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3997
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During the Christmas season, some of the most cherished memories occur around a hearth with a decorated mantle. Some of the best-known places with distinctive hearths include Asheville's Biltmore Estate, with sixty-five fireplaces, and the Grove Park Inn, which boasts two fireplaces that can burn logs up to eight feet long.
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6830
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The wood duck is the only waterfowl species native to North Carolina and is found all over the state. This bird has a tangible and intangible value to the state-–tangible through duck hunters and their purchases, which contribute materially to the economy, and intangible through the enjoyment of people who hunt with binoculars and cameras. Hardister discusses management of the species, distribution, and nesting habits.
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35872
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The title wasn’t an allusion to Theodore Dreiser’s novel, but solar power, lately harnessed by suburbanites. Among them were the Adamczyks and Jones, who have discovered the virtues of this alternative fuel source. Virtues highlighted: saving the environment and on one’s utility bill.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 8 Issue 6, Aug 1980, p18-19