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MAIN News Archives for August 2020

08/31 -  Dodge Challenger pulled from Cape Fear River, two people found dead inside
08/31 -  Portland protest shooting death: Here's what we know
08/31 -  Semi-truck fire closes I-40 near Tennessee state line Sunday night
08/31 -  New Trump pandemic adviser pushes controversial ‘herd immunity’ strategy, worrying public health officials
08/30 -  Trump's college admission now under investigation following new evidence of SAT fraud
08/30 -  'Grand Flagging' demonstrators converge on downtown Asheville
08/30 -  Peru now world's deadliest Covid hot spot
08/30 -  As Trump travels, Secret Service copes with infections
08/28 -  Steve Bannon's troubles are just beginning
08/28 -  COVID-19 testing remains widely available, wait times down
08/28 -  NC unemployment checks could include extra money as soon as next week
08/28 -  Buncombe County Sheriff releases revised Use of Force policy
08/27 -  Pharma execs dumped millions in stock for huge profits after getting pandemic contracts
08/27 -  Community members prepare for coming wave of evictions
08/27 -  Trump’s convention flops as Biden DNC drew 3 million more viewers
08/27 -  Mountain native Madison Cawthorn speaks at Republican National Convention
08/26 -  RNC speaker removed after retweeting, recommending anti-Semitic conspiracy theory
08/26 -  ReOpen NC protesters to hold 'Freedom Rally' across NC on Memorial Day
08/26 -  Nicole Townsend withdraws from Asheville City Council race
08/26 -  Another Enka High employee tests positive for Covid-19
08/24 -  Kellyanne Conway announces she's leaving the White House and George Conway is stepping away from Lincoln Project
08/24 -  Colleges and universities across US halt in-person classes and begin campus monitoring after rising coronavirus cases
08/24 -  GOP says it won’t have new party platform for 2020 election, will just support Trump
08/24 -  Haywood county schools closed after ransomware attack
08/23 -  Legislative bluster doesn't help unemployed make ends meet
08/23 -  Barr reportedly told Rupert Murdoch to 'muzzle' Fox New's Andrew Napolitano
08/23 -  Small plane makes emergency landing next to I-40 in McDowell County; No injuries reported
08/23 -  'Not an easy task': GOP scrambles to finalize plans for convention amid COVID-19, venue changes, Trump input
08/22 -  Bannon has been telling friends he and Trump occasionally speak, source says
08/22 -  Trump to visit Flavor 1st in Mills River Monday, White House says
08/22 -  Trump will visit Charlotte on Monday; protesters respond, arrested downtown at RNC site
08/22 -  McDowell County veteran found dead; Deputies ask for public's help to solve homicide
08/21 -  Women come forward to accuse Madison Cawthorn of aggressive sexual behavior
08/21 -  The United States versus Steve Bannon
08/21 -  Inside the slow-moving disaster of students returning to college campuses
08/21 -  Two wanted in connection with Swain County homicide arrested in Mississippi
08/20 -  NCSU identifies coronavirus cluster, cases in fraternities, sororities
08/20 -  Asheville's homicide numbers reveal disturbing racial disparity
08/20 -  Alexei Navalny: Russian opposition leader 'poisoned'
08/20 -  Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon arrested on charges of defrauding donors in fundraising scheme
08/19 -  NC ranks 2nd in US for solar, with biggest public boom is happening in Asheville, Buncombe
08/19 -  Russians launched pro-Jill Stein social media blitz to help Trump win election, reports say
08/19 -  How disabled Americans are harmed by a system meant to help them
08/19 -  Berlin motorway crashes probed as terror attack
08/18 -  Cawthorne addresses sexual misconduct allegations
08/18 -  Taser-type weapon used in Asheville carjacking, police say
08/18 -  Carolina to switch to remote instruction, reduce residential density
08/18 -  St. Louis couple who pointed guns at protesters to speak at Republican convention
08/17 -  "Devastating:" The Census Bureau is about to seriously undercount Native Americans
08/17 -  From universal healthcare to permanent vote-by-mail, the case for making pandemic policy permanent
08/17 -  I-40 East near Swannanoa back open after crash involving 6 vehicles
08/17 -  Fourth UNC Covid cluster detected at residence hall
08/16 -  La Niña Watch increases one month before peak hurricane season
08/16 -  Coronavirus cases drop 46 percent in parts of SC with mask mandates compared to areas without
08/16 -  Robert Trump, the president’s younger brother, dead at 71
08/16 -  The fundamental crisis of American politics
08/15 -  Is Jared Kushner illegally coordinating with Kanye West?
08/15 -  Trump losing ground among retirees in must-win Florida
08/15 -  Motorcyclist dies in Rutherford County crash
08/15 -  Forget ads, speeches, poll numbers; this election will be determined by whether Trump can steal it
08/14 -  Lean times ahead for NC parks and conservation
08/14 -  Trump appointee deepens purge of US global media agency
08/14 -  Trump promotes another birther lie, this time about Kamala Harris
08/14 -  Weaverville kidnapping suspect in custody, child safe
08/13 -  'Antifa' website cited in conservative media attack on Biden is linked to Russia
08/13 -  Trump-loving GOP candidate Cawthorne rushes to delete vacation pics at Hitler’s favorite retreat
08/13 -  State News College party with 400 people shut down in North Carolina
08/13 -  Financial disclosures reveal postmaster general's business entanglements and likely conflicts of interest, experts say
08/13 -  Gov. Cooper says he'll seek jobless aid that Trump offered
08/12 -  It's past time to be rid of the legacy of Jesse Helms
08/12 -  Fauci shares serious doubts about safety of Russia's coronavirus vaccine
08/12 -  Shooting suspect taken into custody in Woodfin
08/12 -  Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate
08/09 -  Joe Arpaio loses sheriff's race in second failed comeback bid
08/09 -  Pelosi calls Trump's coronavirus relief executive actions 'absurdly unconstitutional'
08/09 -  Putin is well on his way to stealing the next election
08/09 -  Earthquake shakes Western North Carolina
08/08 -  Trump calls maskless country club audience at press conference a 'peaceful protest'
08/08 -  Liberty University’s Jerry Falwell Jr. taking leave of absence after photo with pants unzipped
08/08 -  US counterspy chief warns Russia, China, Iran trying to meddle in 2020 election
08/08 -  Fire contained to laundry room at assisted living facility in Brevard
08/07 -  40 million Americans are at risk of eviction without a stimulus bill
08/07 -  Congress urges Postal Service to immediately undo changes slowing mail
08/07 -  NRA flooded with sarcastic "thoughts and prayers" over shutdown threat
08/07 -  Trump’s pick for German ambassador called Muslim refugees ‘invaders’
08/06 -  West Asheville shooting now a homicide; investigation underway
08/06 -  Deutsche Bank complied with Trump subpoena from Manhattan DA: report
08/06 -  Hurricane Isaias hits Oak Island, NC head on
08/06 -  Reporter's role in exposing Hiroshima cover-up explored in 'Fallout'
08/05 -  Despite denials by Trump Organization, Jeffrey Epstein was a Mar-a-Lago member, according to new book
08/05 -  With days left in NC reopening phase, judge hears Forest’s lawsuit against Cooper
08/05 -  Jonathan Swan discusses most stunning moment of his wild interview with President Trump
08/05 -  Asheville Police investigating Haywood Road shooting that injured two
08/04 -  Iran has been covering up its coronavirus death toll
08/04 -  Trump says Covid-19 is receding when it isn't, still has no national plan
08/04 -  Nineteen states still don't mandate masks, and 18 are run by Republican governors
08/04 -  Four Asheville City Schools athletes test positive for COVID-19
08/03 -  Teleworking, not the coronavirus, is making urban life obsolete
08/03 -  ‘See you in Court!’ Trump threatens to sue Nevada’s Democratic governor over mail-in voting
08/03 -  Haywood County deputy shot by billboard gunman, released from hospital
08/03 -  ‘This Push to Open Schools Is Guaranteed to Fail’
08/02 -  The latest presidential polls, from
08/02 -  Egypt tells Elon Musk its pyramids were not built by aliens
08/02 -  Americans increasingly believe US is handling Coronavirus worse than other nations
08/02 -  US 19 in Nantahala Gorge reopens after Friday night mudslide
08/01 -  Many Black, Latinx and poor Americans who needed relief the most never got a stimulus check
08/01 -  Hurricane Isaias strengthens as North Carolina braces for impact
08/01 -  Buncombe County moves to follow Asheville in making reparations
08/01 -  Alan Dershowitz calls Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre a 'serial liar' while once again denying he ever had sex with her