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29296
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On March 15, 1781, the Battle of Guilford Courthouse in North Carolina was lost by Americans to the British. Despite the British victory, the battle ultimately weakened the British Army and led to General Cornwallis’s surrender at Yorktown.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p34-36, il, por, map
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29294
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A kind of financial censorship is beginning to restrict access to materials that libraries in North Carolina can no longer afford to buy. Academic libraries, which must buy costly research materials and journals, are particularly threatened by inflated prices. Libraries in the University of North Carolina system have had to cancel subscriptions to academic journals, or request funds from other institutions.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p21-23, il
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29293
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In North Carolina’s public school system, local school boards approve the policy used to select texts and library books. In coming months, at least two dozen local school boards can expect to see their policies challenged by angry Moral Majority members who claim the public schools have undercut their efforts to rear Christian children.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p18-25, por
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As North Carolina’s Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) basketball teams gear up for postseason play, success or failure will depend largely on four key players. Each of the four players have been pivotal in helping their team reach the finals of the Big Four Tournament.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p26-31, por
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Julie Shea is a track and cross-country running star for North Carolina State University. She has broken multiple records and received several honors, including the first woman to win the Atlantic Coast Conference athlete of the year award. Upon graduation, Shea plans to expand her talents to running marathons and attending graduate school.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p44-47, por
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29297
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Three North Carolina ski instructors were selected to attend a week-long skiing event in the Austrian Tyrol. Austrians helped to develop the first American ski resorts and schools, including several in western North Carolina. The point of the event was a reaffirmation of the Austrian roots of American skiing.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p38-41, por
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35917
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The author suggested Italian explorer Amerigo Vespucci could not have imagined what would become of the sparse strip of land standing between the Atlantic Ocean and Coastal mainland. How much has become of the Outer Banks was in its attraction power to residents and visitors, activities like sand surfing and sailing, hand gliding and sunbathing.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p50-55
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35916
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The Moral Majority was a conservative Christian PAC with a mission to remove believed “anti-God, anti-family” materials from NC public schools and school libraries. Such an agenda concerned librarians and educators about the consequences of purging shelves and banning books. Concerning other library-related issues related to access, included was how inflation and rising prices of books and periodicals curtailed the building of collections.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p16-17
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35918
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With five decades of mule trading experience, he had many secrets of success to share. Included were prime physical features, prices, and purposes for the farm animal reputed as a hard worker.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p56-57
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