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MAIN News Archives for December 2018

12/31 -  Politicians have caused a pay 'collapse' for the bottom 90 percent of workers, researchers say
12/31 -  Lion kills worker after escaping locked area at North Carolina conservatory
12/31 -  A holiday mystery: Why did John Roberts intervene in the Mueller probe?
12/30 -  Bigfoot, Bitcoin, and time travel: The pseudoscientific credentials Of Trump's new attorney general
12/30 -  Former Russian spy reportedly pressured Manafort to pay back oligarch debts
12/30 -  FBI collected fake green cards that Trumpís managers gave to undocumented immigrants working at his golf club
12/30 -  Driver who hit building in downtown Asheville suffered medical condition
12/29 -  North Carolina wildlife officials warn of deer disease
12/29 -  Someone is trying to take entire countries offline
12/29 -  Trump administration tells furloughed workers: Do chores for landlords to pay your rent
12/29 -  Trump issues executive order freezing federal workers' pay in 2019
12/28 -  Trump exposed location, identities of Navy Seals in Twitter posts
12/28 -  Ballots may have been stolen or destroyed in disputed NC House race
12/28 -  Asheville Airport announces direct service to LaGuardia starting in May
12/28 -  Former Mossad chief says Moscow chose Trump, used bots to get him elected
12/27 -  Timeline shows final hours of second Guatemalan child to die in US custody
12/27 -  Trump misleads about military pay raises again
12/27 -  IRS cuts audits of rich, steps up audits of poor after budget cuts
12/27 -  CIA finds that Saudi Crown Prince sent 11 messages to team that murdered Khashoggi
12/24 -  Rick Santorum has hired a firm to scrub the Internet of a photo of him and Russian agent Maria Butina
12/24 -  Trump says Democrats 'own the shutdown' he says he'd own last week
12/24 -  Uganda is adding compulsory Chinese lessons to its high school curriculum
12/24 -  How annexing laws made Charlotte into NC's economic powerhouse
12/23 -  Court of Appeals upholds conviction of Asheville marijuana activist Piland on most charges
12/23 -  GOP candidate who drove 'deportation bus' indicted on insurance fraud charges
12/23 -  18 inches of snow fell Friday in parts of WNC? Precipitation record 'almost certain' to fall?
12/23 -  Trump reportedly wants to fire the Fed chair, a move that could wreak havoc on the financial markets
12/22 -  Former Buncombe county manager Mandy Stone agrees to plea deal
12/22 -  U.S. stocks suffer amid D.C. tumult; Dow has worst week in a decade
12/22 -  The government shutdown is here. How does it affect you?
12/22 -  'This guy doesnít know anything': the inside story of Trumpís shambolic transition team
12/21 -  Driver charged in McDowell school bus crash that injured six
12/21 -  Records raise doubts about care Cherokee County jail gave to inmate who died
12/21 -  Trump unleashed: Mattis exit paves way for global chaos
12/20 -  Another round of rain, snow heads toward WNC
12/20 -  Trump revives US Space Command, likely again based in Colorado Springs
12/20 -  Trump quietly starts firing servicemembers living with HIV just before the holidays
12/19 -  Early morning fire destroys home in Alexander; no injuries reported
12/19 -  National Enquirer likely has damaging unpublished stories on President Donald Trump and his family
12/19 -  Trump agrees to shut down his charity amid allegations that he used it for personal and political benefit
12/19 -  Senate passes bipartisan criminal justice bill
12/18 -  North Carolina GOP criticizes state election board, supports candidate in election fraud probe
12/18 -  Investigation ongoing after three arrested during Leicester armed home break-in
12/18 -  It isn't likely that any challenger could beat Trump in the 2020 Republican primaries
12/18 -  Donald Trump: "SNL should be tested in courts"
12/17 -  The first long-term study on how screen time affects children's brains suggests more than 2 hours a day could do damage
12/17 -  Another Tennessee quake felt as far as Brevard, Marshall
12/17 -  Officials clear more than 120 missing children cases after human trafficking sweep in Michigan
12/17 -  GOP feels heat in wake of Obamacare ruling: 'It's all the downsides'
12/16 -  Trump's attacks on John Edwards come back to haunt him
12/16 -  Mueller investigation has cost 25 million so far, but has brought in 48 million from tax cheats
12/16 -  A conservative writer explains how Pelosi and Schumer outsmarted Trump
12/16 -  Interior Secretary Zinke resigning, cites 'vicious' attacks
12/15 -  Health officials warn of possibly rabid gray cat in Weaverville neighborhood
12/15 -  Chris Christie tells Trump he doesn't want to be chief of staff
12/15 -  Many victims of Californiaís worst wildfire were elderly and died in or near their homes, new data show
12/15 -  Running out of options, Trump turns to self-pitying whataboutism
12/14 -  Federal court throws out permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline to cross Appalachian Trail
12/14 -  Russiaís high-tech AI robot turns out to be human In robot costume
12/14 -  Trump was at August 2015 meeting about hush money payments, source says
12/14 -  Trump considering son-in-law Kushner for chief of staff position
12/13 -  NC election fraud: Concerning number of absentee ballots not returned in Columbus Co.
12/13 -  Lindsey Graham now under investigation for campaign finance violations, ties to Russia
12/13 -  Trump turns down Meadows for White House chief of staff, removing leading contender
12/13 -  Trump moves to deport Vietnam War refugees
12/12 -  GOP candidate's consultant linked to second county In NC election probe
12/12 -  Google forced to explain to Congress why image searches for 'idiot' return images of Trump
12/12 -  Reporter says Trump 'stormed out' of Oval Office after Pelosi, Schumer meeting
12/12 -  Earthquake in east Tennessee felt in WNC
12/11 -  Christian TV host says new Ice Age is coming this winter, but at least it will kill Planned Parenthood
12/11 -  Faced with scandal, Trump seems oblivious to his precarious state
12/11 -  North Carolinaís big government conservatives and the endless legislative session
12/11 -  Mark Meadows, leader of the right-wing House Freedom Caucus, wants to be Trumpís chief of staff
12/10 -  Snow ends; cold weather coming for Asheville and surrounding region
12/10 -  North Carolina governor wins again in balance-of-power case
12/10 -  Nick Ayers, aide to Pence, declines offer to be Trumpís Chief of Staff
12/09 -  Trump pick for UN said D-Day was height of US-Germany cooperation
12/09 -  Jared Kushner gave Saudi Crown Prince advice after Khashoggi slaying: NY Times
12/09 -  Asheville storm: Power outages widespread in WNC
12/09 -  What we now know about Trump and Russia
12/08 -  Local weather service predicts high accumulations of snow for some areas
12/08 -  Friday was a very, very bad day for Donald Trump
12/08 -  Millenials are the generation with the most economic stress
12/08 -  Van Duyn attempt to slow NC voter ID bill fails; it goes to Gov. Cooper
12/06 -  Execution of Tennessee inmate by electric chair renews debate on cruel and unusual punishment
12/06 -  Subpoenas issued to Trump organization in emoluments case
12/06 -  The GOP has a new strategy: Lame duck power grab
12/06 -  Record snow? Forecasters differ on what's coming to the Asheville area
12/05 -  Inside the North Carolina Republican vote machine: Cash, pills, and ballots
12/05 -  Unusual worldwide seismic waves in November likely caused by magma shifts
12/05 -  After CIA briefing, Republicans say 'no question' Saudi crown prince ordered Khashoggi murder
12/04 -  WNC nature program approves of court ruling in favor of the endangered red wolf
12/04 -  GOP lawmakers try once again to restructure NC state elections board
12/04 -  Researchers have found strong evidence that racism helps the GOP win
12/04 -  French government suspends fuel tax rise after riots
12/03 -  World Bank to invest $200bn to combat climate change
12/03 -  Why missionary John Allen Chau's death on a remote Indian island is so unsettling to Christians
12/03 -  USGS: 2.0 magnitude earthquake recorded near North Carolina-Tennessee border
12/03 -  Milo Yiannopoulos 'more than $2m in debt', Australian promoters' documents show
12/02 -  Amidst social media controversy, NC Board of Elections chair resigns
12/02 -  This was the week the Mueller probe hit a turning point
12/02 -  Florida teacher fired for giving zeros to students who failed to turn in homework
12/02 -  Oklahoma senator wants to classify abortion as felony homicide
12/01 -  What is happening in the NC 9th district?
12/01 -  NC board again declines to certify Mark Harris victory as mail-in ballots questioned
12/01 -  Millennials aren't spending because they're poorer than previous generations
12/01 -  George H. W. Bush dead at 94