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30118
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The 1945 North Carolina General Assembly made major adjustments to tax laws particularly in regards to the taxation of insurance companies which included rewriting provisions to gross premiums. Changes also included credit given to those pursuing higher education, allowances for dependents in institutions, no sales tax on seed and stock food, and credit allowed for franchise taxes.
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30119
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Grandfather Mountain, one of the most rugged and ancient peaks in the Blue Ridge Mountain range, is being considered for commercial exploitation. Given the war time lack of federal funds, there is call for the people of North Carolina to acquire the property and preserve it.
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30127
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The Future Farmers of America, FFA, is a national organization for young men studying vocational agriculture. Composed of charter state organizations, the FFA then sets up local chapters at high schools with four degrees of active membership according to accomplishments in connection with the agricultural programs in the schools. North Carolina has 304 vocational agriculture programs with associated chapters and 23,000 members.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 3 Issue 1, May 1945, p16-17, 21, 27, por
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30129
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Started in 1919 with the funds from the National War Council of the Young Women's Christian Association, the North Carolina State Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs has expanded from six clubs to thirty-six clubs over six districts. They have advocated for North Carolina's ratification of the 19th amendment and the Educational Loan Fund, as well as been a voice for the war effort at home and overseas.
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30121
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Form the beginning of the Social Security Program, domestic workers have not been covered with the protection of social insurance. Considered one of the poorest group of paid labor in the United States, domestic servants need the benefits of Social Security more than many other groups. A tax plan has been suggested for the coverage and protection of domestic workers.
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30130
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A sustained downward trend is occurring in North Carolina in the death statistics. The infant mortality rate of %44.7 is the lowest in the State's history, while maternal mortality is also lowest. These vital statistics are due to advances in vaccines and modern viral and bacterial control.
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30120
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Only 19 of the men who have served as the President of the United States were active candidates for a party nomination. Twelve of the thirty-one presidents may be considered accidental presidents as they became leaders of the nation without receiving the majority votes.
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