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MAIN News Archives for October 2020

10/31 -  Five deaths, 99 cases reported inside Mars Hill care home
10/31 -  Numerous WNC roads closed because of water, trees, rock, debris
10/31 -  This African-American judge isn't on the ballot, but she's on a GOP mailer
10/30 -  Nearly twenty-five percent of NC's early voters didn't cast ballots in 2016
10/30 -  Haywood County reports COVID-19 cluster at Waynesville agency
10/30 -  Betty Shannon, unsung scientific genius
10/30 -  How a fake persona laid the groundwork for a Hunter Biden conspiracy deluge
10/29 -  What happens when a narcissist loses? Expect "rage" and "terror," psychologists warn
10/29 -  Roy Cooper signs executive order preventing NC evictions for those unable to pay rent
10/29 -  Remnants from Zeta reach western NC, wind gusts up to 50 mph possible
10/29 -  COVID-19 cluster identified at Jackson County child care center
10/28 -  Local mask mandate being considered in Waynesville
10/28 -  Judge rejects Justice Department's attempt to shield Trump from defamation lawsuit
10/28 -  John Cram, a pioneer of downtown Asheville, dead at 72
10/28 -  Rudy Giuliani flips out on Fox as interview goes off the rails
10/27 -  Amy Coney Barrett joins the Supreme Court in unprecedented times
10/27 -  Study finds US Republican Party becoming one of world's most authoritarian
10/27 -  Hospitals in nearly every region report a flood of covid-19 patients
10/27 -  Despite cries of censorship, conservatives dominate social media
10/26 -  Buncombe County urges vigilance as COVID-19 cases creep upward
10/26 -  'We’re not going to control the pandemic,' Meadows says
10/26 -  Court decisions let NC counties process absentee-by-mail ballots again
10/26 -  Putin throws Trump under the Hunter Biden bus
10/25 -  Why Trump could face a Jimmy Carter scenario
10/25 -  "Trumpcare" does not exist, but Facebook and Google cash in on misleading ads for it
10/25 -  Senator Cory Booker visits Durham early voting site to campaign for Biden
10/25 -  Two students test positive for Covid-19 in Mitchell County
10/24 -  From Forest, a promise to protect senior citizens from COVID, but no details
10/24 -  State grant will pay for repairs to West Asheville's Hominy Creek
10/24 -  US reports a one-day high of more than 83,000 infections
10/24 -  Cawthorne sounds racist dog whistle in attack on journalist
10/23 -  Man arrested in NC accused of posting threats against Joe Biden, collecting guns
10/23 -  Santa won't be at Macy's for the first time in 159 years
10/23 -  CNN Poll: Biden wins final presidential debate
10/23 -  Trump was better behaved, but he lied more, in last night's debate
10/22 -  Kamala Harris discusses hate, division, Covid-19 in local interview
10/22 -  Can the Left overcome its technopessimism?
10/22 -  George Will calls Trump avatar of 'crybaby conservatism'
10/22 -  Feds say Russia and Iran have interfered with the presidential election
10/21 -  Want to see how the landscape is shaping up on election night? Look to North Carolina
10/21 -  Body of missing hiker found in Shining Rock Wilderness Area
10/21 -  Trump records shed new light on Chinese business pursuits
10/21 -  How Jeffrey Toobin might have commented on the sex scandal he created
10/20 -  What fans of 'herd immunity' won't tell you
10/20 -  Legislators grill Buncombe DSS director, who disputes Black Mountain cops, cites confidentiality rules
10/20 -  Trump suggests he'd leave the country if he loses to Biden
10/20 -  Trump may be trying to back out of last debate
10/19 -  'Ridin' with Biden' drive-in rally will be held in Raleigh on Monday
10/19 -  Trump mocks Joe Biden: If elected, ‘He’ll listen to the scientists’
10/19 -  Donald Trump will run again in 2024 if he loses to Joe Biden, says Steve Bannon
10/19 -  America’s oldest voters have turned on Trump
10/18 -  FBI refuses to name 'well-known NC pastor' accused of urinating on woman during flight
10/18 -  Trump continues bizarre appeals to suburban women as he campaigns in Covid hotspots
10/18 -  Record turnout: Local election officials talk about number of people voting this week
10/18 -  Former Trump exec alleges yet more examples of his early racism in new book excerpt
10/15 -  NC absentee ballots must have witness signatures, judge rules
10/15 -  Harrison rebukes Graham for invoking the "good old days of segregation"
10/15 -  Kamala Harris campaigns in Asheville; what we know about the event
10/15 -  The US presidential race is a near dead heat, this A.I. ‘sentiment analysis’ tool says
10/14 -  Amy Coney Barrett was 'not aware' the group she spoke for five times fried to criminalize homosexuality
10/14 -  Trump torched for mocking Biden, elderly people with weird Photoshopped Tweet
10/14 -  Incurable ballots? Federal judge seems displeased with NC rule change during elections
10/14 -  Investigation underway after human remains found in wooded area of Old Fort
10/13 -  First confirmed cases of Covid-19 reinfections in US
10/13 -  Cal Cunningham increases lead in North Carolina Senate race in 1st poll period after texting scandal
10/13 -  Crews respond to gas leak on Market Street in Asheville; surrounding businesses evacuated
10/13 -  America's true rate of unemployment
10/12 -  One dead, several injured after shooting on Hwy 501 in Myrtle Beach
10/12 -  California GOP accused of operating fake 'official' ballot drop boxes: 'Appalling criminal conduct'
10/12 -  The pandemic upended the present - but it’s given us a chance to remake the future
10/12 -  Fauci rips new Trump campaign ad, says it uses his comments 'out of context'
10/11 -  Four times as many women dropped out of the workforce in September as men
10/11 -  Rev. William Barber: Republicans can’t win without voter suppression
10/11 -  How women are historically against Trump
10/11 -  Trump reportedly wanted to rip open his button-down to reveal a Superman T-shirt when he left the hospital
10/10 -  Women will determine this election
10/10 -  How a bizarre and false claim about masks has lived on for months
10/10 -  Understanding Judge Barrett's opinion in Doe v. Purdue
10/10 -  Right-wing political operatives arraigned on felony voter intimidation charges for robocalls
10/10 -  Dan Forest's skepticism about masks and science
10/09 -  Mark Meadows throws huge and lavish wedding reception as if there's no Covid
10/09 -  Lead cleanup near water source prompts federal indictment of NC city official
10/09 -  Shelter in Place order issued for UNC Asheville campus
10/09 -  Last month was the warmest September on record
10/09 -  Trump appears to blame Gold Star families for coronavirus infection
10/08 -  How did Lindsey Graham end up in such a close race?
10/08 -  Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett: Another step toward Christian fascism
10/08 -  Three people arrested, 2.95 pounds of meth seized in Buncombe County
10/08 -  Trump says he won't participate in next debate after commission announces it will be virtual
10/07 -  Mike Pence wrote an article urging employers not to hire gay people
10/07 -  Eric Trump claims his father 'literally saved Christianity'
10/07 -  Trump's erratic behavior continues as he halts stimulus talks and spreads falsehoods on pandemic
10/07 -  Before she died, NC teacher said a student gave her COVID-19. What really happened?
10/06 -  The CDC calls for quarantining even after a negative test. The White House isn’t listening.
10/06 -  'A slap in the face': Families of COVID-19 victims slam president's downplaying of his diagnosis
10/06 -  Most Americans say Trump acted irresponsibly and distrust White House on his health
10/06 -  Asheville City Schools to stay with virtual learning
10/05 -  Organizers calls off popular Asheville Halloween event, worried people may still show up
10/05 -  Trump, Lee, Tillis: Congress reconsiders testing its own
10/05 -  Pelosi says she's not being briefed on Trump's health
10/05 -  Paris on maximum virus alert, closing bars, not restaurants
10/04 -  More than 1,500 alums from Barrett’s college "firmly and passionately" oppose her SCOTUS nomination
10/04 -  Lindsey Graham photographed with leader of white nationalist group Proud Boys
10/04 -  Melania Trump tapes reveal complaints on Christmas and migrant children
10/04 -  White House gives confusing and incomplete answers about Trump’s health as president says he is ‘feeling well’
10/03 -  Before Trump, another US president downplayed a pandemic and was infected
10/03 -  Moderna CEO says its coronavirus vaccine won't be ready until spring of next year
10/03 -  Thom Tillis has positive test for Covid-19; Cal Cunningham's 'sexts' leak
10/03 -  Senate GOP's third positive Covid-19 case threatens quick Barrett confirmation
10/02 -  Trump’s positive Covid-19 test upends campaign in final stretch
10/02 -  How one Danish energy company went from black to green in 10 years
10/02 -  A pro-Trump militant group has recruited thousands of police, soldiers, and veterans
10/02 -  BREAKING: Trump and First Lady test positive for Covid-19
10/01 -  Bob Woodward: We now have a constitutional problem
10/01 -  North Carolina college student, seemingly otherwise healthy, dies of Covid-19 complications
10/01 -  DemocracyNC responds to failed political infiltration effort by GOP
10/01 -  GOP alarmed by Trump's failure to disavow Proud Boys