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MAIN News Archives for February 2017

02/28 -  Investigation into Spindale church reveals accusations of decades of abuse
02/28 -  The death of Bill Paxton reminds us that 'Twister' changed meteorology
02/28 -  Pat Robertson: Stop witches from cursing Donald Trump
02/28 -  Duo gets prison time for racial slurs, death threats at black child's birthday party
02/28 -  Trump: "Nobody knew health care could be so complicated"
02/27 -  BREAKING: Bomb threat reported at Asheville's Jewish Community Center
02/27 -  Sean Spicer targets own staff in leak crackdown
02/27 -  Review: ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ will make you rethink race
02/27 -  PwC apologizes for best picture mix-up at Oscars
02/27 -  Navy secretary nominee Philip Bilden withdraws
02/26 -  Here’s where NC’s political clashes stand in court
02/26 -  Muhammad Ali Jr. detained at Florida airport by immigration officials, questioned about name, faith
02/26 -  North Carolina one of 17 states looking to curb mass protests
02/26 -  Will Asheville's Pritchard Park be fenced off?
02/25 -  Pope denounces Catholics who won't pay a fair wage
02/25 -  UK officials now think Russia may have interfered with the Brexit vote
02/25 -  Trump badly losing his fights with media
02/25 -  Trump signs resolution to permit dumping mining waste into waterways
02/24 -  NC leads nation in preemption of local government
02/24 -  Federal agents in Texas move hospitalized Salvadoran woman awaiting emergency surgery to a detention facility
02/24 -  White House hints at coming crackdown on recreational marijuana
02/24 -  Appeals Court rules that Second Amendment doesn’t protect right to assault weapons
02/23 -  Trump revokes Obama guidelines on transgender bathrooms
02/23 -  President Trump's popularity is 'sinking like a rock,' new poll shows
02/23 -  Exoplanet discovery: seven Earth-sized planets found orbiting nearby star
02/23 -  NC Republican files bill to establish life at conception
02/23 -  The travel press is reporting the 'Trump Slump,' a devastating drop in tourism to the US
02/22 -  Republicans target non-surgical abortions in latest move to restrict reproductive rights
02/22 -  House bill would scale back number of free school meals
02/22 -  Middle America is basking in unprecedented February warmth
02/22 -  NC governor and AG seek to end US Supreme Court review of voter ID case
02/21 -  Neo-Confederates arm to fight the South's 'leftist menace'
02/21 -  Gov. Roy Cooper in Charlotte today for teacher pay announcement
02/21 -  Jewish community centers receive fourth wave of bomb threats this year
02/21 -  Sylva Police search for person spiking hiking trail
02/20 -  Trump cites fake attack on Sweden at rally
02/20 -  Report: Senate Intel Committee asks agencies to keep records related to Russian probe
02/20 -  NC conservative activists accused of threatening to kill Muslims
02/20 -  Accused armed robber wrecks SUV into building in downtown Canton
02/19 -  Trump vineyard requests visas for still more foreign workers
02/19 -  Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion nationwide, dies at 69
02/19 -  China grants Trump a trademark he's been seeking for a decade
02/19 -  Bill in House calls for elimination of EPA
02/19 -  TWRA confirms cougars in Tennessee
02/18 -  Petraeus drops out of considerations for security post due to staffing concerns
02/18 -  Man with white supremacist ties accused of plotting attack ‘in the spirit of Dylann Roof
02/18 -  Mills River farmers ask Congress to protect their workforce
02/18 -  A day before McCrory signed HB2, he got a poll that showed it would be popular
02/18 -  Brooks: Imagining a failed Trump administration
02/17 -  Asheville's Cotton Mill Studios for sale
02/17 -  The rise of progressive 'fake news'
02/17 -  Tribe files new suit as Army Corps announces eviction deadline for water protectors
02/17 -  A Jewish reporter asked Trump a question; it didn't go well
02/16 -  Somali refugees are risking life and limb to escape US for Canada
02/16 -  Coach accused of embezzling $400k from Christian school in Fayetteville
02/16 -  Boeing union workers lose historic election in SC
02/16 -  Research shows that voter ID laws suppress minority voting
02/15 -  Senior official suggests Trump not 'tied to' two-state solution in Middle East
02/15 -  Boeing workers cast their votes today re unionization
02/15 -  Asheville's Center for Jewish Studies celebrates 35 years
02/15 -  Trump campaign aides have had repeated contact with Russian intelligence
02/14 -  How White House advisor Stephen Miller went from pestering Hispanic students to designing Trump's immigration policy
02/14 -  NC court blocks law stripping governor of election powers
02/14 -  Read Flynn's resignation letter
02/14 -  Flynn's resignation doesn't end controversy surrounding White House
02/13 -  Cats sailed with Vikings to conquer the world, genetic study reveals
02/13 -  Evacuation orders remain for more than 180K as officials monitor Lake Oroville
02/13 -  Finally, the GOP finds voting fraud: one GOP voter in Haywood, NC
02/12 -  Women's March participants hold 'Huddles' in Asheville, across the country
02/12 -  WPVM director wins half-million in Facebook defamation suit
02/12 -  At meeting with Abe, it looks like Trump forgot his earpiece, pretended he understood Japanese
02/12 -  Crops rot in Alabama fields as workers vanish to avoid state's crackdown on 'illegal' immigrants
02/11 -  NC GOP lawmakers want to allow handgun concealed carry without permit
02/11 -  I-77 toll opponents get another day in court
02/11 -  It's about 50 degrees warmer than normal at the North Pole
02/11 -  Russians considering returning Snowden to US as a 'gift' to Trump
02/11 -  Behind the Internet's anti-democracy movement
02/11 -  Website for disabled kids disappears as DeVos takes office
02/10 -  Jimmy Carter brings massive solar array to his hometown
02/10 -  Court rules against Monsanto, allows California to put cancer warning on Roundup
02/10 -  Trump family history: Donald, Fred, and the Ku Klux Klan
02/10 -  Bannon's favorite philosopher is a truly frightening character
02/09 -  The most dangerous religious extremists are migrants from North and South Carolina
02/09 -  Scientists just drilled into the middle of a volcano
02/09 -  Companies still moving to Mexico, despite Trump’s pressure
02/09 -  Court blocks North Carolina law aimed at curbing Democratic governor’s power
02/08 -  As dating apps are blamed for rise in STDs, NC is 3rd most diseased state
02/08 -  100-mile crack slicing through Antarctic ice shelf troubles scientists
02/08 -  Flying home from abroad, a border agent stopped and questioned me … About my work for the ACLU
02/08 -  Elizabeth Warren was silenced in the Senate -- for quoting Coretta Scott King
02/08 -  What's actually going on at Fukushima?
02/07 -  Dutch trains are first to run on one hundred percent wind power
02/07 -  On the chopping block: NC retiree health care benefits
02/07 -  13,000 people hanged in secret at Syrian prison, Amnesty says
02/07 -  Trump’s labor secretary pick Andrew Puzder admits to employing undocumented worker
02/06 -  AME bishops sound battle cry against Trump
02/06 -  Trump: ‘Any negative polls are fake news’
02/06 -  North Carolina's democracy is as dysfunctional as Iran's
02/06 -  Trump threatens to defund 'out of control' California
02/05 -  Is Asheville the worst city for teachers?
02/05 -  The battery revolution is happening, and nobody is noticing
02/05 -  48 US Jewish centers received bomb threats in past month: 'Why is no one talking about this?'
02/05 -  Asheville is number two on realtor list of ten US cities gentrifying the fastest
02/05 -  Donald Trump's mother was -- you guessed it -- an immigrant
02/04 -  Donald Trump reportedly tells female staffers to ‘dress like women’
02/04 -  Coal ash pits: Duke Energy tells neighbors to waive claims to receive benefits
02/04 -  Judge’s blocking of travel ban sets stage for epic court battle
02/04 -  Trump slams ‘so-called’ judge who blocked travel ban
02/04 -  FCC stopping 9 firms from providing subsidized Internet to poor
02/03 -  NC's Senate Democrats file HB2 repeal bill
02/03 -  Sean Spicer falsely accuses Iran of attacking a U.S. naval vessel
02/03 -  Trump adviser cites non-existent 'Bowling Green massacre' in defense of ban
02/03 -  White House nixed Holocaust statement mentioning Jews
02/02 -  US - Australia rift is possible after Trump's heated call to nation's PM
02/02 -  Steve Bannon: 'We're going to war in the South China Sea ... no doubt'
02/02 -  Biscayne Bay is freakishly hot, and scientists aren't sure why
02/02 -  Trump threatens to send US troops to Mexico to take care of 'bad hombres'
02/02 -  Cartwheeling teacher wasn’t wearing underwear, arrested for indecent exposure
02/02 -  UC Berkeley cancels right-wing provocateur’s talk amid violent protest
02/01 -  Overbearing GOP leaders stop rank-and-file NC legislators from taking a stand on HB2
02/01 -  Jerry Falwell, Jr. asked to lead Trump higher education task force
02/01 -  Don't let Trump distract you: Public comment on DAPL is now open
02/01 -  'Military' convoy bearing Trump flag rolls through Louisville