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25587
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Located in Iredell County, Mooresville was built nearly a century ago around a textile mill. But during the past two years 800 people have lost their textile jobs because of plant closings or permanent layoffs. Textiles have been one of the big three industries in North Carolina. But in 1982, the state had more plant closings than any other state. Inexpensive foreign labor has made it hard for American companies to compete with imports.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 2 Issue 12, June 22-July 5 1984, p1, 4-5, il, por Periodical Website
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25592
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In 1974, Winters testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Children and Youth that he was the founder of an operation called “Youth Incentives,” which used poor black youths to sell candy door-to-door. No federal child labor legislation were passed as a result of the hearings. Now 10 years later, Winters’ operations pull in a reported $10 million a year. Currently, two firms are named in a recent U.S. Labor Department lawsuit again him – Global Home Products Inc. and Fund Raiser Products Inc.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 2 Issue 15, August 17-30 1984, p1, 8 Periodical Website
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25591
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As North Carolina recruits more and more out-of-state industries, residents have had to fight to save their homes and their land. Though state officials say such industry brings prosperity to everyone, many times poor communities bear the brunt of development without any of the benefits.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 2 Issue 13, July 6-19 1984, p12-13, por Periodical Website
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25600
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The CAROLINIAN, an experimental Raleigh-to-Charlotte train sponsored by the state and Amtrak, is attracting a variety of riders. Funded by the legislature on a one-year trial bases, the train has to attract about 100,000 riders in a year to meet Amtrak’s ridership projection to keep the train on track.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 2 Issue 22, Nov 12-Dec 6 1984, p3, por Periodical Website
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25609
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The INDEPENDENT profiles Liston Ramsey, North Carolina’s Speaker of the House, as he begins his unprecedented third term in office.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 3 Issue 2, February 1-14 1985, p1, 12-13, por Periodical Website
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25623
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Like any session of the general assembly there were no clear winners or losers, but what was clear was that the rules of the game have changed. THE INDEPENDENT provides an extensive overview of the 1985 General Assembly.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 3 Issue 14, July 19-Aug 1 1985, p5-9, il, por Periodical Website
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25629
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As Gov. Jim Martin’s commission releases its report on making the North Carolina state government more efficient, THE INDEPENDENT investigates which politically sensitive aspects the commission wouldn’t dare question.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 3 Issue 17, September 13-26 1985, p1, 7-9, il Periodical Website
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25631
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Now that everyone knows the Triangle is a great place to live, how long will it last? With upcoming municipal elections in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and Carrboro focused on development, existing communities are feeling the heat of growth.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 3 Issue 18, Sept 27-Oct 10 1985, p1, 8-11, il Periodical Website
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25612
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The Campaign Finance Project investigates the 650 largest donors to Gov. Jim Martin’s Republican campaign against Democrat Rufus Edminsten. The major findings reflect that the former Charlotte congressman won the support of all the state’s most powerful corporate executives, which might signal a new era for North Carolina’s Republican Party.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 3 Issue 4, March 1-14 1985, p5-6, il Periodical Website