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for The State Vol. 4 Issue 28, Dec 1936
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Charlotte is now the greatest church-going city in the world, ranked first in the percentage of its people who take their seats in church on Sundays. Edinburgh, Scotland was previously ranked first in this position, but Charlotte recently surpassed the city which still leads in the percentage of its population that maintains membership.
A student's prank at Davidson College resulted in the history-making episode of the first x-ray picture in the United States. Three students, who brought this distinction to North Carolina, defied college rules in their tests to satisfy their curiosity, and in doing so produced the first x-ray picture.