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MAIN News Archives for October 2022

10/30 -  Nancy Pelosi: family ‘heartbroken and traumatized’ by brutal attack on her husband
10/30 -  Russia says UK navy blew up Nord Stream, London denies involvement
10/30 -  Global food concerns rise as Russia halts Ukraine grain deal
10/30 -  Slain longtime educator who 'made a difference' remembered during celebration of life
10/28 -  Inflation data shows US prices were still uncomfortably high last month
10/28 -  World close to ‘irreversible’ climate breakdown, warn major studies
10/28 -  Musk in control of Twitter but where will he go from here?
10/28 -  Crews battling Candler wildfire on side of mountain, estimated to be 15-20 acres
10/27 -  Three men convicted of supporting plot to kidnap Gov. Whitmer
10/27 -  ‘A lens of empathy’: disability advocates on John Fetterman and leadership
10/27 -  First flu death reported in North Carolina, health officials say
10/27 -  Rain brings a little relief, but not enough: Wildfire dangers remain for Asheville area
10/25 -  Sunak takes over as UK prime minister amid economic crisis
10/25 -  Russia to raise ‘dirty bomb’ claim at UN security council
10/25 -  Largest Hindu temple in North America unveiled in Cary
10/25 -  Bullets fly in Kenilworth: 'Things have certainly escalated,' neighborhood resident says
10/24 -  Salman Rushdie has lost sight in one eye after attack, says agent
10/24 -  Trump Organization to face criminal tax fraud charges in New York court on Monday
10/24 -  NC, nation see significant drops in 4th- and 8th-grade reading and math
10/24 -  Body of missing man found at base of Grandfather Mountain State Park cliff, officials say
10/21 -  N.C. Board of Elections warning about confusing mailers
10/21 -  Social media platforms brace for midterm elections mayhem
10/21 -  Steve Bannon sentenced to 4 months in prison
10/21 -  Mountain educator shot and killed, death investigation underway
10/20 -  Trump deposed in E Jean Carroll lawsuit accusing him of rape
10/20 -  Raleigh mass shooting suspect 'showing signs of improvement,' mother says
10/20 -  UK’s Liz Truss quits after turmoil obliterated her authority
10/20 -  In-person early voting for 2022 General Election begins Thursday
10/19 -  Commissioners to consider tax changes; higher STR rates off the table
10/19 -  South Carolina Supreme Court takes up state’s abortion ban
10/19 -  EU plans to impose sanctions on Iran military leaders over drones
10/19 -  Get vaccinated: Number of flu cases worries health officials, WNC residents
10/18 -  ‘The Jewish media blocked me out,’ Kanye West says in latest antisemitic rant
10/18 -  German cybersecurity chief out after reports of Russia ties
10/18 -  Duke Energy proposes rate hikes starting next year, experts explain the hike
10/18 -  Asheville mayoral candidates Manheimer, Roney square off in debate
10/17 -  Waves of suicide drones strike Ukraine’s capital, 3 killed
10/17 -  US shelters see increase in surrenders – and one animal ‘returned in droves’
10/17 -  Pickup truck plows into Walmart in Alexander County, fire department says
10/17 -  Late night hit-and-run in Asheville leaves one in critical condition, police say
10/16 -  Biden calls testimony, video from Jan. 6 committee hearing 'devastating'
10/16 -  Two shot, multiple injured at Livingstone College homecoming concert
10/16 -  Could Trump testify? Subpoena sets up prospect of dramatic political spectacle
10/16 -  Alleged Raleigh shooter is 15, could be charged as adult in mass shooting that killed 5
10/15 -  Biden’s pot pardons could boost states’ legalization drives
10/15 -  Elon Musk’s SpaceX says it can no longer fund Starlink internet in Ukraine
10/15 -  Student loan forgiveness applications now open through beta mode website
10/15 -  Defunding police: Candidates for Asheville mayor discuss their visions for the department
10/14 -  High court rejects Trump plea to step into Mar-a-Lago case
10/14 -  Five people, including off-duty officer and teen, killed in Raleigh neighborhood
10/14 -  Alex Jones unlikely to escape ‘historically high’ defamation award, legal experts say
10/14 -  Construction of 120 town homes approved in south Buncombe County
10/13 -  Saudi Arabia has screwed over the US – and the world – yet again. Enough is enough
10/13 -  As more transgender children seek medical care, families confront many unknowns
10/13 -  How Moscow grabs Ukrainian kids and makes them Russians
10/13 -  Thefts led authorities to more than $120,000 in stolen goods at Arden pawn shop
10/12 -  Underground microbes may have swarmed ancient Mars
10/12 -  US firms exploiting Trump-era loophole over toxic ‘forever chemicals’
10/12 -  'Black Wall Street' icon NC Mutual Life Insurance Company begins liquidation process
10/12 -  Search warrant issued at Arden pawn shop for organized retail theft investigation
10/11 -  Asheville tourism slump? Businesses report declines in traffic, sales
10/11 -  Kremlin war hawks demand more devastating strikes on Ukraine
10/11 -  NC-11 candidates Edwards and Beach-Ferrara go head-to-head during first, only debate
10/11 -  Data about opioid crisis presented to local authorities
10/10 -  Nevada Senate race tests potency of abortion focus for Dems
10/10 -  ‘Trump is the man’: trial paints a White House plagued by foreign influence
10/10 -  People sickened in 6 states after E. coli outbreak linked to Aldi falafel
10/10 -  Drivers paying more as gas price average continues upward climb for the third week
10/09 -  How one computer forecast model botched Ian
10/09 -  Russia appoints notorious general to lead Ukraine offensive
10/09 -  Cooper favors decriminalizing small amounts of marijuana
10/09 -  Investigation underway after gunfire exchanged in West Asheville, police say
10/08 -  Russian infighting peaks with calls for suicide and execution
10/08 -  Arizona court ruling makes abortions legal again – for now
10/08 -  Truck bomb hits bridge to Crimea, hurts Russian supply lines
10/08 -  Cooper asks state lawyers to look into next steps for pardoning thousands in NC convicted with simple marijuana possession
10/07 -  Will Hurricane Ian force Ron DeSantis to confront climate reality?
10/07 -  ‘Extremely aggressive rodeo bull on the loose in Stanly County
10/07 -  What President Biden's move on marijuana could mean for North Carolina
10/07 -  Convicted Asheville kidnapper, linked to at least 3 similar cases, sentenced to prison
10/06 -  The most terrifying case of all is about to be heard by the US supreme court
10/06 -  37 dead, mostly preschoolers, in Thai day care rampage
10/06 -  Court: UNC students can seek COVID semester reimbursement
10/06 -  US believes Ukrainians were behind an assassination in Russia
10/05 -  Hurricane Ian death toll rises as Biden prepares to tour worst-hit areas
10/05 -  Criticism over latest NC redistricting back at Supreme Court
10/05 -  Five farms, 1 camp up for conservation in Buncombe County
10/05 -  Russian defence ministry maps suggest rapid pullbacks in Ukraine
10/04 -  Herschel Walker’s son lashes out at dad after report the GOP candidate paid for abortion
10/04 -  Ukrainian forces break through in the south as Putin's problems mount
10/04 -  Community invited to provide comment on Walton Street Park historic designation
10/04 -  It's like starting from square one, homeless say as more camps closed in Asheville
10/03 -  She’s Georgia’s great blue hope – but can Stacey Abrams win a crucial race?
10/03 -  UK scraps tax cut for wealthy that sparked market turmoil
10/03 -  Four dead in North Carolina following the impacts of Hurricane Ian
10/03 -  St. James AME Church celebrates grand reopening after being closed several years
10/02 -  US supreme court to decide cases with ‘monumental’ impact on democracy
10/02 -  Ten torture sites in 1 town: Russia sowed pain, fear in Izium
10/02 -  Chase CEO: Recession is ‘probably’ imminent ‘but let’s keep our fingers crossed’
10/02 -  Buncombe to vote on conserving 590 acres Oct. 4
10/01 -  Behind the shining pomp of the Red Square rally is a Russia in turmoil
10/01 -  Ginni Thomas sticks by false election fraud claim during Jan. 6 commMeeting
10/01 -  How is Asheville addressing panhandling?
10/01 -  Police investigating after 1 killed in two-vehicle crash on Patton Avenue