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It was fall of 1983 and a Korean Air 747 had been shot down by a Soviet jet fighter after it entered Soviet airspace. It was flight 007 and 269 people were killed. Five days later the Soviet Union … more
ASHEBORO — In an effort to help meet the educational and learning needs of children and parents during this challenging time, the North Carolina Zoo is offering an all-new Virtual Visit program. … more
RALEIGH — The Got to Be NC Festival announced Wednesday that the 2020 edition of the event, slated for May 15-17 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, has been canceled. “Anyone … more
In the late 1800s, few may have imagined that a civil engineer specializing in bridges and other steel designs would help revolutionize not only the skyline of carnivals and fairs, but summertime … more
The calendar continued to display 1983 and the month was August. In the national news it was reported that a group of young Milwaukeeans electronically invaded some 20 major computer systems … more
Gaming is a popular activity across the globe. WePC, a custom computer-building company, says there are more than 2.5 billion video gamers around the world. Sixty percent of United States-based … more
Angier singer/songwriter Paige Johnson has been invited to perform in Friday’s online version of the Fayetteville Arts Council’s weekly talent showcase. more
The year 1983 continued to mark the date that people read that the International Bureau of Weights and Measures had redefined that light travels in 1/299,792,458 of a second; the movie “The Right … more
“The Hunt” is an interesting and controversial film. Its initial release last year was postponed and now it is available on demand. A group of strangers wake up in a field and have no idea how … more
RALEIGH — During this uncertain time, the North Carolina Symphony’s music education mission remains constant — and students need access to the arts now more than ever. To that end, NCS has … more
How many of you pay attention to bumper stickers? Do you see as many as you once saw? In 1983, the following were some very popular ones displayed on cars and trucks: “We’re spending our … more
RALEIGH — For teachers, students, families — everyone! Experience the North Carolina Museum of History digitally on the History at Home page. Explore the exhibits, search the collections, … more
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