• Million Dollars Money College Make
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    My claim is that it is unethical for professional athletes to receive the enormous amount of compensation that they do By Unethical I mean that it is an injustice to the citizens of our hard working country that are out to make a dollar and do it by holding a well respected job. By compensation I mean the ridiculous amounts of money that an athlete makes for playing a particular sport. My value criteria or standards I will use are as follows: 1. A man who does not graduate college may not be as ...
  • Video Lottery Colorado Amendment Money
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    Why Amendment 33 is a Great Idea These are a few reasons why amendment 33 is a great idea for the state of Colorado. This ballot proposal for 2003 will create 25 million dollars in benefits for tourism (the promotion of tourism is Colorado). Next, Colorado will get to keep 61% of the profits made from the video lottery terminals; currently other states casinos give them a 14 % return (Confused). Third, this amendment will create jobs for our slumping economy. Last of all, we will be able to off...
  • Ata Airlines Million Dollars
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    On October 23, 2004 ATA Airlines filed for bankruptcy. The Indianapolis-based carrier also said it has agreed to sell its hub at Chicago's Midway Airport to Air Tran, one of its major competitors, for $87. 5 million dollars. Like other airlines operating in bankruptcy, Air Tran said it will maintain its full flight schedule and honor its frequent-flier commitments. The tenth-largest U. S. airline by traffic, ATA joins United, US Airways and Hawaiian Airlines in bankruptcy. ATA is the first majo...
  • When Sports Were Just Games
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    When Sports were just Games by: Rick Cil enti I grew up in front of the T. V. watching bone-crunching hits and massive home runs in old Cleveland Municipal Stadium. I saw the last game the Browns played there and I started bawling like a blubbering idiot when they left the field. Back then sports were much more simple. The games were played for fun. There were no high-school kids bringing down the quality of NBA games, There weren't any greedy me-first 19 year olds trying to sue their way into ...
  • The Enron Scandal Million Dollars
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    Trip Winkel Finance 303 May, 27 2005 Dr. NamoratoThe Enron Scandal Enron was established in 1930 as Northern Natural Gas Company and joined with three other companies to undertake this industry. The four companies eventually began to break apart between 1941 and 1947 as a result of a public stock offering. In 1979, Northern Natural Gas was placed under new management when it was bought by Inter North Inc. In 1985, Kenneth Lay, CEO of Houston Natural Gas Company devised a transaction for Inter No...
  • School Budget Million Rate Dollars
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    When examining an issue it is essential that you look only at the facts and not let your opinion get in the way of what is known to be truth. Such is the case in the school budget issue, both groups clearly have their own ideas of what is right for the school and it is my job as a city council member to examine the facts and the different viewpoints to garner my own opinion. There are two sides of this issue, there is the conservative viewpoint which believes that you should increase spending wi...
  • Million Dollars Purchase Napoleon Louisiana
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    Louisiana Purchase The Louisiana Purchase was done in the year 1803. In this purchase the United States of America paid fifteen million dollars to get all the land west of the Mississippi River and east of the Rocky Mountains. This transaction was done between Thomas Jefferson and the great Napoleon. The benefits that the United States of America experienced from this purchase were numerous. For one, it gave the U. S. complete control of the Mississippi, which in tern helped many farmers with t...
  • Federal Emergency Relief Act
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    Federal Emergency Relief Act Give a man a dole[handout], and you save his body and destroy his spirit. Give him a job and pay him an assured wage and you save both the body and the sport -Harry Hopkins President Roosevelt wanted to give more to the people when he was in office than Hoover did when he was in office. He chose a man named Harry L. Hopkins to help him in succeeding. The goal and purpose of the FERA was to have all of the unemployed be employed again or for the first time. Hopkins w...
  • Charles H Keating Million Dollars
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    Charles H. Keating Jr. has been the focus of criminal investigations by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Internal Revenue Service, the Justice Department, The Securities and Exchange Commission, and the House Banking Committee for a six-year shadow of the nation's biggest savings-and loan debacle. The federal government proclaims that he fraudulently managed California's Lincoln Savings into its closure, and in the process profited for himself and his family an estimated thirty-four mill...
  • Wages Of Sport Athletes
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    Wages of Sport Athletes How would you like to be paid twenty-three million dollars a year? Itis obvious to say that everyone would more than love it. This figure is only one of the many outrageous wages athletes are being paid today. True, not all twenty-three million dollars goes directly to the athlete because of Uncle Sam. Still these figures are too extreme regardless of the sport, baseball, football or basketball. The athletes here in the United States are without a doubt the greatest on ea...
  • Professional Athletes Are Overpaid
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    Matt Kelley Rhetoric Speech #2 Professional Athletes are Overpaid Every young child who has ever been involved in athletics has dreamed of being a professional in that sport. Why do you think that everyone wants to be a pro athlete. Sure it is because they get to play for a living. But also they get the big bucks. Why would a person not want to get paid millions and millions of dollars just to play a sport. Many professional athletes are highly overpaid though. When they sign these 20 and 30 mi...
  • Aids Deadly Virus
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    AIDS Unprotected sex, dirty needles, pills! ! Now that I have your attention, today I'll be talking to you about the causes and effects on how you can contract this deadly virus. But first let me start by explaining what Aids/HIV really is and what it does to you once you have contracted the Aids virus. Aids/Aids lowers your immune systems ability to produce the white blood cells and antibodies that protect you from colds, infections, etc. Lowered immunity makes a person vulnerable to attacks fr...
  • Campaigns Republicans And Democrats
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    For our campaign finance homework, I looked up Senator Maria Cantwell. For her 2004 campaign, Cantwell had raised $1, 794, 461. Cantwell had self-financed 61. 7% of the total amount. That is approximately $10, 331, 911. Over ten million dollars from her own pocket! The next greatest contribution was from individual contributions. This made up 32. 3% of the total, rounding up to $5, 406, 386. The remaining contributions were from PAC and from the category, "Other." I was surprised to learn that...
  • Black Friday Tornado In Canada
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    Black Friday: Tornado in Canada 'The roof was caving in and I thought I was going to die. It was like your worst nightmare!' said Mary Grandis h. Most people think they will die when they see, or hear of a tornado heading their way. Although all the details of the formation of a tornado are not yet understood, it is known that tornado's are the result of great instability in the atmosphere and often appear during severe thunderstorms (see appendix #1 for a scientific explanation on how it really...
  • Major League Baseball Needs A Salary Cap
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    "Major League Baseball Needs a Salary Cap" A salary cap in pro sports is the amount of money every team in a league can spend on all of the players on its roster in one year. Major League Baseball does not have a salary cap. The reason for a salary cap is to keep teams competitive and not have just two or three outstanding teams that dominate everyone. Another reason leagues like the National Football League and the National Basketball Association have a salary cap is it is fair and gives teams ...
  • The Hartford Whalers Are Going Going
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    The Hartford Whalers Are Going Going... The Hartford Whalers are in a very tough situation at this time. When Peter Karmanos bought the team in May of 1994, he inherited the worst lease agreement at the smallest arena in the NHL. The Hartford Civic Center lease agreement creates profit for private companies; however, the lease causes the Whalers to lose money. The mall is owned and operated by Aetna; therefore it has nothing to do with the Whalers. The city of Hartford owns the coliseum, parking...
  • Andrew Carnegie One Money Libraries
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    Imagine having so much money you can finish a revolution. Imagine having the money and bien g generous enough to do that. Well, Andrew Carnegie was a very generous person in the industrial revolution, and he had the money to be very generous. His generosity finished the industrial revolution. He made the bulk of his money with his steel company called the Carnegie Steel Company. The Carnegie steel company then changed to the United States Steel Corporation. In one year, 1900, his company made f...
  • Million Dollars One Pearls Girls
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    Characterization Annabel and Midge were two young beautiful girls that dressed in tight colorful dresses. They liked to show off their beauty by walking up and down Fifth Avenue showing off to the men. As quoted from the story "Young men grouped lethargically about newsstands awarded them murmurs, exclamations, even-the ultimate tribute-whistles." This just goes to show the attitude they might express thinking that they are "hot stuff" while they are really just stuck-up. Is it stated that they ...
  • Oprah Winfrey Show Million People
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    Oprah Winfrey was born in Kosciusko, Mississippi on January 29, 1954. She moved to Nashville to live with her father Vernon, a barber and businessman, after being sexually abused by a number of male relatives and friends of the mother Ver nita, during a troubled adolescence. Oprah became the youngest person and the first African-American woman to anchor the news at Nashville's WTF-TV at the age of 19. She began working in radio and television broadcasting in 1971 when she entered Tennessee State...
  • Andrew Carnegie Libraries Hundred Library
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    Andrew Carnegie always thought reading was one of the best ways to learn. He was also a very generous person in the industrial revolution. To be very generous in donations you do need money, and he definitely had a lot of money to be generous. This generosity completed the industrial revolution. He made most of his money with his steel company called the Carnegie Steel Company. The Carnegie steel company then changed to the United States Steel Corporation. In one year, 1900, his company made fo...