such a good sport with her. Angie did ask for assistance from her mother to help zip up a princess dress....   [tags: Family, Mother, Parent, American films]

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The Dream

- It was a hot, sticky, boring day. The buzzing of air conditioners filled the entire courtyard. Those who were outside were crawling around “like sick cockroaches” as my sister would say. Even my blue frog Sedric looked like he was hibernating. I sat there wishing for something, anything to happen. I tried to coax Sedric out of hiding with some flies I had caught for him that were coming in swarms to my room. All he did was let out an annoyed croak and go back to sleep. Then the doorbell rang. I took the stairs two at a time, nearly falling on the last one, and for all my trouble the person at the door was Shane....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Shame and Learning in Plato's Apology

- Shame and Learning in Plato's Apology ABSTRACT: In the Apology, Socrates proves to be the master teacher (1) of Athens in the way that he invites the city to overcome its "cognitive shame." Psychologist and teacher Paul Shane contends that much of the learning process begins in shame. (2) Shane defines shame in this way: Shame is the feeling of being exposed and wanting to hide one's nakedness. It is related to ego-ideal. One has a conception of self, an image of what one can be, and the feeling of shame is experienced in not having achieved a desired and attainable goal, in lacking something, in being inadequate....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Apology Plato Essays]

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Compstat and the Police

- Compstat has improved policing ever since it was introduced in the 1990s. Compstat is a system that is used by police agencies to reduce crime as well as achieving other departmental goals. Some of department goals are developing good relationship with the community as well as empowering commanders together with their subordinates. It focuses on sharing information, responsibility, fostering accountability, as well as improving tactics used to solve crime. Although, it has also been criticized for been incompatible with the community, inflexible and undermining some goals of policing, it is still acknowledged as an important organizational development in policing during the latter half of th...   [tags: Benefits, Policing, Compatibility, Community]

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Top Earners in The World Are Entrepreneurs

- Introduction Entrepreneurs exist due to consumers wanting something new and relevant, which will also make an impact in the market place. Entrepreneurship is about individuals recognizing a need for a commercial application and being able to innovate their ideas to meet the needs of the consumer (Baron & Shane, 2008). On average, there are over 1400 billionaires in the world, and of those 960 are entrepreneurs who were successful, while the rest were fortunate to inherit their wealth (Vital, 2013)....   [tags: startup, private business, billionaire, success]

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Rhetorical Speech : The Speech

- Reflective Speech Draft Speeches have been used for thousands of years to communicate ideas and influence others. Ralph Waldo Emerson; American poet, essayist and lecturer, once said, "Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring another out of his bad sense into your good sense." He was correct, speech is indeed a powerful tool which has the ability to influence and persuade an audience; if an audience is positioned carefully and the speech is written in such a way that the audience 's emotions, logic and trust in the speaker are all appealed to....   [tags: Rhetoric, Logic, Connotation, Logos]

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Creating Adolescent Oppressors

- Domestic violence occurs everyday. It seems as though it is a natural occurring phenomenon in our lives. Looking toward the youth, domestic violence can lead to major problems in their lives. Their choices and feelings in the world can be formed and revolved around the effects of domestic violence. Although they are young, innocent individuals, middle school children have the potential to become monsters if violence occurs often in their lives. It is simple really. If they can get hurt by people, why can't they hurt other people....   [tags: bullies, domestic violence]

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Analysis Of Jean Luc Godard 's Movie, Film, And The American Director Of Upstream Color

- In the world of cinema, a director can either be a tool to create a film without ever being seen or heard by the audience or they can put their “stamp” on the movie so that the audience immediately knows who directed the film. The latter of these types of directors is called an auteur. The director whose style and creativity is evident and repetitive in their films is what Francois Truffaut, the film critic who established the theory, would call an auteur (Boda &Pendleton-Thompson). Two such auteurs whose films were shown in class this semester include the legendary French director Jean-Luc Godard who directed Vivre Sa Vie (1962) and the American director of Upstream Color (2013), Shane Car...   [tags: Film theory, Film, Film director, Auteur theory]

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What I Learned From The World Around Me

- ... I became very depressed, and sometimes my sadness would turn into anger towards my mother. That specific time in my life is best explained by applying the sociocultural perspective which is the study of psychology that emphasizes the role of social and cultural influence on behavior. The home environment I grew up in from age one to five was confusing and violent. The fighting between my mother and David triggered a fear response within myself, and I began to associate yelling with protection and safety....   [tags: Psychology, Behaviorism, Cognitive psychology]

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Book Report : ' The Puppy '

- ... I would never let her help me with my performing art center. From the window, Betty watched Louise put the carrier in the back seat and drive down the street. “She is such a lying bitch. When she killed Shane, she messed with the wrong mother. I will teach her not to mess with my children!” Robin entered the living room and asked, “Are you okay?” “That woman is a nightmare,” Betty said, ready to cry. “Are you still going to lunch?” Robin asked. “I am meeting Heather at Ming’s.” Betty said, sitting on the sofa thumbing through a magazine before getting ready for lunch....   [tags: 2007 singles, English-language films]

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World of Winds: A Fictional Narrative

- ... Four countries and they were all based on the four elements; Water, Earth, Fire, and Air. Theses were the classical elements of nature from what I learned in history class. The old man had shown me a world map and saw what the world was. My theory was that I traveled from my world to another seem to be correct and Iroh told me it was best to keep it to between myself and the few already knew. I looked at my lap very puzzled on how this was possible to come into a different world. I wanted to go home to where things were normal....   [tags: world, business, psychotic, homeland]

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The Kill Chain, By Jeremy Scahill

- Imagine there was a person on the planet that could even a beautiful day terrifying. Imagine being unable to play outside for fear of imminent death, flying through the sky. This may sound like the delusions of a paranoid mind, but thanks to the executive Obama, such a reality is daily life for hundreds of people worldwide. Why fear sunny days.  Well that is because people living is these situations have come to feel more comfortable on cloudy days, when drones are least likely to be hunting for their next target....   [tags: United States Constitution, United States]

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Case Study : Management Training Dilemma

- Finding the most effective way to train management can sometimes be very difficult, especially for large organizations like hospitals. In the case study “Management Training Dilemma”, Shane Alexander, the personnel director at a hospital, wants to implement a new training program that she discovered at a conference. According to Schermerhorn (2012), “The cost of the program was $3,500 for an initial purchase of the videotapes plus 50 workbooks. Additional workbooks were then available at $8 per copy” (p....   [tags: Scientific method, Observation, Project management]

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The Poor by Choice Phenomenon

- Wealth, fortune, financial stability – these words possess undeniable, unilateral appeal. Intrinsic to our human nature, wealth has become an assumed goal in societal life. Thus, mothers do not wish their children to grow into destitute adults, immigrants do not voyage to new nations for the chance of a poverty stricken life, and universities do not offer higher education for the purposes of financial foundering. Yet, throughout history, groups of individuals in pockets of the globe have defied human nature and chosen lives of lack....   [tags: Religion]

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Discrimination Against Same Sex Couples

- Denying same-sex couples the right to marry causes gay and lesbian families to appear as second class citizens and sends the message that it is acceptable to discriminate against them. For the longest time civil rights has been a battle of right and wrong, affecting the lives of many people around the world. Discrimination against gays denies them their civil rights with regards to their social roles in marriage work, and everyday life. As of now, 17 states in North America have licensed and legalized same-sex marriage....   [tags: rights, marriage, equality]

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Pharmacist-Run Diabetes Clinics

- As the gap between reaching optimal medication therapy for diabetes management grows, so does the need for improved medical centers. But how does this happen. If pharmacists were to “utilize their clinical expertise in monitoring and managing diabetes medication plans to positively impact health outcomes and empower patients to actively manage their health,” then the number of people with diabetes could decline (Smith, 2009). Pharmacists are highly accessible medical professionals that are not used to their full potential (Smith, 2009)....   [tags: health optimal medication, pharmacists]

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Steven Hatfill: Innocent, Yet Accused

- The most devastating result of the 2001 anthrax attacks is the lack of consequences for those persons responsible. There has not been enough evidence discovered or presented by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or FBI, to adequately declare exactly who is responsible for the anthrax attacks. Regardless, there has been great speculation around a man named Steven Hatfill, and a large portion of the American society has placed the blame for the attacks on his shoulders. By dispelling contradictory proof, dissecting evidence, and examining other possible solutions, Steven Hatfill can be proven innocent of any links to the 2001 anthrax attacks....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Anthrax]

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Organisations that Fail to Plan Are Planning to Fail: Yay or Nay?

- The statement “Organisations that fail to plan are planning to fail” refers to the idea that an organisation’s success is based around their ability to formally plan in their environment, which although the statement is widely agreed upon, some critics and points against its validity must be acknowledged. The statements strength is amplified through three major factors where; planning can facilitate a sense of guidance and fosters a coordinated workforce, planning reduces the level of ambiguity of the future in the organisation and finally planning will establish the objectives or principles that simplify control (Robbins, DeCenzo, Coulter, Woods, 2013)....   [tags: Business processes, management function]

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Analysis Of The Fountain, And The Rite Of Spring, By Vaslav Nijinsky

- Art is an expression, it is the byproduct of what an artist is feeling, thinking, doing and seeing. Some works of art have become notorious for the roles they have played in revolutionizing the world of art and the issues in society they have brought attention to. The reason art can have such an immense impact is because it is a direct reflection of what is going on in the world at that time and how the artist feels about it. Artistic masterpieces have the power to change the way one thinks and feels about a certain subject, idea or law....   [tags: Art, Marcel Duchamp, The Rite of Spring]

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Interpersonal Communication Enhances Organizational Behavior And Increases The Effectiveness Of An Organization

- ... Cardon, University of Southern California, “Business Communication”) “Employee involvement in various organizational activities increases employees input into decisions which affects organizational performance.” (OrgB, Chapter 8) Whether it is at home or at our place of employment, the majority of the communication taking place is in interpersonal communication settings. The way we communicate to one another also effects the outcome of our organizational behavior in a workplace setting. For instance, if we are just starting a new work environment we would use our interpersonal communication to enhance and maintain our sense of self....   [tags: Communication, Interpersonal communication]

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The Role of a Good City Thinking: Utopia, Dystopia and Heterotopia

- Good city thinking The following essay addresses the discourse around the good city, trying to understand the importance of having a thinking on the topic rather than providing solutions for a good city. Providing solutions for the good city pose questions such as: good for whom. what is good. etc. These questions prompt that good and city are two words that form more questions than answers. In these nebula of questions urban design plays an important role because its nature is in the urban and therefore in the city....   [tags: good society, urban design, development]

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Financial Management Classes As The Super Hero Of The Entrepreneurial World

- Financial management classes as the super hero of the entrepreneurial world In the world today, it is obvious that economy has been on the decline for a while. It has not gone unnoticed that the economy is not in its best possible shape. There are still lots of unemployed people, we see businesses close up all the time without knowing the cause of their close up. It has been proven through research that entrepreneurship will be a good way to boost the economy in the future. Although this is a known fact, we are not doing enough to encourage it....   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Economics, Finance]

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Mental Health, Physical Health and Death in Australian Society Today

- Australia has always been indulged with alcohol it is something which is used socially for many, but for others it is just to get through the week. Alcohol is the most popular but by far the most dangerous problem in Australian society. Most Australians are unaware of the health effects caused by alcohol. Several underage Australians ranging from the ages of fifteen to the age of seventeen are drinking (Ross, Trevor L, 2009, p1). This is under the legal age of eighteen, and when drunk some often do something they will always regret (Ross, Trevor L, 2009, p1)....   [tags: effects of alcohol]

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Ted Turner And The Oldest Child Of Robert Edward Turner

- Although each have had numerous faux pas in their careers making the ability to run campaigns devoid of controversy nearly unattainable, the 2016 Presidential election with its two illustrious candidates, Vince McMahon and Ted Turner, each with a wealth of experience in leadership and business, should provide voters with the ability to carefully research each candidate. McMahon and Turner both have controversy in their pasts, and have overcome much adversity rather unscathed throughout their careers and both candidates have tremendous support through their fan base linked to their respective wrestling companies....   [tags: World Wrestling Entertainment, Vince McMahon]

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Gender Stereotypes Are Vastly Present Throughout The Walking Dead

- Gender stereotypes are vastly present throughout the Walking Dead. Each of these characters plays an important role to the plot of the show. The episode “First Time Again” follows a ride as the group fends off their lives against horrid zombies. Some characters follow the nature as being masculine, while other characters tend to be more feminine. The characters shown in the Walking Dead resemble common gender stereotypes through the way they portray themselves. Rick is one of the main characters shown in the Walking Dead....   [tags: Stereotype, Gender, Stereotypes, Hair]

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The Renaissance: The Impact of Traditional Medicine

- Medicine has become so advanced in the previous centuries that it is a wonder how the medical discoveries of today have been fueled by those made during the Renaissance. As the mindset of those living in Europe during that time changed from religion to self-discovery, medical research began to expand and grow to a more scientific approach. Though several were unable to read, they became more aware of themselves and humanity compared to their earlier religious views on life, causing them to take a closer look at the human anatomy....   [tags: Health Care / History]

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Erp Implementations : Success And Failure Stories

- ERP Implementations - Success/Failure Stories Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a business management software which is used to integrate, manage and store data from different business stages which includes: • Planning Cost • Manufacturing • Inventory Management • Sales and Shipping ERP Implementation - Success Stories MonaVie: MonaVie is a multi-level company, manufacturing and distributing fruit juices and powders. The main goal of this company is to provide healthy nutrition to people from natural products....   [tags: Enterprise resource planning]

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Human Torture Should Not be Continued

- The United Nations defines torture as any act by which severe physical or mental pain or suffering is intentionally inflicted on a person for such purposes as obtaining information or a confession, or punishing a person for an act that he is suspected of having committed. Torture also includes intimidating or coercing a person for any reason based on discrimination of any kind when a person acting in an official capacity inflicts pain or suffering (Convention Against Torture para. 2). Although some people believe that torture is acceptable, in reality it is neither an acceptable nor a reliable method for obtaining information and should not be continued....   [tags: Human Torture Essays]

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Finding Your Place in High School

- “Why fit in when you can stand out?” You have been told this your whole life. But whose responsibility is it to find out where you fit in, yours. Or your peers. Your adolescent years are all about trying to not stand out, and trying just as hard to fit in with the “in crowd.” You use more energy trying to “fit in,” instead of just spending all your energy on being who you really are. A group of friends are suppose to have things in common, but that is hard when everyone is putting up a fake persona....   [tags: stand out, fit in, high school]

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My Family Of The Bettis Family

- For my blended family, I interviewed the Bettis family. I interviewed Brian Bettis, Leanne Bettis, and Hunter Bettis. Brian was my junior high science teacher at Bluffs. He originally had three kids in his first marriage; Whitney, Taylor and Hunter. Brian is currently 51 years old and is still teaching junior high science at Bluffs, as well as being the high school girls’ basketball coach. His son Hunter currently still lives with him, but his two daughters (Whitney and Taylor) live in Texas with their biological mother....   [tags: Family, Stepfamily, Marriage, Parent]

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Movie Analysis: This is England

- The movie “This is England” was released in 2006, written and directed by Shane Meadows , a story taken, in part, from his life as a boy growing up in the Midlands of England. Mr. Meadows work presents to the viewer a representation of the cultural depiction of the street gang known as Skinheads, in a non-stereotypical light. This is England is a drama combining peer pressure, gangs and gang violence, social gatherings, loss and companionship of youths in a working class environment of a small town in England....   [tags: Awards, Storyline, Characters]

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Solutions For Helping Childhood Obesity

- ... program is made to help create a healthy start for children, to empower parents and caregivers, to provide healthy food in schools, to improve access to healthy, affordable foods, and to increase physical activity. The way this solution may be able to work is, “Combining comprehensive strategies with common sense…” this campaign is all “…about putting children on the path to a healthy future...” Michelle Obama created this campaign to have an alternative solution other than dieting and spending tons of money on equipment for their children....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Dieting, Weight loss]

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Life Of A Young Girl

- ... I’ve tried running, working out, and even dieting, but none of that did anything for me. I never lost any weight and nothing ever changed. My family has had issues for what seems like forever and it brings me down to levels not even I can describe. I sat in my room for a while longer. My friends would sometimes come up to my room and ask if I was okay. I would tell them what they wanted to hear just so they would leave me alone, but in all honesty, I was a mess. My family was falling apart, my friends and I were being separated, and then I had to start worrying about the way I looked more than I did before....   [tags: Coming out, LGBT, Thought]

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Drone Warfare: Rethinking Morals

- In the last century, warfare has made leaps and bounds and progressed at a rate many thought unobtainable. In the last century alone, our world has developed the airplane and developed it to the point where it can be controlled from a trailer on the other side of the world. While much of our progression has made killing more precise and we have become less likely to inflict the horrors of civilian deaths, we still must consider the moral implications of our weapon systems. Much of our current basis for just war is rooted in traditional weapon systems....   [tags: lethal force, inmoral warfare]

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Wrestlemania 15

- Wrestlemania 15, outside of the main event, a surprise HBK appearance, and Triple H's infamous heel turn, is really one of the biggest disappointments. The attitude era was great no doubt about it, but a lot of the wrestling entertainment here, seems to be non existent. I cannot stand Michael Cole either, I have always found him to be, a mediocre announcer, so I was really happy, that J.R got to announce the main event. Wrestlemania 15 is memorable though for me, because Stone Cold Steve Austin, and The Rock are my two favorite wrestlers of all time, and seeing them put on one of the greatest brawling clinics in wrestlemania history, was fabulous....   [tags: Entertainment]

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WWF Review

- Survivor Series 1999 is memorable for a lot of things, but not many of them good. When was the last time you heard a crowd yell "Boring" during a Kurt Angle match?. The running over Austin storyline was well done, but The whole Big Show experiment turned out to be a failure, The Rock or Triple H should have went over here. 1999 was exciting a lot of the time, but also way overbooked at times, and this event proves it. Your hosts are. Jerry Lawler and Jim Ross. The Godfather, D'Lo Brow&The Head Bangers Vs The Dudley Boys&The Acolytes....   [tags: Television Review]

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Self-Directed Team Analysis

- The world ‘s economy has developed continuously throughout the decades. In order to catch up with the economic development and people demand, the business is always seeking for the best approaches to enhance productivity as well as performance of the company. “According to Mc Shane, Olekalns and Travaglione (2010), self-directed teams have a high degree of autonomy, which is proven to increase productivity”. Based on my experiences either in the course ‘s work group activities, I agree that self-directed team if implemented appropriately will lead to the high level of productivity....   [tags: Business Management ]

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Movie Analysis: Brokeback Mountain and The Love of Siam

- Brokeback Mountain and The Love of Siam are two movies, which two main characters from each film, namely Ennis and Jack from Brokeback Mountain and Mew and Tong from The Love of Siam, all four of them have a connection that goes from friendship to a homosexual relationship, respectively. Four of them are commoners that end up being infatuated with each other. These commoners have situations that they breeze along that directed them to a same-sex relationship amongst them. In particular, Ennis and Jack takes on shepherding job on Brokeback Mountain together, and while being there together for a long time and having each other’s back, their friendship becomes stronger....   [tags: Ennis and Jack, western culture]

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The Boxer Oscar De La Hoya

- “Whatever comes next for me, as far as boxing is concerned, I have no regrets. I would never change what I've accomplished and the history I've made.” (Oscar De La Hoya). This quote was said by the one and only Oscar De La Hoya, the man who I chose to write about. Oscar was born in Los Angeles, CA on February 4, 1973. His nationality is American from a Mexican origin and comes from a boxing family. His nickname was “The Golden Boy”. I chose Oscar De La Hoya, because he is the greatest boxer known to man....   [tags: sports, Oscar De La Hoya, ]

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Comparing Dermot Bolger’s The Holy Ground and In High Germany

- Comparing Dermot Bolger’s The Holy Ground and In High Germany       Some call it Ireland. Others instead choose to call it the Holy Ground. In the end, it doesn't matter which name is used to refer to the Emerald Isle. To those with Irish heritage, the mere mention of Ireland is enough to evoke many emotions: pride, happiness, nationalism, anger, just to name a few. They feel strongly about the country. It is not just the place where they were born. Love it or hate it, it is home. Dermot Bolger explores the feelings of two Irish in his plays The Holy Ground and In High Germany....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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Childhood Influences Impact the Writing of F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Childhood Influences Impact the Writing of F. Scott Fitzgerald On Wednesday February 12 of 1890 F. Scott Fitzgerald's parents were married in Washington D.C. Six years later on September 24, 1896 Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born at his home 481 Laurel Ave. in St. Paul, Minnesota. His two infant older sisters had died from a violent influenza so that by the time Fitzgerald came along Mollie Fitzgerald had become the proverbial nightmare that known as an overprotective mother. Fitzgerald's mother was no traditional mother though, for she was known for her eccentricities....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Gap Analysis: Global Communications

- Gap Analysis: Global Communications In today's business world, companies are increasingly outsourcing to improve profitability and productivity. Global Communication was no exception to that. But in the process the company has faced many challenges and makes tough choices to remain competitive in the telecommunication industry. First the paper will identify the issues and opportunities the management deal while implementing the global strategy. Then the paper would identify the stakeholder's rights, values and interest and ethical dilemma arising out of it....   [tags: Business Management Analysis]

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Wrestlemania 17

- Wrestlemania 17 is a Wrestlemania for the ages, and one that in my opinion, could never be outdone. Brilliantly booked, complete unpredictability, so many wonderful surprises, along with numerous classics, make this the ultimate Wrestlemania. The crowd is huge, very loud, and incredibly atmospheric. Matches. WWF Intercontinental Championship William Regal Vs Chris Jericho|C|. Big pop for Jericho. The perfect way to start an opener, with one of the most popular superstars, and a great unique competitor in Regal....   [tags: Film Review]

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Why Are India The Firm Favourites For The Next Year 's World T20?

- Why are India the firm favourites for the next year’s World T20. The cricketing fans couldn’t have expected a grander start to 2016 as the World T20 is scheduled to begin on 8th of March in India. It is the first instance when the country will be hosting an ICC event without collaborating with other nations. The most entertaining format of the game will mesmerize the entire cricketing universe for over a month when 16 countries will go toe to toe to conquer the richest prize in the format. New teams like Oman, Hong Kong will be seen competing in this tournament....   [tags: India national cricket team, Cricket]

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Stem Cell Research is a Vital Necessity for Medical Advances in America

- According to Christopher Reeve, the actor who played Superman and tragically became paralyzed, said, “The greatest good for the greatest number of people means allowing embryonic stem cell research, which has the potential to help 150 million Americans who suffer from serious or incurable diseases or disabilities” (Roleff 63). It is incredible how some of the smallest items like stem cells can have such a drastic impact on the world. Two types of these tiny cells are adult stem cells and embryonic stem cells....   [tags: stem cell]

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Autism and Implications of Evidence Based Research on Therapeutic Interventions in Youth

- Autism and Implications of Evidence Based Research on Therapeutic Interventions in Youth The field of Autism continues to be an evolving and dynamic theme of exploration and research for professionals in the medical, educational, behavioral, and social science disciplines. The research around evidenced based therapies in these realms guides professional practice, interventions, programs, and long-term care for individuals with Autism. A review of the research studies published within the past five years on the use of positive behavioral interventions and supports in the management of behaviors for students with Autism within the educational setting will occur within this paper....   [tags: Special Education ]

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The World of the Counselor: A Brief Analysis of Chapter Two

- ... Not all clients are able to meet with a counselor between normal business hours. People seeking help can access their computer any time of the day and receive help. Online counseling provides many services to clients that otherwise would be unwilling to receive it. The use of the internet also provides a large database for websites or blogs that just offer advice to people. Personally, I have read blogs on self-help tips in order to deal with certain situations. Like others, it makes me feel good to know I am not the only one going through a situation....   [tags: christian families, same-sex marriage]

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The Good Enough Mother By Klein 's View On Ending Therapy

- Initially, the historical overview of the literature will be outlined, followed by Klein’s view on ending therapy. Winnicott’s concept of the ‘good enough mother’ in relation to ending therapy will then be described, followed by an outline of the absence of ending therapy in the literature and analytic trainings. Historical Overview When reviewing the historical literature on ending therapy, it is clear that this phase has been given less attention than other it deserves. This view aligns with Novick and Novick (2006) who concluded that the historical literature appears bleak....   [tags: Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy, Paper]

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Combined Qualitative and Quantitative Study that Employs two Phases Sequentially

- The essential focus of this two-phase sequential mixed methods study is to determine if a relationship exists between a generation category (Gen X, Gen Y, Gen Z, etc.) and the number of incidences of bullying in secondary education. The study was proposed as a result of a significant increase of bullying in the news, more importantly, due to the recent suicides that resulted directly from bullying. In the first phase, quantitative research questions will focus on the statistical analysis between each generation category and the number of incidences of bullying during their secondary education....   [tags: research design, qualitative interviews, bullying]

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American Dream in The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Founding father Benjamin Franklin described the American dream as the “pursuit of a better existence… a higher quality of life through hard work, determination, and devotion” (Benjamin Franklin). The American dream is an idea that if you work hard, you can rise from “rags to riches” and live a wealthy and prosperous life with moral values of respect and integrity. Ironically, Franklin’s version of the dream was decaying during the roaring 1920s when society became corrupt and obsessed with greed....   [tags: franklin, tom buchannan, daisy]

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Wolf and Coyote Derby Turns Tiny Idaho Town Into Battleground

- A wolf and coyote derby taking place this weekend has turned a small Idaho town into a battleground between hunters and animal rights activists. Animal rights groups such as WildEarth Guardians had protested the event, supposedly on the grounds that the derby organizers needed permits from the U.S. Forest Service for the hunts to take place. However, U.S. District Magistrate Judge Candy Wagahoff Dale ruled the permits weren't necessary, and the event could proceed. Derbies, such as the one taking place in Salmon, ID, are nothing new around the western state....   [tags: hunting, predators, protests]

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