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What These Words Can Do

“Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are, Up above the world so high/ …” I’ll bet I can tell you what just happened. Whether you’re 25 or 45 or 75, you just finished the next line in
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North Carolina Native

September 2014 Most people don’t realize that our state, a host of the U.S. Open, is also the birthplace of the only patented game of miniature golf: Putt-Putt. Back in 1954, insurance salesman Don Clayton sketched out the idea on
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State Symbols Series

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The Magic of the Movies

When my dad went off to college at UNC in the 1950s, his friends made fun of him the first time he suggested they go to the “picture show.” That’s all he’d ever heard the movies called when he was
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A Prayer for North Carolina

Learn how the December issue inspired a first-of-its-kind feature and an innovative digital storytelling experience.
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Our State 80th Anniversary

Celebrating Our State’s 80th Anniversary

Our State magazine celebrates its 80th anniversary this June. We look pretty good for our age, don’t we?
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Our 10 Favorite Stories

In celebration of our 80th anniversary, we list our favorite ten stories that you shouldn’t miss.
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Celebrating 80 Years: Pages Past

See inside some of the earliest pages of Our State in this special 80th anniversary photo gallery.
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Celebrating 80 Years: A Cover Gallery

View a gallery of Our State covers through the years.
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Our State Visa® Platinum Card

Apply today for the Our State Visa® Platinum card from NewBridge Bank, featuring four iconic images from Our State. Show your pride, and reap the rewards.
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