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On this day in 1921: “The Lost Colony” premieres before Gov. Cameron Morrison and other state leaders in the old Supreme Court building. The five-reel silent movie, among the nation’s first uses of film for educational purposes, is the brainchild of Mabel Evans, superintendent of Dare County schools. The state-financed, $3,000 budget included hiring Elizabeth […]

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— Was the Civil War avoidable? Maybe if Lincoln had listened to John Gilmer…. — Exactly when were those “Greetings from Raleigh”? — Outer Banks overdevelopment: doing the job nuclear weapons didn’t? — Before Dino De Laurentiis there was… Mabel Evans Jones. — Today’s health tip: Don’t eat snot otters.

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