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North Carolina voters can choose among 13 candidates for Governor in the May primaries--six Democrats, six Republicans, and one Libertarian, including 90 year old Dr. Bruce Blackmon.
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On November 3, 1979, the Communist Workers Party held a “Death to the Klan” rally in Greensboro. A clash with the Ku Klux Klan resulted, leaving five CWP members shot dead in the streets and several wounded. Several Klansmen and Nazi party members were charged with murder, but were acquitted in both state and federal courts. Recently activist groups in Greensboro set up a Truth and Reconciliation tribunal to revisit the event and issue a report in April 2006.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Feb 2006, p20-23, il, por Periodical Website
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The cold war is over, but the search for better military technology continues, and North Carolina remains at the forefront in leading the best and latest in cutting-edge military equipment.
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North Carolina's public education system is in danger of giving up 50 years of gains in quality, quantity, and reputation. In the middle of the last century, the state decided to turn its back on the public education system that used to produce low skilled workers to fill jobs in factories and on farms; North Carolina decided to embrace the promise of the 20th-century. But Leutze calls to attention the erosion of support and commitment to public schools.
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Created by her grandmother and perfected by her mother, Raleigh resident Carolyn Johnson is the keeper of a fifty-year-old family chutney recipe. Roberts discusses how a secret family recipe moved from a family tradition of sharing to a marketed product
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A Durham-based advertising agency, Republik, is changing how the advertising game is played, providing more quality and unique advertising for such groups as Great Outdoor Provision Company, Bald Head Island, and Absolut Vodka.
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With a booming, largely affluent population and an economy anchored by high-tech stalwarts, Cary wraps up the first decade of a new century with strong momentum for continuing growth in the years ahead. Long overshadowed by urban stalwarts Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, the town of Cary is rapidly raising its own profile as a Triangle community where growth is welcome, but managed.
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Reidsville's Chinqua-Penn Plantation is Rockingham County's main tourist attraction. The 27-room mansion was built in the 1920s by Betsy and Thomas Jefferson Penn and is a blend of gardens, architecture, and works of art.
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The believed war on the poor cited evidence. One is the decision not to accept Medicaid assistance under Obamacare. Another is an increase in taxes for low and moderate income families by ending Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The third is income tax reforms that included reducing or eliminating the state individual income tax and corporate income tax, which the author believes will be replaced by the consumption or user tax.
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It's not easy to choose a place to eat in Wilmington. North Carolina's Port City offers a multitude of eateries to explore for the gastro-tourist to the pub enthusiast.
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Don't tell Carrboro but Cary has reason to believe it's the real Paris of the Piedmont. That reason is La Farm Bakery, a little taste of the Left Bank in Cary. This year marks the 10th anniversary of Lionel and Missy Vatinet's bakery in Preston Corners, a manicured residential development.
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Bob Podolak, a former cardiologist at the University of North Carolina medical school, and his wife Tina have homes in Buxton, North Carolina and Denver, Colorado. The Podolaks reflect on their experiences living in the Outer Banks and memories of the diverse local culture.
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Metro Magazine (NoCar F 264 R1 M48), Vol. 13 Issue 5, July 2012, p32-35, il, por Periodical Website
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Each school year, more than 1.3 million students--90 percent of all public school-aged children in the state--are education in more than 2200 traditional and charter public schools in North Carolina. North Carolina's public schools lead the nation in progress--a fact confirmed by many studies and rankings.
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A.J. Fletcher spent a large part of his life promoting opera and the arts throughout the state's hinterlands. A lawyer by profession, he helped organize the Grassroots Opera in the 1940s and later moved to Raleigh to establish the Capitol Broadcasting Company. Fletcher died in 1979. He is honored for his contributions to the arts with the construction of a state-of-the art theater, the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater at Raleigh's BTI Center for the Performing Arts.
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Lea discusses the 2011 Triangle Design Awards presented by the North Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects to the winning architectural firms. The awards offer an annual glimpse into the latest trends in building design in the Research Triangle Metropolitan Area.
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