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5748
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Parramore discusses North Carolina inventors who were pursuing the goal of powered flight before and after the Wright Brothers' historic flight at Kitty Hawk in 1903. These include Luther Paul of Beaufort, who between 1902 and 1907, built a helicopter that flew unmanned, the world's first machine to lift vertically off the ground.
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5747
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North Carolina recently had twenty-four hospitals listed in four national magazines, whose rankings in a variety of areas are widely followed. These magazines included U.S. News and World Report and Modern Maturity. To further refine the list, BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA asked Health Grades to examine state hospitals and rank the ten best in the following categories: cardiac, vascular, and orthopedic procedures.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 23 Issue 3, Mar 2003, p20-24, 26, 28-29, 32, il Periodical Website
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5745
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Military aviation is a major industry in North Carolina, pumping $4 billion into the economy. With all service branches maintaining bases in the state, aviation employs thousands of civilians in support of its 25,000 men and women in uniform. Martin discusses the evolution of military flight in North Carolina, which began six years after the Wright Brothers' historic flight.
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5746
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Tom Davis founded Piedmont Airlines in 1948. When he retired in 1983, the Winston-Salem-based airline was known \"for safety, customer service, and a family atmosphere among its workers.\" Piedmont was one of the nation's largest airlines before its acquisition and merger with USAir in the late 1980s.
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5750
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When the plans were introduced in 1992, the Global TransPark in Kinston was to be an industrial city built around an airport. Over 55,000 jobs were envisioned. However, plans changed over the past eleven years. Martin discusses what happened and the current status of the project.
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5749
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Parramore discusses the Wright Brothers' work leading up to the historic flight on December 17, 1903, and the contributions in work and support of the Outer Bankers and men of the life-saving station.
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