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MAIN News Archives for September 2023

09/30 -  Court rejects Donald Trump’s bid to delay trial in wake of fraud ruling that threatens his business
09/30 -  Government shutdown imminent as House Republicans reject latest Senate effort
09/30 -  Biden to sell three oil and gas leases over five years, angering climate advocates
09/30 -  Man driving wrong way on I-40 East killed in multi-vehicle crash; all lanes reopen after several hours
09/29 -  Dianne Feinstein, longest-serving female US senator in history, dies at 90
09/29 -  New NC budget likely headed to court over separation of powers
09/29 -  El Niño forecasted to bring heavier snowfall to the Western Carolinas this winter
09/29 -  Linamar responds to health and safety concerns from former workers
09/28 -  Details emerge in standoff: Waynesville officers extract suspect with non-lethal force
09/28 -  Police identify suspect, victim in deadly stabbing near train tracks
09/28 -  Apollo Chemical is suspected source of 1,4-dioxane pollution in Haw River
09/28 -  Downtown Asheville merchants on edge after vandals target 3 Lexington Ave. businesses
09/27 -  Everything you need to know ahead of a government shutdown
09/27 -  Ohio supreme court battle over six-week abortion ban begins
09/27 -  Judge rules Donald Trump defrauded banks, insurers while building real estate empire
09/27 -  Concerns grow over loss of more cancer services at Asheville's Mission Hospital
09/26 -  With a government shutdown just days away, Congress is moving into crisis mode
09/26 -  EU warns Elon Musk after Twitter found to have highest rate of disinformation
09/26 -  Boost in local COVID cases triggers search for new booster vaccines in mountain pharmacies
09/26 -  TDA director’s salary, benefits top $450,000
09/25 -  ‘Like a dream’: successful return of Nasa capsule with asteroid sample hailed
09/25 -  After summer's extreme weather, more Americans see climate change as a culprit, AP-NORC poll shows
09/25 -  Clean-tech unicorn Palmetto moving HQ to Charlotte’s South End from Charleston
09/25 -  Woman dies from injuries after falling down steep cliff off of Blue Ridge Parkway
09/24 -  Medicaid expansion to begin soon in North Carolina as governor decides to let budget bill become law
09/24 -  Ukraine to receive US long-range ATACMS missiles, US media report
09/24 -  Rising flood risks threaten many water and sewage treatment plants across the US
09/24 -  Two killed in crash after police try to initiate traffic stop on suspect vehicle
09/23 -  In the warming Alps, Austria’s melting glaciers are in their final decades
09/23 -  Ukraine says Russian naval vessels badly damaged in Crimea attack
09/23 -  'Most significant budget' in NC to become law after Senate vote, Cooper decision
09/23 -  State budget overrules local efforts to ban plastic bags in North Carolina
09/22 -  Climate change will affect South Florida property insurance rates
09/22 -  Twitter ranks worst in climate change misinformation report
09/22 -  Government shutdown risk spikes as House Republicans leave town in disarray amid hard-right revolt
09/22 -  Blue Ridge Southern Railroad receives $12.6 million federal boost after Pactiv Evergreen closure
09/21 -  US House Republicans look to restart spending agenda with defense vote
09/21 -  Zelenskiy faces difficult conversations in Washington amid Congress spending battle
09/21 -  NC's Burr backs SC's Scott in 2024 presidential race
09/21 -  Starbucks customers filmed in bathrooms, suspect charged, according to APD
09/20 -  Ten countries and territories saw severe flooding in just 12 days. Is this the future of climate change?
09/20 -  Republicans want it both ways: less gun control and Hunter Biden gun charges
09/20 -  Republicans ditch efforts to expand legal gambling in North Carolina, will pass budget this week
09/20 -  Buncombe County residents rally for plastic bag ban amid potential state roadblocks
09/19 -  Proposed youth curfew in Fayetteville rejected by city council
09/19 -  Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission rejects merger with tourism authority
09/19 -  Full steam ahead: Second steam engine with Great Smoky Mountains Railroad to be restored
09/19 -  Elon Musk says Twitter, now X, is to charge all users subscription fees
09/18 -  Republican legislatures flex muscles to keep power in closely divided North Carolina and Wisconsin
09/18 -  4 people shot in Uptown Charlotte, CMPD says
09/18 -  Halliburton equipment worth $7.1m imported into Russia in past year, customs records show
09/18 -  Residents fed up, demand action after constant speed, 21 wrecks on neighborhood road
09/17 -  Armed man posing as US marshal arrested at Robert Kennedy Jr event
09/17 -  Republican Texas AG Ken Paxton is acquitted of corruption charges at historic impeachment trial
09/17 -  Suspect in Statesville machete attack arrested, police say
09/17 -  2 suspects sought by officials after video captures attempted church donation box theft
09/16 -  US special counsel seeks gag order on Trump’s ‘inflammatory’ statements
09/16 -  Residents say sewage poured into homes during Statesville drainage project
09/16 -  House, Senate making 'major progress' toward state budget deal, key lawmakers say
09/16 -  Homeward Bound opens transformative $17.8 million housing project for Asheville's chronically homeless
09/15 -  After attacks, British prime minister says American XL Bully dogs are dangerous and will be banned
09/15 -  Trump’s oddness helps him elude categories like ‘old’
09/15 -  UNC suspect threatened to kill someone at student union; also pointed gun in prior road rage confrontation
09/15 -  Investigation underway after suspect killed in officer-involved shooting
09/14 -  Escaped murderer Danelo Cavalcante planned to flee to Canada, says cops almost stepped on him during manhunt
09/14 -  Jury awards $100,000 to Kentucky couple denied marriage license by ex-County Clerk Kim Davis
09/14 -  NC's top judicial official is behind 'political hit job,' Democrats say
09/14 -  20-story hotel one sticking point in major downtown Asheville development project
09/13 -  Most Americans experienced record heat this summer: ‘It’s just daily life now’
09/13 -  The escaped Pennsylvania killer is in custody
09/13 -  Mark Harris enters race for NC’s District 8 Congressional seat following 2018 scandal
09/13 -  Project Aspire update reveals details about major downtown Asheville development
09/12 -  Climate change not ‘theoretical, or even debatable,' an IU expert says. What's the solution?
09/12 -  Kevin McCarthy faces a 'perfect storm' of demands as a shutdown looms
09/12 -  State takes over Nash County DSS after deaths of two children under agency's care
09/12 -  Yancey County residents in uproar over controversial library board appointments
09/11 -  Two new 9/11 victims identified as medical examiner vows to continue testing remains
09/11 -  Biden impeachment inquiry ‘eight months of abject failure’, watchdog report says
09/11 -  North Carolina board reasserts funding control over charter schools after losing other powers
09/11 -  One of WNC's largest churches evacuated during Sunday services due to security issue
09/10 -  Questions persist about county property appraisals
09/10 -  Morocco earthquake: More than 2,000 dead as tremors felt in several regions
09/10 -  Giuliani says Trump ‘really, really upset’ by conviction of ex-White House adviser
09/10 -  Man with multiple warrants taken into custody after neighbor reports 'suspicious person'
09/08 -  Elon Musk ‘committed evil’ with Starlink order, says Ukrainian official
09/08 -  Remains of MIA Vietnam veteran found after 54 years
09/08 -  'A big lack of respect in the profession': A closer look at teacher shortages in schools
09/08 -  High hopes: Cherokee tribe says 'yes' to exploring legal recreational marijuana use
09/07 -  Ex-Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio sentenced to 22 years in Jan. 6 case
09/07 -  Moderna says new Covid booster works against the highly mutated BA.2.86 variant
09/07 -  Hurricane Lee's projected path and timeline: Meteorologists forecast when and where it will hit
09/07 -  Teenager charged in deadly Asheville hit-and-run involving bicyclist
09/06 -  UK to declare Russia's Wagner a terrorist organisation
09/06 -  Antony Blinken arrives in Ukraine for surprise visit
09/06 -  Legislative stalling yields another costly delay in Medicaid expansion
09/06 -  Suspect in Madison County mail carrier attack captured
09/05 -  There have been more mass shootings than days in 2023, database shows
09/05 -  Climate change boosts risk of explosive wildfire growth in California by 25%, study says
09/05 -  Death investigation underway at NC State residence hall
09/05 -  Cyclist in fatal Asheville hit-and-run identified, driver located but not charged
09/04 -  Europe broils in heat wave that fuels fires in France, Spain
09/04 -  Rustem Umerov: who is Ukraine’s next defence minister?
09/04 -  New effort to keep Trump off ballots has roots in North Carolina and Jan. 6 attack
09/04 -  Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run; police searching for suspect vehicle
09/03 -  Airstrike in Khartoum kills 20 civilians, activists in Sudan say
09/03 -  America's surprising partisan divide on life expectancy
09/03 -  Trader Joe’s issues its sixth recall in two months
09/03 -  Update: Police say Asheville murder suspect apprehended in Indiana
09/02 -  Ukrainian counteroffensive has made ‘notable’ progress in south over past three days, US says
09/02 -  Italian ex-premier says French missile downed an airliner in 1980 by accident in bid to kill Gadhafi
09/02 -  Three musicians sue NC Symphony after being fired for not complying with vaccine mandate
09/02 -  NC congressman introduces 'Stop Pot Act' to curb recreational marijuana legalization
09/01 -  What's the connection between climate change and hurricanes?
09/01 -  Former Proud Boys leaders sentenced to 17 and 15 years for US Capitol attack
09/01 -  August jobs report: U.S. added 187,000 jobs, unemployment rate rises
09/01 -  No criminal charges after dog attack; boy was yelling racial slurs, taunting them, owner says