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Widely considered the most feared of pirates during the Golden Age of Piracy (1660s to 1720s), Black Beard’s supposed adventures and behavior have thrilled people, but many of the stories are exaggerated or wrong. Kevin Duffus, a journalist in Raleigh, researched and published a book that examines and sets straight the legends associated with Black Beard. Duffus reveals details of Black Beard’s life in North Carolina, and what actually happened during his final six months as a pirate.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 40 Issue 8, Aug 2008, p12, il
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30985
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North Carolina’s electric utilities are including natural gas generation as a bigger part of resource plans, along with renewable energy and efficiency measures, in an effort to make up for delayed coal-fired and nuclear generation. This article discusses natural gas consumption in North Carolina, and bridging the gap between now and when advanced low-emissions power generation technologies become available in the future.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 40 Issue 8, Aug 2008, p10-11, il
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The nationwide trend toward locally-grown, organic food is bringing out the best in local farms. North Carolinians are partnering with their region’s farmers by signing up as members of the farms’ Community-Supported Agriculture (CSA) cooperatives. They pay a set fee in advance to share in the farm’s produce, and help connect consumers with the source of their food.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 40 Issue 8, Aug 2008, p14-15, il, por
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30988
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Farm ponds are one of North Carolina’s most valuable aquatic resources. A pond can serve as a water source for livestock, aid in fire protection, attract wildlife, and provide fishing opportunities. This article describes popular fish species, such as largemouth bass, bluegill, and channel catfish, and discusses fishing techniques and etiquette.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 40 Issue 8, Aug 2008, p25, por
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