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Archive for February 16th, 2011

I’ve read lots about financial situations in North Carolina during my time working in the North Carolina Collection…pro-tax hikes, anti-tax hikes, printing more paper money in Revolutionary War-era NC, the gold standard, layoffs, hiring…and so on, and so on. However, Governor Perdue’s “Balance the Budget Challenge” has to be one of the most interesting things […]

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Thanks to the fan site J! Archive we know that since 1985 North Carolina has been mentioned on “Jeopardy!” in answers or questions at least 258 times. For instance… 1.  “Hawk” Eyes for $1,200 (Feb. 9, 2011) “This aircraft carrier named for a North Carolina site has been nicknamed ‘Battle Cat.’ ” 2. The CW […]

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