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By Chris Cooper Eric Brace writes damn fine songs. His band Last Train Home plays these songs pretty damn well,…

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By Michael Beadle Journey back to Christmas Eve, December 1941. The United States has just entered World War II after…

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A study released earlier this month by the North Carolina Arts Council shows that cultural travelers to the state spend…

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By Michael Beadle • Staff Writer As the retail industry gears up for another busy holiday season of sales, some…

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