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10913
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North Carolina's newspapers since the end of World War II are growing at a rate faster than the population and are a big business. There are 48 dailies and 148 weeklies whose combined market value exceeds $200 million compared with $50 million in 1945. Circulation, employees, quantity and quality of news coverage, and advertising linage have also grown.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 11, Nov 1969, p120-121, 272, il
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10914
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The Charlotte Observer, the largest morning newspaper in the state, and The Charlotte News, the largest afternoon paper, are both published by Knight Publishing Company, although they are editorially independent. The article includes information on the newspapers from their founding to the present.
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10915
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Broadcasting is almost 50 years old in North Carolina. The state's commercial broadcasters include approximately 190 AM radio stations, 70 FM radio stations, and 19 television stations. The article includes information on the current status of broadcasting in the state.
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10916
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Apparel, Inc., founded in 1946 in Mebane is the oldest manufacturer of children's clothing in North Carolina. The company sells to more than 2,000 retail outlets throughout the nation.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 11, Nov 1969, p208, 244-245, il
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10912
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This article provides statistics about mail service in North Carolina and some concerns about the department. For example, there are 801 postmasters in the state, with 11,623 employees and a gross annual payroll of $84.9 million. Over a million pieces of mail are handled annually.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 11, Nov 1969, p97, 216-217, il
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10924
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At its Raleigh facility, ITT Telecommunication Transmission Products is engaged in research, development, and the manufacture of complex communications equipment and systems. The plant opened in 1959 and employs a workforce of over 550. The company was attracted to the Raleigh area because of the proximity of three major universities and the Research Triangle.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 11, Nov 1969, p114-115, 221, il
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10925
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Superior Continental Corporation opened in Hickory in 1954 as the manufacturing and supply arm of Continental Telephone Corporation, the country's third largest independent phone company. Other plants have been built at Catawba and Rocky Mount, as well as in Iowa and Texas. The company is a major producer of telecommunication equipment and supplies.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 11, Nov 1969, p117-118, 219, il
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10923
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The Western Electric Company is the fifth largest employer in North Carolina and the eighth largest in the nation. In 1969, the company observes its one hundredth anniversary. It is an integral part of the Bell System and serves as its manufacturing and supply unit. Western Electric has operated manufacturing facilities in Burlington since 1946 and in Winston-Salem since 1950.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 11, Nov 1969, p110-112, il, por
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10926
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The new School of Telephony, located at Central Carolina Technical Institute in Sanford, will provide a continuing program to keep technicians up to date on advancements within the telephone industry. There are thirty-eight companies (independent and co-ops) in the state, but only three have formal training programs of their own.
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10934
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In 1905, Lunsford Richardson, a Greensboro druggist, went into business to sell his own medicines. He called his company Vick Family Remedies Company; in 1960, the name was changed to Richardson-Merrell, Inc. Under Richardson, and later his son Smith, the company expanded to eleven U.S. and eighteen foreign plants of a $340 million enterprise.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 11, Nov 1969, p156-157, 229, il, por
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10932
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Early in 1969, Riegel Paper began building a new Packaging Division plant in Charlotte, and by July 1969, the company decided to move the national headquarters of the Packaging Division there also. This division accounted for over 40 percent of the company's 1968 sales of $150 million. The Charlotte plant will produce folding cartons, envelopes and other packing materials for use in the hosiery and soft-goods industry.
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10935
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In 1931, the century-old Raleigh Iron Works became Peden Steel, a company specializing in steel fabrication. Today, Peden's facilities in Raleigh, and a new plant in Nashville, NC, cover 275,000 square feet and have a production capability of 30,000 tons annually.
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10930
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Boren Clay Products Company, founded in 1946 by Orton and Addison Boren, has headquarters in Pleasant Garden near Greensboro. The privately-held company makes over 320 million brick a year. Boren makes one of every nine brick produced in the country, and one out of every four produced in North Carolina.
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10931
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The textile industry's biggest boom recently is textured yarn. Universal Textured Yarn, Inc., located in Mebane, began in 1967, and two years later the company is one of the big four in the industry. The company's goal is ten percent of the textured yarn market.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 11, Nov 1969, p143-144, 243, por
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10928
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On September 30, 1953, television station WSJS went on the air in Winston-Salem. This article examines its progress over the last sixteen years and why it has been a successful station.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 27 Issue 11, Nov 1969, p128-130, 220, il, por