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Panel considers plea to preserve N.C. land

[RALEIGH] A federal advisory panel is weighing a petition from North Carolina asking that federal forestlands in the state not be opened to timber harvesting and new roads. The Bush administration has proposed the changes for 174,000 acres of national forest in North Carolina. In March, Gov. Mike Easley filed a petition that explained how leaving the land alone would help keep water clean and protect black bears…

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