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MAIN News Archives for March 2023

03/30 -  'I'm not a huge fan of it,' WNC gun store owner reacts to end of pistol permit requirement
03/30 -  Two Army Black Hawk helicopters crash with 'several' casualties on training mission in Kentucky
03/30 -  Train derailment, fire causes evacuation in western Minnesota town of Raymond
03/30 -  Russia detains 'Wall Street Journal' reporter, accusing him of espionage
03/29 -  Swiss court case ties human rights to climate change
03/29 -  Mike Pence must testify before grand jury investigating January 6 – reports
03/29 -  NC board removes election officials who refused to certify
03/29 -  2022 violent crime rate trends 'historically high,' police tell Asheville leaders
03/26 -  Deadly flesh-eating bacteria thrive on East Coast as climate warms, research shows
03/26 -  Trump vows retribution at Waco rally: “I am your warrior, I am your justice”
03/26 -  ‘Toxic mix’: Miami Beach mayor mulls ending spring break after violence
03/26 -  Seven injured in children's inflatable house incident during high winds
03/24 -  King Charles’s visit to France postponed amid protests
03/24 -  Authorities searching for suspect after counterfeit $100 bills begin circulated
03/24 -  Rare northern lights visible in western North Carolina overnight
03/24 -  US launches airstrikes in Syria after drone kills US worker
03/23 -  Biden approval dips near lowest point, AP-NORC poll finds
03/23 -  Trump appointees interfered to weaken EPA assessment of toxic chemical
03/23 -  NC Auditor Beth Wood expected in court for December hit-and-run
03/23 -  Henderson Co. growers assess freeze's damage, hope for positive impact on later blooms
03/22 -  Trump’s potential indictment caps decades of legal scrutiny
03/22 -  Durham police say two 16-year-old boys shot, killed near Durham middle school
03/22 -  McDowell County apparel maker Kitsbow to close in 3 weeks
03/22 -  Surveillance camera captures suspect & vehicle after nearly 20 shots fired in neighborhood
03/21 -  Miami Beach struggles with spring break violence, big crowds
03/21 -  Russian missiles destroyed in Crimea blast, Ukraine says
03/21 -  NC will soon eliminate corporate taxes; Democrats say it'll force working people to pay more
03/21 -  Asheville officials want input on plastic bag reduction
03/20 -  Searching for friends in Mark Zuckerberg’s deserted fantasyland
03/20 -  Scientists deliver ‘final warning’ on climate crisis: act now or it’s too late
03/20 -  Trump’s call for protests gets muted reaction by supporters
03/20 -  Man dies following three-vehicle crash on I-26 westbound, officials say
03/19 -  Body of teenager in hit-and-run death near Murdaugh estate to be exhumed
03/19 -  ‘No to Dictatorship!’ How Netanyahu was greeted by Berlin protesters
03/19 -  Putin makes surprise trip to Russian-occupied Mariupol in wake of ICC warrant
03/19 -  Silver Alert issued for 88-year-old Henderson County man, officials say
03/18 -  Gov. Cooper: Pactiv Evergreen must pay back $12 million state grant if mill closes
03/18 -  ‘It’s justified’: Joe Biden welcomes ICC arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin
03/18 -  Trump expects to be arrested Tuesday as DA eyes charges
03/18 -  Asheville City Council approves I-26 connector project, including walking, biking paths
03/17 -  Protests erupt in France over Macron’s retirement age push
03/17 -  Trump Media executives worried over murky $8m loans, emails reveal
03/17 -  New laws, new enforcement and family stories work to reduce OD deaths in NC
03/17 -  Gov. Cooper to Pactiv Evergreen: Mill closure would be 'clear breach' of $12M agreement
03/16 -  Credit Suisse raises $50B, deal calms investors in bank which has big RTP presence
03/16 -  Israeli president warns of civil war as Netanyahu rejects judicial compromise
03/16 -  Roots Hummus closed? Speculation swirls around Asheville business
03/16 -  Residents near McCormick Field talk about future impacts following funding vote
03/14 -  GOP leader ‘pausing’ social media after liking LGBTQ posts
03/14 -  Joe Biden to unveil executive order to crackdown on law breaking gun sellers
03/14 -  Paul Krugman: Silicon Valley Bank isn't Lehman
03/14 -  Asheville's Southside residents complain about surge in prostitution, other crimes
03/13 -  Silicon Valley Bank collapse ‘could force central banks to stop interest rate rises’
03/13 -  Asheville Council to consider up to $20M for McCormick Field improvements
03/13 -  21 South Carolina GOP lawmakers propose death penalty for women who have abortions
03/13 -  Construction begins on new Future I-26 bridges
03/11 -  Funding McCormick Field: City staff present some options to keep the Tourists around
03/11 -  Silicon Valley Bank chief pressed Congress to weaken risk regulations
03/11 -  Electric carmaker VinFast to delay opening of Chatham County production plant until 2025
03/11 -  Mars Hill man charged with second-degree murder in bicyclist's death
03/10 -  Mountain Housing Opportunities awarded $1 million grant to build 68 affordable homes in Leicester
03/10 -  Republicans push wave of bills that would bring homicide charges for abortion
03/10 -  Homicide investigation underway after missing woman found dead in Jackson County
03/10 -  Medical helicopter crashes in western NC, four on board expected to survive
03/09 -  Biden budget seeks big deficit cuts in challenge to GOP
03/09 -  12 have died since massive snowstorms cut off California mountain towns, official says
03/09 -  Ex-North Carolina congressional candidate enters guilty plea
03/09 -  Pactiv Evergreen plant management sold stock just before mill closure news, filings show
03/07 -  Risky feedback loops are accelerating climate change, scientists warn
03/07 -  Anti-trans rhetoric takes center stage at CPAC amid hostile Republican efforts
03/07 -  What we know about the 4 Americans kidnapped in Mexico
03/07 -  Canton paper mill to close by summer
03/06 -  Antarctic sea ice reaches lowest levels ever recorded
03/06 -  Biden reelection bid faces resistance from some Democrats
03/06 -  How NC's multibillion-dollar Medicaid deal was reached -- and who it benefits
03/06 -  Restrictive drag queen bill introduced to South Carolina lawmakers
03/05 -  Crisis over suspected Iran schoolgirl poisonings escalates
03/05 -  Fight for Bakhmut continues as Russian forces call for more support
03/05 -  Workers tell city leaders about fear and frustration over downtown crime, violence
03/05 -  Consumers are reaching a breaking point
03/04 -  NC House Bill would lower legal blood alcohol content from .08 to .05
03/04 -  Global race to boost electric vehicle range in cold weather
03/04 -  Asheville man found guilty in domestic assault case
03/04 -  Doubts vanish as Democrats unite over Biden’s 2024 bid
03/03 -  Jury quickly finds Murdaugh guilty of murdering wife, son
03/03 -  Leaked audio reveals US rail workers were told to skip inspections
03/03 -  Endangered whale spotted at Carolina Beach
03/03 -  Asheville hit-and-run: Driver of blue 4-door sedan leaves bicyclist on life support
03/02 -  Russia will be out of 'military tools' by spring, Ukraine's top military spy says
03/02 -  UN urged to intervene over destruction of US abortion rights
03/02 -  Apple abruptly closes North Carolina store following multiple shootings at mall
03/02 -  Asheville police investigate after driver dies in collision
03/01 -  FBI director endorses theory Covid-19 virus may have leaked from Chinese lab
03/01 -  900,000 households to lose additional food stamp benefits statewide Wednesday
03/01 -  Police department needs to be focus of budget, Asheville residents tell city council
03/01 -  Biltmore Forest police officer accused of child sex crime