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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 38 Issue 10, Oct 1980
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The new Jaycee Burn Center at the North Carolina Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill is the thirteenth of its kind in the country. Private citizens and other groups have raised a great deal of the cost. The Jaycees have made the center a major fundraising project since 1974. Volunteer firefighters, civic and social organizations, and a number of businesses have all contributed.
Jackson F. Lee of Fayetteville was elected chairman of the State Republican Party in 1977 and reelected in 1979. He discusses the Republican Party's chances in the upcoming election in a state where Democrats outnumber Republicans three to one.
Russell Walker, chairman of the State Democratic Party, discusses the upcoming election, including the duties of a party chairman, allowing a third party candidate on the ballot, and how well President Carter will do in North Carolina.
Shearon Harris, one of North Carolina's outstanding business leaders, died August 29, 1980 and is remembered in this We the People of North Carolina memorial.