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Index of Selected Articles 
from the December 2000 issue
of the North Carolina Magazine



C o v e r S t o r y
Citizen Jim

As he completes what apparently will be the last of his landmark
16 years as North Carolina's governor, Jim Hunt reflects on the past and
looks to what he promises will be a “very active” future.



P h i l a n t h r o p y
Clean and Green

Burgeoning corporate support for the environment, mixed with a
commitment toward education, grows as companies associate
philanthropy with profits and citizenship.



T a x S t r a t e g i e s
Plan Now, Pay Less Later

Dot-com companies are in a funk, and the economy appears headed toward a
period of instability. To help reduce the amount postmarked for Uncle Sam
next April, now is a good time to balance losses against gains.



E x e c u t i v e P r o f i l e
Practical Visionary

Jim Goodnight became enamored with computers at N.C. State, and now customers
of Cary-based SAS are enamored with his company's software. Colleagues say
he can see around corners — yet maintain the road straight ahead.

W e T h e P e o p l e
Holiday Celebrations

If you're looking for a little holiday cheer, our state is the place to find it. From the
mountains to the coast, there is something for everyone. The 35th annual “Salem
Christmas” at Old Salem is one of our favorites. For five more, look inside.

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