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  • Flood Insurance And Natural Disasters

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    the United States, and has an annual flood damage average of more than $133 million dollars (Bucknell.edu, 2015). Hence, due to the proximity of the town of New Cumberland and Cumberland County to the Susquehanna River, flooding is likely to adversely impact my community. In response to a trauma or disaster preparedness, Cumberland County has a Level III hospital, Carlisle Regional Medical Center, and a Level II Trauma Center, Geisinger Holy Spirit located in East Pennsboro Township. Currently, there

  • Cumberland County Case Study

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    identified in case of bridge damage. Cumberland County will utilize current building codes, floodplain ordinances, land development ordinances, and zoning practices as a means to mitigate hazards. These tools assist the county in developing responsibly and encouraging smart safe growth. Additionally, local rules and regulations will reduce overall hazards and encourage public safety as areas are developed. Medical Assets and Partnerships Currently, Cumberland County is supported by three major medical

  • Metcalfe County Middle School : Cumberland Comes To Town

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    Cumberland Comes to Town For the second matchup of the year, Metcalfe County Middle School took on Cumberland at home. The 6th grade team started out on, scoring 13 of their points in the first quarter and holding Cumberland to 2 points. The second quarter was low on field goals with CCMS making the only basket. The half-time score was Metcalfe 13 to Cumberland’s 2. Rebounding between the teams were even and Aubrey Glass led rebounding for the Hornets with 7, her game high. Bree Jolly led steals

  • Daniel Boone Book Report

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    Daniel Boone was born on November second, 1734 in Berks County, Pennsylvania. He was the sixth child of Squire and Sarah Boone. Daniel’s great-grandparents, George and Mary Boone, had sailed to America from Bradninch, England, in 1717. From the time Daniel was a small boy, he loved and appreciated the wonders of nature. He jumped at the chance to venture deep into the woods and explore the vast wilderness of this glorious new land. Boone was remembered as having never liked school. Rather, he

  • The Emergence of Appalachian Stereotypes in 19th Century Literature and Illustration

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    materials.” (McNeal, 59) Deciding to return to Kentucky, Allen began publishing his works in magazines in 1886, his work primarily focusing on Kentucky as two distinct regions, the civilized Bluegrass Region and the rough Cumberland Mountains. In James Lane Allen’s Through Cumberland Gap on Horseback, the mention is made to the beauty of the land and that the climate was just the same but that traveling to the mountain region was not only difficult as they had to take a train then a wagon ride, followed

  • Daniel Boone Essay

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    States. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement of what is now the state of Kentucky. Despite resistance from American Indians, for whom Kentucky was a traditional hunting ground, in 1775 Boone blazed the Wilderness Road through the Cumberland Gap and into Kentucky. There he founded Boonesborough, one of the first English-speaking settlements beyond the Appalachian Mountains. Before the end of the 18th century, more than 200,000 people entered Kentucky by following the route marked by

  • A Model Of Governance Through Capitalistic Ideals

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    Want to know a little known fact? Local government is one of the most influential factors in the American way of life, but it is not even mentioned in the U.S. Constitution. Essentially the Constitution set up national and state governments but leaves local governments out creating a gray area. This area has been filled with many different methods and types of government. One of the ideas which pertains to filling this gray area is the Tiebout model. In essence this is a model of governance through

  • Buffalo For Real Case Study

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    The narrative that gets told about a city influences public policies, economic development initiatives, and even civic morale and engagement. For example, in the case of Buffalo, pervasive myths about high property tax rates have influenced the public’s perception about the funding of public programs and fed the desire for irresponsible tax cuts. Similarly, stories that fail to acknowledge issues of poverty, inequality, and segregation marginalize certain groups and hinder constructive dialogue on

  • Texas Politics Essay

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    the state of Texas. Texas has 254 counties, the most of any state. Each county is governed by a five-member Commissioners Court, which consists of a County Judge (elected at-large) and four Commissioners (elected from single-member precincts). The County Judge has no veto authority over the decisions of the Court, s/he has one vote along with the other Commissioners. In smaller counties, the County Judge also performs judicial functions, while in larger counties his/her role is limited to the Court

  • General-Purpose State Governments

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    governmental functions, and counties, municipalities, and towns and townships all fall into this category. Special purpose local governments generally focus on a specific purpose and one function. Best known of these are the school districts. Regardless of name, it is state government that gives local governments of all types their legal life. Counties were created to function as appendages of the state, but modernization and population growth have put pressures on counties

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