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MAIN News Archives for January 2017

01/31 -  AP: Trump's voter fraud expert registered in 3 states
01/31 -  White House: ‘No regret’ over omitting Jews from Holocaust Day statement
01/31 -  The apocalyptic theory guiding Stephen Bannon's thinking
01/31 -  Trump fires acting Attorney General who defied him
01/30 -  Mississippi governor signs bill allowing businesses to refuse service to gay people
01/30 -  Steve Bannon personally overruled DHS decision not to include green card holders in travel ban: CNN
01/30 -  Christian groups oppose Trump's preference for Christian refugees
01/30 -  Priebus defends Holocaust Memorial Day statement that failed to mention Jews
01/29 -  Russian spy Oleg Erovinkin linked to Donald Trump’s ‘dirty dossier’ found dead in Moscow
01/29 -  Hours after Trump signs Muslim ban, Texas mosque goes up in flames
01/29 -  Judge blocks deportation of detainees over Trump refugee order
01/29 -  Trump limits roles of the director of national intelligence, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
01/28 -  Entire State Department senior management team resigns
01/28 -  Berger says full repeal of HB2 will never happen
01/28 -  Trump's import tax would mean Americans pay for border wall
01/28 -  The leaks coming out of the White House cast the President as a clueless child
01/27 -  Berger: HB2 'compromise' still possible
01/27 -  Trump’s immigration ban excludes countries with which he has business ties
01/27 -  China steps up as global leader while the U.S. steps away
01/27 -  Carl Bernstein: Nervous Republican officials are questioning President Trump’s ’emotional stability’
01/26 -  NC GOP leaders enlist Art Pope in fight against Medicaid expansion
01/26 -  House Science Committee chairman: Americans should get news from Trump, not media
01/26 -  US no longer considered 'full democracy,' group says
01/25 -  Asheville gentrification pace makes top ten list
01/25 -  Leading candidate for Supreme Court would criminalize gay sex
01/25 -  After protesters shout at McCrory, NC lawmaker wants to make it a crime
01/25 -  Trump administration restricts news from federal scientists at USDA, EPA
01/24 -  Editorial: HB2 repeal key to UNC system growth
01/24 -  Study: Trump benefited from 'overwhelmingly negative' tone of coverage of campaign
01/24 -  Trump spokesman says negative coverage is ‘demoralizing’ to Trump
01/24 -  Overturned 18-wheeler shuts down Asheville's Tunnel Road
01/23 -  Nineteen dead in unusual winter tornados in South
01/23 -  The America we lost when Trump won
01/23 -  Cheering and clapping at Trump's CIA speech came from Trump's retinue
01/23 -  Conway: Trump will not release tax forms
01/22 -  Women's March is biggest protest in US history
01/22 -  Trump, in CIA visit, attacks media for coverage of his inaugural crowds
01/22 -  Trump's inauguration crowd: Sean Spicer's claims versus the evidence
01/22 -  Estimated ten thousand attend Women's March in Asheville
01/21 -  People Interviewed Explain Why Affordable Care Act Is Better Than Obamacare
01/21 -  Canadians traveling to Women's March denied US entry after sharing plans
01/21 -  Trump's first act as president is to raise costs of mortgages
01/20 -  FBI, five other agencies probe possible covert Kremlin aid to Trump
01/20 -  McCrory ordered payouts to departing Cabinet heads
01/20 -  WaPo: Donald Trump has assembled the worst Cabinet in American history
01/20 -  Betsy DeVos claims she had no idea she’s been VP of an anti-gay foundation for 17 years
01/19 -  Why statistics are having a harder time predicting world events
01/19 -  Twenty-seven Jewish community centers evacuated across US in new wave of bomb threats
01/19 -  A wild turkey is stopping traffic in an Arden neighborhood
01/19 -  NC schools say they may cut arts, PE to meet new class size limits
01/18 -  Should Rabbi Marvin Hier bless Trump at the inauguration?
01/18 -  Erik Prince, 'Amerca's most notorious mercenary,' is advising Trump from the shadows
01/18 -  Researchers plan to bring giant extinct tiger back from the dead
01/18 -  With clemency for Chelsea Manning, attention turns to WikiLeaks head Julian Assange
01/17 -  Search for missing Malaysia Airlines airliner ends without success
01/17 -  GOP embarks on Obamacare repeal with no replacement
01/17 -  Water could be unaffordable for more than 35% of U.S. households in 5 years
01/17 -  Iraq war cost US more than $2 trillion, according to Reuters
01/16 -  Trump revokes WaPo press credentials, calling the paper ‘dishonest’ and ‘phony’
01/16 -  Hundreds march in downtown Asheville in support of Obamacare
01/16 -  Here's why the Republicans can't find a replacement for Obamacare
01/16 -  Central Florida Muslims open free health clinic, open to all
01/15 -  After years of birther conspiracies, Trump aide claims GOP never questioned Obama’s legitimacy
01/15 -  Judge temporarily halts NC Medicaid expansion effort
01/15 -  Arizona Republicans move to ban social justice courses and events at schools
01/15 -  Trump to meet Putin in first foreign trip as president: report
01/14 -  Legislators announce federal lawsuit over Cooper’s efforts to expand Medicaid
01/14 -  The Republican in charge of government oversight wants to prohibit criticism of Trump’s ethical violations
01/14 -  Former MI6 agent Christopher Steele's frustration as FBI sat on Donald Trump Russia file for months
01/14 -  US intel sources warn Israel against sharing secrets with Trump administration
01/13 -  Sessions 'not sure' if secular Americans understand truth as well as religious Americans
01/13 -  200 buses have applied for city parking on Inauguration Day; 1,200 have applied for the Women’s March
01/13 -  Forty percent of Durham charter school graduates didn’t have enough credits for diplomas
01/13 -  NC legislators seek to shut down wind farm
01/12 -  NC lawmakers prepared for rocky long session with new governor
01/12 -  Asheville to consider council redistricting
01/12 -  Dakota Access Pipeline supporter becomes chair of Senate Indian Affairs Committee
01/12 -  Senate takes major step toward repealing ACA
01/11 -  Supreme Court puts NC off-year legislative elections on hold
01/11 -  Donald Trump Russia claims: Leaked documents allege Moscow holds compromising dossier on President-elect
01/11 -  Drug meant for Alzheimer's regrows human teeth
01/11 -  Without human intervention, Google Translate developed an intermediate language for its translation code
01/10 -  Jewish community centers across nation receive bomb threats
01/10 -  Three charged, fourth sought in Fayetteville human trafficking operation
01/10 -  Obamacare repeal might have died last night
01/10 -  Trump is saying all the dress stores in DC are sold out -- of course, they're not
01/10 -  Swift federal action vowed on NC governor’s Medicaid expansion plan
01/09 -  Thomas Mills: How to make NC great again
01/09 -  Swastika painted on Reform rabbinical school’s sign in Cincinnati
01/09 -  In Tampa, Food Not Bombs activists arrested for feeding the homeless—again
01/09 -  Mitch McConnell ignoring cabinet confirmation procedure he demanded in 2009
01/08 -  Lost hikers located after night in Shining Rock Wilderness area after blizzard strands them
01/08 -  Ethics office accuses GOP of rushing Trump Cabinet confirmations
01/08 -  Troubled for-profit Charlotte School of Law will attempt to reopen
01/08 -  One of the world's largest icebergs is about to break off from Antactica
01/08 -  Leaders revive the dream of a United States of Africa
01/07 -  On bread, milk, and NC’s complicated relationship with winter weather
01/07 -  Victims identified in Ft. Lauderdale airport shooting
01/07 -  Former CIA director James Woolsey quits Trump transition team
01/07 -  I-26 reopens after closing near Asheville overnight due to snow, wrecks
01/06 -  DEQ's van der Vaart needs to exit, even if it's not graceful
01/06 -  Nestle admits to slavery in Thailand; still fighting child labor lawsuit in Ivory Coast
01/06 -  NOAA: Climate 2016 in review
01/06 -  Trump asking Congress, not Mexico, to pay for border wall
01/05 -  Cooper to expand Medicare in NC
01/05 -  Seven charts show Obamacare has been a success
01/05 -  Report says Trump planning to 'restructure' CIA
01/05 -  One of the last Shakers dies
01/05 -  Obama to transfer more Gitmo detainees despite Trump's objection
01/04 -  Study: Coastal NC officials unwilling to prepare for rise of sea levels
01/04 -  Record number of oil and gas firms go bust as renewable energy revolution begins to bite
01/04 -  ALS and the Right to Try
01/04 -  North Carolina’s bitter ex-governor uses final message to whinge about LGBT activists
01/03 -  Time for the GOP to put up or shut up about 'election fraud' claims
01/03 -  Texas judge strips some Obamacare gender nondiscrimination requirements
01/03 -  GOP legislature raises many taxes in NC, including gasoline taxes
01/03 -  With no warning, House votes to gut independent ethics office
01/02 -  On his way out the door, McCrory appoints top aids to powerful and lucrative positions
01/02 -  EPA finally says fracking harmful to drinking water
01/02 -  What is Putin's real long game?
01/02 -  Mark Meadows wants to make campus rape laws more lenient
01/01 -  Hammered Don Lemon steals show on CNN's New Year's Eve show
01/01 -  Bootsy Collins, Funkadelic bassist, sends New Year's greeting to Mothership pals everywhere
01/01 -  Krugman: How republics end