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MAIN News Archives for February 2022

02/28 -  Giuliani’s legal problems deepen as ‘false electors’ scheme investigated
02/28 -  Russia faces financial meltdown as sanctions slam its economy
02/28 -  Hundreds gather in support, solidarity, prayer for Ukraine in downtown Asheville
02/28 -  500,000+ refugees flee Ukraine since Russia waged war
02/27 -  Studies offer further evidence that the coronavirus pandemic began in animals in Wuhan market
02/27 -  Putin puts nuclear forces on high alert, escalating tensions
02/27 -  One dead, one flown to hospital after shots fired outside McDonald's in Cherokee
02/27 -  The Ukrainian refugee crisis has already begun
02/26 -  Federal judge upholds big verdict against Cherokee County over child removal
02/26 -  Conservative media hosts ridiculed Biden's warnings of a Russian attack; now they say it's his fault
02/26 -  With one week left in election filing period, what will Rep. Madison Cawthorn do?
02/26 -  Street fighting begins in Kyiv; people urged to seek shelter
02/25 -  A new Cold War, or the start of World War III? How historians see the invasion of Ukraine
02/25 -  Finland says debate on NATO membership 'will change' after Russian invasion
02/25 -  Biden to nominate Ketanji Brown Jackson to be first Black woman to sit on Supreme Court
02/25 -  Cawthorn candidacy challenge ends, but another may be ahead
02/24 -  Russian invasion of Ukraine causes oil prices to soar
02/24 -  NATO vows to defend its entire territory after Russia’s ‘brutal act of war’
02/24 -  Stay or flee? Kyiv comes to terms with disaster of Russian invasion
02/24 -  Russia launches full-scale military operation in Ukraine
02/23 -  'This is something that you never want to see:' Graham deputy details infant's killing
02/23 -  ‘Running calls around the clock’: FEMA ambulances assist depleted EMS crews
02/23 -  Trump praises ‘genius’ Putin for moving troops to eastern Ukraine
02/23 -  The case for bitcoin as ‘digital gold’ is falling apart
02/22 -  The story behind Ukraine's separatist regions
02/22 -  Russia strongly condemned at UN after Putin orders troops into eastern Ukraine
02/22 -  Two death investigations underway involving Asheville homeless community
02/22 -  Germany suspends Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline
02/21 -  US has intel that Russian troops have orders to invade Ukraine: report
02/21 -  Who is dying of COVID amid Omicron surge and widespread vaccine availability?
02/21 -  Rodent infestation at Family Dollar warehouse leads to hundreds of closures
02/21 -  Kyiv says Russian claims of five killed in border incursion are ‘fake news’
02/20 -  Campaigning AOC electrifies crowds as Democrats fear brutal midterms
02/20 -  Impairment causes east Charlotte crash that killed one, injured two
02/20 -  Winners and losers: Who benefits from GOP's redrawn congressional map
02/20 -  Structure fire breaks out on Corn Mountain in Hendersonville
02/19 -  Ukraine conflict: Rebels declare general mobilisation as fighting grows
02/19 -  US has suffered more than 1m excess deaths during pandemic, CDC finds
02/19 -  Two Candler residents arrested on numerous gun, drug charges
02/17 -  Nearly three-quarters of Americans have some Covid immunity, experts say
02/17 -  ‘Ghost forest:’ NCSU researchers unravel mystery behind ailing pond pine forests
02/17 -  Students recovering after school bus overturns into a yard in Polk County
02/17 -  Steve Bannon’s patron claimed to be a billionaire; now he says he’s broke
02/16 -  NATO says Russian troop buildup near Ukraine continues despite Moscow's claims
02/16 -  13-hour standoff ends with man, 2 women in custody, Lincoln County deputies say
02/16 -  Buncombe County's indoor mask policy will expire at noon Wednesday
02/16 -  North Buncombe High student faces kidnapping, attempted sex offense charges
02/15 -  Trump's accounting firm resigns, saying his financial disclosures should "no longer be relied upon"
02/15 -  Fort Bragg troops deploy to Poland amid Ukraine tensions
02/15 -  Scholz says diplomacy ‘not exhausted’ as Putin criticises response to Russian security proposals
02/15 -  Witness describes propane tank explosion at Asheville homeless camp
02/14 -  Why a Russian invasion of Ukraine would hurt Americans too
02/14 -  Ukraine’s territorial integrity ‘not negotiable’, says Olaf Scholz after Zelenskiy meeting
02/14 -  Some NC school districts make masks optional, more votes coming Monday
02/14 -  "Motorists should be ready to dig deeper:" Gas prices up 7-cents in the last week
02/13 -  Trump's habit of ripping up documents is the symptom of a bigger problem
02/13 -  Buncombe to reconsider mask mandate Feb. 15
02/13 -  Families, school boards appeal block of $1.7B-plus Leandro plan to NC Supreme Court
02/13 -  Reward offered for information leading to arrest, conviction of suspect in fatal hit & run
02/12 -  Lawmakers have no business trading stocks
02/12 -  The US supreme court is letting racist discrimination run wild in the election system
02/12 -  NC tax collections soaring above expectations -- again
02/12 -  Multiple types of shell casings found after report of shots fired in Asheville
02/11 -  A grim portrait of Biden's unhappy America
02/11 -  Boy dies after being hit by car near bus stop in Burke County, troopers say
02/11 -  ‘We have a project’: QAnon followers eye swing state election official races
02/11 -  Minnesota fugitive living in NC sentenced for transporting child pornography
02/10 -  ‘Gazpacho police’: Nazi gaffe lands Republican congresswoman in the soup
02/10 -  Five-year-old in critical condition after accidental shooting in Asheville, police say
02/10 -  Annual American inflation hit 7.5%: A near 40-year high
02/10 -  Justice department called to investigate whether Trump broke law in handling of documents
02/09 -  Nuclear fusion heat record a ‘huge step’ in quest for new energy source
02/09 -  AA flight from Charlotte diverted to New Mexico after passenger threatens crew
02/09 -  11 planes were hit by lasers near Sea-Tac on Monday. Here's why that's a problem
02/09 -  Neighbors around Asheville homeless center want action from city
02/08 -  CDC's highest travel risk level is jam-packed with nearly 135 places, including Japan
02/08 -  Biden’s top science adviser, Eric Lander, resigns amid reports of bullying
02/08 -  Asheville hits lowest unemployment rate since 1999
02/08 -  Firefighters rescue one person from single apartment fire; cause under investigation
02/07 -  Paths ahead grow messier for GOP
02/07 -  Trump’s incendiary Texas speech may have deepened his legal troubles, experts say
02/07 -  Todd Gitlin, prominent activist and thinker, dead at 79
02/07 -  Multiple people treated for overdoses in Grove Park Inn suite, Asheville police confirm
02/06 -  What happens to Europe’s energy if Russia acts?
02/06 -  Russian troops ready to seize Ukrainian capital, says former defense chief
02/06 -  Joe Rogan apologizes for using racial slurs
02/06 -  Buncombe community survey flags trust, development concerns
02/05 -  It's Neil Young's free world, not Joe Rogan's
02/05 -  Trump reviewed draft order that authorized voting machines to be seized
02/05 -  NC Supreme Court strikes down proposed redistricting maps, calling them unconstitutional
02/05 -  'Significant' increase in drug overdoses in county, Buncombe officials say
02/04 -  Laser strikes reach record numbers in 2021, FAA says
02/04 -  Stocks stumble after jobs post shocking gains
02/04 -  Facebook suffers $230bn wipeout in biggest one-day US stock plunge
02/04 -  Officials determine space heater to be cause of Asheville house fire
02/03 -  16 markers disturbed at historic Black cemetery in Salisbury
02/03 -  What happens next in North Carolina's redistricting case
02/03 -  'I'm going to shoot your eye out,' woman says student threatens son at Claxton Elementary
02/03 -  ‘We have to adapt’: US Pacific north-west weighs plans to cope with extreme weather
02/02 -  ABC News suspends 'The View' host Whoopi Goldberg
02/02 -  Putin accuses US of ignoring Russian security concerns
02/02 -  Fertilizer plant's explosion risk didn't change overnight, officials say
02/02 -  Deadly Rutherford County house fire started in living room, authorities say
02/01 -  Whoopi Goldberg sparks outrage after saying on 'The View' that 'the Holocaust isn't about race'
02/01 -  Boris Johnson heads to Kyiv; Putin phone call delayed
02/01 -  Fire at NC fertilizer plant may cause explosion, 6,500 evacuated
02/01 -  Former Buncombe County middle school teacher takes child pornography plea deal