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MAIN News Archives for December 2022

12/29 -  Duke Energy acknowledges multiple generators failed, despite promise they were fully prepared for extreme cold
12/29 -  Buffalo roads reopen as search for storm victims contines
12/29 -  Investors convert ‘totally worthless’ NFTs into tax write-offs
12/29 -  Frustrations boil as widespread water outages continue, impacting over 38,000 people
12/26 -  Jamie Raskin: electoral college is a ‘danger to the American people’
12/26 -  First day of Kwanzaa celebrated Monday
12/26 -  Antisemitic banner seen hanging from Moore County bridge on second to last day of Hanukkah
12/26 -  Travelers endure another day of canceled, delayed flights at AVL, airports nationwide
12/23 -  Enrollment, retention plunge at UNC-Asheville as leaders depart
12/23 -  Arizona to remove shipping container wall from Mexico border
12/23 -  Trump should be barred from holding office again, January 6 panel says
12/23 -  WNC stores sell out of necessities as bitter cold rolls in; American Red Cross on standby
12/22 -  WHO “very concerned” about reports of severe COVID in China
12/22 -  Russia's only aircraft carrier catches fire
12/22 -  Elon Musk was never a liberal, and his plans for Twitter were never benevolent
12/22 -  Tuscola High principal, head football coach suspended, superintendent confirms
12/21 -  State of Emergency signed before bitter cold hits North Carolina
12/21 -  Zelenskyy to meet Biden, address Congress as war rages on
12/21 -  IRS failed to conduct timely mandatory audits of Trump’s taxes while president
12/21 -  New temporary winter shelter secured in Asheville, set to open Dec. 21
12/19 -  Jan. 6 panel pushes Trump’s prosecution in forceful finish
12/19 -  How Republicans are trying to block voters from having a say on abortion
12/19 -  ‘If you see somebody, don’t stop your car’: Drivers advised not to stop for stranded motorist on I-85
12/19 -  Death investigation underway after two people found dead in gas station parking lot
12/18 -  N Korea fires 2 ballistic missiles capable of reaching Japan
12/18 -  Kayaker disappears underwater near The Sinks in Smokies park
12/18 -  Fire destroys Kituwah LLC building
12/18 -  'It's not a joke or funny': Drone harassing children, staff & therapy horses at Eliada Home
12/16 -  Elon Musk bans several prominent journalists from Twitter, calling into question his commitment to free speech
12/16 -  Russia launches another major missile attack on Ukraine
12/16 -  Conservative donors pour ‘dark money’ into case that could upend US voting law
12/16 -  Three break-ins in three weeks: Asheville police monitor 'uptick' in burglaries
12/15 -  Retail sales drop at start of key holiday shopping season
12/15 -  Russia faces ‘critical shortage’ of artillery shells, says UK defence chief
12/15 -  Trump hoarded most of the $147 million in small-donor money he raised for himself
12/15 -  Smash & grab: Burglar damages downtown Asheville salon, takes $125
12/14 -  Human-caused climate change fuels warmer, wetter, stormier Arctic
12/14 -  Iowa judge blocks effort to ban most abortions in the state
12/14 -  China says spread of Covid ‘impossible’ to track as infections soar in Beijing
12/14 -  Mission Hospital nurses rally to highlight concerns about workplace violence, more
12/13 -  US inflation slowed sharply to 7.1% over past 12 months
12/13 -  Generators ‘as important as armour’ to Ukraine surviving winter, says Zelenskiy
12/13 -  Former FTX CEO defrauded crypto investors, SEC alleges
12/13 -  Asheville to break ground on permanent supportive housing project at Ramada Inn
12/12 -  Special Counsel Smith speeds ahead on criminal probes surrounding Trump
12/12 -  Young voters’ enthusiasm for Democrats waned during midterms
12/12 -  Nasa’s uncrewed Orion capsule splashes down after ‘historic’ moon mission
12/12 -  Three hospitalized with critical injuries after Sweeten Creek Road head-on collision
12/11 -  Election denier Kari Lake sues Arizona elections officials
12/11 -  Officials: Lockerbie bomb suspect is in US custody
12/11 -  Is Dominion’s $1.6bn defamation lawsuit a death blow for Murdoch and Fox News?
12/11 -  Man faces 20 charges related to poaching after dismembered bear carcasses found dumped
12/09 -  ‘Don’t Say Gay’ Florida lawmaker indicted on fraud charges
12/09 -  Arizona senator Kyrsten Sinema leaves Democrats to become independent
12/09 -  'I thought it was a gunshot:' Several businesses vandalized in downtown Asheville
12/09 -  Crews rescue man found clinging to log in the French Broad River
12/08 -  Brittney Griner released from Russian prison 10 months after arrest
12/08 -  Germany arrests 25 suspected far-right extremists for plotting to overthrow government
12/08 -  2.7 magnitude earthquake confirmed in Henderson County
12/08 -  One transported to the hospital after shooting; investigation continues, police say
12/07 -  Tax fraud verdict again exposes illusion of Trump the master businessman
12/07 -  Five takeaways from Georgia’s Senate runoff
12/07 -  Rep. Madison Cawthorn directed to pay over $15,000 in fines by House Ethics Committee
12/07 -  'Hatred is getting louder:' Former Asheville school board member opens up about resignation
12/06 -  Top US conservatives pushing Russia’s spin on Ukraine war, experts say
12/06 -  Duke Energy estimates Moore residents will have power again by early Thursday
12/06 -  Buncombe Waste Pro customers to pay more for trash pickup -- and maybe recycling, too
12/06 -  Why faulty streetlights are turning purple
12/05 -  Buncombe tries to fix its property tax appraisal system
12/05 -  State of emergency declared for NC county after gunfire damages substations, cuts power
12/05 -  Trump owed hidden debt while in office
12/05 -  Explosions rock two Russian airbases far from Ukraine frontline
12/04 -  Vladimir Putin better informed now about Ukraine war, says US
12/04 -  Trump calls for the termination of the Constitution in Truth Social post
12/04 -  UNC economist: ‘I guarantee there will be a downturn,’ but Triangle job outlook remains strong
12/04 -  Effort underway to bring adult day center back to Transylvania County after closure
12/02 -  AP sources: Biden tells Dems he wants SC as 1st voting state
12/02 -  Kanye West suspended from Twitter after posting swastika inside Star of David
12/02 -  NC Wildlife Commission investigating dead, mutilated bears in Woodfin
12/02 -  Asheville Regional Airport to break ground on $44M air traffic control tower January 2023
12/01 -  An inflation gauge tracked by the Fed slows to still-high 6%
12/01 -  US sees surge in children under five hospitalized for respiratory viruses
12/01 -  Library’s special collections suffer from funding snag
12/01 -  Strike imminent? Canton paper mill union members vote down proposed labor contract