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18043
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Finding alternatives to jails entails freeing prison space for those awaiting sentencing or detained to prevent future crimes and reconsidering laws and establishing new facilities. Some of these alternatives suggest freeing those delinquent on bills but otherwise deemed reliable. Changes would also address creating new facilities for holding mentally ill individuals in newly constructed holding centers separate from traditional jails.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 34 Issue 6-7, Apr-May 1968, p17, 21-22
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18044
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In 1968, there were seven juvenile detention centers in the state; Buncombe County Receiving Home (Asheville), Durham County Youth Home (Durham), Forsyth County Center (Winston-Salem), Gaston County Juvenile Detention Home (Gastonia), Guilford County Juvenile Detention Home (Greensboro), Mecklenburg County Juvenile Diagnostic Center (Charlotte), and Wake County Detention Home (Raleigh). These seven facilities are run on the county level with no financial support. Only three standards are overseen by the state; approval of staff, program consultation, and standards of training.
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Details concerning the tax code are outlined as far as these concern agricultural and natural resources. Officials evaluated current codes and compared these to Virginia's tax system to relieve tax burdens on the state's farmers. Protecting agricultural land from encroaching urban development and increasing land value assessments was slated for review by the General Assembly the following year.
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Movies as instructional aid were encouraged viewing for local government officials. A list of specific titles and how to increase distribution are considered. Beyond instructional titles, contemporary popular films are also considered for educational value.
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