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MAIN News Archives for February 2018

02/28 -  NC State School Superintendent backs more school resource officers, not armed educators
02/28 -  One killed in domestic situation on Rock Hill Road in southern Buncombe County
02/28 -  Supreme Court upholds government power to detain immigrants without bail
02/28 -  Washington becomes first state in the nation to pass net neutrality regulations in defiance of FCC
02/27 -  Fla. shooting survivor's mother: We have received death threats
02/27 -  GOP complaints about NC progressive groups demonstrate their effectiveness
02/27 -  Trump says he would have run into Florida school without a weapon
02/27 -  Trump's personal pilot on short-list to run FAA
02/26 -  Oscar, the cat who predicts deaths
02/26 -  Asheville wary as NC legislators take new look at water system
02/26 -  Sen. Dianne Feinstein fails to receive endorsement from California Democrats
02/26 -  How Billy Graham made queer lives hell on earth
02/25 -  Man charged after human remains found in Polk County well
02/25 -  How the Democratic memo rebuts the Nunes memo
02/25 -  Attorneys for Alabama death row inmate seek information on aborted execution
02/25 -  People are starting to realize the GOP tax bill was a massive scam
02/24 -  Survey: more than half of US gun owners do not safely store their guns
02/24 -  Complaint filed: Berger, Moore conspired to ‘intimidate, interfere’ with judges
02/24 -  CPAC honors Trump with a hero's welcome
02/24 -  Four sheriff’s deputies hid during Florida school shooting
02/23 -  Arming teachers to stop gun violence is one of the worst Trump ideas yet
02/23 -  Deputy at Parkland school resigns after video shows he avoided shooter
02/23 -  Poll: Most Americans not getting bigger paychecks in wake of tax overhaul
02/22 -  GenX gridlock in the General Assembly as GOP-controlled Senate balks at demands for cleaner water
02/22 -  How rightwing media is already attacking Florida teens speaking out
02/22 -  Trump and DeVos call for massive cuts to college student aid programs
02/21 -  Report detailing harassment at NPR cites 'high level of distrust' of management
02/21 -  The purpose of the Second Amendment was to preserve slavery
02/21 -  Trump denies woman's allegation of sexual assault in Trump Tower
02/21 -  UNC warns of planned white nationalist rally
02/20 -  White nationalists and Twitter bots fueled the war against Al Franken
02/20 -  Pennsylvania Supreme Court issues fair Congessional district map; Republicans outraged
02/20 -  Shooting survivors focus anger at Trump, tweets
02/20 -  Hospitals brace For unpaid patient bills after Trump ends Obamacare subsidies
02/19 -  What Haaretz can tell you about the new Netanyahu graft case roiling Israel
02/19 -  Former Trump aide Rick Gates will plead guilty to Mueller probe charges
02/19 -  Fact-checking Trump’s error-filled tweetstorm about the Russia investigation
02/19 -  Reports: Asheville Regeneration Station owner killed in motorcycle crash
02/18 -  How trolls work: Russia sparked fear at Missouri during 2015 protests
02/18 -  Candler couple's love of 'possums, other critters,' leads to Hall of Fame
02/18 -  Trump says FBI missed Florida shooter 'signals' spending 'too much time trying to prove Russian collusion'
02/17 -  Russian conspiracy targeted Charlotte and North Carolina, Mueller indictment says
02/17 -  Woolly mammoth on verge of resurrection, scientists reveal
02/17 -  Mueller’s latest indictment shows Trump has helped Putin cover up a crime
02/17 -  Burr, Tillis received more NRA cash than most US lawmakers
02/17 -  Pro-gun Russian bots flood Twitter after Parkland shooting
02/16 -  Wilmington lands first 2018 film project
02/16 -  Teachers were heroes as Florida politicians cower before NRA
02/16 -  White House refuses to release photo of Trump signing bill to weaken gun law
02/15 -  NC Harm Reduction Coalition gets $1 million grant to battle opioid epidemic
02/15 -  Why Patrick McHenry (NC) is the payday loan industry's favorite congressman
02/15 -  Mass shootings are getting deadlier, and all have something new in common: The AR-15
02/14 -  Giant tax cuts are going into buybacks, not wage hikes
02/14 -  Russians flock to Trump properties to give birth to US citizens
02/14 -  Walmart has become crime magnet in many North Carolina cities
02/13 -  TV networks did poor job reporting on climate change last year
02/13 -  The smearing of Governor Cooper
02/13 -  Trump proposes eliminating federal funding for PBS, NPR
02/12 -  Trump budget plan already outdated after budget deal
02/12 -  Donald Trump says the stock market made a "big mistake" by falling
02/12 -  Asheville playwright lampoons local politics in 'Mountain Political Action Committee'
02/11 -  "Our Cartoon President": That joke isn't funny anymore
02/11 -  Urban Institute slams NC Republicans for mistreatment of unemployed
02/11 -  Middle-aged whites are dying at an unprecedented rate in NC, an ECU study says
02/10 -  Big trouble: all of Japan's sumo wrestlers to be questioned as sport lurches into crisis
02/10 -  Pentobarbital found in Gravy Train dog food
02/10 -  Second WH official resigns over domestic abuse allegations
02/10 -  Trump 'rarely if ever' reads his daily intelligence briefing
02/09 -  Russians penetrated US voter systems, DHS cybersecurity chief reports
02/09 -  The futile quest to make Trumpism intellectually respectable
02/09 -  Four women kick of campaigns for NC senate
02/09 -  FEMA's astonishing failure to deliver food in Puerto Rico
02/08 -  Millenials and Generation X now largest groups of registered voters in NC
02/08 -  Fake news sharing in US is a rightwing thing, says study
02/08 -  US trade deficit in Trump's first year soars to 9-year high of $566 billion
02/08 -  Survey reveals slavery is so inadequately taught in schools that students don’t even understand it
02/07 -  NC has the worst gerrymander in US history. What else is new?
02/07 -  Can religion explain why Americans are so easily duped by fake news?
02/06 -  SCOTUS denies stay in Pennsylvania partisan gerrymandering case
02/06 -  GPS-based system could have prevented deadly train crash
02/06 -  Shootings now third leading cause of death for US children
02/06 -  David Crosby: Shared dislike for Trump could reunite Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young
02/05 -  White House pulls nominee for top environmental role who called carbon dioxide the 'gas of life'
02/05 -  Courts, again, remind NC's GOP legislators of their proper place in wake of election cancellations
02/05 -  Russia intensifies airstrikes in Syria's Idlib
02/05 -  Nunes memo aims at Russia probe, backfires on Trump and GOP
02/04 -  Human remains found on Hill Street in Asheville
02/04 -  Mayan cities unearthed In Guatemala forest using lasers; culture far larger than thought
02/04 -  How Trump betrayed the intelligence community to save his own skin
02/04 -  NC's democracy was bad at the start of 2017; a year later it's worse
02/03 -  Ideological battles at UNC continue as board considers equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion report
02/03 -  John McCain says Trump is 'Doing Putin's job for him' by attacking the FBI
02/03 -  Devin Nunes admits he didn't view the underlying intelligence upon which his memo was based
02/03 -  California crops rot as immigration crackdown creates worker shortage
02/02 -  Michael Wolff goes on Twitter rampage after he's kicked off show for peddling Haley-Trump affair rumors
02/02 -  Judge strikes down Florida’s system for denying felons' voting rights
02/02 -  Appalachia deserves more than J. D. Vance
02/02 -  Democracy continues its disturbing retreat
02/01 -  Wake County principal responds to students' racially-charged social media posts
02/01 -  Schiff accuses Nunes of altering memo before sending to White House
02/01 -  Five blue states could determine who controls the house in 2018
02/01 -  You shouldn’t pay for Duke’s coal ash history