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3576
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Scholar, author, environmental advocate, and chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, James Leutze is the guiding force behind the university's expansion and image change from party school to academic institution.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Feb 1998, p8-11, por
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3575
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Fayetteville, in Cumberland County, the state's fifth-largest city, is a top travel destination, with attractions that include historic churches, Victorian homes, museums, and an 85-acre botanical garden.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Feb 1998, p52, il
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3583
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While the public perceives municipalities and industries as the main river polluters, sediment is the major culprit. The General Assembly passed the Sedimentation Pollution Control Act in 1973. It was upgraded in 1997 to address points not covered.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Feb 1998, p38, il
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3584
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Aggressive legislation improved water and air quality over the last twenty-five years so that it now exceeds or meets strict Federal standards. To achieve even greater results, more serious attention needs to be given to non-point source pollution.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Feb 1998, p36-37,39-41,44-45, il
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3596
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Created in New Bern by pharmacist Caleb Bradham, Pepsi-Cola is celebrating its 100th anniversary. A number of commemorations are planned, including giving one share of Pepsi stock to the first New Year's baby born in each hospital in the Carolinas.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Feb 1998, p6, il
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3599
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Brownfields are underused or abandoned commercial or industrial sites at which on-site contaminants adversely affect potential profitability. Fayetteville and High Point are working with the EPA to see how to revitalize such rundown sections.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Feb 1998, p42-43, il
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3597
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Heritage tourism, or visiting an area for cultural enrichment, has been flourishing in the western counties since the 1920s. Promoting a small community's culture is seen as a way to retain their young people, create jobs, and preserve traditions.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Feb 1998, p28, il
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3598
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Small business owners face a challenge in today's labor market: difficulty in finding educated, skilled workers. Factors contributing to this include competition from larger companies that can offer better employee benefits.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Feb 1998, p28, il