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38221
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UNC system schools participating in NC Promise, which offers a tuition reduction for all students, are Elizabeth City State University, UNC Pembroke, and Western Carolina University. Past decreased enrollment was the factor related to the selection of these schools. Increasing affordability for students from all economic backgrounds and gaining academically competitive students were cited as reasons for creating NC Promise.
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38222
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Defining Warren Wilson College as a progressive higher education institution: offering the most LGBTQ- friendly college environment in the state; placing a great value on sustainability; and proximity to Asheville. Perhaps making Warren Wilson truly progressive is its efforts to find middle ground by attracting students representing the spectrum of political beliefs, geographical origins, and life experiences.
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38236
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A Weaverville company’s handiwork is displayed globally and beyond. Started in 1941, A-B Emblem is identified as one of the three largest patchmaking companies in the world. Included in this family-owned business’ clientele are the US Army and Department of Homeland Security. Included in the patches pictured are ones made for NASA astronaut Thomas P. Stafford, Daytona International Speedway, and the Fire on the Mountain Blacksmith Festival.
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38243
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Tiger World, housing the expected tigers, includes lions, bears, otters, wallabies, and parrots among its animals rescued from places like shut down zoos. The wildlife refuge in Rowan County, welcoming over 100,000 visitors annually, relies on corporate donations and volunteers for daily operation and care of its animals, numbering over 110 and representing 54 species.
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38238
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A Weaverville company’s handiwork is displayed globally and beyond. Started in 1941, A-B Emblem is identified as one of the three largest patchmaking companies in the world. Included in this family-owned business’ clientele are the US Army and Department of Homeland Security. Included in the patches pictured are ones made for NASA astronaut Thomas P. Stafford, Daytona International Speedway, and the Fire on the Mountain Blacksmith Festival.
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38246
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The former owner of one of the nation’s largest Oriental rug distributorships proves success is measured in more than revenue. Proceeds from Zaki Khalifa’s business donated to Akhuwat will partly fulfill his mission: to help Pakistani children have a better quality life. The other part of his mission involves a new career path: teaching Pakistani children at Akhuwat schools.
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38247
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North Carolina Zoo received additional exhibits and a long overdue maintenance upgrade, thanks to resources such as Connect NC Bond Package. One of two state zoos in the nation, the facility now offering entertainment such as the Zoofari bus ride and Asian region exhibit justifies its upgraded financial support with 2017’s record attendance of 860,168 visitors.