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for Independent Weekly Vol. 24 Issue 51, December 2007
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North Carolina’s musicians who play a modern version of traditional music are top sellers nationwide this year. The music’s timeless quality and enduring appeal is a reminder to listeners of their personal connections with music. This music connects families and multiple generations and the universities in the state frequently fund study of folk and bluegrass music. Finally, the state’s reputation for producing quality traditional music and the high likelihood that it will be heard anywhere people go contributes to the music’s recent and lasting success.
The citizens of the Triangle area are flunking the water conservation test as the drought goes on. Most of the state and city leaders are failing citizens too. Soon, all residents will have no choice but deal with involuntary water cutbacks if the trends continue. This is the time for leaders and citizens step up and to work together to preserve what water is left.