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According to the Center for Public Integrity, Altria spent around $ 101 million on lobbying the United States government between 1998 and 2004, making it the second most active organization in the nation.
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According to the National Center for Victims of Crime a large proportion of rape committed in the United States is perpetrated by a family member:
According to the American Productivity & Quality Center (" APQC ") there are basic principles an organization can develop to encourage and reward innovation.
According to the U. S. National Center for Health Statistics, as well as a 2006 series in the Charleston ( West Virginia ) Gazette, medical examiners listed methadone as contributing to 3, 849 deaths in 2004.
According to Mark Potok, director of Intelligence Project at the Southern Poverty Law Center, his organization tracked another 60 domestic smaller-scale terrorism plots from 1995 to 2005.
According to Rabbi Shammai Engelmayer, spiritual leader of Temple Israel Community Center in Cliffside Park and former executive editor of Jewish Week, this leaves “ Orthodox ” as “ an umbrella term that designates a very widely disparate group of people very loosely tied together by some core beliefs .”
The attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon changed the focus of the racial profiling debate from street crime and “ driving while Black ” to terrorism and “ flying while Arab .” According to a June 4 – 5, 2002 FOX News / Opinion Dynamics Poll, 54 % of Americans approved of using “ racial profiling to screen Arab male airline passengers .” A 2002 survey by Public Agenda tracked the attitudes toward the racial profiling of Blacks and people of Middle Eastern descent.
According to the National Whistleblower Center, Coburn's hold on S. 274 has been done to further President Bush's agenda.
" According to a survey done by The National Center for Health Statistics, " over half of marriages from 1990-1994 among women began as cohabitation.
According to the University of Pennsylvania rankings – a result of surveys from 1500 scholars and peer review evaluation – the Center for Economic and Social Development ( CESD ) is one of the top 25 think tanks in Central and Eastern Europe, including CIS.
According to the Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute in Asheville, North Carolina, an estimated 17 to 21 million people in the United States are affected by a fear of this day making it the most feared day and date in history.
According to Gilberto Tozzi, director of the Center of Natural Science in Prato, “ this single-horn deer is conscious to its uniqueness and does not come out a lot, always hiding .”
According to the Sloan Career Cornerstone Center, Computer engineers working in this area develop new methods for protecting various information, such as digital images and music, fragmentation, copyright infringement and other forms of tampering.
According to Sloan Career Cornerstone Center, individuals working in this area, " computational methods are applied to formulate and solve complex mathematical problems in engineering and the physical and the social sciences.
According to the Sloan Cornerstone Career Center, on going developments in embedded systems include " automated vehicles and equipment to conduct search and rescue, automated transportation systems, and human-robot coordination to repair equipment in space.
According to David Ownby, Professor of History and Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at the Université de Montréal, Li became an " instant star of the qigong movement ", and Falun Gong was embraced by the government as an effective means of lowering health care costs, promoting Chinese culture, and improving public morality.
According to the United States Food and Drug Administration's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, a U. S. Federal Standard limits the amount of microwaves that can leak from an oven throughout its lifetime to 5 milliwatts of microwave radiation per square centimeter at approximately ( 2 in ) from the surface of the oven.
According to the Center for Measuring University Performance, it is considered to be one of the top 10 private research universities in the nation.
According to the Center to Prevent Handgun Violence, in the United States, from September 1986 to September 1990:
According to the National School Safety Center, since the 1992-1993 U. S. school year there has been a significant decline in school-associated violent deaths ( deaths on private or public school property for kindergarten through grade 12 and resulting from schools functions or activities ):
According to the Anasazi Heritage Center, Dolores County contains at least 816 recorded archaeological sites as of 1989, with many more inventoried since that time.
According to the newspaper's Web site, it has 440 full-time employees and another 31 who work part-time, not including an on-premises " McClatchy Customer Care Center for subscriber assistance ".
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According to the original program, Premier Khrushchev expected the millions looking toward the Kremlin this morning to be filled with admiration or rage -- depending upon individual or national politics -- because of the `` bold program for building communism in our time '' which the Congress will adopt.
According to the official interpretation of the Charter, a member cannot be penalized by not having the right to vote in the General Assembly for nonpayment of financial obligations to the `` special '' United Nations' budgets, and of course cannot be expelled from the Organization ( which you suggested in your editorial ), due to the fact that there is no provision in the Charter for expulsion.
According to a recent Wall Street Journal survey, plastics units now account for more than 50% of all sign sales.
According to one major producer, materials for a typical plastic sign are approximately 25% less costly than for a comparable neon unit.
According to the theory proposed, this is a consequence of the severe condition of perceived threat that persists unabated for the anxious child in an ambiguous sort of school environment.
According to the latest projections of the Bureau of the Census, the annual rate of household formations will increase for the next 20 years.
According to Stacy, she told him she was planning to remarry and she wanted him to ask Forbes for the lump sum.
According to Roy Andrew Miller ( 1996: 98-99 ), the Clauson – Doerfer critique of Altaic relies exclusively on lexicon, whereas the fundamental evidence for Altaic consists in verbal morphology.
According to the poet Saadi Shirazi: Arslan possessed a fort, which raised at the height of Alwand, from all were those within its walls, for its roads were a labyrinth, like the curls of a bride.
According to Richard Dawkins, a distinction between agnosticism and atheism is unwieldy and depends on how close to zero we are willing to rate the probability of existence for any given god-like entity.
According to Viktor Frankl, the author of Man's Search for Meaning, when a person is faced with extreme mortal dangers, the most basic of all human wishes is to find a meaning of life to combat the " trauma of nonbeing " as death is near.
According to a research report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Oran was decimated by the plague in 1556 and 1678, but outbreaks after European colonization, in 1921 ( 185 cases ), 1931 ( 76 cases ), and 1944 ( 95 cases ), were very far from the scale of the epidemic described in the novel.
According to the state-owned Armenpress news agency, the average monthly wage in Armenia for the first half of 2007 was 70, 700 drams ( about $ 210 USD ).
According to research commissioned by the Yerevan office of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe ( OSCE ), at least one in three working-age Armenians was unemployed as of February 2005 despite several consecutive years of double-digit economic growth.
According to an OSCE survey, a typical Armenian migrant worker is a married man aged between 41 and 50 years who " began looking for work abroad at the age of 32-33.
According to the head of the Armenian Central Bank ’ s ( CBA ) department for financial system policies and analyses ( Vahe Vardanyan ) Armenian banks have no large asset concentrations in foreign markets, particularly in capital markets.
According to the Talmud, extinction of the soul is reserved for a far much smaller group of malicious and evil leaders, either whose very evil deeds go way beyond norms, or who lead large groups of people to utmost evil.
According to Maimonides, an afterlife continues for the soul of every human being, a soul now separated from the body in which it was " housed " during its earthly existence.
According to Nicolaus of Damascus, Octavius wished to join Caesar's staff for his campaign in Africa but gave way when his mother protested.
* According to a note of Isaac de Beausobre ’ s, Jean Hardouin accepted the first three of these, taking the four others for the initials of the Greek anthrōpoussōzōn hagiōi xylōi, “ saving mankind by the holy cross .”
According to The Annotated Alice, Carroll had originally had the characters dry off by having the Dodo lead them to a nearby house for towels.
According to Alexei Nakamura, as of 2012, there are only 205 Ainu living in Russia ( up from just 12 people who self-identified as Ainu in 2008 ) and they along with the Kurile Kamchadals ( Itelmen of Kuril islands ) are fighting for official recognition.
According to this interpretation, Agathon is mocked in the Thesmophoriazousae not only for his notorious effeminacy, but also for the pretentiousness of his dress: " he seems to think of himself, in all his elegant finery, as a rival to the old Ionian poets, perhaps even to Anacreon himself.