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MAIN News Archives for August 2021

08/31 -  Lumberton hospital brings in mobile morgue to store bodies of those who died from COVID-19
08/31 -  Asheville prepares for Tropical Depression Ida, urges residents to stay alert
08/31 -  Madison Cawthorn warns of ‘bloodshed’ while repeating false election claims
08/31 -  Judge orders hospital to treat Ohio Covid patient with ivermectin
08/30 -  NCGOP’s approach to America’s racist history
08/30 -  Remnants from Ida could drop heavy rain in North Carolina's mountains midweek
08/30 -  GOP congressman compares COVID measures to Holocaust, prompting an intern’s resignation
08/30 -  Hwy 70 crash update: Westbound lanes reopen nearly 9 hours after fatal tanker crash
08/29 -  MAGA election clerk Tina Peters accused of not counting ballots in local races
08/29 -  Florida conservative radio host who criticized vaccines dies of Covid-19
08/29 -  Rapidly strengthening: Hurricane hunters find surface wind up to 168 mph in Ida
08/29 -  Mask mandate coming for students in Rutherford, a county with low vaccination rates
08/28 -  France’s watered-down climate bill
08/28 -  Biden said US would 'hunt' down Kabul airport attackers. A day later, a drone strike killed an ISIS-K planner.
08/28 -  All eyes on Ida: Hurricane expected to be category 4 when it makes landfall
08/28 -  About 80 people displaced by flooding get temporary housing at Lake Junaluska
08/27 -  US Supreme Court blocks Biden’s eviction moratorium
08/27 -  DA investigates after Woodfin officer tases man twice
08/27 -  Entire grade of one Mitchell Co. school in quarantine due to positive COVID-19 cases
08/27 -  Crowd masses at Kabul airport after ISIS bombings, evacuations resume
08/26 -  Voting rights restored to 55,000 North Carolinians
08/26 -  Henderson County health leaders warn of 'unsettling' COVID-19 data
08/26 -  Blast reported outside Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul
08/26 -  Floridians are turning on Ron DeSantis as Covid deaths hit record high
08/25 -  Asheville leaders discuss how to spend COVID funds
08/25 -  Triangle hospitals in crisis: UNC Rex has more patients than beds
08/25 -  Johnson & Johnson booster shot prompts large increase in immune response, company says
08/25 -  ‘As they’re being intubated, they still don’t believe it.’ The COVID denial won’t die
08/23 -  FDA grants full approval to Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine
08/23 -  COVID-19 clusters reported in Wake schools as children return to class
08/23 -  Trump booed at Alabama rally after telling supporters to get vaccinated
08/23 -  5 confirmed dead in flood, Haywood officials say; search continues for last missing person
08/20 -  Florida state school board takes steps against two districts over mask mandates
08/20 -  Do I need a booster if I got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine?
08/20 -  Search for survivors resumes Friday in Haywood County; officials now say 17 are missing
08/20 -  Federal officials press GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert over apparent personal use of campaign funds
08/19 -  Gulf Coast's beloved 'Redneck Riviera' now a virus hotspot
08/19 -  Henri, expected to become a hurricane, threatens NC swimmers
08/19 -  Pigeon River reaches historic levels, flooding areas of Haywood County
08/19 -  Police probing report of explosive in truck near Capitol
08/18 -  Getting Covid jab is an ‘act of love’, says Pope Francis
08/18 -  Wake child dies from amoeba-caused illness after swimming in pond
08/18 -  Crews rescue stranded drivers, search submerged vehicles on Smokey Park Highway in Candler
08/18 -  Temporary shelter opens in Buncombe County amid flooding
08/17 -  US has resumed air operations and flown hundreds of people in and out of Kabul, Pentagon says
08/17 -  Catholic leader placed on ventilator for Covid-19 after saying vaccines could have microchips
08/17 -  NC's virus trend line changed dramatically, quickly
08/17 -  Ongoing severe weather threat prompts early dismissal for some schools in the mountains
08/15 -  Census data: US is diversifying, white population shrinking
08/15 -  Taliban in Kabul as Afganistan collapses
08/15 -  North Carolina is child bride destination; bill could end it
08/15 -  One killed, 3 in critical condition after tree falls on vehicles in Pisgah National Forest
08/13 -  Moratorium holds back flood of evictions, housing advocates worry
08/13 -  NC town accused of hiding discriminatory billing by burying thousands of records in a field
08/13 -  Welcome to the peak everything market and economy
08/13 -  Ex-Newsmax host who attacked ‘lying freak’ Dr. Fauci over ‘scamdemic’ has died of Covid
08/13 -  UPDATE: Suspects found in Leicester break-in
08/11 -  Masks to be required in all City of Asheville building
08/11 -  Federal prosecutors came to suspect Trump Org CFO Allen Weisselberg lied, and considered charging him with perjury
08/11 -  Mask mandate begins today for people over age 2 in Orange County, Chapel Hill
08/11 -  COVID-19 cluster identified at Haywood County restaurant
08/06 -  Some Florida school districts will require masks; DeSantis may cut their funding
08/06 -  Signs that Gulf Stream is at risk of collapse
08/06 -  At mask-optional Mooresville High, uncovered faces abound despite Delta variant
08/06 -  US planning to restrict unvaccinated foreign tourists amid rising COVID caseload
08/05 -  '5-6 armed Iranians' responsible for tanker hijack off UAE coast - report
08/05 -  DeSantis turns his ire on Biden instead of Covid-19 as it rages in Florida
08/05 -  Mission Health deals with increasing numbers of COVID-19 patients, staffing shortages
08/05 -  Why are so many Republicans refusing vaccination? Because Russia is telling them to
08/04 -  China seals city as its worst virus outbreak in a year grows
08/04 -  Asheville police find 36 shell casings, 2 bullet fragments from 4 weapons at scene
08/04 -  In upset, pro-Israel backed candidate wins key Cleveland area Democratic primary
08/04 -  Governor pardons St. Louis couple who pointed guns at Black Lives Matter protesters
08/03 -  Lindsey Graham tests positive for Covid-19, grateful for vaccination
08/03 -  Hendersonville woman among those who took cover during shooting at Tennessee waterpark
08/03 -  Fourth police officer who responded to Jan. 6 attack dies by suicide
08/03 -  Buncombe to become state vaccine 'distribution hub'
08/02 -  Millions under strict lockdown in China after Covid outbreak
08/02 -  Rudy Giuliani is reportedly almost broke
08/02 -  Health Team CDC: It's not safe for vaccinated people to drop their masks indoors in most NC counties
08/02 -  Henderson County schools to make decision on return-to-learn plans
08/01 -  Matt Gaetz says he has the 'freedom variant' as he mocks experts who warn about worsening COVID-19 mutations
08/01 -  Police point to Trump's responsibility for Jan. 6 Capitol mob attack
08/01 -  11 students, at least 1 who was vaccinated, test positive for COVID after outbreak at church camp
08/01 -  'There is a tsunami coming': Nonprofits prep for great need as eviction moratorium ends