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MAIN News Archives for January 2022

01/31 -  Trump offers chilling glimpse into possible second term
01/31 -  ‘Free to do as you are told’: Florida Republicans advance wave of draconian bills
01/31 -  Cheslie Kryst, former Miss NC, USA, dies at 30
01/31 -  Names released in Asheville shooting that left one dead, one in critical condition
01/30 -  Great Barrier Reef on verge of another mass bleaching after highest temperatures on record
01/30 -  Charlotte man pleads guilty to stealing $273,000 in goods while working for Amazon
01/30 -  What two contradictory redistricting decisions could tell us about this week's Supreme Court showdown
01/30 -  Tight timeline for challenge to Cawthorn's eligibility to run
01/29 -  J. Michelle Childs is among 'multiple individuals' under consideration for Supreme Court nomination
01/29 -  Top U.S. general: A Russian attack on Ukraine ‘would be horrific’
01/29 -  Pisgah Legal encourages local families to take advantage of Earned Income Tax Credit
01/29 -  Why Obama didn't bust the Republicans for Flint
01/28 -  Police: Person hit, killed by train in downtown Kings Mountain
01/28 -  Former Rep. Walker staying in North Carolina Senate race
01/28 -  Who has more influence on supreme court: Clarence Thomas or his activist wife?
01/28 -  I-240 closed after crash causes structural damage to Montford Avenue Bridge
01/27 -  Health officials across NC urge vaccination as omicron takes hold
01/27 -  Democrats eye Supreme Court pick to revive 2022 prospects
01/27 -  Total abortion ban advances in South Carolina legislature
01/27 -  Joe Rogan and Jordan Peterson eviscerated by experts for ‘whackadoo’ and ‘deadly’ interview on climate crisis
01/26 -  BREAKING: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer plans to retire
01/26 -  Up to 39 people feared dead after boat capsizes off Florida coast
01/26 -  Haywood residents continue recovery from storm devastation
01/26 -  $500 million supersonic airline factory reportedly coming to Triad
01/26 -  Buncombe County detainee dies after officers report erratic behavior in holding cell
01/25 -  RiverLink founder and long-time executive director Karen Cragnolin passes away
01/25 -  UK warns of ‘unprecedented sanctions’ against Russia as Biden says west is united on Ukraine
01/25 -  What does it mean to be 'done with COVID'?
01/25 -  One person airlifted to hospital after crash shuts down part of I-26
01/24 -  Supreme Court will consider challenge to affirmative action in college admissions
01/24 -  Gunman dead after shooting at University of Heidelberg in Germany
01/24 -  US weighs sending 5,000 troops to Eastern Europe to counter Russia
01/24 -  Nato reinforces eastern borders as Ukraine tensions mount
01/23 -  Supreme Court expert rails against Justice Clarence Thomas for potential conflict of interest
01/23 -  ‘The walls are closing in’: Trump reels from week of political setbacks
01/23 -  One in five Black applicants denied mortgages in NC, report finds
01/23 -  Could the world become too warm to hold Winter Olympics?
01/22 -  ‘House of Trump is crumbling’: why ex-president’s legal net is tightening
01/22 -  Delta aircraft skids off runway at Raleigh-Durham airport
01/22 -  NC governor, attorney general, call on state Supreme Court to throw out gerrymandered maps
01/22 -  $2.8 million sidewalk project in west Asheville to provide 4,500 feet of new sidewalk
01/21 -  Melting Arctic ice will have catastrophic effects on the world, experts say
01/21 -  Covid-19 brain fog: What we know about lingering neurological effects
01/21 -  Russia says it wants NATO troops out of Bulgaria, Romania
01/21 -  Teen accused in Asheville killing may be using alias in Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham areas
01/20 -  Harris vows Russia will pay ‘severe costs’ for Ukraine attack after Biden blunder
01/20 -  Biden struggles to deliver agenda after Democrats suffer twin Senate defeats
01/20 -  EPA agrees to probe NC permitting of hog operations near minority populations
01/20 -  Buncombe County reports nearly 20 COVID outbreaks in nursing homes
01/19 -  With help from Manchin and Sinema, a Republican revolution from below is driving national policy
01/19 -  Rapid fall in Covid cases in north-eastern US states
01/19 -  Climate modeling confirms historical records showing rise in hurricane activity
01/19 -  Arson investigation underway after 2 suspects caught on video near overnight fire
01/18 -  How Exxon is leveraging Texas courts to silence its climate critics
01/18 -  Already delayed, NC primary could now move to June
01/18 -  Students collect belongings, move to hotels after Brevard College dorm roof collapses
01/18 -  Hiker rescued in western NC mountains during snowstorm
01/17 -  Texas synagogue hostage-taker had ‘mental health issues,’ brother says
01/17 -  Jewish communities across the US are on heightened alert after the Texas standoff
01/17 -  Russia would pay ‘high price’ for attack on Ukraine, says German minister
01/17 -  'I'm still shaking': 50 students in dorm building when roof collapses at Brevard College
01/16 -  Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly near to plea bargain in corruption trial
01/16 -  Trump administration exerted 'unprecedented' census engagement in bid for political gain: memo
01/16 -  Texas officials say all hostages safe, out of Colleyville synagogue; hostage-taker dead
01/16 -  Sunday Snow Day: Snow falls on much of WNC, Upstate SC causing concern for road conditions
01/15 -  GOP candidates focus on school board controversies to bolster campaigns
01/15 -  US claims Russia planning ‘false-flag’ operation to justify Ukraine invasion
01/15 -  Asheville settles lawsuit over ACSF scholarships
01/15 -  Caldwell deputies shoot and kill man who held two women hostage after shooting a man
01/14 -  Biden and Democrats run up against relentless conservative power
01/14 -  The US supreme court to Americans: tough luck if you get Covid at work
01/14 -  APD data on homeless encampments shifts debate among Council members
01/14 -  Friday Weather Update: Major snowstorm makes its way toward Western North Carolina
01/13 -  Highest US inflation in 40 years signals end of ultra-cheap money
01/13 -  GOP seeks a Russia reboot with Senate sanctions vote
01/13 -  Asheville enacts strict policy to curb homeless camps
01/13 -  40% of students absent at one Asheville school, prompting closure
01/12 -  Biden's longtime defense of Senate rules withers under partisan rancor
01/12 -  Asheville’s Ecobot raises $2.8M to expand platform, add employees
01/12 -  Federal lawsuit accuses 16 elite universities of fixing prices and courting wealthy families
01/12 -  The highly contagious Omicron variant will 'find just about everybody,' Fauci says, but vaccinated people will still fare better
01/11 -  More than half of Europe could catch Covid-19 in two months, WHO expert warns
01/11 -  Hottest ocean temperatures in history recorded last year
01/11 -  Biden to back filibuster changes to push voting rights bill
01/11 -  Buncombe County death rate higher than its birth rate in 2021, thanks to COVID-19
01/10 -  Space heater blamed after 19 die in one of the worst fires in modern New York history
01/10 -  Bernie Sanders says Democrats are failing: ‘The party has turned its back on the working class’
01/10 -  Clay Aiken is running for a NC seat in Congress
01/10 -  Asheville jury convicts Franklin man of setting fire in Nantahala National Forest
01/09 -  Is the US really heading for a second civil war?
01/09 -  Few state employees fired over Covid requirements
01/09 -  120 acres of ecologically diverse land in Brushy Mountains donated to conservancy
01/09 -  A fire that destroyed a Planned Parenthood building was intentionally set
01/08 -  Two injured, expected to be OK after broken hydrant sprays guests at Beech Mountain
01/08 -  UNC-Chapel Hill estimates at most 1,650 new infections each day when classes resume
01/08 -  US Marshals offer reward for wanted 'armed & dangerous' sex offender
01/08 -  The climate emergency is now: Over 400 weather stations set new heat records in 2021
01/07 -  Biden vaccine mandates face critical Supreme Court test
01/07 -  France’s Omicron wave expected to peak in 10 days; Germany to debate further restrictions
01/07 -  Experts break down GOP maps as North Carolina gerrymandering trial opens
01/07 -  Man arrested, charged with murder after body found in Swannanoa River
01/06 -  Ancient petroglyphs at Big Bend National Park irreparably vandalized with graffiti
01/06 -  Spike in California virus cases hitting hospitals, schools
01/06 -  Crisis, what crisis? Florida Republicans deny Omicron is straining hospitals
01/06 -  Candler woman charged in overnight Buncombe County homicide
01/05 -  In Israel, omicron drives records, zigzag policy, 4th shots
01/05 -  How support for protecting Nolichucky River collapsed
01/05 -  AAA: North Carolina gas prices hit highest increase in 7 years
01/05 -  Wrong-way crash kills one person, injures another, in Jackson County
01/04 -  Motorists have been stranded on a major interstate in Virginia since last night
01/04 -  The risk of a coup in the next US election is greater now than it ever was under Trump
01/04 -  A record 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs in November
01/04 -  First major snowfall of the season brings new hope to mountain ski resorts
01/03 -  January 6 committee gets inside Trump's West Wing wall of obstruction
01/03 -  Trial in gerrymandering lawsuits could decide political power in NC
01/03 -  Spring semester will start with virtual learning at UNC Charlotte
01/03 -  Thousands without power Monday as heavy winds, rain & snow continue
01/02 -  Winter snow warning issued for Asheville, area
01/02 -  Whistleblower warns baffling illness affects growing number of young adults in Canadian province
01/02 -  Twitter permanently suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene's personal account
01/02 -  As virus cases hit another daily NC high, colleges begin rescheduling