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30039
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An investigation by the Transportation Board of Investigation and Research has found that there are existing regional differences in class freight rates and they were not justified in differences in cost of rendering services to various regions, composition of traffic, or any other conditions. It has been suggested that given the similarities, the country as a whole establish a uniform classification of freight and scale of class rates for transportation by railroad.
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30040
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When World War II ends, public construction is considered one avenue of work that will provide good jobs for those seeking employment. But North Carolina is footing the bill for its public construction. Throughout the War, local units of the state's government have been accumulating surplus funds which allows them to pay for new roads, public buildings, and municipal services. The use of local funds versus federal government funding for these public projects also saves the taxpayers money in the long run.
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30041
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Recent court decisions upheld the contention of the government that the Qualla band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina are living in tribal relationship and that they are living on a reservation. The principal contention is that the Qualla Tribe does not hold the same status as Indians living on reservations ceded to tribes in the western part of the country. Although this band of Cherokee technically are required to pay federal taxes, they are not however, subject to state taxes.
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30055
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The month of March seems to always be an exciting one for North Carolina. For example, in March 1662, land was deeded to George Durant in what is now Perquimans County. In March 1781, General Cornwallis abandoned Guilford Courthouse Battlefield. In March 1870, Greensboro opened the first graded school system in the state.
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30052
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Born in North Carolina, Dorothea Payne Todd Madison, or Dolly, was one of the country's most beloved First Ladies. From Guilford County to the White House, Dolly attended to her loved ones and public with charm and courage.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 1 Issue 11, March 1944, p22-25, por, bibl
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30057
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The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) is an agreement between the United Nations and other nations such as the United States to pool resources and efforts to meet the emergency needs created by the war. The purpose is to provide aid to liberated areas to get on their feet and end the need for relief.
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