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22568
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This article discusses the various exhibits at the Greensboro Science Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. Exhibits vary from aquatic animals, to dinosaurs, reptiles and even rare Asian swimming cats. The author also mentions the future plans of the center and upcoming science exhibits.
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22622
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This article profiles Black Cadillac Olds in Greensboro, North Carolina. Founded by Bill Black II in 1955, the dealership has been selling Cadillac in North Carolina ever since.
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22621
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This article profiles arcBARKS bakery in Greensboro, North Carolina. A program to help special needs adults learn life skills, it has taken off and become a successful path for special needs adults post-high school.
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24360
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David Sprinkle, president of John O. Todd Organization of Greensboro, makes a living selling insurance to businesses. His specialty is in designing executive-benefits plans. Some of his plans are so attractive that participating executives rarely want to leave their positions.
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24691
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The P. Lorillard Co. plant, which manufactures tobacco, will open at a new location in Greensboro. Because of this expansion, North Carolina will have four of the six largest cigarette manufacturing companies within its boundaries.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 22 Issue 25, May 1955, p9-10, 27, il
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22701
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Greensboro, North Carolina became a central location for the civil rights movement in the 1960s starting with the North Carolina A&T sit-in. Within the Greensboro location, Elreta Alexander was a prominent African American attorney who advocated for civil rights through the judicial system.
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29123
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After lagging behind in the urban renewal trend, Greensboro, North Carolina is getting its tallest new building since 1990. The $24 million project will be a nine-story office building that overlooks the First National Bank Field, home of the Greensboro Grasshoppers minor-league baseball team.
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32519
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R. Twining & Co., Ltd., a British tea company, has opened a distribution facility in Greensboro. The new center has the capacity to package six million tea bags a week to service a growing market in the United States and Canada. Greensboro was chosen because its location is the center of an efficient trucking system and an area which emphasizes a pollution-free environment.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 39 Issue 2, Feb 1981, p34-36, il, por
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35678
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With a Tar Heel reporter interviewing, readers might have expected to hear how Northern producers could comfortably integrate their business into Southern culture. With the NC Shakespeare Festival’s prominence, another expectation could have been these producers’ plan could make theatre a more popular form of entertainment for all.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 4, July/Aug 1978, p12-14, 36-40
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35820
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The guide featured ten towns, spanning Coast to Mountains. Profiles highlighted what made each town unique. Sup worthy restaurants included Durham’s Bullock’s Barbeque, Greensboro’s the Hungry Fisherman, and The Blue Stove in Pinehurst—Southern Pines. Historical sites included the old Market House in Fayetteville, Wilmington’s Thalian Hall, Raleigh’s Oakwood section, and Bethabara in Winston-Salem. Entertainment hubs included the Charlotte Motor Speedway, High Point’s North Carolina Shakespeare Festival, and Asheville’s Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Feb 1980, p19-21, 23-24, 26, 28-34, 36-41
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35915
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Illustrated were aspiring political cartoonists such as John Pope, UNC-G; Gene Dees, NC State; Dan Brady, UNC-CH; Chuck Wojtkiewkz, Duke. As for their collective source of inspiration, highlighted was two time Pulitzer winner and creator of the “Shoe” comic, Jeff MacNelly.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 2, Feb 1981, p34-35
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36272
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With an increasing number of Americans living the golden years, facilities such as Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) are experiencing a financial and occupational boom. Asserting the ever growing need for facilities such as the profiled Belle Meade and Plantation Estates were statistics for this elderly population and health conditions such as Alzheimer’s.
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36393
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Beginning in 1983, Cambodian refugees began entering Greensboro, fleeing Cambodia due to violence from a civil war. An exhibit was on display at the Greensboro Historical Museum until December 2005, and was comprised of five sections which have been included in the article as well: Ancient Khmer History Lives Today, War and Tradition, Culture/Tradition and Change, An Enduring Belief in Buddhism, and Creating Community Through Local and Global Connection.
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36494
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Summer camp has been redefined in the North Carolina towns of Asheville, Greensboro, and Durham through Queer Oriented Radical Days of Summer. A response to the Same Sex Marriage Amendment passed in 2012, offers a place for creative expression and community building for queer and trans youth. Activities include Safe Sex and Consent and music lessons, as well as traditional summer camp activities like canoeing and nature walks.