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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 21 Issue 9, February 1964
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The battle continues in the long fight to provide tax relief for the costs of college education. A suggested amendment would provide an income tax credit for college costs, based on the first $1500 of tuition, fees, books, and supplies per student. The maximum credit would be $325, and can be available to anyone paying the costs: parents, students, etc.
Meaning Dry Dust in Native American, Lake Mattamuskeet is a freshwater saucer thirteen miles long, five miles wide and less than six feet deep. Covering almost a sixth of Hyde County, North Carolina, Lake Mattamuskeet is the winter home of tens of thousands of Canadian Geese and a National Waterfowl Refuge. The Refuge is cooperatively managed for public hunting by the US Fish and Wildlife Service and NC Wildlife Resources Commission.
North Carolina's national and state parks from sea to mountains drew more visitors in 1963 than any other year in the state's history. Combined visitor counts for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, four national forests, 12 state parks, and Cape Hatteras National Seashore was over 19 million. This represented a gain of over 1.5 million visitors from 1962.
North Carolina's newest and most modern state agency is setting up to shoot the state. The North Carolina Film Board is working to provide a first-class film library of North Carolina life. They are currently producing a dozen films interpreting Tar Heel citizens and changes taking place in the state.