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How To Become A Firefighter In Oklahoma

How To Become A Firefighter In Oklahoma

More likely than not, most folks are unaware that Oklahoma has more man-made bodies of water than any of its sister states. In fact, the aggregate surface area of its artificial aquatic reservoirs exceeds a million acres. By stark contrast, the National Lighter Museum located in Guthrie is the country’s sole museum dedicated solely to [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in South Dakota

How To Become a Firefighter in South Dakota

Although typically portrayed as a cozy coven of close-knit communities few and far between, South Dakota has a lot more going on than first meets the eye. Considering that most of the famous Mount Rushmore State’s biggest assets lie beneath its surface, this comes as no surprise.  A prime example is the Homestake Mine in [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in North Dakota

How To Become a Firefighter in North Dakota

To a large degree, North Dakota is a study in contradiction.  For instance, although “Dakota” means “friend” or “ally,” CNN once reported that it is the least-visited of all United States.  Another even more anomalous ambiguity:  North Dakota is both the 19th biggest - and the third least populous -of all American peripheries. Fortunately, relief [...]

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How To Become A Firefighter In Louisiana

How To Become A Firefighter In Louisiana

A permanent link between Louisiana and lots of water is well known. Indeed, it would be very hard to keep secret, as the water omnipresence throughout the state is obvious and on full display. A prime example is the nearly 24-mile Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, the world’s lengthiest above-water bridge. It is also equally difficult to [...]

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How To Become A Firefighter In Missouri

How To Become A Firefighter In Missouri

America’s Show Me State has a fascinating history full of interesting but relatively obscure tidbits. Most of these little-known facts relate to various “firsts.” For instance, St. Louis native Robert Pershing Wadlow is the world’s tallest man whose height of 8 feet, 11.1 inches made medical history. Frisco, Missouri was the destination of the first [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Minnesota

How To Become a Firefighter in Minnesota

Minnesota is“The Land of 10,000 Lakes" and home to the Beloved Minnesota Vikings.  In fact, 15,291 lakes of 10 acres or more located within the state make its colloquial label quite literal.  Moreover, the more than 90,000 miles of shoreline frontage that outlines Minnesota borders is greater than that of California, Hawaii, and Florida combined. [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Michigan

How To Become a Firefighter in Michigan

Most Americans do not know that they speak a foreign language whenever they say “Michigan.” A little-known fact is that the name Michigan is a derivative of the French word “Ojibwa,” which loosely translates into “large lake” or “large water” in English. No matter the language, official moniker, or affectionate name is used, our nation’s [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Montana

How To Become a Firefighter in Montana

Montana is known as the "Last Best State" do to it's wide open spaces, natural beauty, and relatively low population. It is home to a number of state and national parks, including Glacier National Park, the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, and Yellowstone National Park, creating a thriving tourism market. The state itself is the [...]

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