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On this day in 1900: Orville Wright, uncomfortably encamped at Kitty Hawk, writes his sister: “This is ‘just before the battle,’ sister, just before the squall begins. About two or three nights a week we have to crawl up at 10 or 11 o’clock to hold the tent down. When one of these 45-mile nor’easters […]

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– Other than the first appearance of the Miscellany link dump, what are the 10 “most significant events in North Carolina history”? — What, you thought Wilbur and Orville flew to Kitty Hawk? — John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, Nina Simone, Max Roach and Billy Taylor born here, Dizzy Gillespie educated here,  Billy Strayhorn inspired here […]

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