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36274
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Medical advancements possible over the next decade included cryopreservation, controlling prosthetic limbs with the mind, and nanotechnology. Areas projected for improvement or further development over the next ten years included gene therapy, noninvasive technology, and cure of Dementia diseases. As for an area the author acknowledges is not clear, it involves medical ethics: when to cease providing procedures, especially where age is concerned.
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24161
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Merlefest is one of the most popular music festivals in western North Carolina and was created after the death of Eddy Merle Watson in October 1985.
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24164
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Reynolds American, Inc., a tobacco company, is moving out of the building it has occupied since 1929 in favor of a plaza next door with more space. The building in Winston-Salem is an icon of art deco architecture and provided the inspiration for New York's Empire State Building.
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24168
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The author presents Red Oak Brewery LLC., located in Whitsett, and discusses the company's brewing process and equipment.
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24173
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Potters in Seagrove, Randolph County, discuss the exceptional quality of the clay found in North Carolina. Celebration of Seagrove potters will hold a festival to highlight the craftsmanship of local potters.
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24180
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The U.S. National Whitewater Center outside of Charlotte spent about 38 million dollars to construct an artificial river for rafting and kayaking activities.
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24183
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The Durham Bulls, a minor league baseball team, bring in the crowds when hosting games at their home stadium. The author presents the history of the team.
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24187
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Near Aurora, large machines mine phosphate at the world's largest vertically integrated mine and plant that runs 24/7, PCS Phosphate Co. near Pamlico Sound.
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24197
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The port of Wilmington is making improvements that will allow it to handle large shipping containers. Improvements included installing four massive cranes at the port.
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24191
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North Carolina grows the most sweet potatoes than anywhere else in the States. One farmer, George Wooten, discusses how his sweet potato business has grown over the years.
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24201
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Nantahala is a popular tourist location where businesses send employees so they can learn important team-building exercises, such as white water rafting and various obstacles courses.
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24207
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Firefly Balloons Inc. in Statesville is one of the nation's largest balloon makers. The author presents the techniques used for making hot air balloons.
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24226
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This article presents the history and architecture of redbrick tobacco factories in Durham. A trend has started in which tobacco warehouses are being converted to restaurants, businesses, and apartments.