• Violence In School Schools Percent Reported
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    web Violence and Discipline Problems in U. S. Public Schools: 1996-97 Executive Summary "No matter where you are, parents want their students to be safe and secure... that might even precede a quality education... ." With drugs, gangs, and guns on the rise in many communities the threat of violence "weighs heavily on most principals' minds these days... Anyone who thinks they are not vulnerable is really nave." (Principal Michael Dur so, Springbrook High School, as quoted in the Washingtonian M...
  • Diet Anaylsis Saturated Fat
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    A. ) Throughout my whole diet analyzed project I found out that almost every category was significantly above the standards. My calories where averaging about 150 percent each day, which is okay for a very active person like me that needs the calories. But the category's that lacked some what was my dietary fiber, it generally stayed around 75 percent. Also my Vitamin E was significantly lacking, and that average around 35 percent. B. ) On average, the percent of calories that came from fats, c...
  • Crime In The United States
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    Crime In the United States Introduction: Our report is on Crime in the United States. Crime is a major problem all over the world, but we are focusing on the crime problem right here in our own country. We have listed some different statistics, problems, and solutions. FBI Crime Statistics: Final 1995 crime statistics showed that 13. 9 million Crime Index offenses were reported to law enforcement across the Nation. The 1995 total represents a rate of 5, 278 offenses for every 100, 000 United St...
  • Marketing Plan New Nivea Product
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    Executive Summary: Youth, timeless beauty and the pursuit of perfection seem to be on the forefront of everyone's agenda. From television portraying reality shows such as "Extreme Makeover" and fictional dramas such as "Nip and Tuck", it is no wonder Americans are obsessed with finding the ultimate secret to looking flawless. The beauty industry is a 40 billion dollar enterprise, (News Target, 2005) dedicated to helping women look their best so it is no wonder companies such as Nivea is re-evalu...
  • Economy Of Hungary Hungarys Nmp
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    During the two decades following World War II, Hungary was transformed from a predominantly agricultural land into an industrial-agricultural state. This transformation was carried out under a system of central planning patterned on that of the Soviet Union. Consumer desires were ignored, tight labor discipline was enforced, and living standards were depressed, so that the largest possible share of Hungarys resources could be used to develop an industrial base. Investment in industry was encoura...
  • School Violence Controlled Access
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    From decade to decade, there has been a new type of fad to sweep the country. In the 50's it was dancing and having fun. In the 60's it was to dress freely and avoid the draft. The 70's were full of pot smoking has-been's, the 80's big hair and radical clothing. From the smallest of fades, the children in the 90's have taken a whole new approach to the game. The changed the rules, that would affect the country for the rest of their existence. The fad? To act out in violence in school against ea...
  • Productivity Growth In The Us
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    It was said that once-in-a-century advances in technology are transforming our economy. The computer chip is doing for today's knowledge economy what electricity did for our industrial economy a century ago. Synergies in technology are driving acceleration in productivity growth that enables us to grow faster with less inflation. Economic progress is speeding up; the speed limit is rising. "Real GDP growth has averaged 4 percent for the past four years, with declining inflation. This almost doub...
  • Communication In South Africa
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    Communication- English and Afrikaans represent South Africa's two official languages, but there are many other languages within South Africa. The white population mainly speaks the two official languages the black and Asian populations speak a much wider variety of languages. English is used more frequently in the commercial sense and so is printed advertising even the advertising that is directed at the population that is not white. While English is used in printed advertising other forms of ad...
  • Aids Infection Rates
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    AIDS The United Nations AIDS organization released disturbing estimates Thursday of the seemingly relentless expansion of the HIV pandemic. At a time when many Americans are increasingly optimistic that state-of-the-art drug therapy might eliminate the virus, HIV is taking a heavy toll worldwide. According to the agency, every minute of every day somewhere in the world, six people become infected with HIV: 7, 500 adults per day and 1, 000 children. About 30 million people have acquired the virus...
  • Should Cell Phones Be Outlawed While Driving
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    Even though I don't personally own a cell phone, I have at one time. I've noticed that talking on a cellular phone while driving doesn't make it hard to be distracted. It only takes a second for a car to drift off the road or into another lane and crash. A study recently published in the Journal of American College Health looked at the association between near-accidents and accidents among college students and talking on a cell phone while driving. The paper was written by Dong-Chul Seo, a lectu...
  • Men Vs Women Online Spending
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    While women generally represent the more sought-after gender by typical offline marketers they control the majority of families' at liberty income new research suggests that it's men that spend the most online, particularly in certain product categories. According to new research from America Online, men will spend up to 15 percent more during the current holiday season. Based on the data, gathered from more than 6, 200 shoppers, men will spend an average of $326 online, versus women's $284 doll...
  • Arson Residential Fire
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    U. S. FIRE ADMINISTRATION COMBATS NATION " ARSON PROBLEM Arson Awareness Week Targets Juvenile FiresettingWASHINGTON (FEMA) -- Everyday brings news of a serious national problem - arson. This year, Arson Awareness Week, May 5-12, focuses on juvenile fire setting because young people currently represent about 55 percent of arson arrests, according to the U. S. Fire Administration (USFA), a part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). 'Arson is not a hidden crime. It's murder by fire, ...
  • African And Asian Americans
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    African Americans searching for the African roots of their culture should begin by understanding that only about five percent of between 11 and 12 million enslaved Africans were brought to North America or to the United States. Approximately 95 percent of the people exported from Africa were sold to "tropical America," the Caribbean basin. Most of these exported Africans were taken from West and West-Central Africa. The majority, perhaps more than 40 percent, came from West-Central Africa, the C...
  • Great Depression Timeline Supreme Court
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    1920 s (Decade) During World War I, federal spending grows three times larger than tax collections. When the government cuts back spending to balance the budget in 1920, a severe recession results. However, the war economy invested heavily in the manufacturing sector, and the next decade will see an explosion of productivity... although only for certain sectors of the economy. An average of 600 banks fail each year. Agricultural, energy and coal mining sectors are continually depressed. Textile...
  • Coconut Industry In Misamis Oriental
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    ABSTRACT The purpose of this study was to determine if Coconut Industry in Misamis Oriental had any tremendous effects on the Philippine economy. The Philippine Economy is very much affected in the decrease of Coconut Production. The Coconut Industry in Misamis Oriental went down and was generally due to lower rainfall condition. Investments were also affected due to the pourings of the coconut industry. The decline suggested that Coconut Industry in Misamis Oriental reduced so many productions ...
  • Small Business Percent Businesses Large
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    The Importance of Small Business Entrepreneurs and their small businesses play an important role in the economy of the United States. Some people think of small business as the heart of the free enterprise system. Americans are free to try their hands at running their own business and watch their business dreams come true. Facts about Entrepreneurs. Keep economy strong by creating jobs. Provide products and services. Small businesses employ well over half of all working Americans. Has helped th...
  • Immigration Foreign Born
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    Every state receives immigration. Mississippi, for example, is not known as a 'high-impact's tate. Yet it has the nation's fastest growing immigrant population (up by 476% since 1990 -- from less than 1% of its population then to about 4. 3% now). Other states that are newly expreiencing large-scale immigrant settlement include Colorado (up 136%), North Carolina (up 129%), Oregon (up 115%), Nebraska (up 107%) and Utah (up 102%). Consider Hawaii. Although it receives fewer immigrants than, say, ...
  • Aids Acquired Immune Leading Cause
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    AIDS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome HIV and Aids affect more than roughly thirty million people worldwide. Race, sex and age have nothing to do with who can get this disease, however, the race with the highest number of infected people happens to be Caucasian males ages 25-44. About forty-five percent of the 641, 000 AIDS cases in the U. S. have been white people. Blacks aren't far behind with over 35 percent of cases, and Hispanics have about 20 percent of all cases. Asians have less tha...
  • German Exports To Russia
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    German Oct exports to U. S. , Russia, UK rise FRANKFURT, Jan 7 (Reuters) – German exports to North America, Japan, Great Britain and Russia rose significantly in October last year, while sales to euro zone countries declined marginally, the German Federal Statistics Office said on Friday. Exports to the United States were up 12 percent year-on-year, indicating an unabated appetite for German products in the new world, the statistics office said. Shipments to Britain and Japan, up 5. 7 and...
  • Binge Drinking A Study
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    A study conducted by researchers at Harvard University found that binge drinking continues to be a widespread problem among U. S. colleges, Reuters reported Sept. 10. In particular, the report identified binge drinking among fraternity and sorority students as a major concern. The study, led by Harvard School of Public Health professor Henry Wechsler, was conducted in 1997 at 116 campuses in 39 states. A total of 14, 521 students were interviewed. The researchers found that 42. 7 percent of stu...