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30703
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The 1957 North Carolina General Assembly are facing unexpected and substantially increasing financial problems. Pay increases for teachers and funds for one week before and after school ends were originally recommended; however, where these adjustments would be made within the state's budget was uncertain. Increases to teacher pay would require a small tax increase or spending of the surplus.
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30704
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In a television interview, North Carolina Congressman Carl Durham discussed public hearings on the progress of nuclear energy in the United States. As the Congressional authority on nuclear power, Durham argued that despite the United State's dependence on oil and coal, the potential for a shift to nuclear power is highly likely, given the advances the country is making in the research.
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30707
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It has been the mission of the Hoover Commission to reorganize the Federal government, eliminate waste, and confine functions of Federal expenditures to those that are proper under the form of government. Senator Bryd calls for the translation of these recommendations into actual expenditure reductions, especially as related to the increasing payroll and spending done by the Federal government.
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30708
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Although the job of cutting the $71.8 billion Federal budget for the 1958 fiscal year will be difficult, it has been suggested that if Congress can get the job done if they believe voters will support their economic moves. There are calls within this for removing school building aid, provide small business relief , and put a cap on spending in order to cut the budget.
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30706
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Four new bills have been introduced into Congress relating to civil rights. The proposed legislation is intended to strengthen protection of constitutional rights to all people. The bills act to increase safeguards for Federal voting rights, prevent acts of lynching, reorganize the Department of Justice to provide greater civil rights protection, and provide protections for members of the Armed Forces.
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30705
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With the addition of Mount Jefferson State Park in the Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina now has 33 State and National parks, forests, historic sites, and wildlife management areas across the state, along with 15 roadside picnic parks.
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30709
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The Carolina Telephone and Telegraph Company has undertaken a $13,000,000 expansion for 1957. To meet the growing demands of telephone service in eastern North Carolina, the expansion will include an additional outside plant and new central office equipment.
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30710
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Chief Justices of the states' supreme courts unanimously passed a resolution reminding the Federal and state government that there will continue to be strict observance of separation of powers in order to protect the liberty of the country's citizens.
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