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MAIN News Archives for August 2017

08/31 -  Congress is eyeing cuts to FEMA’s budget to pay for Trump’s wall
08/31 -  Mueller teams up with NY attorney general, since state charges can not be pardoned away
08/31 -  Military sends warships, aircraft to Texas in aftermath of Harvey
08/31 -  Federal court rules in favor of Freedmen in Cherokee Freedmen case
08/30 -  For nine straight years, six figures went missing from the Wake County Register of Deeds office
08/30 -  Georgia GOPer warns black attorney she ‘may go missing’ if she tries to remove Confederate monument
08/30 -  About 80 percent of Harvey victims have no flood insurance
08/30 -  Twenty NC coastal communities could be flooded by sea water in 15 years, new report says
08/29 -  Duke Energy Carolinas proposes a 13.6% rate hike for North Carolina to pay for coal ash cleanup, failed nuke plant
08/29 -  North Korea fires missile over Japan in 'unprecedented threat'
08/29 -  Harvey is what climate change looks like
08/28 -  Trump rolls back Obama-era flood standards for infrastructure projects
08/28 -  New electoral maps give NC Republicans huge advantage
08/28 -  Harvey: Too poor to flee the hurricane
08/27 -  Felony dropped against KKK leader enjoying Charlottesville media spotlight
08/27 -  NC House and Senate move on new district maps
08/27 -  Arpaio pardon may be first act of a constitutional crisis
08/26 -  Vital NC Supreme Court cases pitting GOP versus Democrats to be heard soon
08/26 -  Arpaio pardon: only remedy for Trump's disrespect for Constitution is impeachment
08/26 -  The disturbing lessons of Trump's shameful Arpaio pardon
08/26 -  Donald Trump suggests Jews might secretly be committing anti-Semitic hate crimes on themselves so he looks bad
08/25 -  Exxon researched climate science, understood it, and misled the public
08/25 -  Private water, public nightmare: Customers face another rate hike for dirty water
08/25 -  Police investigate shooting at Asheville's Deaverview apartments
08/25 -  'Environmental nightmare' after thousands of fish escape sea farm
08/24 -  Three billion dollars later, abstinence-only sex ed still doesn't work
08/24 -  New NC legislative maps will continue to keep Republicans in power
08/24 -  Donald Trump's spiritual advisor: If you oppose the President, you oppose God
08/24 -  Rapper Joey Bada$$ brags about staring directly at eclipse without glasses, then cancels shows
08/23 -  British spy Christopher Steele tells FBI sources for Trump 'dossier': report
08/23 -  Why do modern horses have only one toe?
08/23 -  Alaska's permafrost is dying, and small communities are suffering
08/23 -  Fact-checking President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Phoenix
08/21 -  Is science broken, or self-correcting?
08/21 -  Trump disbands federal advisory panel on climate change
08/21 -  Editorial: No moral relativism in the face of bigotry
08/21 -  Greg Palast: How Trump stole the election
08/20 -  White nationalists are flocking to genetic ancestry tests — but many don't like their results
08/20 -  The health impact of the Tweeter-In-Chief
08/20 -  SPLC says misogyny is increasing under current administration
08/20 -  Global warming: Unprecedented heat wave in Kuwait causing birds to fall dead from the sky
08/19 -  Netanyahu's Charlottesville response proves he's lost any moral compass
08/19 -  Debate continues over Asheville's monuments to Confederates
08/19 -  Greene investigation said not to effect ongoing operation of county, no word on reason for investigation
08/19 -  How Breitbart became a favorite news source for neo-Nazis
08/18 -  BREAKING: Steve Bannon fired at White House
08/18 -  BREAKING: Former Buncombe County Manager Wanda Greene under investigation
08/18 -  NC's new districts: Same as the old districts?
08/18 -  Berger: Governor “reactionary” in call to remove Confederate monuments, NC GOP-led legislature unlikely to cooperate
08/18 -  Trump responds to Barcelona terror attack by spreading debunked rumor about Gen. Pershing
08/18 -  Mueller served Trump with a subpoena a day prior to his racist rant: Report
08/17 -  Trump job approval at 35 percent
08/17 -  For the architect of bogus classes and UNC-Chapel Hill, a tense time at NCAA hearing
08/17 -  This week should put the nail in the coffin of 'both sides' journalism
08/17 -  Trump staffers: "He is stubborn and does not realize how bad this is getting"
08/16 -  VICE News Tonight posts eye-opening Charlottesville episode on YouTube
08/16 -  Asheville's hotel boom: Where do things stand?
08/16 -  How 'nice white people' benefit from racism, Charlottesville
08/16 -  Baltimore removes Confederate statues during the night
08/16 -  Gov. Cooper vetoes senate bill over water quality concerns
08/15 -  Boston Holocaust Memorial vandalised by neo-Nazis
08/15 -  Man arrested in plot to detonate vehicle bomb in downtown Oklahoma City
08/15 -  Smiling emojis in work emails create perception of incompetence, study finds
08/15 -  Lost jobs and a father publicly disowning his son: Heavy blowback for marching white supremacists
08/14 -  NC GOP-led Senate tweaks legislation so one Republican can draw two salaries
08/14 -  America's drinking problem is much worse since 2000
08/14 -  Using only alternative medicine for cancer linked to lower survival rate
08/14 -  Was Charlottesville when alt-right violence became the new normal?
08/13 -  GOP senator lashes out: My brother didn’t die fighting Hitler so Nazi ideas could go unchallenged in US
08/13 -  NC residents have positive view of Obamacare, negative view of repeal
08/13 -  NC House votes to protect drivers who run into protesters
08/13 -  Man identified in terrorist attack against counter-protesters in Charlottesville
08/12 -  Trump proposes end to heating aid for low-income Americans
08/12 -  How Silicon Valley broke journalism
08/12 -  Lindsey Graham: U.S. is heading toward war 'unless the world can stop North Korea'
08/12 -  China would join forces with North Korea if US launches pre-emptive strike
08/06 -  First Asheville River Arts District boutique hotel being planned
08/06 -  The source for up to half of Earth's internal heat is unknown
08/06 -  Republican donor sues GOP for fraud over ObamaCare repeal failure
08/06 -  The hidden costs of school vouchers for North Carolina
08/05 -  Politifact's most checked politician is Obama; least truthful politician is Trump
08/05 -  Who is Sharon and why are so many Charlotte roads named after her?
08/05 -  Martin Shkreli is found guilty of fraud
08/05 -  Democrat's disastrous mistake on abortion
08/04 -  Flu rates three times higher than last year as dominant virus mutates
08/04 -  The Russian anti-Semitic history of Stephen Miller’s ‘Cosmopolitan’ epithet
08/04 -  Israeli police confirm Netanyahu is suspect in fraud investigation
08/04 -  Christians are more than twice as likely to blame a person’s poverty on lack of effort
08/03 -  NC election board considers higher evidentiary standards for voter fraud allegations; GOP objects
08/03 -  Montreal's Olympic Stadium turns into shelter for asylum seekers who've left US
08/03 -  NAACP issues its first statewide travel advisory, for Missouri
08/03 -  Trump, frustrated by Afghan war, suggests firing U.S. commander: officials
08/02 -  The ACA isn't raising premiums; Republicans are
08/02 -  NASA affirms Andrews, NC as upcoming eclipse 'Totality Town'
08/02 -  Justice Department to take on Affirmative Action in college admissions
08/02 -  Trump thinks the 'White House is a real dump,' report says
08/01 -  Paying for mistakes: North Carolina’s 10 most penalized adult care homes
08/01 -  Federal judges order new NC district lines to be drawn within a month
08/01 -  George Will: Trump won’t release tax returns because they show his ties to Russian oligarchs
08/01 -  Sen. Susan Collins receives round of applause at Maine airport after voting against healthcare repeal
08/01 -  Man shot to death in West Asheville