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MAIN News Archives for October 2017

10/31 -  Global atmospheric CO2 levels hit record high
10/31 -  Why Papadopoulos spells trouble for Trump
10/31 -  WNC forests face threat of erratic and extreme weather as climate changes
10/30 -  BREAKING: Dennis Banks, AIM founder, Native American activist, dies
10/30 -  BREAKING: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort indicted as part of Russia election probe
10/30 -  Georgia destroyed election data right after a lawsuit alleged its voting system might have been hacked
10/30 -  Restoring North Carolinaís sick rivers to health will require a major policy about-face
10/30 -  Twenty of America's top political scientists gathered to discuss our democracy. They're scared.
10/30 -  Trump tries to shift focus to Clinton's imaginary crimes as Mueller indictments loom
10/29 -  The Catalan crisis: Is the contemporary nation-state in jeopardy?
10/29 -  Trump ally Roger Stone suspended from Twitter after attacks on CNN journalists
10/29 -  Phil Berger rules by whim to gain partisan omnipotence
10/29 -  European Parliament votes to end visa-free travel for Americans
10/28 -  Almost half of Trump's Twitter followers appear to be fake
10/28 -  Conservative site funded project that led to Trump dossier
10/28 -  JFK files: U.K. newspaper received tip about 'big news' minutes before Kennedy's assassination
10/28 -  First charges filed in Mueller investigation
10/27 -  Fox News gives twelve hours coverage to Weinstein, but twenty minutes to O'Reilly's abuse allegations
10/27 -  Lee Harvey Oswald file release could shed light on Raleigh connection to JFK assassination
10/27 -  Demanding universities name their Brexit teachers is a bizarre attack on academic freedom
10/27 -  Buncombe Commissioners: County government 'must take accountability'
10/26 -  Failure is still an option for Democrats
10/26 -  Oldest homo sapiens fossils rewrite humanity's history
10/26 -  Paul Ryan tells conservatives DACA will be part of spending bill
10/26 -  A second woman says George H. W. Bush groped her
10/25 -  BREAKING: NAACP issues travel advisory against American Airlines
10/25 -  Sea level rise could flood 1.9 million US homes by 2100
10/25 -  Small company with connections to Trump administration wins $300 million Puerto Rico recovery contract
10/25 -  Majority of white Americans say they think whites face discrimination
10/25 -  County letter prompts scrutiny of Southside training program administered by Dee Williams
10/24 -  Pollution responsible for 16 percent of early deaths globally
10/24 -  Why is the media reluctant to cover neo-Nazi violence?
10/24 -  Trump, GOP budgets would cut food stamp programs by 140 billion dollars
10/24 -  Trump thinks he owns Renoir, but Art Institute says real one hangs in Chicago
10/23 -  Survivors call community to action at Domestic Violence Awareness Vigil
10/23 -  Young subscribers flock to print media
10/23 -  Road reopens after a cow causes a 4-vehicle crash in Henderson County
10/23 -  J.D. Vance joins forces with Steve Bannon
10/22 -  Federal judge will not void guilty ruling on Arpaio, despite Trump's pardon
10/22 -  John Kelly's lies about Frederica Wilson are part of a pattern about not believing Black women
10/22 -  Holly Jones takes job with state Department of Justice
10/22 -  DNC chair purges dissenters in surprise shake-up
10/21 -  Video of Frederica Wilson's 2015 FBI speech shows John Kelly got it wrong
10/21 -  Bannon expands his target list into North Carolina
10/21 -  Proposed law would make disabled Americans second-class citizens again, rolling back ADA protections
10/21 -  Tom Price's wife asks about 'legally' quarantining HIV patients
10/20 -  'Go home, racist!' Richard Spencer shouted down at University of Florida speech
10/20 -  Jail deaths on rise in NC as wave of privatization continues under GOP
10/20 -  Foxís smear campaign backfires, exposes Gold Star widow's congresswoman as champion for vets
10/20 -  Elon Muskís Boring Company is starting work on Baltimore-DC underground Hyperloop
10/19 -  Arrest in Buncombe County shows link between opioid crisis and adult care homes
10/19 -  Hurricane Maria has exposed and intensified Puerto Rico's ecological crisis
10/19 -  NC charter schools are richer, whiter
10/19 -  White House walks back Trump claim that Dem fabricated remarks to widow, now says he was 'misunderstood'
10/18 -  Polls show NC's electorate is upset
10/18 -  Politics and the fallen: Trump hasn't called all families
10/18 -  Florida Gov. Rick Scott declares state of emergency ahead of white nationalist speech at UF
10/18 -  Trump's 'mindless nihilism' the fantasies of a 71-year-old Fox news viewer who thinks he can recreate 1950
10/17 -  How bad will Trump's defunding of Obamacare subsidies be? Here are the numbers for NC
10/17 -  Should a self-driving car be willing to kill the driver?
10/17 -  Young Republicans ditching GOP like never before
10/16 -  Eighteen states sue over Trump-halted ObamaCare payments
10/16 -  A Mississippi town finally desegregated its schools, sixty years late
10/16 -  Trumpís pick to run White House environmental office says more CO2 is good for humanity
10/16 -  Suspect in would-be Asheville Airport bombing caught because he used his REI membership card when paying for backpack
10/15 -  Two dead, 10 injured after attempted prison break in North Carolina
10/15 -  How climate change is "turning up the dial" on California wildfires
10/15 -  Opinions at Values Voter Summit: Michele Bachman says Trump is man of faith, others say Jesus would have tweeted
10/14 -  White nationalism is destroying the western US
10/14 -  McDowell county's new paranormal group investigates the supernatural
10/14 -  As crisis at Kobe Steel deepens, CEO says cheating engulfs 500 firms
10/14 -  Former Wharton professor: 'Trump was the dumbest ***** student I ever had'
10/13 -  Judges again weigh NC legislative maps
10/13 -  Did the NC General Assembly accidentally make public Confederate monuments illegal?
10/13 -  Thwarted Asheville airport bombing receives little coverage, because white terrorists don't fit media template
10/13 -  Sunset provision ended, more money added to NC film incentive program
10/12 -  Puerto Rico: US officials privately acknowledge serious food shortage
10/12 -  DowDuPont, Chemours named in GenX contamination of drinking water lawsuit in Wilmington
10/12 -  "I hate everyone in the White House", Trump seethes as advisers fear the President is 'unraveling'
10/12 -  NC GOP moves forward with attempt to take control of state courts
10/11 -  HardLox festival in Asheville this Sunday
10/11 -  How Trump's decision to roll back the Clean Power Plan could affect the environment
10/11 -  'An insult and a disgrace': Top Buncombe staff receive raises, 6-figure bonuses
10/11 -  In wake of silly tweets by Trump, Mensa offers to give IQ tests to both
10/11 -  Leaders of NC GOP in legislature seek to turn state into banana republic
10/11 -  An Oregon billionaire backed NC charter school takeover law, and his school network expands
10/07 -  Trump complained to Tillerson about law barring US companies from bribing foreign officials
10/07 -  Republican-friendly judicial districts advance in NC House
10/07 -  BREAKING: Explosive device left at Asheville Regional Airport, person of interest sought
10/07 -  Large bonuses, incentives inflated Buncombe County's other six-figure salaries
10/06 -  One third of Weinstein Company board resigns amid sexual harassment allegations
10/06 -  Former Buncombe County manager Wanda Greene made about $500,000 in half year in 2017
10/06 -  Charter schools bill taxpayers for empty desks
10/06 -  John Kelly's personal cellphone was compromised, White House believes
10/06 -  Another hazing death at a storied social fraternity, and nobody will intervene
10/05 -  Why debunking bogus stories on social media is so difficult
10/05 -  Senator who took over $852,000 from NRA: People in mass shootings should just "get small"
10/05 -  NRA has invested over ten million dollars in Burr, Tillis
10/05 -  Someone dressed like the Monopoly guy photobombs the Senate's Equifax hearing
10/05 -  The press is increasingly trusted by the public
10/04 -  Who will benefit from the GOP tax plan? Early reports suggest the wealthy will
10/04 -  Tillerson's fury at Trump required an intervention from Pence
10/04 -  GOP criticizes NC DEQ for getting behind in work after slashing funding
10/04 -  Trump tosses paper towels into crowd as method of hurricane relief for Puerto Rico
10/03 -  Trump administration says employers can fire employees for being gay
10/03 -  What college students donít understand about free speech
10/03 -  Nine million children just lost their insurance because Congress let it expire
10/03 -  Health insurace premiums increasing up to 200 percent for state employees, teachers
10/02 -  Why the 97 percent climate consensus is important
10/02 -  Catalan government prepares declaration of independece from Spain
10/02 -  Judge's order ends 'invasive, demeaning and humiliating' Kentucky abortion law, lawyer says
10/02 -  BREAKING: More than 50 killed in deadliest shooting in mass shooting in Las Vegas
10/01 -  Global carbon emissions stood still in 2016, offering climate hope
10/01 -  Trump sent 18 tweets on Puerto Rico on Saturday, making things worse
10/01 -  What happened to one reporter who ignored Trump for a week
10/01 -  Catalan independence referendum in chaos as police clash with voters