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MAIN News Archives for December 2021

12/31 -  Biden administration asks Supreme Court to let it end Trump-era 'Remain in Mexico' immigration policy
12/31 -  Russian foreign minister warns west over ‘aggressive line’ in Ukraine crisis
12/31 -  New COVID-19 cases, ER visits hit record highs in North Carolina, officials say
12/31 -  Buncombe Co. Sheriff's Office launching CSI unit, hiring crime scene investigators
12/30 -  What was Ghislaine Maxwell convicted of and what happens next?
12/30 -  Nebraska omicron cluster suggests faster symptom onset compared with past Covid variants
12/30 -  CDC says to avoid cruises no matter COVID-19 vaccine status
12/30 -  Tear gas used to break up fight at high school basketball tournament in Raleigh
12/27 -  Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s moral conscience, dies at 90
12/27 -  E.O. Wilson, naturalist dubbed a modern-day Darwin, dies at 92
12/27 -  Capitol panel to investigate Trump call to Willard hotel in hours before attack
12/27 -  Several trails closed as wildfire in Grandfather Ranger District grows to about 350 acres
12/26 -  NC police chief placed on unpaid leave for telling officers how to obtain fake vaccine cards
12/26 -  Top progressive urges Biden to focus on Build Back Better despite Manchin blow
12/26 -  COVID puts a damper on Christmas Eve again around the world
12/26 -  Christmas comes & goes as warmest on record for Asheville; On track for warmest December
12/24 -  Lufthansa, United, Delta cancel flights over Christmas
12/24 -  Joe Manchin knifed progressives in the back. They won’t forgive, and won’t forget
12/24 -  Wells Fargo postpones its return-to-office plans indefinitely
12/24 -  Body of woman found at Ramada Inn marks 2nd death, third overdose there in one week
12/23 -  High court to hold special session on vaccine requirements
12/23 -  Trump's loss at the court of appeals is the holiday gift America's republic needed
12/23 -  Putin accuses west of ‘coming with its missiles to our doorstep’
12/23 -  Rep. Madison Cawthorn announces divorce eight months after April wedding
12/22 -  Here’s why rapid COVID tests are so expensive and hard to find
12/22 -  Omicron is exploding – but scientists are better prepared than for any past variant
12/22 -  Is Madison Cawthorn on a crusade for the 'soul' of the Republican Party?
12/22 -  RAD residents worried about trash piles, safety as homeless camp grows near French Broad
12/21 -  Joe Manchin privately told colleagues parents use Child Tax Credit money on drugs
12/21 -  WHO chief warns over festive gatherings: ‘An event cancelled is better than a life cancelled’
12/21 -  Queens University to require all students, staff to get COVID booster
12/21 -  One person killed in Mitchell County crash, troopers say
12/20 -  Leftist Gabriel Boric, 35, wins Chile's presidential election
12/20 -  Israel bans travel to the United States and Canada amid omicron fears
12/20 -  CMPD investigating deadly shooting near campus of UNC Charlotte
12/20 -  Group looks to raise millions for repairs needed for Asheville landmark basilica
12/19 -  Court allows Biden employer vaccine mandate to take effect
12/19 -  Council OKs Ramada proposal despite transparency concerns
12/19 -  State senator dies a month after telling a local radio station he was sick with Covid-19 while in El Salvador
12/19 -  Democratic senator Joe Manchin says he won't vote for Biden's Build Back Better Act
12/17 -  Trump delivers Georgia Democrats a holiday gift
12/17 -  Warmer winters can wreak as much havoc as hotter summers, say scientists
12/17 -  Three omicron cases confirmed in Pitt County, bringing NC's total to 4
12/17 -  Registered sex offender, wife arrested after being on Henderson Co. school property
12/16 -  ‘Poor folks trying to make it as best we can’: surviving Mississippi’s miserly healthcare system
12/16 -  Democrat Jeff Jackson suspends US Senate campaign
12/16 -  Is Pat McCrory forgetting things or just delusional?
12/16 -  'We have fumbled this emergency shelter funding,' Asheville council member says
12/15 -  How millions of jobless Americans can afford to ditch work
12/15 -  AmazonSmile donated more than $40,000 to anti-vaccine groups in 2020
12/15 -  Man killed after gunfire erupts at southwest Charlotte strip mall
12/15 -  Trooper shot, suspect dead after Yancey County chase
12/14 -  Why Europe's fight against the pandemic is about to get much more dangerous
12/14 -  Capitol attack panel recommends Mark Meadows for criminal prosecution
12/14 -  Cooper for president? Don't bet on it, Democratic sources say
12/14 -  Asheville Primary School to be closed
12/13 -  Donors pushing NC Gov. Roy Cooper to run for president, NY Times reports
12/13 -  Two people charged in Arden homicide investigation arrested
12/13 -  Israeli airstrikes in Syria reportedly targeted chemical weapons site in June
12/13 -  Biden and Manchin to reportedly meet amid race to pass Build Back Better agenda
12/11 -  US crude oil price tops $80 a barrel, the highest since 2014
12/11 -  Capitol attack panel obtains PowerPoint that set out plan for Trump to stage coup
12/11 -  UNC Charlotte student NC’s first confirmed case of omicron variant
12/11 -  Part of downtown Asheville closed after reports of hazardous chemicals
12/10 -  Anti-vaccine group targets California’s medical director
12/10 -  US inflation rate rose 6.8% in 2021, the highest increase since 1982
12/10 -  Supreme Court will let lawsuit challenging Texas abortion law continue
12/10 -  Man arrested, charged with murder after body found in Swannanoa River
12/09 -  US orders arms embargo on Cambodia, cites Chinese influence
12/09 -  Want to be a criminal in America? Stealing billions is your best bet to go scot-free
12/09 -  Apple making big impact in the Triangle before it even arrives
12/09 -  Asheville at crossroads in helping the homeless, unveils new plans for Ramada Inn property
12/08 -  Meadows plays both sides of January 6 probe while clock ticks on investigation
12/08 -  Parts of both Carolinas now in 'severe drought,' bringing fire danger
12/08 -  Major outage at Amazon disrupts businesses across the US
12/08 -  Time to be 'super careful,' doctor says after county sees COVID cases double in 1 week
12/07 -  This former theme park lies abandoned in the NC mountains
12/07 -  Buncombe seeks staff expansion for affordable housing
12/07 -  California Rep. Devin Nunes will leave Congress to join Trump tech startup
12/07 -  Asheville homeless camp ordered closed; residents who refuse to leave could face charges
12/06 -  Gov. Cooper vetoes bill that changed deadline for mail-in ballots
12/06 -  Meta removes over 140 Facebook accounts linked to Hamas
12/06 -  US says Omicron cases are likely to rise
12/06 -  Candler man killed in late night crash while working along I-26 in Buncombe County
12/03 -  California prepares to become abortion ‘safe haven’ if Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade
12/03 -  The bill that could protect abortion rights if Roe is overturned
12/03 -  US employers added a sluggish 210,000 jobs in November
12/03 -  Candler woman charged in overnight Buncombe County homicide
12/02 -  Here’s where WNC abortion access stands as the Supreme Court debates abortion rights
12/02 -  NC law targeting 'Carolina Squat' for vehicles takes effect
12/02 -  Crews respond to active structure fire along Haywood Street in Asheville
12/02 -  Poll: As Supreme Court hears Mississippi case, just 24% of Americans want Roe v. Wade overturned
12/01 -  Supreme Court hears historic case on fate of abortion rights
12/01 -  Lawsuit alleges mass sexual abuse at NC School of the Arts
12/01 -  Trump tested positive for Covid few days before Biden debate, chief of staff says in new book
12/01 -  "He has no power or authority over me," Sen. Mayfield says of exchange with lieutenant gov.