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MAIN News Archives for July 2022

07/31 -  Mecklenburg County has reached the highest CDC COVID-19 Community Level
07/31 -  Drone explosion hits Russia’s Black Sea Fleet HQ
07/31 -  Biden tests positive for Covid only days after testing negative
07/31 -  How much have short term rentals impacted rent, mortgage rates in Buncombe County?
07/30 -  America First is laying plans to perpetuate Trumpism beyond Trump
07/30 -  23-year-old dies after exiting plane midair before emergency landing at RDU
07/30 -  Hendersonville Chick-fil-A faces backlash after asking for volunteers to work drive-thru
07/30 -  Buncombe mid-year crime stats show broad reduction in property crime, increase in assaults
07/29 -  Sanctions 'catastrophically crippling' Russian economy, study finds Access to the comments
07/29 -  Appalachian floods kill at least 15 as rescue teams deploy
07/29 -  'There's a bunch of money': Lawyers line up to represent victims of Camp Lejeune toxic water
07/29 -  'We've got to do something:' WNC's 2 biggest municipalities take on HCA, Mission
07/28 -  N.C. health officials, Equality NC to discuss monkeypox in virtual town hall
07/28 -  Most Americans do not want Biden or Trump in 2024, poll finds
07/28 -  US economy contracts again, fueling recession fears
07/28 -  McDowell County authorities charge man after "horrific assault" at assisted living home
07/27 -  Garland promises ‘justice without fear or favor’ as DoJ digs into Trump’s January 6 role
07/27 -  Passengers frustrated after nearly 6-hour delay on plane at Charlotte Douglas
07/27 -  Thousands of North Carolina felons can now register and vote
07/27 -  Council votes in favor of funding recommendations for Strategic Partnership Pilot Program
07/26 -  Pope apologizes for ‘catastrophic’ school policy in Canada
07/26 -  More mental health services coming to WNC
07/26 -  Although questions remain, Quinn case plea offers resolution after 2 decades, lawyer says
07/26 -  Alarm as fastest growing US cities risk becoming unlivable from climate crisis
07/25 -  Is Murdoch tiring of Trump? Mogul’s print titles dump the ex-president
07/25 -  Liz Cheney says Jan. 6 committee could "contemplate a subpoena" for Ginni Thomas
07/25 -  Body of man who jumped off boat on Lake Norman recovered, fire officials confirm
07/25 -  Man flown to Mission Hospital with serious injuries after falling at Looking Glass Falls
07/24 -  Conspiracy-promoting sheriffs claim vast election authority
07/24 -  Viktor Orbán sparks outrage with attack on ‘race mixing’ in Europe
07/24 -  'He wanted to help people': Eastern NC parents mourn son's death in Ukraine
07/24 -  One person dead after shooting near downtown, marking Asheville's 11th homicide for 2022
07/23 -  Steve Bannon convicted of contempt of Congress for defying Capitol attack subpoena
07/23 -  UNC Charlotte students concerned over recent homicides in University City area
07/23 -  Entire North Carolina police department resigns after new town manager is hired
07/23 -  Two arrested after man accused of displaying handgun during fight, Asheville police say
07/22 -  Lake Powell and Lake Mead could collapse without more water cuts along the Colorado River
07/22 -  'COVID has evolved now to be so contagious' Omicron subvariant causing cases to spike in NC
07/22 -  More than $18 million in ARPA money approved for 24 Buncombe County projects
07/22 -  First case of monkeypox confirmed in Buncombe County
07/21 -  AP-NORC poll: Majority in US want legal abortion nationally
07/21 -  January 6 panel to show Trump violated law by refusing to stop Capitol attack
07/21 -  Former president of North Carolina NAACP found dead, lawyer says
07/21 -  Wife sues Biltmore Estate after husband killed by falling tree during visit
07/20 -  Wildfire rages near Athens as Britain faces aftermath of hottest day
07/20 -  US Rep. Alma Adams of NC arrested at Supreme Court during abortion rights protest
07/20 -  Reparations program gets annual funding from Buncombe County
07/20 -  Commercial fishing in NC adapts to threat of warming seas
07/19 -  Several hurt in fiery wreck that shut down I-40 near Canton for hours
07/19 -  Biden considers declaring climate emergency as agenda stalls in Congress
07/19 -  Rowan County auto manufacturer to shut down, leaving more than 80 people jobless
07/19 -  How North Carolina landed a company building a $4 billion Chatham County automotive plant
07/18 -  Steve Bannon’s criminal contempt of Congress trial set to begin
07/18 -  Town of Blowing Rock without water due to water main break, mayor says
07/18 -  Green Party consultant, dodging NC investigators, says he didn't do anything wrong
07/18 -  Asheville police release identities of victims in Friday night shooting
07/17 -  Parroting Trump, GOP primary losers cast doubt on elections
07/17 -  The other Joe: how Manchin destroys Biden’s plans, angering Democrats
07/17 -  Future of NC energy policy, impacting climate and monthly bills, being written now
07/17 -  Asheville police identify 'armed and dangerous' suspect in deadly downtown shooting
07/16 -  Green Party sues NC elections board over petition rejection
07/16 -  UNC reaches settlement with Hannah-Jones over tenure saga
07/16 -  One person dead, another critically injured following Friday night shooting in Asheville
07/16 -  APD taking longer to respond to 911 calls despite policy change
07/15 -  SBI settles Ray Finch wrongful conviction suit for $7.5M
07/15 -  Buncombe among 7 counties in NC to receive initial monkeypox vaccine
07/15 -  Dem says Manchin blocking energy, tax provisions in big bill
07/15 -  NC counties rethinking original ARPA spending plans
07/14 -  In Ukraine war, a race to acquire smarter, deadlier drones
07/14 -  Boeing, GM, FedEx: these are as complicit as the far right in threatening US democracy
07/14 -  NC health plan resumes coverage of transgender surgeries
07/14 -  Members of Reparations Commission describe systemic racism in Asheville
07/13 -  Trump attempted to contact witness speaking to January 6 committee
07/13 -  Mecklenburg County Public Health offering monkeypox vaccine starting Wednesday
07/13 -  Downtown Asheville murder suspect to appear in court Wednesday
07/13 -  West Asheville mailbox explodes, bomb squad investigates
07/12 -  Gov. Cooper signs North Carolina budget; COVID-19 emergency to end Aug. 15
07/12 -  Judge won’t delay trial for Trump ex-adviser Steve Bannon
07/12 -  Cancer and questions plague North Carolina residents of PFAS-polluted region
07/12 -  Suspect identified in deadly Asheville shooting, considered "armed and dangerous"
07/11 -  Why Sri Lanka’s economy collapsed and what’s next
07/11 -  Political violence is the new American normal
07/11 -  Dozens clash over abortion rights at uptown Charlotte park
07/11 -  Uber hired oligarch-linked Russian lobbyist despite bribery fears
07/10 -  Emmett Till protesters stormed a senior living facility looking for his wrongful accuser
07/10 -  The ‘Thomas court’: after biding his time, rightwing justice finds his power
07/10 -  House speaker adds another Medicaid expansion plan to the mix
07/10 -  Police investigating deadly shooting in downtown Asheville early Sunday morning
07/09 -  House Democrats tee up votes on abortion rights bills
07/09 -  Biden in crisis mode as specter of one-term Carter haunts White House
07/09 -  Internet-starved counties see hope for broadband in ARPA funds
07/09 -  Woman killed after van hits runners at Grandfather Mountain, officials say
07/08 -  NC communities lose water again, fed up with lack of accountability from state regulators
07/08 -  ‘Headed in a bad direction’: Omicron variant may bring second-largest US Covid wave
07/08 -  Shinzo Abe: Japan ex-leader assassinated while giving speech
07/08 -  Convicted killer indicted in Zebb Quinn murder scheduled to appear in court Monday
07/07 -  NC governor signs executive order protecting abortion access
07/07 -  Man turns himself in, charged with first-degree murder in Asheville shooting death
07/07 -  Boris Johnson resigns as Conservative leader after cabinet revolt
07/05 -  Finland and Sweden move a step closer to NATO membership with accession sign-off
07/05 -  High cost of Russian gains in Ukraine may limit new advance
07/05 -  Downtown area reopens after reported "explosive devices" safely cleared, police say
07/05 -  Suspect in custody after deadly Illinois July Fourth parade shooting
07/04 -  Video shows Akron police kill Black man in hail of gunfire
07/04 -  Shoppers pay 17 percent more for popular Independence Day foods
07/04 -  Fox and friends confront billion-dollar US lawsuits over election fraud claims
07/04 -  USGS reports 1.6 magnitude earthquake Sunday morning in SC
07/03 -  4 overdoses in 5 days: Salisbury Police warn of marijuana laced with fentanyl
07/03 -  Abortion ruling puts spotlight on gerrymandered legislatures
07/03 -  Bribery conviction overturned in major North Carolina political scandal
07/03 -  100s turn out for surprise opening of Malvern Hills Pool which was set to close all summer
07/02 -  Experts: US Court fractures decades of Native American law
07/02 -  NC AG doesn’t commit to lift 20-week abortion ban injunction
07/02 -  Raleigh woman at the center of unserved warrant linked to Emmett Till's death
07/02 -  Man found guilty of 2 felonies, more after he tried running over homeless man & his cat
07/01 -  Mark Meadows’ associate threatened ex-White House aide before her testimony
07/01 -  3 adults, 2 kids hurt after vehicle drives through Newton flea market
07/01 -  Council approves $217 million Asheville budget
07/01 -  Fayetteville church accused of defrauding veterans, operating like a cult