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John Delphus (J.D.) McDuffie was a race car driver from Sanford, North Carolina. He won races at speedways throughout the Carolinas, until 1991 when he died in a violent crash at Watkins Glen International’s dangerous Turn 5. This article presents a biography of McDuffie and his racing, and how his hometown of Sanford honors his legacy.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 41 Issue 12, Dec 2009, p25-27, il, por
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Duke Energy Corporation and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, hope to build three wind turbines set in twenty-foot-deep waters about seven to ten miles into Pamlico Sound west of the Outer Banks village of Avon. A study released in June reported that offshore wind development is capable of generating enough electricity to fulfill North Carolina’s total power needs.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 41 Issue 12, Dec 2009, p9, il
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American chestnut trees were plentiful in the Appalachian forest, until the chestnut blight disease caused a rapid, widespread die-off in the early part of the twentieth century. Farmers and volunteers in western North Carolina are working with the American Chestnut Foundation to plant, grow and re-establish chestnut trees in the state’s forests.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 41 Issue 12, Dec 2009, p14-15, il, por
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The Recovery and Reinvestment measure enacted by the federal government earlier this year expanded the Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program to make more low-income people eligible for home improvement services. This article discusses how the program works, and provides a guide for low-income households in North Carolina that need help weathering houses.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 41 Issue 12, Dec 2009, p10-11, il, map
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