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Stretching across the Atlantic Coastal Plain from Florida to New Jersey are around 500,000 elliptical depressions known as Carolina bays. Over half of them are found in eastern Carolina. Roberts discusses George Howard's theory that the bays were created by a comet striking the Great Lakes area about 13,000 years ago.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 10 Issue 1, Jan 2009, p16-19, il, por Periodical Website
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Cary began as an 18th-century crossroads inn in western Wake County known as Bradford's Ordinary. Over the centuries the town has prospered due to a fortune location near Raleigh, the state capital. Lea discusses Cary's commitment to preservation of its history and its growth from an expanding population.
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Dr. Stan Riggs and his colleagues at East Carolina University have just turned out a first-class study and prognosis on North Carolina's coast. In the most recent piece, NORTH CAROLINA'S COAST IN CRISIS: A VISION FOR THE FUTURE, Riggs has gone from observing to predicting--the seas are rising at an increasingly rapid rate and believes the Outer Banks will become a series of islands rather than a narrow barrier island.
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With a booming, largely affluent population and an economy anchored by high-tech stalwarts, Cary wraps up the first decade of a new century with strong momentum for continuing growth in the years ahead. Long overshadowed by urban stalwarts Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, the town of Cary is rapidly raising its own profile as a Triangle community where growth is welcome, but managed.
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Nationwide, hospital emergency departments are seeing an increase in patient visits. A death of primary care physicians, coupled with a rise in uninsured patients, is among the contributing factors. In the National Report Card on State of Emergency Medicine, North Carolina an overall C- with areas of failing in access to emergency care and medical liability.
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