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3684
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Larry Monteith will retire in August, 1998, as chancellor of N.C. State University. Among his accomplishments are the Engineering Graduate Research Center and the Campaign for N.C. State Students, a plan to raise $80 million for 2,000 academic scholarships.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 6, June 1998, p8-11, por
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3685
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Selling cars through auction is big business across the state. Each year over 300,000 trucks and cars are traded. Buyers include leasing and rental agencies and auto dealers. Auctions are governed by rules of the National Auto Auction Association.
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3686
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Companies using fleets of cars and trucks could benefit by switching fuels from gasoline to natural gas. Advantages include producing fewer pollutants, safer handling, and lower costs.
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3687
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Cherokee County, the state's most western, has long been attractive to tourists. As agriculture continues to decline, a strong labor force of over 10,000 attracts industries, including Lee Apparel, Levi Strauss & Co., and Clifton Precision.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 6, June 1998, p22-25,28-31,34-36, il
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3688
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Charlotte has much to offer tourists and the local residents, including professional basketball and football, 1,500 restaurants, museums, and music - from symphony to jazz. With $2.2 billion generated in 1997, the city is the state's leader in travel-related income.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 6, June 1998, p56, il
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5802
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The greenhouse and nursery industry is expanding rapidly. Horticultural products, including annuals and shrubs, generated $400 million in 1996 and ranked fourth behind hogs, broilers, and tobacco in agribusiness. Nationally, the state ranks third.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 6, June 1998, p40-41, 43, il
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5811
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For those who enjoy the outdoors, Cherokee County's 93,000 acres of national forest provide many opportunities, including hiking and mountain-biking. Also, the revitalized town of Andrews features arts and crafts and is a new stop on the Great Smoky Mountain Railway.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 6, June 1998, p26-27, il
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5812
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The John C. Campbell Folk School in Cherokee County's Brasstown, attracts yearly some 3,000 people, who study subjects from blacksmithing to writing. It also pumps $4 million into the economy. For this it received the 1997 Governor's Business Award in the Arts and Humanities.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 6, June 1998, p32-33
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5810
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Employing twenty-one percent of the workforce and pumping $45 billion into the economy, agriculture is the state's number one business. Nationally the state ranks third in net farm income with hogs, broilers, tobacco, and horticulture the top farm commodities.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 6, June 1998, p42, il