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When it comes to producing novelists and journalists, North Carolina has always treasured its own. But you would walk for many miles in the august hallways of our great universities before you would hear anyone mention the name of the man who, for 20 years between 1945 and 1965, was the best-known writer the state -- and UNC -- had ever produced: Robert Chester Ruark. Ruark was born in Wilmington in 1915 and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1935. He became famous first as a newspaperman, then as a feature writer for slick magazines and finally as a best-selling novelist.
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The NC Coastal Federation is asking interested people to help the 25-year-old nonprofit \"turn the tide\" toward balanced coastal preservation and restoration by increasing staff resources to tackle the looming questions on the horizon to ensure a balanced solution for the future of our beaches, sounds and inland rivers. The Friends of the Coast campaign is seeking $3 million to abate \"coastal pollution and degradation\" and to create an endowment and reserve funds to assure continuing revenues.
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If you are a golfer in North Carolina, consider yourself blessed. There are many great clubs and courses from the Triangle to the Coast.
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Leggett discusses the nuances in harvesting soft shell crabs in North Carolina.
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