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31007
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Revenues collected from 1959-1960 amounted to over $328 million, while expenditures totaled just over $277 million. this left the state with a budget surplus of nearly $19 million. The majority of revenues came from individual income taxes and sales taxes, while the majority spent was in education and public welfare programs.
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31006
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Known by many nicknames, each year the ugly cousin of the herring--menhaden--swim along the Atlantic Coast from southern New England to Florida. These hordes of tiny fish form the basis of a multi-million dollar business, landing more than 2.2 billion pounds, or 43 percent of the total catch of all fish and shellfish in the nation. Forty-five hundred fishermen make $25.8 million and thirty-seven manufacturers gross $43 million in processing.
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31008
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Per capita income for North Carolinians in 1959 was $1,485, a seven percent increase from 1958. However, the national average rose from $2,057 in 1958 to $2,166 in 1959. North Carolina now ranks 43rd in the country for per capita income.
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