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29338
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Anti-tobacco sentiment has risen since cigarette smoking was blamed for thousands of deaths each year. This year the federal government made substantive reductions in its support for tobacco, which has had tremendous economic, political, and cultural importance in North Carolina. Despite this, state politicians and tobacco spokesmen have responded with little protest.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 5, May 1981, p12-59, il, por
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29340
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Franc White is best known as The Southern Sportsman. Since 1968, he has appeared on North Carolina television spouting sports tips, and has built a mini-empire out of revealing secrets for outwitting the likes of large-mouth bass and marsh hens. His reputation as an authority rests on his writing as well as his broadcasting skills.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 5, May 1981, p14-22, por
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29342
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The Charlotte, Rockingham and North Wilkesboro speedways are North Carolina’s “Big 3” stock car tracks, attracting thousands of people to the state each year. As many as eighteen drivers in a forty-car Grand National race lineup will be North Carolina residents this year, including national champions Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 5, May 1981, p30-36, il, por
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29341
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North Carolina writer, Reynolds Price, has a new novel called, The Source of Light. Price also teaches courses on narrative technique and theory at Duke University. An interview with Price discusses his family background and events that inspired him to become a writer.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 5, May 1981, p28-56, por
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29343
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Summer in North Carolina is filled with festivals, Shakespeare, modern dance and classical music. Summer in the “State of the Arts” brings a whole range of cultural events to attract the native or out-of-state vacationer. One of the biggest events is the Brevard Music Festival, which features seven weeks of chamber music, ballet, symphonies, pop concerts, and musicals.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 5, May 1981, p40-42, il, por
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29344
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North Carolina has ten outdoor dramas, more than any other state. The biggest assets of these open-air performances are music and spectacle. Among the most popular productions includes, The Lost Colony, North Carolina’s first modern outdoor drama in Dare County.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 5, May 1981, p43-46, il, por
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35920
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Whether novice or expert, any visitor could venture the great outdoors from mountains to coast. Watercraft activities included canoeing in Chowan River and whitewater rafting in the Ocoee River. Adventure could be found in forests such as Nantahala through hiking and backpacking. For those mountain trekkers, there was horseback riding through the Great Smokies and rock climbing on Shortoff. Coastal Plain adventures included bicycling along the Manteo to Murphy stretch and hand gliding off of Jockey’s Ridge.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 5, May 1981, p49-52, 62