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MAIN News Archives for August 2022

08/31 -  Trump boasted he had ‘intelligence’ on Macron’s sex life
08/31 -  Former N.C. State athlete's lawsuit claims sexual abuse by athletic trainer
08/31 -  Mikhail Gorbachev, who steered Soviet breakup, dead at 91
08/31 -  Asheville tourism board approves millions for multifaceted river, greenway project
08/30 -  In new law, a quiet breakthrough for victims of abuse
08/30 -  New trial for N. Carolina insurance magnate set for March
08/30 -  In Leandro education case, a question lingers: Who has final say on funds and fixes?
08/30 -  Company running Asheville Muni Golf Course owes more than $300K in unpaid rent, city says
08/29 -  A mutated virus, anti-vaxxers and a vulnerable population: how polio returned to the US
08/29 -  Lindsey Graham warns of 'riots in streets' if Trump is charged over classified documents
08/29 -  Edwards, Republican panel talk ‘leftist agenda’ in schools
08/29 -  Mother charged with murder at Duke Raleigh Hospital, two toddlers found dead
08/28 -  Meadows, Powell testimony sought in Georgia election probe
08/28 -  Drug giant Novartis to close plant in Wilson where more than 240 people work
08/28 -  Bryson City man faces several charges after authorities respond to report of shots fired
08/28 -  Judge plans to appoint special master in Trump records case
08/27 -  Abortions rights advocates react to reinstated 20-week abortion ban
08/27 -  Deaths from flooding in monsoon drenched Pakistan near 1,000
08/27 -  The FBI’s Mar-a-Lago affidavit paints an unsettling portrait of Trump
08/27 -  'It's terrifying': Investigation underway after naked man tries to enter Asheville homes
08/26 -  California bans sales of new gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035 in milestone step
08/26 -  Lawsuit says former Belk executives, GameStop conducted ‘coordinated raid’ on senior employees
08/26 -  Student debt relief versus the scaremongers
08/26 -  Police make arrest in March Westville Pub, February smoke shop break-ins
08/25 -  Student loan forgiveness could help more than 40 million
08/25 -  Starbucks creating ‘culture of fear’ as it fires dozens involved in union efforts
08/25 -  Johnston school board votes to censure member, give ultimatum to resign
08/25 -  Mission Hospital nurses rally for patient safety; cite concerns of chronic short staffing
08/24 -  Europe's drought the worst in 500 years
08/24 -  Trump appears to concede he illegally retained official documents in filing
08/24 -  'Not on the same page': No deal yet on NC Medicaid expansion
08/24 -  Shangri-La set to buy Ramada Inn on Sept. 2, latest step in homeless housing project
08/23 -  'I'm not pleased': NC to buy Chatham Co. homes, businesses to make way for automaker, widen roads
08/23 -  NC’s economy takes a $1B hit in project cancellation – fifth announced this year
08/23 -  Political 'poison pill' must not block Medicaid expansion in N.C.
08/23 -  Buncombe files new lawsuit against Wanda Greene
08/22 -  Donald Trump and Mark Meadows' last-minute plan to declassify an FBI file and tip off a conservative journalist
08/22 -  Russia’s swift move to pin car bombing death on Ukraine prompts skepticism and fears of escalation
08/22 -  2,000 people receive monkeypox vaccine at Charlotte Pride Festival
08/22 -  Cruso Memorial Service, one year post-flood
08/21 -  Cherokee Police Commission discusses drugs, self-governance issues
08/21 -  Finland, Sweden offer NATO an edge as rivalry warms up north
08/21 -  Americans' optimism about the housing market slips, reaches 10-year low
08/21 -  Rutherfordton man charged in child pornography case being held on $1.6M bond
08/20 -  Pence says he didn’t leave office with classified material
08/20 -  US political violence is surging, but talk of a civil war is exaggerated – isn’t it?
08/20 -  NC abortion ruling a 'gauntlet' to advocacy groups for midterms
08/20 -  Four people injured in downtown Asheville shooting
08/19 -  Why Chemours is challenging EPA over PFAS drinking water advisory
08/19 -  Judge appears willing to unveil some of Mar-a-Lago affidavit
08/19 -  Duke Energy, Ford look to partner on EV pilot program in North Carolina
08/19 -  'Very bold step:' Buncombe County commissioner calls for NC teachers to walk out
08/18 -  Russia deploys hypersonic missiles to its Baltic exclave
08/18 -  Judge reinstates North Carolina's 20-week abortion ban
08/18 -  Brad Pitt foundation agrees on $20.5m settlement to owners of faulty post-Katrina houses
08/18 -  Hearing held to dismiss HCA lawsuit; judge says ruling could come in next few weeks
08/17 -  Trump is struggling to find good lawyers who are still willing to represent him
08/17 -  Planned Parenthood to spend record $50M in midterm elections
08/17 -  Trump foe Cheney loses Wyoming GOP primary, ponders 2024 bid
08/17 -  NC elections board OKs stricter rules for observers
08/16 -  Republicans rue price of fame as celebrity Senate candidates struggle
08/16 -  State leaders share $8 million flood recovery plan during Haywood County meeting
08/16 -  'Armed and dangerous' suspect arrested after Asheville shooting
08/16 -  Changes could be coming to dentist offices across NC after several anesthesia-related deaths
08/15 -  China announces new drills as US delegation visits Taiwan
08/15 -  Brittney Griner lawyers appeal against nine-year Russian jail sentence
08/15 -  Woman killed in hit-and-run crash on Capital Boulevard in Raleigh
08/15 -  Waynesville man sentenced following guilty plea to rape, strangulation of a child
08/14 -  Some Capitol rioters try to profit from their Jan. 6 crimes
08/14 -  Man fatally shoots himself after driving car into barricade near US Capitol
08/14 -  Charges dropped against man in UNC Charlotte student’s 2008 murder, court document says
08/14 -  USGS: 2.0 magnitude earthquake rumbles near Spruce Pine
08/13 -  Broadband connection is on the way to 2,000 Avery, Clay county homes
08/13 -  Salman Rushdie on ventilator after being stabbed on stage at New York state event
08/13 -  Southern Baptist Convention says it faces FBI investigation for sexual abuse
08/13 -  FAA ranks Asheville Regional as 3rd busiest airport in North Carolina
08/12 -  Author Salman Rushdie attacked on lecture stage in New York
08/12 -  Beachgoer killed after umbrella impales her in the chest in South Carolina
08/12 -  Court rejects Democrat appeal to keep Green Party off ballot
08/12 -  Residents call for transparency after meetings for Duke substation proposal canceled
08/11 -  FBI search of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home followed tip classified records were there
08/11 -  Train derails in Greenville
08/11 -  American Airlines cancels more than 1,000 flights from fall schedule
08/11 -  Traffic Alert: I-26 closed in Henderson County after a crash; detour information here
08/10 -  Afghan man charged in killings of Muslims in New Mexico
08/10 -  FBI searched Trump’s home seeking classified presidential records – sources
08/10 -  On Wake County stop, House Minority Leader McCarthy rips FBI raid on Trump's home
08/10 -  Meetings regarding downtown substation called off to 'address options'
08/09 -  Republicans dust off familiar playbook to weaponise Mar-a-Lago FBI search
08/09 -  Biden on his own low approval ratings: ‘I think you’re going to see a lot change’
08/09 -  NC teachers rally against proposed new pay structure
08/09 -  Body of missing Asheville man found, family says in social media post
08/08 -  Senate passes $739bn healthcare and climate bill after months of wrangling
08/08 -  GOP candidate for Michigan AG named in probe over breached voting systems
08/08 -  Agencies respond to Linville Access area of Lake James after report of drowning incident
08/08 -  Data centers are facing a climate crisis
08/07 -  NC Medicaid providers say they're owed big bucks while children go without care
08/07 -  Dems push Biden climate, health priorities toward Senate OK
08/07 -  The fate of Alex Jones is a small battle won in the war against alternative facts
08/07 -  Two arrested in eastern NC connected to multiple crimes in the mountains, officials say
08/06 -  Viktor Orbán turns Texas conference into transatlantic far-right love-in
08/06 -  Duke Health experts say monkeypox cases will keep rising in NC
08/06 -  Body of missing Tennessee man found off remote trail in GSMNP, officials say
08/06 -  Madison County to put AR-15s in schools
08/05 -  Buncombe resident awarded $50K after sheriff's deputy Asheville gas station strip search
08/05 -  Democrats secure breakthrough with Kyrsten Sinema on climate bill
08/05 -  Abortion access on the ballot in November in NC
08/05 -  Truck drives through Centennial Gallup Inter-tribal Ceremonial Parade
08/04 -  NC AG defends recusal in 20-week abortion ban case
08/04 -  MyPillow chief spends tens of millions in fresh crusade to push Trump’s big lie
08/04 -  Earthquake reported near Blowing Rock, USGS says
08/04 -  US Navy sailor from Etowah falls overboard in Baltic Sea; search efforts called off
08/03 -  Kansas votes to protect abortion rights in state constitution
08/03 -  New research could bring hope in battle against Huntersville eye cancer cluster
08/03 -  State pension fund may need an overhaul, state treasurer says
08/03 -  Another vote cast to restore Kuwahi name to Clingmans Dome
08/02 -  Deputies send out alert for missing pregnant Mitchell County woman, boyfriend
08/02 -  Biden: Killing of al-Qaida leader is long-sought ‘justice’
08/02 -  Taiwan and China step up military rhetoric as expected Pelosi visit looms
08/02 -  Suspect dead after 3 people killed in Yancey County
08/01 -  Alarm as Arizona Republicans set to nominate election deniers for top posts
08/01 -  First grain ship to leave Ukraine from Odesa on Aug 1 -Turkey's defence ministry
08/01 -  Pedestrian killed in US-25 hit-and-run in Arden; NC Highway Patrol seeks information
08/01 -  Greenville homeless people attacked on video, sheriff's office says