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4264
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Where was the first human donor heart valve implant surgery performed in the Southeast? If you chose Duke or Carolina, you were incorrect. That honor belongs to Asheville's Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeons (ACTS), a group of eight surgeons that has pioneered surgical procedures and has excellent patient outcomes.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 57 Issue 8, Aug 1999, p16-17, il
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4265
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Catawba County often heads lists of best areas to live, go into business, or enjoy the retirement years. With 457 manufacturing firms, headed by furniture, hosiery, fiber optics, and telecommunications, the county boasts a strong economy. The newly completed four-lane Highway 321 to Charlotte further opens up the county and towns, including Hickory, Newton, and Maiden, to growth.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 57 Issue 8, Aug 1999, p21-24, 27-28, 31-36, il
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4266
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Catawba County is at the center of the $5.5 billion global fiber optics industry, producing 40 percent of the world's cable supply. Industry giants, Siecor Corp. and Alcatel NA, built facilities here and recently expanded. Siecor and CommScope are the county's largest employers, each with over 2,000 workers.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 57 Issue 8, Aug 1999, p30, il
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4262
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Founded in 1792 as Smithville and before that a hideout for pirates Blackbeard and Stede Bonnet, Southport today is a quiet, picturesque town with a friendly, laid-back style that attracts visitors to craft and antique shopping, historic attractions, and outdoor activities including golf and deep-sea fishing.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 57 Issue 8, Aug 1999, p56