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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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– Vietnamese-American writer sets latest novel in Boiling Springs, peoples it with Virginia Dare, Wright Brothers and slave poet George Moses Horton. – Fog of war hinders recount of state’s Confederate dead. – Student paper at N.C. State emphasizes importance of campus history, such as  “old rumors that our rivalry with UNC-Chapel Hill started when […]

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