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10738
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The pleasant overnight trip by train from Asheville to Washington or New York is likely to soon be a thing of the past, as the Southern Railway has petitioned for a hearing before the North Carolina Utilities Commission regarding such a change in its passenger service. The passenger business, they claim, is losing too much money and they would like to discontinue the service. This is the last available rail service out of Asheville and all of Western North Carolina.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 37 Issue 20, Mar 1970, p14-15, il
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10739
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Marshal Michel Ney, who was executed in 1815, was one of Napoleon's greatest soldiers. According to legend, he did not die but escaped to the United States. Supposedly he was teaching school and living in Rowan County at the time of his death in 1846.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 37 Issue 20, Mar 1970, p17-18, il
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Siler profiles Peter Hanlon, who is the supervisor of North Carolina's four national forests - Croatan, Uwharrie, Pisgah, and Nantahala. He has held forestry positions in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. His domain in North Carolina stretches 450 miles east to west and includes over one million acres.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 37 Issue 20, Mar 1970, p10-11, 24, il, por
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