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for North Carolina Vol. 54 Issue 4, Apr 1997
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The state ranks 12th nationally in tourism but only 27th in tourism promotion. The industry's Travel 2000 plan seeks legislative doubling of its marketing budget to $13.8 million, to make the state more competitive in attracting visitors.
Diversification is a key to economic growth in Stanly County, where businesses manufacture products ranging from space shuttle tires to down-to-earth farming and textile commodities.