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3070
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Thomas Day of Milton, a free African-American craftsman, handcrafted furniture during the 1840s and 1850s. His business, which employed twelve workers, included such clients as Governor David Reid and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 11, Nov 1996, p6, il
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3069
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In 1988, McDowell County began focusing on growth management, education, tourism, and government services. Today unemployment is down to six percent, fifty percent of the workforce is in factory jobs, industry is moving in, and SAT scores are up.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 11, Nov 1996, p25-26,30-33,36
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3068
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Some of the state's industries, including furniture, textiles, and tobacco, have declined in recent years, but newer industries, including biotechnology, telecommunications, and auto-parts manufacturing, are rising stars in the state's economy.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 11, Nov 1996, p12,14,16,18,20,22, il
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3072
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Sports are a large part of the state's economy. Professional football and basketball competes with minor league and college teams for fans' dollars. Now economic developers are seeking to bring professional baseball and hockey to Greensboro and Raleigh.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 11, Nov 1996, p40-41,43-45, il
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3073
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Charlotte's Ericsson Stadium, home of the NFL Carolina Panthers professional football team, is a $187 million, state-of-the-art facility that is recognized as one of the best in the nation.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 11, Nov 1996, p60, il