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Lake Mattamuskeet in Hyde County, North Carolina is the state's largest natural lake. But what drove Massachusetts businessman James Tufts to take on the herculean task of draining the Lake in hopes of developing New Holland Farms?
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Tennis began in North Carolina in the late 19th-century when a professor constructed a backyard court in the home of UNC President Kemp Plummer Battle. Thanks to the efforts of the North Carolina Tennis Foundation, the sport has spread through the state with now over 35,000 members.
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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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A profile of the Triangle area community of chefs who have been sharing their culinary expertise and passion for four decades. Included are Bill Neal, responsible for the Triangle’s first fine dining experience, who inspired the dozen plus culinary masters also featured.
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A sea change of perspective on the high seas was what the author of this article, also a novelist, expected to have. As for that sea change of perspective, related to herself as a writer and her writing, manifested amidst a week-long painting course, long walks around the deck, and the drafting of a new novel.
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A profile of Santana Creative, leather based shoe and purse repair experts for fashion houses spanning the globe, notably Valentino, Jimmy Choo, and Neiman Marcus. Included are the reasons for starting the business in Raleigh, as well as information about the store opened in Atlanta in 2011 and plans to open one in New York by 2015.
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Cheshire’s review of The Gatekeepers and The Company You Keep, Best Documentary Oscar nominees, served as a springboard for a related discussion about Middle Eastern politics and the author’s politically motivated activities during the Vietnam War.
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Ask most folks in North Carolina about R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and they will mention its home in Winston-Salem, the iconic Camel, Winston, and Salem cigarettes. They may even known about the old RJR corporate headquarters designed by William F. Lamb. But probably no one, until recently, would have ever associated RJR Tobacco with art, until last year when the RJR Tobacco Company art collection became front page news when they made the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County the beneficiary of 3,000 pieces of artwork, plus memorabilia and collectables.
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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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The George Whitfield Hall of Fame, founded and hosted by the former baseball coach at East Carolina University, inducted its 40th class January, 2012, which included David Thompson, an NC State basketball star, Alexander Andrews, an NC State All-American, Duke wide receiver Wes Chesson, and Don Shea, former sports director at WTVD-TV in Durham.
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With average wedding costs often exceeding $20,000, planning can be stressful. The 2011 Census shows that more people are waiting until their late twenties to get married. These trends play a large role in ceremonies and receptions. For those planning to get married in North Carolina there are many venues to consider, such as the Biltmore Estate, the Rand-Bryan House, or Castle McCulloch.
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A top tier Trauma Center, freestanding Children's Emergency Department, the busiest heart center in North Carolina. As the community can see WakeMed Health and Hospitals has changed dramatically from its humble beginnings fifty years ago.
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St. Lewis questions why the southern United States is called the Bible Belt instead of the Imagination Belt; due to the amount of museums, art galleries, theaters, and bands, the South could certainly hold to this reputation.
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Whether you're trying to impress a loved one or spice up a romance, the Triangle teems with delicious spots that tempt diners with dishes bursting with aphrodisiacs like oysters, almonds, truffles, or garlic.
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Leggett discusses spending time with the bridge tender, John Banner. They discuss the workings of bridge attendance, construction, weather, and the panoramic views.
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