• October 2000 Result August 2001 Provision
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    General Local Survey May 2002 Methodology The General Local Survey was sent to 1107 residents of the taken from the most up-to-date electoral register on the 28 th May 2002. After 3 weeks, in order to improve the response rate, a second copy of the questionnaire was sent to all those who had still not replied. Response rate 1107 questionnaires were sent out. 1 was returned defaced, and 21 were returned by the postal service, which gives a sample size of 1085. Response rates were as follows: Numb...
  • The Digital Music Revolution
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    Every day, billions and billions of bytes of information trade hands over the Internet. Often, this data is copyrighted, thereby making its sharing illegal. Information can range from online books to computer applications, games, movies, and even cross-stitch needlework patterns. But possibly the largest percentage consists of one specific kind of media: digital music. Programs have popped up all over the market to take part in this mass media exchange. Gnutella, Scour, iMesh, Cut eMX, and the l...
  • Traffic Safety October 2000
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    Highway Safety On a cool Saturday night last fall The Texas Aggies began celebrating their win against the Baylor Bears in a rival football game. Students from both campuses came together for the traditional post-game parties. However the parties and celebrations came to a devastating halt when 6 students were killed by a driver who had fallen asleep and hit them on the highway. The driver was not drunk, nor was he speeding, he just fell asleep. USA Today, explains in Over Work, Lack Of Sleep Ca...
  • Infectious Disease Ebola Virus Diseases
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    In the 21 st century there is no doubt that new infectious diseases will appear, and they will grow stronger and more ferocious. There are new viruses that are coming out of nature and discovering the human species. Due to our mistakes and way of life these deadly viruses are expected to increase in the future and possibly come at higher levels. Will our lifestyle, which we are accustomed to eventually cause an outbreak possibly destroying mankind This past decade, at least 50 new viruses have a...
  • Alzheimers Disease October 2000
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    Alois Alzheimers Disease ALZHEIMER? S DISEASE Alois Alzheimer was the first man to discover Alzheimer? s disease. Before this discovery, the illness was classified as insanity. There is now a more sensitive understanding of this disease. Alzheimer? s is a disease that slowly, but surely, causes one to lose his memory. Symptoms are simple like one not being able to remember where he placed his keys. Slowly he begins to forget names and telephone numbers until eventually most of his memory is gone...