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30387
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US Social Security is undergoing a re-examination by both the public and Congress. Changes to the system will have a large socio-political impact on the American people as it has been a long-range assistance program since World War II. Beneficiaries have increased in the past years while grants spending has remained loose.
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30395
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Mechanical fault can be a large factor in automobile accidents. Thus, the North Carolina State Motor Vehicle Commissioner is backing the Carolina Safety Leagues new, free Voluntary Vehicle Safety Check program. The campaign, now in progress across the state, aids motorists in putting their automobiles though mechanical safety inspections at no cost.
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30394
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Like many other national parks in the country, the Smoky Mountains National Park is suffering from inadequate appropriations for maintenance. Although the Smoky Mountains National Park attracts more visitors than almost any other park in the nation, it deals with the most issues of conservation and deterioration that is not being solved by funds from park admissions.
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30398
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Similar to private colleges everywhere, North Carolina's small colleges are operating in a financial hole. Operational costs are high and funding through giving and endowments is low. Instead of raising tuition, North Carolina's small, private colleges found the answer to financial struggles in cooperation and organization with state and local businesses.
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30393
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Vance, Granville, and Warren counties in North Carolina are sporting new looks with the creation of a 51,200 acre lake behind John H. Kerr Dam. The 800 mile shoreline of the lake straddles the North Carolina-Virginia line, and what once was farm land is now brimming with bass, catfish, ducks, and geese. Kerr Lake is now open year round for boating, swimming, fishing, and other outdoor recreational activities.
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30392
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When many others did not understand the sources of the South's feeling and misunderstood their mind and purpose, Abraham Lincoln provided charity and restored their places of members of the Union. The south fondly holds the memory of Lincoln for his unifying influence and appreciation for the common man.
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30403
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A complete provisional report of life and death in North Carolina has been prepared for 1953. There were more live births in this year than in any year previously recorded, setting an all time record for the state. Additionally, an overall decrease in the number of deaths from all causes was also reported. Main causes of death however, were cancer, heart disease, and apoplexy.
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