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How To Become a Firefighter in Wisconsin

Officially nicknamed as our nation’s “Badger State,” Wisconsin has many great reasons to boast valid claim as the most progressive U.S. state. A prime sample virtue is nearly 7,500 streams and rivers that would circle the globe at least once. Likewise, Wisconsin’s snowmobile trails stretch for longer than 15,000 miles. Wisconsin also boasts the most [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in West Virginia

Despite Mother Nature’s well-known blessings as home of our nation’s famous Appalachian and majestic Allegheny Mountain ranges, West Virginia seems quite determined to honor its official state motto pledge, “Mountaineers are always free.” The Mountain State is a very fitting official nickname for West Virginia, as nearly 75% of its total 24,400-square mile land space [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Virginia

Variously dubbed “Old Dominion” and “Mother of States,” Virginia is still not given even a token of full credit due for many valuable contributions to the entire nation. Just a few prominent examples are being the birthplace of eight American Presidents and six First Ladies. Virginia is an ideal state for aspiring firefighters with strong [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Vermont

Native Vermonters have valid claim to great fame by living up to a very fitting official nickname of the “Green Mountain State.” Vivid images of evergreen fauna and flora are not mere fictional artist renditions but easily verifiable depictions of Vermont’s factually existent visible topography. Many famous Americans are also Vermont natives. Two prime examples [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in New Hampshire

Variously known by official nicknames “Mother of Rivers” and “Granite State,” New Hampshire does indeed have a solid history of taking the lead in both stability and ingenuity. A few prime examples are fine upstanding native citizens like famous poet Robert Frost, former President Franklin Pierce, and astronaut Alan Shepherd. Besides mutual birthplace of fine [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in New Mexico

Officially christened the “Land of Enchantment,” New Mexico is likely to be America’s best-kept secret and single biggest asset all wrapped up in one vast territorial venue. Just one prime sample of many fine jewels is a brisk tourism trade due to unparalleled diversity in popular vacation sporting activities. After all, not very many places [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in New Jersey

New Jersey residents have good reasons to take great pride in their state's nickname - “Garden State”, and the motto - “Land of Liberty and Prosperity.” New Jersey is not only the 2nd richest state but also one of the most densely populated US states. Naturally, there are many cases that proves there is a [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Tennessee

Regardless of what other preconceived notions and purely mythical stereotypes may persist, virtually no room exists for reasonable misbelief that locals have earn a well-deserved reputation that lives up to an official nickname as the nation’s “Volunteer State”. Such patriotic and altruistic tradition has long lived from war time to peace time. A prime example [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Rhode Island

“Little Rhody” is often grossly underestimated due to widespread biased views that base value and strength on spatial size alone. In reality, though, our nation’s Ocean State holds vast wealth that goes back further than most eyes now visualize. One such treasure lies in Narragansett Bay, the first of 13 Original Colonies that staged en [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Maryland

Begrudged and affectionately dubbed by its official nickname of “Old Line State,” Maryland’s residents are more privileged than most of their fellow U.S. citizens. For starters, their highest average household income rates Maryland as wealthiest state in the Union. That fact alone may explain other stats that keep Maryland within top 10 names on lists [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Kentucky

An official nickname for Kentucky is “Bluegrass State”, and this is largely due to green bluegrass stalks grow purplish buds each spring and give large fields a bluish cast when seen from long distances. Among many interesting facts and nationally known great names from the states, do you know, Colonel Sanders, who is best known [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Mississippi

The state of Mississippi is known for it's southern charm, hospitality, good cooking and football. The one thing that unites all of these things together is the community that surrounds them. The southern community is very tight knit and will go the extra mile to ensure that the people close to them are protected. The [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Kansas

Variously called “America’s Heartland” and “Wheat State,” very few sister states can compete or dare hold a candle in comparison to Kansas State’s rich cultural heritage and fine traditions of overall excellence. One little unknown story of Kansas is about its Lawrence Fire Station No. 4. Despite beginning as a stone barn built in 1858, [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Iowa

Officially, it was nicknamed “Hawkeye State” by elected reps at behest of two wealthy Burlington residents in 1838. In many different ways, Iowa has lived up to the literal meaning that its figurative title conveys. A great start was leading the nation in mass diversification of its then agriculture-based economy into financial services, biotechnology and [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Alabama

While often neglected and widely rejected as worth further consideration, Alabama has more going for itself than first meets outside biased eyes. For instance, it’s safe to bet that very few have a clue that ‘Bama is the sole U.S. venue with valid claim to boast ability to self-sustain its own residents’ needs and feed [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Alaska

Colloquially labeled “non-contiguous,” America’s second to last addition as its single biggest land mass once dubbed ‘Seward’s Folly’, and it has made far bigger fools of doubting news media and U.S. citizens since its 1959 acquisition at 2 cents per acre. However, Alaska is technically not detached from the rest of us in spatial terms. [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Connecticut

Connecticut is the southernmost state of the New England area, and it’s the location of Hartford, the fourth largest city in the state. Hartford has many points of interest, such as Bushnell Park, the Connecticut Science Center and the Mark Twain House and Museum. Connecticut has had such notable people as actor Michael J. Fox, [...]

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How To Become a Firefighter in Arkansas

Contradictory to the stereotypes and prejudiced images of vast wastelands filled with banjo pickin’ hillbillies and abject poverty in backwoods, Arkansas may be the nation’s best kept secret as a God-given universe of diverse gifts. Besides a broad cross-section of cultural attractions that exist in a wide mix of theaters and athletic venues, many American [...]

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