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MAIN News Archives for March 2017

03/31 -  The historical context of the rise of HB2
03/31 -  Trump eases combat rules in Somalia intended to protect civilians
03/31 -  Mike Flynn offers to testify in exchange for immunity
03/31 -  Bill would allow Connecticut police to put weapons on drones
03/30 -  New owners work to preserve legacy of Nina Simone's home
03/30 -  If Congress wants to put your browser history up for sale, why not buy theirs first?
03/30 -  FBI director James Comey tried to reveal Russian tampering months before election
03/30 -  Governor: HB2 fix not perfect but he supports it
03/29 -  NC’s congressional delegation is made up entirely of Christians, study finds
03/29 -  Trump tries to drag Clintons into Russia probe
03/29 -  Trump budget a slap in the face to working class Appalachia
03/29 -  Another proposal to repeal North Carolina's 'bathroom bill' fails
03/28 -  Do Finland's 'baby boxes' really save lives?
03/28 -  Phones have been ringing off the hook in support of Obamacare
03/28 -  The reclusive hedge fund tycoon behind the Trump presidency
03/28 -  Millennials are outreading older generations, study finds
03/27 -  If NC wants to feed itself it must save its farms
03/27 -  Russia's complex plan to back Trump and weaken NATO
03/27 -  The turbulent story of Hector Diaz, Asheville's restaurant entrepreneur
03/27 -  More states to expand Medicaid now that Obamacare remains law
03/26 -  Tillis stages a love-in for Goldman Sachs
03/26 -  Trump taps anti-LGBTQ activist Roger Severino to lead HHS Civil Rights Office
03/26 -  Report: Bannon told conservatives 'this is not a debate,' you have to back bill
03/26 -  How Fox News covers the US differently from other networks
03/25 -  State GOP tries to slow wind farms in NC
03/25 -  In NC, gerrymandering renders many votes worthless
03/25 -  The real threat to national security is deadly disease
03/25 -  Why are Republicans so relentlessly cruel to the poor?
03/23 -  Buncombe County looks at new approach to opioid addiction
03/23 -  GOP lawmaker defends use Of Japanese-American internment camps during WWII
03/23 -  How did Donald Trump hijack the religious right?
03/23 -  Koch network pledges to defend Republicans who vote against GOP health bill
03/22 -  Battles over Triangle light rail intensify
03/22 -  NC governor in McDowell: Baxter Healthcare to expand, add 90 jobs
03/22 -  A Russian lawyer involved in a US prosecution mysteriously plunged from his apartment window
03/22 -  Donald Trump is not having fun
03/21 -  Faithful march in Asheville in support of sanctuary for undocumented immigrants
03/21 -  Charlotte man arrested for firing a stolen gun into an Asheville hotel
03/21 -  Tillerson to skip NATO meeting, visit Russia next month
03/21 -  Trump campaign has been under FBI investigation since July
03/20 -  US 'forces G20 to drop any mention of climate change' in joint statement
03/20 -  Can the Kardashians survive the Trump era?
03/20 -  President Trump's approval rating sinks lower than Obama's ever did at any point
03/20 -  Former Greenville police chief Hassan Aden says he was detained at NY airport
03/19 -  Kellyanne Conway’s husband is Trump’s choice for key Justice post
03/19 -  Trump just made it harder to pay back student loans
03/19 -  The rise of secularism and the Alt-Right
03/19 -  Chuck Berry dies at 90
03/18 -  White House shares parody article as real news in daily email briefing
03/18 -  Russian elite invested nearly $100 million in Trump buildings, records show
03/18 -  A grim budget day for US science: analysis and reaction to Trump's plan
03/18 -  Two South Carolina lawmakers prepping survivalist communities to 'restore the fabric of America'
03/17 -  Trump budget chief says proposed cuts to Meals on Wheels are compassionate to taxpayers
03/17 -  National survey shows high rates of hungry and homeless community college students
03/17 -  Trump makes $1.5B request for border wall
03/17 -  Nazi-allied group claims top Trump aide Sebastian Gorka as sworn member
03/16 -  Asheville mayor admonishes councilman Bothwell for Haywood 'Pit' email
03/16 -  NC House GOP rejects latest HB2 repeal effort
03/16 -  Study: racism and sexism predict support for Trump much more than economic dissatisfaction
03/16 -  Voices of women have defined public radio
03/16 -  White supremacists on campus: unprecedented recruitment efforts underway
03/16 -  Proposed Trump budget will cut Meals on Wheels
03/15 -  The Wrongest profession: How economists have botched the recovery
03/15 -  Samantha Bee’s newest mission: Helping Pat McCrory find work
03/15 -  Trump’s Defense secretary calls climate change a national security risk
03/15 -  Louisiana wetlands struggling with sea-level rise four times the global average
03/14 -  NASA just found an orbiter that’s been missing around the moon for 8 years
03/14 -  CBO report: 24 million fewer insured by 2026 under GOP health care bill
03/14 -  Trump supporters call for “liberal genocide” and deportation of Jews at Arizona rally
03/14 -  McCrory, working as consultant, says HB2 makes some employers ‘reluctant to hire me’
03/13 -  New GOP senator: Asheville will be forced into districts
03/13 -  Millionaires will get $157 billion in tax cuts if Republicans repeal Obamacare
03/13 -  During his political rise, Stephen K. Bannon was a man with no fixed address
03/13 -  Rep. Steve King warns that ‘our civilization’ can’t be restored with ‘somebody else’s babies’
03/12 -  Most Americans won't be affected by Obamacare premium increase
03/12 -  World faces worst humanitarian crisis since 1945, says UN official
03/12 -  House Republicans would let employers demand workers’ genetic test results
03/12 -  US top court says electoral maps must be reviewed for racial bias
03/12 -  White evangelicals believe they face more discrimination than Muslims
03/11 -  American Indians told by Montana school athletic director “They were only letting the white people in”
03/11 -  How the racist backlash to Barack Obama gave us Donald Trump
03/11 -  Study finds link between gluten-free diet and Type-2 diabetes risk
03/11 -  Koch controversy resurfaces at WCU amid new research
03/10 -  The mighty American chestnut is poised for a return to America's forests
03/10 -  White House says Trump wasn’t target of investigation, despite prior claims implying otherwise
03/10 -  Real secret in WikiLeaks dump -- those encryption apps are still pretty good
03/10 -  South Korean president removed from office after bribery scandal
03/09 -  There's a big spike in hate crimes and Trump is the cause, says Southern Poverty Law Center
03/09 -  Spring came early, and scientists say climate change is a culprit
03/09 -  Jewish leaders frustrated by lack of progress in bomb threat probe
03/09 -  The Unaffordable Care Act: AARP's eye-popping cost projections for near-seniors
03/08 -  Power struggle between NC governor and legislators goes back to court
03/08 -  There are massive tax cuts for the rich inside the GOP health-care plan
03/08 -  Asheville doctors speak out about incidents of hate speech
03/08 -  The religious right is steeling itself for a Biblical battle on Trump’s behalf
03/07 -  Analysis: Does Obama have grounds to sue Trump for libel?
03/07 -  Anti-semitic comments by Madison county elections board member face scrutiny
03/07 -  NC Dems introduce bills to raise minimum wage to $15/hr, ensure equal pay for women
03/07 -  Something keeps happening to the robots sent in to Fukushima
03/06 -  US Supreme Court cancels transgender bathroom showdown
03/06 -  Egypt: Former dictator Hosni Mubarak acquitted of murdering protesters
03/06 -  North Korea fires multiple missiles into the sea in new provocation
03/06 -  Trump just killed California’s high-speed electric railway project
03/06 -  New investigation into abuse at Spindale's Word of Faith Fellowship
03/05 -  NC lawsuits testing political gerrymandering claims moving toward summer trial
03/05 -  Before meeting with Muslim constituents, GOP lawmaker asks if they beat their wives
03/05 -  The Republicans aren't just killing health care, they're killing any hope of retirement for millions
03/05 -  Trump's untruths about Russia are piling up
03/04 -  Arkansas lawmaker introduces bill to ban Howard Zinn from classrooms
03/04 -  White House proposes steep budget cut to leading climate science agency
03/04 -  Public officials can't shield government business by using personal email, CA Supreme Court rules
03/04 -  White House: Keystone XL exempt from 'Buy American' push
03/04 -  In first budget, Cooper pushes for Medicaid expansion
03/03 -  Post-Brexit, weather supercomputing leaves Britain for Italy
03/03 -  Mike Pence used AOL email for state business as Indiana's governor
03/03 -  Anti-marijuana GOP politician charged with possession of marijuana
03/03 -  Asheville mayor on HB2 repeal, new districts bill
03/02 -  Four mosques have been set afire in seven weeks
03/02 -  UTIs are becoming untreatable with the rise of antibiotic resistance
03/02 -  As Kentucky loosens oversight, coal ash contaminates waterways
03/02 -  Why cable pundits fell over themselves to declare Trump's speech "presidential"
03/02 -  Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador twice during Trump's campaign
03/01 -  How Art Pope avoided filing a 'statement of economic interest'
03/01 -  Lindsey Graham says Trump's first budget is 'dead on arrival'
03/01 -  Trump is flirting with the idea that anti-Semitic incidents are false flags — yet again
03/01 -  Trump signs bill reversing Obama rule to ban gun purchases by mentally ill
03/01 -  Fact-checking Trump's speech; are his claims true?