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3109
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An emu is a flightless bird, stands six feet tall, and weighs around 100 pounds. It is also good to eat and can generate high profits. In 1996, there are about 500 farmers statewide raising this Australian native.
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Incorporated in 1876, the Moore County town of Cameron, population around 200, has enjoyed prosperity through naval stores (1870-1910) and dewberry crops (until after World War II), and currently as a Sandhills antique center.
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The desire of rural farm families in 1832 to start a school in Randolph County to educate their children was the first of a series of steps that eventually led to what is now Duke University.
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German immigrant Christopher Bechtler came to Rutherford County in 1830 to seek gold, but found another opportunity - minting gold coins. Between 1831 and 1840, he minted over $2 million of the much-needed medium of exchange.
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In 1996, Jim Graham was elected to his ninth term as the state's commissioner of agriculture, and became the longest-termed one in the country. In his 32 years he has earned a reputation for honesty, fairness, and ability to make tough decisions.
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To visit at Christmastime the Moravian village of Old Salem in Winston-Salem is to step back a century and experience Christmas without modern-day traditions or conveniences.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 64 Issue 7, Dec 1996, p24-26, 35, il Periodical Website
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Tours of decorated homes during the Christmas season are a tradition, and many towns, including Asheville, Todd, Mount Airy, and Edenton, display their Southern hospitality during visits to their oldest and best homes.
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