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Created by her grandmother and perfected by her mother, Raleigh resident Carolyn Johnson is the keeper of a fifty-year-old family chutney recipe. Roberts discusses how a secret family recipe moved from a family tradition of sharing to a marketed product
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Stretching across the Atlantic Coastal Plain from Florida to New Jersey are around 500,000 elliptical depressions known as Carolina bays. Over half of them are found in eastern Carolina. Roberts discusses George Howard's theory that the bays were created by a comet striking the Great Lakes area about 13,000 years ago.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 10 Issue 1, Jan 2009, p16-19, il, por Periodical Website
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One recent morning in Raleigh, a group of women made a trip 100 years in the making. 1911 was the year this group, the Twentieth Century Club (later the Twentieth Century Book Club) first convened and dedicated themselves to broadening their minds through literature, history, current affairs, and biography. Book clubs such as this brought women into public life by putting them at the forefront of social and political issues.
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Successful serial entrepreneurs are rare, but after a lucrative 15 year Triangle career in the technology arena, Sean Harrison spends his days successfully running Alliance Medical Ministry, the organization co-founded to provide health care to working uninsured Wake County residents.
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You have heard of the green campaign to eat locally grown food. But there is an equally active nationwide effort urging consumers to buy everything they need from locally owned businesses.
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North Carolina State University has broken ground on a landmark, state-of-the-art library promised to be the best learning an collaborative space in the country, as the hart of the Centennial Campus. The $115 million James B. Hunt Jr. Library will contain robotic stacks as part of its futuristic design.
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Thanks to colleagues at the North Carolina Museum of Art, a large collection of one of the world's most famous artists, Rembrandt, in on display at the Museum.
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Frances Alexander counts success one young life at a time. In the last 16 months alone, she can count at least 30 of them. During that time, by sheer force of will, the diminutive 69-year-old retired teacher has founded her own nonprofit school for at-risk youth, enrolled over 100 Durham high school drop-outs, urged them out of violent, gang-ridden lives, and given them a second chance at education and a real life. The 30 she has enrolled can be described as unqualified success stories: GEDs earned, college or vocational school attended. Dozens of others are still working hard to yank their lives back on track.
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At the Fletcher-Skinner-Nixon House near the Hertford, North Carolina, Nancy Rascoe and her husband Peter hold \"manners camp\" where children are taught etiquette that instills them with kindness and caring.
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The rebirth of downtown Raleigh has in many ways brought the capital city's history to life. This is apparent along the 211-year old cobblestone carriageways of City Cemetery, its seven acres home to some of Raleigh's most illustrious founders.
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