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1803
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At issue is the extent to which NC counties should be responsible for administering or financing public assistance and social service programs mandated by federal or state governments. Some counties are passing resolutions opposing such mandates.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 60 Issue 1, Summer 1994, p2-15, il, bibl
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1937
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Instituting a new definition of \"critical habitat\" for freshwater fish and mussels may be North Carolina's most important conservation battle of the year. The new definition would require a conservation plan for 25 streams where the species live.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 42 Issue 2, Spring 1994, p6-7, il
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1939
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North Carolina's coastline has become a battleground for commercial and recreational fishermen competing for the same water and fish. Nickens presents the case for a negotiated settlement between the warring factions.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 42 Issue 2, Spring 1994, p2-5, por
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2337
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For public construction projects the General Assembly requires cities, towns, and the state to use multi-prime contracting (separate bids on heating, plumbing, etc.) or single-prime (one bid for all construction work).
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 60 Issue 4, Spring 1995, p18-25, f
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2361
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Over 200 species of mosquitoes in the state and other bugs can interfere with outside enjoyment. For some people the remedy means solutions or solution-soaked clothing that repels, or clothing that prevents bugs from reaching the skin.
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2780
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For 19th-century women here and abroad, including even England's Queen Victoria, Sarah A. Elliott's 1870 book, Mrs. Elliott's Housewife, was an advice-filled guide to household management. She resided in Elizabeth City and Oxford.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 55 Issue 10, Mar 1988, p28-29, por
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2800
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When referring to the eastern part of the state, \"Down East\" is a term widely used. However, the real \"Down East\" is found in locales like Smyrna, Stacy, Harkers Island, and Cedar Island.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Mar/Apr 1996, p2-7, il Periodical Website
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2944
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Raleigh's Oberlin community, founded and settled by newly freed slaves, is over 130 years old. Today only 75 families remain to continue its proud history and to resist developers who seek to purchase their property.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 14 Issue 9, Feb 1996, p9-11,13, il Periodical Website
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3050
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Passage of the 1993 state bond referendum approved $560 million for university system and community college construction. Projects include East Carolina University's Joyner Library expansion and renovation.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 9, Sept 1996, p20,22-23, il
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3443
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In 1996, Congress passed welfare reform legislation. Changes affecting the state include giving more responsibility to state and local governments, restricting welfare from full to temporary assistance, and determining where funding will come from.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 62 Issue 4, Summer 1997, p15-27, il, f
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3466
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Harold Dixon Herman, who was a strong advocate of conservation and was associated with the North Carolina Wildlife Federation for forty years, died March 31, 1997, in Hickory at age 65.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 45 Issue 3, Summer 1997, p10, por
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3674
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Today, Cape Lookout is an uninhabited landscape with empty beaches and undisturbed marshes. However, during the 19th- and 20th-centuries the area was heavily settled. Structures included a post office and schoolhouse.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Spring 1998, p6-15, il Periodical Website
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3789
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Bills dealing with family law were passed by the 1997 General Assembly. Subjects include family law mediation and child support.
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Family Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7494 F35x), Vol. Issue 9, Sept 1997, p1-16, il
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4103
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There are over one-and-quarter-million people in the state over the age of sixty. Legislation passed by the N.C. General Assembly in 1998 included certain Medicaid coverage benefits, additional funding for senior centers, increased retirement benefits for state and local employees, and a state income tax credit for payment of premiums for long-term care insurance.
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Elder Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7491 A3 E42), Vol. Issue 7, Nov 1998, p1-10, il
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4432
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Mason and Saxon summarize social services legislation enacted by the 1999 North Carolina General Assembly. Legislators made numerous changes in child support enforcement laws; clarified the role of the county social services department in responding to reports of neglect or abuse of institutionalized children; and made changes in the state's Work First Program.
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Social Services Law Bulletin (NoCar KFN 7749 A45x), Vol. Issue 29, Nov 1999, p1-19, f
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