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for Independent Weekly Vol. 7 Issue 5, Mar 9-22 1989
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In his ninth season at Duke, Michael Krzyzewski has established himself near the top of his profession and is a leading candidate to coach the 1992 U.S. Olympic basketball squad. The key to Duke’s success, and the trademark of Krzyzewski teams, is a fierce defense. Duke now enters the post-season tournaments with hope to win the National Collegiate Athletic Association championship.
Koka Booth, mayor of Cary, has extended the city’s borders, encouraged the growth of massive master-planned developments, and made significant progress in tackling traffic. However, there is concern that Cary’s expansion is polluting Raleigh’s watershed. Booth says development will continue as long as retention ponds are included to prevent run-off into the watershed.
There are federal proposals to raise gasoline taxes to diminish excessive use of cars and thereby help reduce pollution. According to Secretary Jim Harrington, with all these pollution problems, God and highways seem like odd bedfellows; but in North Carolina, people love the freedom automobiles seem to provide.