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30438
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North Carolina's beaches are witnessing rapid clean up and rebuilding after Hurricane Hazel. Although property damage was extensive on larger and smaller beaches, the general condition of the beaches is looking good. Most beach activities are returning to normal, and fishing is again drawing thousands of visitors to the coast. Beach residents, hotel managers, and lodges are hoping that fishing tourism will also aid in restoring and rebuilding some of the more damaged components.
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30435
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The 1955 North Carolina General Assembly will delay actions with regards to the operation and administration of public schools in the state due to issues that arise from developments on the question of segregation. It has been decided in the state that integration within the public school system should occur slowly to prevent any issues of violence.
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30434
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McLean Trucking Company of Winston-Salem, North Carolina--one of the nation's top trucking companies--is going to sea. McLean is seeking to get approval for a $38 million 'Sea Land' proposal for coordinated land-water transportation of freight along the Atlantic Coast.
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30439
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Mr. Stroud of Graham, Alamance County, North Carolina is growing an usual type of bean for his part of the country. Foot-long bean pods are producing large beans similar to lima or butter beans, which will be a feature of the North Carolina fair.
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30436
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Golf tops the list of North Carolina's winter resort attractions. Lodges like Pinehurst--a winter golf capital--provide quality accommodations and food to golfers at a low price. And although golf is a major attraction to winter resorts, horse racing and skiing also draw large crowds.
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30437
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Congress is considered a revisions of the original atomic law, Atomic Energy Act of 1946. North Carolina congressmen are heavily involved in the Congressional Atomic Energy Committee, which are attempting to make fundamental changes to the Nation's atomic energy program such as, increased cooperation among allies.
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30443
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The fishing pier became big business in 1954 with North Carolina's rapidly growing tourism industry. Six new ocean piers were built, bringing the total to 13 along the entire coast from Fort Fisher to Kitty Hawk. Many of the new piers are elaborate, with tackle, bait, and snack shops. And although Hurricane Hazel caused a lot of destruction to these features, they are being rebuilt.
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30446
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In North Carolina there were less people on farms and less farm land in 1953 compared to 1952. Although harvested cropland and improved pastures gained acreage, total farm land declined over 73,000 acres. Additionally, of people of all ages on North Carolina farms there was a decrease of 2.7 percent, a continuation of previous years trends.
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