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In the early 1900s, 1,400 apple varieties were known to have existed in the South. Today, only a few hundred survive. A number of people, including Creighton Lee Calhoun are searching for these Southern apples before they are gone forever. On his Chatham County farm, Calhoun seeks to preserve this apple heritage by collecting cuttings of old varieties and growing them.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 40, Oct 2000, p39, il Periodical Website
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A report released on Labor Day 2000, by The Common Sense Foundation, a Raleigh-based Think Tank, compares labor in North Carolina to the other states. Among worker areas compared are wages and benefits; income and poverty; workplace inequality; and occupational safety. The report ranks the state 30th in the country. On the positive side, workplace injuries are down.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 40, Oct 2000, p19,21, il Periodical Website
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Brewpubs, restaurants that brew their own beer to serve with meals, and microbreweries are popular across the North Carolina, offering state beer drinkers an alternative to national brands. Among the breweries are Rock Creek, Raleigh; Cottonwood Brewery, Boone; Red Oak, Greensboro; Highland Brewing, Asheville; and Carolina Brewing Company, in Holly Springs.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 40, Oct 2000, p76-77, il Periodical Website
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North Carolina's Latino population has increased over the past decade. Increasing also are the number of stores that carry food products from Latin America. Not only do these products give Latinos a touch of home but they also expose Americans to the exotic food culture of their Latin American neighbors.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 40, Oct 2000, p44-45, il Periodical Website
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Sanford banjoist Marvin Gastner is a master of the two-finger style of old-time banjo playing. In September 2000, he received a North Carolina Folk Heritage Award for preserving this style of playing.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 40, Oct 2000, p83-84, por Periodical Website
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