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30776
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Senate Bill 3257--the Civil Rights Bill of 1958--will provide amendments to strengthen the Supreme Court's decision on school desegregation. The Bill looks to provide funding to school districts to desegregate, have tax payers take over the cost of bringing suits against school authorities that do not comply, provide funding for expense incurred by those who seek educational training that meet desegregation needs, and also provide broad powers to the Secretary of Health, Welfare and Education.
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30774
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On Pollock Street, New Bern, North Carolina, the Ocean Highway and U.S. 70 pass directly in front of the exterior of Tryon Palace. The former Royal and State Capitol will make its public opening during the next 12 months as a major American historical restoration.
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30775
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Sales tax collections for the past twelve months have barely come up to collections from the previous twelve months. Sales tax estimates indicate that income payments are not going to do any more than meet legislative estimates, a reflection of current business conditions.
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30777
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Although there has been some fall off in tax collections as compared to estimates, a recent study by the Wall Street Journal shows that North Carolina is in no worse condition that many others states. A growing number of states that levy consumption taxes as a source of state operating revenue are falling into the red as spending outweighs recession-eroded revenues.
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30782
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Wachovia Bank and Trust Company in Charlotte, North Carolina has moved to a new bank and office building, the largest in the state in 15 years. Considered the southeast's first tower structure, it is the first in the US to make use of prismatic cast stone in construction.
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30780
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Bill Sharpe has published the second volume of NEW GEOGRAPHY OF NORTH CAROLINA. The book is a mix of geography, history, anecdotes, social life, and economic report of a selection of counties in North Carolina.
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30783
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A new poultry inspection act requires all poultry products moving between states after January 1, 1959 to be federally inspected. This act plays into the hands of North Carolina, as more demand for cut and packed poultry will require more labor, one of the state's greatest resources.
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30781
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As compared with the previous year, North Carolina has experienced a downward trend in employment. Employment in non-agricultural activities declined between September and January, while manufacturing employment dropped three percent. Employment declines in trade were double those of a year ago and heaviest in merchandise and food service and stores.
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30779
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From late winter to early summer, flowers are in display across North Carolina. From the southeastern coasts to the Blue Ridge Mountains, festivals, garden tours, and flower shows highlight the spring blossoms as their patterns of blooming spread across the state.
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30778
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In March, brilliant displays of azaleas will be accompanied by a program of entertainment at Wilmington, North Carolina's renowned Azalea Festival. The schedule of events will include a parade, coronation of Festival Queen and King, folk music, fireworks, dancing, art exhibits, and garden tours.