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2046
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Dissatisfied with inordinate taxation and a lack of representation on the town council, a group of Sunset Beach property owners is attempting to secede from the town of Sunset Beach and to establish the island of Sunset Beach as an independent town.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 8, Jan 1995, p4, il
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2053
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Pfeiffer College alumnus Lawrence J. Wheeler, former deputy secretary of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, is the new director of the North Carolina Museum of Art.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 8, Jan 1995, p3, il
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2075
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Burnsville, named for privateer Captain Otway Burns, is the seat of Yancey County. The changing seasons and variety of activities draw many tourists who appreciate the slow mountain pace.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 8, Jan 1995, p12, il
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2084
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Jonathan Worth, North Carolina's first post-Civil War governor, endured strong opposition from the state's unionists to his efforts to provide artificial limbs to those Confederate soldiers who lost limbs in battle. His tireless efforts were successful.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 8, Jan 1995, p36-37, por
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2079
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A partnership between such governmental agencies as the North Carolina Division of Parks and Recreation and private businesses like Carolina Power and Light Company is producing ways to protect the state's natural resources and environment.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 8, Jan 1995, p21-25, il
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2080
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In April, 1865, when he was eight, Paul Barringer defeated the fleeing Jefferson Davis in a chess match when the Confederate president spent the night in Concord. Barringer later earned a medical degree and was a medical pioneer in the New South.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 8, Jan 1995, p13, por
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2083
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Improvement in North Carolina's public schools is assisted, in part, by thousands of ordinary people who are willing to become involved. For example, Charlie's Pizza in New Bern rewards child readers with pizza when they read a certain number of books.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 8, Jan 1995, p32-35, il
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2082
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At the century's end, North Carolina's strong economy is fueled by such accomplishments as the Research Triangle Park, low unemployment, a strong banking system, business recruitment, and heavy foreign investment, including Japan's two billion dollars.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 8, Jan 1995, p26-31, il
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2081
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Dr. Arthur S. Link, a graduate of the University of North Carolina, is the leading authority on Woodrow Wilson's presidency. In 1994, Link finished editing COLLECTED PAPERS OF WOODROW WILSON, a 69-volume work in 39,000 pages.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 8, Jan 1995, p14-15, il
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2078
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Support for the arts in North Carolina is a rare blend of public and private monies and individuals. This has encouraged the growth of a diverse community of creativity in such areas as filmmaking, music, painting, literature, and folk crafts
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 8, Jan 1995, p16-20, il
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2085
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For North Carolinians seeking a new look for their yards, ornamental grasses could be the answer. Grasses like Pine Pampas, Red Switch, and Japanese Blood not only are colorful but also are resistant to insects and disease and tolerant of summer heat.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 62 Issue 8, Jan 1995, p39, por
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