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3487
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For people who enjoy the comforts of bed and breakfast inns, the historic town of Burnsville, in Yancey County, offers one of the state's finest- -the Nu-Wray Inn. The inn dates from 1834 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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3490
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To be attractive to new and expanding industries, Cabarrus County instituted a business incentives program in 1996. Several industries have built facilities, including a $300-million Corning fiber optic plant. Other counties have adopted the program.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 9, Sept 1997, p15, il
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3494
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For a number of reasons, many high school graduates did not go to college twenty years ago. Now the 25-and-older student is the fastest growing college group, making up a third of the over 200,000 students in four-year schools.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 9, Sept 1997, p50-51, il
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3489
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The state will hold the largest sporting event in its history when the 1999 Special Olympics World Summer Games are held in the Research Triangle Metropolitan Area. Over 10,000 athletes will come from 150 countries.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 9, Sept 1997, p55, il
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3493
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Because of the William S. Lee Quality Jobs and Business Expansion Act, the state is more competitive with other states in industrial development. The act includes tax credits for companies creating new jobs and engaging in product research.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 9, Sept 1997, p12,13,16,19-20,23-26, il
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3491
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Since the General Assembly passed the William S. Lee Quality Jobs and Expansion Act in 1996, 21 companies indicated the legislation was instrumental in their decision to relocate to the state. Companies include Corning, Inc. and Polar Plastics.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 9, Sept 1997, p22, il
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3488
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Work First, Governor James B. Hunt's tough welfare reform plan, seeks to get recipients off welfare and into jobs. Between July 1, 1995, and May 31, 1997, almost 39,000 families were dropped from welfare rolls and found jobs.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 9, Sept 1997, p28,30,32,34, il
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3492
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Dr. Julianne Still Thrift, president of Salem Academy and College in Winston-Salem, is mother-away-from-home, motivator, and goal setter for 1,200 young women.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 55 Issue 9, Sept 1997, p8,10-11, por