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MAIN News Archives for May 2023

05/31 -  Is the debt deal changing student loan repayment? Here's what you need to know
05/31 -  Delta Air Lines hit with lawsuit over claims of carbon neutrality
05/31 -  North Carolina’s gerrymandered districts set stage for 2024 Republican wins
05/31 -  E. coli in French Broad River nearly 8 times EPA swimming safety standard, report shows
05/30 -  As water levels drop, the risk of arsenic rises
05/30 -  Ukraine strikes Moscow with eight drones, Russia says
05/30 -  Medical marijuana has a new spark of life in NC legislature
05/30 -  Buncombe Co. officials to offer free opioid overdose reversal trainings for public
05/29 -  With new mandate secured, Turkey’s Erdogan likely to continue engaging with both West and Russia
05/29 -  US political leaders push for lawmakers’ support on debt ceiling deal
05/29 -  Charlotte bus driver, passenger exchange gunshots
05/29 -  Ally groups rally against recent anti-LGBTQ+ legislation introduced in NC General Assembly
05/26 -  Hyundai and LG announce $4.3 billion plant in Georgia to build batteries for electric vehicles
05/26 -  Will Ron DeSantis’s culture war with Disney threaten his White House run?
05/26 -  Asheville police release body-camera video of use-of-force arrest
05/26 -  More shaking! Another earthquake recorded near Canton
05/25 -  Elon Musk wants to build a digital town square, but his debut for DeSantis was a tech failure
05/25 -  US cities to pay record $80m to people injured in 2020 racial justice protests
05/25 -  Wake County to store bodies awaiting autopsy in refrigerated shipping containers
05/25 -  Authorities ask for help finding missing Weaverville man
05/24 -  Pills flowed for years as DEA dragged feet on disciplining opioid distributor
05/24 -  Clarence Thomas should resign from the Supreme Court, for the good of the court
05/24 -  Talk about electric shock: Here's why Duke Energy could double your monthly power bill in the coming years
05/24 -  Seniors will be allowed to walk at graduation, but still be 'held accountable' after prank
05/23 -  McMaster's 'hunt them down with dogs' comment about Democrats creates social media storm
05/23 -  Historic Colorado River deal not enough to stave off long-term crisis, experts say
05/23 -  'We could never pay this back': State sends dozens of retirees into debt due to unchecked error
05/23 -  Asheville's iconic Mountaineer Inn sells for more than $6M
05/22 -  Extreme weather caused two million deaths, cost $4 trillion over last 50 years
05/22 -  Trump was warned about retaining classified documents, notes reveal
05/22 -  With abortion vote, did Tricia Cotham flip-flop on protecting reproductive rights?
05/22 -  Asheville police officer's quick actions kept victim alive in daytime shooting downtown
05/21 -  Zelenskyy denies Moscow's claims that Russian forces are occupying Bakhmut
05/21 -  Winner of Mike Lindell's $5M contest never got his money. Now he's taking Lindell to court.
05/21 -  4th death, more vision loss cases linked to tainted eyedrops
05/21 -  An estimated 40,000 people take in all things Bigfoot during Marion's Bigfoot Fest
05/20 -  Mother of 8-year-old girl who died in Border Patrol custody says pleas for hospital care were denied
05/20 -  Vice and BuzzFeed were meant to be the future of news. What happened?
05/20 -  Mark Walker joins race for NC governor, setting up competitive GOP primary
05/20 -  Man injured, gunman on the loose after daytime shooting in downtown Asheville
05/19 -  Why Ukraine’s spring offensive still hasn’t begun — with summer just weeks away
05/19 -  Negotiating with post-Trump Republicans is like dealing with a toddler’s tantrum
05/19 -  Concrete truck falls through emergency parking deck at Moore Regional Hospital
05/19 -  DA declines to refer Asheville arrest to SBI over use of force
05/18 -  Arizona's farms are running out of water, forcing farmers to confront climate change
05/18 -  China’s loans pushing world’s poorest countries to brink of collapse
05/18 -  'Just the beginning': NC Republicans say more abortion restrictions possible after 2024 elections
05/18 -  Man assaults officers during arrest, Asheville police say
05/17 -  How El Chapo’s sons built a fentanyl empire poisoning America
05/17 -  World likely to breach 1.5C climate threshold by 2027, scientists warn
05/17 -  Abortion after 12 weeks banned in North Carolina after GOP lawmakers override governor’s veto
05/17 -  Public safety group again calls for better pay for Asheville police officers
05/16 -  Pence allies launching super PAC to back former vice president’s expected 2024 candidacy
05/16 -  Russia’s most potent hypersonic weapon neutralised, says Ukraine
05/16 -  NC Senate budget has lower raises, bigger tax cuts and a threat for large hospitals
05/16 -  Abducted girl who was featured on Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries, found safe in Asheville
05/12 -  Man who choked NYC subway rider to death will face manslaughter charge, prosecutors say
05/12 -  Isolation nation: Japan tries to draw its citizens out of post-Covid seclusion
05/12 -  Republican for North Carolina governor on Civil Rights: 'So many freedoms were lost'
05/12 -  Nearly extinct red wolves welcome litter of pups at WNC Nature Center
05/11 -  Toe-curlingly bad television: Trump’s torturous town hall backfires on CNN
05/11 -  Ex-Florida lawmaker behind the 'Don't Say Gay' law pleads guilty to COVID relief fraud
05/11 -  'A bit of an anomaly:' Million-dollar downtown Asheville condos without power since April
05/11 -  5 suspects now face first-degree murder charges after woman's body found in Jackson County
05/10 -  Back to the future? Sharp cuts proposed for Indian Health Service
05/09 -  Jury to begin deliberations in civil lawsuit against Donald Trump brought by E Jean Carroll
05/09 -  NC dairy farmer fighting for his life after bull attack
05/09 -  Woman accused of failing to report her mom's death, throwing her body in river
05/09 -  Confirmed tornado touches down in Henderson County for first time in decades
05/07 -  Teen dies after walls of hole, sand dune collapse on him at Cape Hatteras National
05/07 -  Texas panel says GOP lawmaker should be expelled for misconduct
05/07 -  Buncombe County deputy injured in early morning shooting outside Magistrate's Office
05/07 -  At least 8 killed, 7 wounded in shooting at Texas outlet mall
05/05 -  Clarence Thomas scandal deepens with report of rightwing activist’s secret payments to wife
05/05 -  Russia’s Wagner boss threatens Bakhmut pullout in Ukraine
05/05 -  Fears grow in North Carolina as ultra-extreme Republican eyes governor’s mansion
05/05 -  North Carolina lawmakers pass 12-week abortion ban; Cooper vows veto
05/04 -  Maryland embraces gradual transition to zero-emissions trucks and buses
05/04 -  Trump described E Jean Carroll rape accusation as ‘ridiculous’, jury hears
05/04 -  Body pulled from French Broad River after kayakers call in report
05/04 -  Russia says U.S. was behind Kremlin drone attack, drawing quick denial
05/02 -  Trust, diversity and independence: three key elements for a thriving press
05/02 -  Putin mocked for 'embarrassing' cancellation of Victory Day parade
05/02 -  'Potential' cleanup date set for Craven Street bridge site, NCDOT says
05/02 -  What went wrong at First Republic Bank
05/01 -  First Republic Bank seized, sold to JPMorgan Chase
05/01 -  Pro-Trump pastors rebuked for ‘overt embrace of white Christian nationalism’
05/01 -  Raleigh resident arrested for defacing priceless art case during demonstration
05/01 -  Twenty-nine agencies join search for missing man last seen April 23 in GSMNP campground area