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30175
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North Carolina spends some money on advertising in national publications, but the majority of state advertising is free as the result of the stimulation of interest by the News Bureau of the Department of Conservation and Development. The advertising brings writers, publishers, and tourists to the state.
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26119
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Given recommendations from the Division of Inland Fisheries, the NCWRC has declared four lakes as trophy-sized largemouth bass lakes. This change increases the minimum size limit on bass in these waters.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 21 Issue 5, Nov-Dec 1977, p28, il
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33177
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Aquatic plant researchers have observed hydrilla seed production for the first time in a natural setting. The seeds were found in two Wake County ponds last fall. Control strategies have been planned accordingly, with strong emphasis given to educational efforts.
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34330
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In June, the National Research Council said that the Clean Water Act Section 404 program that allows developers to fill in wetlands in exchange for restoring or creating others is not meeting the goal of “no net loss” in function of wetlands. The Council made recommendations to improve the Section 404 compensatory mitigation program. In North Carolina, the Wetlands Restoration Program is doing a watershed assessment to determine where it would be most beneficial to do mitigation as suggested by the Council.
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5909
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The Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit recognizes organizations and individuals demonstrating strong commitment to promotion of historic preservation. The 2002 winners include Saint Anne Catholic Church in Scotland Neck, Sidney Halma of Catawba County, and Merlyn Macon of Franklin County.
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North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 123, Spring 2003, p14-17, il
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7639
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The state's one hundred counties are divided into seven economic regions for the purpose of promoting each region to attract prospective employers. Comparative data for each region includes population, per capita income, employment, and retail sales.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 26 Issue 2, Feb 2006, p68-76 Magazine Supplement, il Periodical Website
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7638
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The February 2006 issue of BUSINESS NORTH CAROLINA discusses the status of the state's economic sectors, including agriculture, banking, construction, electronics, health care, insurance, life sciences, manufacturing, retail, transportation, travel/tourism, and utilities.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 26 Issue 2, Feb 2006, p20-67 Magazine Supplement, il Periodical Website
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7640
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The state's one hundred counties are profiled in terms of population, civilian labor force, building permits, per capita income, and population using food stamps.
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Business North Carolina (NoCar HF 5001 B8x), Vol. 26 Issue 2, Feb 2006, p78-80 Magazine Supplement, il Periodical Website
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7672
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David Moore began his search for Blackbeard's ship, the QUEEN ANNE'S REVENGE, in 1982, when he was a graduate student in East Carolina University's Maritime Studies program. Years as a history detective and Blackbeard researcher paid off in 1996 when the ship was located near the site he predicted the wreck lay. Moore used old charts and records in London, Virginia, and North and South Carolina in his search, but it was a document found in ECU's Joyner Library that was the key piece. Moore is curator of nautical archaeology at the North Carolina Maritime Museum in Beaufort.
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7669
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James Leroy Smith and Deirdre Mageean were appointed to fill vice chancellor positions at East Carolina University in the spring of 2005. Smith, interim vice chancellor for academic affairs at ECU, was named provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs. Mageean, associate vice president for research and dean of the graduate school for the University of Maine, was named vice chancellor for research and graduate studies.
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7686
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Scattered across the state are hundreds of general stores. Many functioned as the hubs of their communities for generations. This pictorial essay presents a number of them, including their founding dates, locations, owners' names, and items sold.
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7710
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There are over one hundred separately organized electric utilities that serve customers in North Carolina. Depending on the location of an individual's home or place of employment, electric service could be provided from a consumer-owned cooperative, an investor-owner utility, a city government, or some other utility operating in the state. Each type of service covers a designated area.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 38 Issue 2, Feb 2006, p14-15, map Periodical Website
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7712
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Created in 1994 by North Carolina's Touchstone Energy cooperatives, the Bright Ideas program helps teachers who were funding classroom-based projects out of their own pockets. Since then, Touchstone Energy cooperatives have funded over $4.5 million in grants that have reached 800,000 of the state's school children. Grants in 2005 reached a record of $540,000.
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The Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit recognizes organizations and individuals demonstrating strong commitment to promotion of historical preservation. Among the 2005 winners were the town of Woodville for preservation of the 1847 St. Francis Methodist Church and Hank and Diane Parfitt for their rehabilitation of Fayetteville's 19th century Rat Building.
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North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 129, Spring 2006, p16-17, il
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7798
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Preservation North Carolina presented its 2005 preservation awards to the following recipients: Lucy Penegar (Ruth Coltrane Cannon Award); Angelo Franceschina (Robert E. Stipe Professional Award); Capitol Broadcasting Co. (L. Vincent Lowe, Jr. Business Award); The Friends of Woodlawn, Inc. (Stedman Incentive Grant); and Larry Horne and Ron Phillips (Minnette C. Duffy Landscape Preservation award).
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North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 129, Spring 2006, p14-15, por
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