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MAIN News Archives for August 2018

08/31 -  Trump cancels federal employee pay increases, citing financial concerns
08/31 -  Trump is a snob who secretly despises his own supporters
08/31 -  DeVos rescinds guidance documents for disabled students
08/31 -  North Carolina Baptist school head accused of sex offenses with minor
08/30 -  Buncombe County once again had the highest number of unimmunized students in NC
08/30 -  No evidence Clinton server was compromised, FBI says
08/30 -  La Crosse virus confirmed in Henderson County
08/30 -  Cleanup of Pence family gas stations cost Indiana more than $20 million
08/29 -  Polk County is a rural NC county of 20,000 people; what will it be like when 400,000 visit?
08/29 -  'Gross negligence' alleged during construction of UNCA dorms deemed fire safety risk
08/28 -  UNC boards have special meetings in aftermath of statue fall
08/28 -  Apple watching NC's GOP amendment power grabs closely
08/28 -  Judges say North Carolina congressional districts unconstitutionally gerrymandered
08/27 -  Gunman sought in Hendersonville drive-by shooting
08/27 -  Milo Yiannopoulos attacks his fans for failing to support him emotionally and financially
08/27 -  Trump rejected plans for a White House statement praising McCain
08/26 -  After David Pecker deal, Trump doorman free to talk about alleged Trump affair that resulted in illegitimate child
08/26 -  Democrats strip superdelegates of power and reform caucuses in 'historic' move
08/26 -  Trump used $258,000 from his charity to settle legal problems
08/26 -  McCain requested Obama and George W. Bush deliver eulogies at funeral
08/25 -  Why are so many people Trump hires corrupt, incompetent and immoral?
08/25 -  America's real economy is not booming
08/25 -  The conspiracy memo about Obama aides that circulated in the Trump White House
08/25 -  How Facebook tries to moderate two billion people
08/24 -  Police identify victim in Hendersonville shooting; search for suspect continues
08/24 -  Is the 2018 election going to be a replay of 2006 in NC?
08/24 -  David Pecker, National Enquirer publisher, granted immunity in Michael Cohen case
08/24 -  Twenty-five districts that could decide the House in 2018
08/23 -  Trump's three legal defenses in the Cohen case are pretty unconvincing
08/23 -  DNC calls FBI after appearing to thwart hack of its voter database
08/23 -  NC just had another election law ruled unconstitutional, this time over 'sore losers'
08/23 -  Private equity merger includes purchase of eight NC hospitals, flying under the radar
08/22 -  If Silent Samís fall was illegal, so too was its standing
08/22 -  Rep. Steve Scalise: I might have attended white supremacist event
08/22 -  What Manafort's conviction and Cohen's plea meann for Trump
08/22 -  Firefighters will live in UNC Asheville dorms until fire-safety improvements are made
08/21 -  Democratic push for redistricting commissions gains steam as midterms approach
08/21 -  Georgia cancels registration of more than 591,500 voters
08/21 -  Proposed budget bill would have devastating effects on millionsí Social Security benefits
08/21 -  UNC protesters knock down Silent Sam Confederate statue
08/19 -  Kavanaugh ranks second-to-last in terms of public approval of any SCOTUS nominee dating back to 1987
08/19 -  Weight of history bears down on NC amendments
08/19 -  Parents upset over UNCA housing issues
08/18 -  Impeachment of justices over amendments possible, GOP chief says
08/18 -  Trump melts down on Twitter after his military parade is canceled due to high costs
08/18 -  Judge in Paul Manafort trial says he has been threatened and is now under US Marshal protection
08/18 -  AP source: Omarosa has video, audio, texts
08/17 -  'Abrupt thaw' of permafrost beneath lakes could significantly affect climate change models
08/17 -  Five new UNCA residence halls deemed unsafe for occupancy
08/16 -  US military now has the money it needs to deal with climate change
08/16 -  Deputies fired at while investigating bear poaching in Henderson County
08/16 -  CDC monitoring measles outbreak in twenty states
08/16 -  Sanders apologizes after falsely claiming Trump created more jobs for African-Americans than Obama
08/15 -  White House waives ethics rules to allow top staffers access to Fox News
08/15 -  Trump reportedly tries to call world leaders at odd hours and has to be reminded of different time zones on a 'constant basis'
08/15 -  Penn Jillette says he knows that tapes exist of Trump making racist utterances
08/15 -  How three conspiracy theorists took 'Q' and sparked Qanon
08/14 -  Missouri Republican who said 'Hitler was right' wins state House primary
08/14 -  Florida 'stand your ground' shooter Michael Drejka charged with manslaughter
08/14 -  'Donít hijack our constitution,' McCrory says as all 5 ex-governors blast power shift
08/14 -  DOT plans changes to U.S. 19-23 interchange in Woodland Hills
08/13 -  Small earthquake Sunday in Blowing Rock area
08/13 -  Democrats continue to attract young voters
08/13 -  Omarosa releases alleged recording of Kelly firing her in Situation Room
08/13 -  WCU professor unearths wealth of Cherokee history and culture
08/12 -  The Devin Nunes tape tells us what we all knew: his investigation is about protecting Trump
08/12 -  Judge orders NC to comply with federal law on purging voters
08/12 -  Proposed budget bill would have devastating effects on millions' Social Security benefits
08/12 -  After Charlottesville, white nationalists are winning
08/11 -  As math test denies NC teachers licenses, hundreds of classrooms remain unstaffed
08/11 -  Plane stolen by 'suicidal' employee crashes after unauthorized takeoff at Seattle airport
08/11 -  Tennessee public schools now required by law to display 'In God We Trust' motto
08/11 -  Fox News is openly pushing a white nationalist agenda
08/10 -  Wilbur Ross, commerce secretary, may have stolen $120 million from investors, partners
08/10 -  Wanda Greene accused of claiming Buncombe County as a loss on tax returns
08/10 -  In Montana, Green Party candidate was on state GOP payroll
08/10 -  Nearly half of Republicans think Trump should be able to close news outlets
08/09 -  Mandy Stone's final communications as Buncombe County manager
08/09 -  Ohio county finds hundreds of uncounted votes in already too-close-to-call special election
08/09 -  Sen. Nelson says that Russians have penetrated Florida's voter registration system
08/09 -  Omarosa secretly recorded Trump while working in the White House
08/08 -  Virginia Beach GOP congressman investigated in vote fraud scandal
08/08 -  Leaked document: Putin lobbied Trump on arms control inn Helsinki
08/08 -  Update on the lawsuits about the upcoming ballots in NC
08/08 -  Five takeaways from Tuesday's election results
08/07 -  Young immigrants detained in Virginia allege they were beaten while cuffed, left nude in cells
08/07 -  Emmett Till sign in Mississippi vandalized with bullet holes, again
08/07 -  Fetzer out of bounds; UNC board should censure him
08/06 -  Rain may explain more bears raiding WNC picnic baskets, trash
08/06 -  Panel says Asheville firefighter's cancer death was in 'line of duty'
08/06 -  On climate change, itís time to start panicking
08/06 -  An exhibit at the Museum of Durham History chronicles the oldest Muslim community in NC
08/05 -  Corporations have been working with the right wing to weaponize the First Amendment for decades
08/05 -  SC taxpayers pay millions for a secretive police force that arrests immigrants for fake IDs
08/05 -  Judge says Trump team '100 percent' responsible for finding deported immigrant parents
08/05 -  Cooper plans suit to keep two amendments off November ballots
08/04 -  Giant sinkhole opens in Rockingham county; officials say it will take weeks to fix
08/04 -  Suburban rejection of Trump is becoming more likely
08/04 -  Asheville reaches $650,000 settlement in police beating case
08/04 -  NRA claims financial troubles may soon put it out of business
08/03 -  Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation is not inevitable
08/03 -  Obama endorses six candidates for the North Carolina legislature
08/03 -  A close analysis of the proposed NC constitutional amendments
08/03 -  Earth's soil is 'hyperventilating' thanks to climate change