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17730
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Pelagic birders and fishermen have uncovered secrets in the swirling waters of the Gulf Stream off North Carolina's coast: they have exposed a global community of an astonishing accumulation of species of aquatic birds cruising about or floating in the waves.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Holiday 2010, p16-20, f Periodical Website
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23892
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North Carolina shores are the home of four endangered sea turtle species: loggerheads, kemp's ridleys, green, and leatherbacks. Sea turtle lives are mysteries to humans, but scientists and environmentalists work tirelessly to learn about these creatures and save them from extinction.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 12, May 2015, p158-161, 163, 165, il Periodical Website
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26733
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North Carolina has more beekeepers than any state in the country. The state offers a variety of flavors of honey based on the regional plants. In particular, the sourwood variety of the mountains and foothills of North Carolina is one of the most treasured flavors of honey in the world.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 84 Issue 3, August 2016, p104-106, 108, il, por Periodical Website
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28680
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The newer workers at Vanguard Furniture in Hickory, NC are carrying on the traditions of the old guard. The craftsmen who make the furniture by hand at Vanguard discuss the importance of knowledge passed down through the generations. This knowledge has helped them and the company remain a success despite the changing industry.
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34903
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Kure Beach Fishing Pier has been a staple in the community for decades. It has passed down in ownership through the Kure family line and each person has brought a new approach to the table. It has evolved from a simple fishing pier to a 24-hour open area with fishing, games, food, and ice cream.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 1, June 2017, p160-164, il, por Periodical Website
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38061
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Working apace during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries to bring electrical power to North Carolina were linesmen. As the author illuminated, their job was dangerous and goal formidable. Despite President Roosevelt’s creation of the Rural Electrification Authority in the 1930s, three decades passed before almost every residence was electrified.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 82 Issue 6, November 2014, p38-40, 42, 44, 46-47 Periodical Website
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42648
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Alan Willis, president of the Bogue Sound Watermelon Growers Association says the unique growing conditions in his area guarantee watermelons sweetness.
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