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for Metro Magazine Vol. 1 Issue 4, May 2000
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Raleigh native Ally Baker is ranked number one among 14-year-old tennis players in the country. She is also at present the highest-ranked female player to come out of the state. To improve her skills and have a chance at a tennis career, Baker recently moved to Boca Raton, Florida, to attend the Chris Evert Tennis Academy.
Since 1997, North Carolina juries have sentenced four drunken drivers to life without parole after they caused fatal crashes. Depending on the outcome of a state Supreme Court appeals case, juries in the state may soon be ready and able to put drunk drivers who kill to death row.
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.