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283
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In 1984 North Carolina spent approximately $23.6 million on social services for the elderly, mainly funded by federal programs designed for poor people.
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254
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The Willie M. Treatment Program for Assaultive Children utilizes state money for the treatment of developmentally disturbed children.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 6 Issue 2-3, Oct 1983, p56-68, il, bibl, f
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357
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Housing policy in NC is sometimes created on the basis of varying, often conflicting criteria. Without uniform guidelines for determining what constitutes substandard housing and what is adequate, housing policy is apt to be skewed and/or obsolete.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 5 Issue 2, Aug 1982, p41-51, il
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The North Carolina Alternative Energy Corporation was created to coordinate between utility companies and suppliers and residents who desire on site alternative energy sources.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 3 Issue 1, Winter 1980, p5-11, il
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The state government funds three major community-based programs for adult criminal offenders: community penalties, intensive probation and parole, and community service. Each program went through a distinct evolution and faces different prospects for the future.
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28946
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S. Leigh Wilson has been executive director of the North Carolina League of Municipalities since 1969. The main purpose of the league is to develop a consensus for the views of municipal officials and then advocate their viewpoints. In an interview, Wilson discusses the most pressing problems for municipalities and how they are being addressed.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 7 Issue 1, June 1984, p56-61, por, f
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28942
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C. Ronald Aycock has been director of the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners since 1977. The association works on behalf of counties before the General Assembly and executive-branch offices. In an interview, Aycock discusses the most pressing needs of state counties, issues in local governance, and state funds.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 7 Issue 1, June 1984, p22-25, por, f
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5580
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Bertie Dickens of Alleghany County received a 1992 N.C. Folk Heritage Award for preserving the traditional style of banjo playing. Mrs. Dickens performs in the old-time clawhammer style and the rarely heard two-finger up-picking technique.
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14884
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Contracting services formerly performed by governments, such as garbage collecting and maintaining highway rest areas, have the potential to save funds and increase accountability and efficiency. Recent budget constraints have prompted a debate within the state on whether state and local governments should move in this direction. Finger discusses how privatization could affect state and local services, including refuse collection, water and sewer systems, state art museum and symphony, hospitals, and prisons.
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353
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Taxing cigarettes is a sensitive issue in North Carolina. Until 1969, NC was the only state that didn't use a cigarette tax as a source of revenue. The state now wrestles with this issue as revenue becomes more and more scarce while expenditures increase.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 5 Issue 3, Nov 1982, p12-21, il
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328
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As the population grows, water supply needs increase as do the sources of pollution. The challenge of protecting water quality and ensuring an adequate water supply must be accepted and acted upon by the state.
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365
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The authors discuss the 1973 Coastal Area Management Act (CAMA) and its implications for the North Carolina coast.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 5 Issue 1, May 1982, p2-13, il, bibl, f
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North Carolina ranks last in the portion of credit insurance premiums used to pay off policy claims. Concerned industry officials are examining the ways in which the rate can be adjusted to bring North Carolina in line with the rest of the country.
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297
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Government often creates policies and programs that deter rather than encourage older people from living a full and productive life.
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North Carolina Insight (NoCar JK 4101 N3x), Vol. 8 Issue 1, Sept 1985, p42-46, il, bibl, f Periodical Website
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The history of North Carolina in the 20th century, as any history, offers clues to the state's future direction. Information on industry, economics, race relations, death row population, and famous politicians are used as indicators of the state's future.
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NC Insight (NoCar JK 4101 .N3x), Vol. 3 Issue 3, Summer 1980, p3-30, il
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