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MAIN News Archives for April 2022

04/30 -  Rep. Madison Cawthorn accused of insider trading using Biden cryptocurrency
04/30 -  Activists keep up pressure as Biden weighs student debt move
04/30 -  Americans believe nothing is getting better. Biden feeds that disillusionment
04/30 -  Weaverville Wendy's employees protest, claim sexual harassment from management
04/29 -  Why is so little known about the 1930s coup attempt against FDR?
04/29 -  Princeton redistricting expert who analyzed NC voting maps faces university investigation
04/29 -  Ukraine: Attack on Kyiv was Putin’s ‘middle finger’ to UN
04/29 -  Wildfire along Blue Ridge Parkway grows to 200 acres, is 25% contained
04/28 -  What does Putin’s nuclear sabre rattling mean?
04/28 -  US egg factory roasts alive 5.3 million chickens in avian flu cull – then fires almost every worker
04/28 -  Polarizing “urban infill” defines West Asheville’s boom
04/28 -  Fire closes portion of Blue Ridge Parkway
04/27 -  Biden administration signals a decision on student loan forgiveness could come soon
04/27 -  Rep. Madison Cawthorn cited after TSA finds firearm in his bag, authorities confirm
04/27 -  Attacks begin in Moldova as Russia warns nuclear threat is ‘real’
04/27 -  Russia warns it may cut natural gas supplies to other EU countries
04/26 -  Boulder climate activist dies after apparent act of protest outside U.S. Supreme Court on Earth Day
04/26 -  One year after freeze, farmers, scientists talk the future of WNC apples
04/26 -  Russia accuses Nato of ‘proxy war’ in Ukraine as US hosts crucial defence summit
04/26 -  Threats increase: More than half a dozen WNC schools locked down in 3-week span
04/25 -  Judge holds Trump in contempt for failing to turn over documents
04/25 -  A surprising climate change contributor: retention ponds that reduce flooding
04/25 -  Russia hits rail, fuel facilities in attacks deep in Ukraine
04/25 -  The French left’s ‘ouf!’ of relief masks the truth: this was no victory for Macron
04/24 -  DeSantis tests limits of his combative style in Disney feud
04/24 -  Saudis’ Biden snub suggests crown prince still banking on Trump’s return
04/24 -  Why a group from outside NC is spending millions to influence the state's US Senate race
04/24 -  Buncombe County female inmate's cause of death released
04/23 -  Mortgage applications drop to lowest level in over 2 years
04/23 -  ‘Democracy in Florida is not functioning.’ Governor’s rigged maps rob Black voters of power
04/23 -  Madison Cawthorn photos reveal him wearing women’s lingerie in public setting
04/23 -  Climate haven: More people moving to Asheville to escape more severe climate change impact
04/22 -  Kentucky abortion law blocked in win for clinics
04/22 -  Every Russian oligarch who has died since Putin invaded Ukraine - Full list
04/22 -  NC Zoo permanently closing aviary
04/22 -  Buncombe County Rescue Squad in dire straits after mass exodus
04/21 -  New library structure could be recipient of ARPA funds in Fletcher
04/21 -  Donbas: Why Russia is trying to encircle Ukraine's east
04/21 -  Macron comes out on top in French election TV debate with Le Pen
04/21 -  Nurses rally outside Mission Hospital, calling for safe patient staffing
04/20 -  Finland and Sweden, moving toward possible NATO membership, brace for Russian backlash
04/20 -  Biden administration to erase student debt of more than 40,000 borrowers
04/20 -  Dash cam video shows US Rep. Madison Cawthorn during traffic stop
04/20 -  Hendersonville police begin tracking public encounters with homeless population
04/19 -  Cheers, fear as judge strikes down US transit mask mandate
04/19 -  Why 'Battle for the Donbas' is a significant new phase of Russia-Ukraine war
04/19 -  ‘We need answers’: relatives seek Moskva warship’s missing crew
04/19 -  Buncombe County to receive 'unprecedented' funding to address opioid crisis
04/18 -  Alex Jones’ Infowars files for bankruptcy protection
04/18 -  US rocked by three separate mass shootings over Easter weekend
04/18 -  'Somebody has to know something': APD clears hit-and-run suspect as victim remains in ICU
04/18 -  NC redistricting litigation highlights importance of Congress making election law
04/17 -  Ukrainian troops in Mariupol refuse to surrender as Russian deadline passes
04/17 -  Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid
04/17 -  Trump is going against advisers by endorsing risky candidates like Dr. Oz and JD Vance
04/17 -  Suspect in South Carolina mass shooting arrested, number injured rises to 14
04/15 -  Elon Musk wants to buy Twitter, make it ‘maximally trusted’
04/15 -  North Carolina's U.S. Senate race: A guide
04/14 -  DeSantis takes on Disney in a culture war with national implications
04/14 -  Stephen Miller to sit down with Jan. 6 investigators: Report
04/14 -  Russian warship Moskva: What do we know?
04/14 -  27-year-old killed in Asheville shooting incident; 4th homicide of 2022, 3rd by gunfire
04/11 -  Russia has defaulted on its foreign debt, says S&P
04/11 -  Russia hits Ukraine’s air defenses ahead of eastern push
04/11 -  Marjorie Taylor Greene: judge mulls move to bar Republican from Congress
04/11 -  Three-year-old dies after being swept over waterfall in Jackson County
04/09 -  What we can learn from people who take the Flat Earth theory seriously
04/09 -  Embracing military power, Olaf Scholz tries to lead Germany into a new era
04/09 -  NC charter school poses 'immediate threat,' must close, State Board of Education determines
04/09 -  Man dies after crashing into tree along Blue Ridge Parkway, rangers say
04/08 -  Jackson will join more diverse and conservative high court
04/08 -  Bear trapped inside NC family's SUV for 6 hours
04/08 -  Ukraine says at least 39 people killed in Russian rocket attack on Kramatorsk train station
04/08 -  Henderson County school evacuated after anonymous bomb threat; classes canceled
04/07 -  Police: Sacramento shooting was gunfight among gang rivals
04/07 -  Ukraine calls for ‘weapons, weapons, weapons’ from western allies
04/07 -  The Senate is set to confirm Judge Jackson; Here's what to watch for
04/07 -  Suspect in Asheville double shooting dies
04/06 -  Russia’s failure to take down Kyiv was a defeat for the ages
04/06 -  After the horrors of Bucha, Ukrainians have changed the way we look at this war
04/06 -  Two workers shot in Upstate industrial plant, suspected shooter dead, authorities say
04/06 -  NC Court dismisses Vance Monument lawsuit
04/05 -  IPCC report: ‘now or never’ if world is to stave off climate disaster
04/05 -  Friends of the Mars Hill Anderson Rosenwald School complete repairs to historic building
04/05 -  Scientists still learning from Alleghany County earthquake nearly two years later
04/05 -  Sheepback Mountain fire grows to approximately 200 acres
04/04 -  Biden: Putin should face war crimes trial for Bucha killings
04/04 -  Capitol attack panel scores two major wins as it inches closer to Trump’s inner circle
04/04 -  Voting rights in limbo for people on felony probation, parole, in North Carolina
04/04 -  National price of fuel drops, Asheville follows suit down 5.6 cents in the past week
04/03 -  Six killed, at least 15 injured in downtown Sacramento shooting; shooter not apprehended
04/03 -  Cloud of notoriety builds over Cawthorn after sex-and-drugs claims
04/03 -  Ukraine documents alleged atrocities by retreating Russians
04/03 -  More than 50 cultural sites in Ukraine have been damaged in the war, UNESCO says
04/02 -  Fossil fuel backers overshadow climate change talks in Dubai
04/02 -  What is Trump hiding? The Capitol riot-sized hole in White House call log
04/02 -  Sarah Palin is running for Congress in Alaska
04/02 -  Man jumps in creek, strips after being chased from Billy Graham Training Center
04/01 -  Pope makes historic apology to Indigenous for Canada abuses
04/01 -  The latest threat to democracy? A Trump-backed candidate willing to ‘find extra votes’
04/01 -  Ecusta Trail advocates 'shocked' at Rep. Cawthorn's alleged 'communist' comments
04/01 -  Jean Webb, longtime advocate for French Broad River watershed, passes away