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30244
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The 1953 North Carolina General Assembly has come to decision on the budget, which is only 3.7 percent more than the recommended figures from the Budget Commission. Ranging from a three tenths of a percent increase for public schools to 128 percent increase for public debt, the figures represent a 14.8 percent increase for operating expenditures from the previous biennium.
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30243
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North Carolina's tourist facilities across the state have added more than 1500 rooms since last summer. To meet rising tourist demands, newly listed rooms are available from the mountains to the coast, from cottages to motor courts, ranging in price from $2 to $24.
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30245
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1953 offers tourist to North Carolina a variety of places to go and better ways to get there. From the mountains to the coast, the state is now linked through a network of good highways, which has led to new attractions and accommodations, such as the mile high swinging bridge to the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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30246
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Modern business management is becoming more professional as big corporations recognize that good executives and managers are successful through formal training and study. Each year, the University of North Carolina's School of Business hos the Business Management Institute to meet the educational needs of small business, independent owners and managers who are not able to attend costly educational programs.
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30249
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For several years now, there have been over 100,000 babies born in the North Carolina. With expanded numbers of births, there are expanded provisions and services. Cooperation with the State Board of Health and the Department of Education help protect infants and public school children through treatments and vaccines. As such, there is a stark reduction in infant deaths and certain diseases such as Diphtheria.
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30251
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Representing over 10,000 farm bureau members who produce flue-cured tobacco and live in the Piedmont section of North Carolina, Congressmen from the state argue against newly proposed taxes levied on cigarettes. Seventy-five percent of the farm income of this region of North Carolina comes from the production of tobacco, and a tax on cigarettes would drastically reduce both their profit and volume.
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30248
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Going into its second summer, the fast-moving production of 'Horn in the West' is winning praises as a leading attraction in the western North Carolina mountains. Played nightly at the Daniel Boone Theatre, the drama tells the story of people and events on the Southern Appalachian frontier in the 1770s.
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30250
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At the last quarter of 1952, more than sixteen thousand employers reported there were more than 737,000 workers in the state of North Carolina. With a four percent increase over 1951, workers received more than $532 million in wage payments, a weekly average of $55.87.
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30247
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More than any other southern state except Texas, North Carolina has spent over $120 million for new school houses in the past six years. This amounts to 3.29 percent of the national total for new schools.
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30252
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It is time for another Beef Shoot, so named for the prizes of beef, at Cataloochee. Over 100 contestants, men and women ranging from 16 to 80, compete in the marksmanship championship in North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains.
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