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18411
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Thousands of hazardous chemicals are in use in North Carolina workplaces and homes every day, thus accidents can happen. In North Carolina the governmental regulatory response to concerns of hazardous chemicals has taken two forms: occupational safety and health standards and the Hazardous Chemicals Right to Know Act.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 51 Issue 3, Winter 1986, p36-43, 48
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18408
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As North Carolina deals with growing populations and increasing urbanization, it runs the risk of losing irreplaceable natural resources. State agencies are thus in active efforts to conserve these areas.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 51 Issue 3, Winter 1986, p15-24, f
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18410
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Often people complain about the state of jails today, but Smith argues they are quite different from the jails of yesteryear and will differ greatly from the jails of tomorrow as well. This article takes a look at the history of jails in North Carolina, as well as the evolving standards of the ideal.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 51 Issue 3, Winter 1986, p30-34, 48
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18409
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In 1983, the North Carolina General Assembly authorized the first group of local governments to levy a hotel and motel room occupancy tax. All of them are now doing so. This article examines the occupancy tax in North Carolina, variations, and uses.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 51 Issue 3, Winter 1986, p25-29
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18407
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In North Carolina, arson is a common law offense that applies to only a person who \"willfully and maliciously burns the dwelling house of another.\" Loeb discusses the growing problem with arson in North Carolina, and how it is defined legally.
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18412
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In 1979 the North Carolina General Assembly enacted a law that provided for a statewide program of Alcohol and Drug Education Traffic Schools for offenders convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. This article looks at the effectiveness of this program in preventing the recurrence of drunk driving in the state.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 51 Issue 3, Winter 1986, p44-48
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18413
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Supporters and critics of state lotteries agree on one thing: lotteries are politically attractive. Although no southern state has yet to do so, between 1964 and 1984, twenty-one states adopted lotteries. Clotfelter discusses the defeated of a proposed state lottery in North Carolina, the arguments for and against them, and how a lottery might be implemented if adopted in North Carolina.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 51 Issue 3, Winter 1986, p49-53