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30676
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The recently opened North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh has added to their $2 million collection of Old Masters with an exhibit entitled "Rembrandt and His Pupils." The exhibit celebrates the 350th birthday of Rembrandt and consists of 20 paintings by the master and 40 by his students.
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30682
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Northwest North Carolina is a region of small communities and many assets, including the native-born, rural and independent citizens. In order to find solutions for strictly local problems, the communities do not turn to Raleigh for help but have developed the Northwest North Carolina Development Association. This volunteer organization, established in 1954, evaluates problems and cooperatively seeks ways to turn them into opportunities for community development.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 14 Issue 7, December 1956, p4-5, 24, por, map
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30683
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Firestone Textiles, Inc. of Gastonia, North Carolina has donated three buildings of approximately 40,000 feet to the North Carolina State College. The buildings meet the growing demand for technical training at Gaston Technical Institute, which is part of the State College Extension Division and the School of Engineering.
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30684
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With names like Kill Devil Hills, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, or Roaring Gap, North Carolina certainly has different and colorful place names. These place names relate to anything from historical events and hobbies, to horticulture and gemstones.
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30681
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New social security legislation has lowered retirement for widows from 65 to 62, and made it possible for working women to qualify for reduced benefits at 62. Congress also extended coverage to self-employed professionals and increased taxes to pay for disability benefits.
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30688
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A recent study shows that farm families in North Carolina have low income compared to non-farm family incomes in the state. This lower income is most likely attributed to the high proportion of families living on low-production farms and the large number of members per household. Also, farm incomes are highest in areas where industrialization allows farm works to engage in other types of labor along with farming.
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30687
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The destiny of North Carolina's industrial development rests on the civic and business leaderships throughout the state's municipalities. Cities and towns need to meet and cooperatively deal with the complex problems of the rapidly changing agricultural, commercial, and manufacturing patterns developing across the country and the state.
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30689
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Along with the abundant sunshine and the long leaf pine, golf and horse riding make the Sandhills resorts of Pinehurst, Southern Pines, and Tyron, as well as the Sedgefield in the Piedmont, a vacation favorite. From the autumn into the spring, the mid-south resorts highlight sports and social events with events like golf tournaments and steeplechasing exhibitions.
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30693
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A bill that has been pending in Congress for six years has finally been passed with the President's approval to provide over $37 million in federal grants to states in the next five years for public library services. North Carolina will receive the third largest allotment with over $303,000 to aid rural inhabitants with no access to free books.
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30694
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In the high-altitude forests of western North Carolina, it is harvest season for mountain greenery. North Carolina is the source for Christmas trees and half a dozen species of smaller evergreens.
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30695
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A new publication available free from the North Carolina State Advertising Division, Department of Conservation and Development describes new vacation attractions on the North Carolina Outer Banks. It provides a guide to recent developments on the island, along with a summary of its colorful history.
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