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MAIN News Archives for November 2023

11/30 -  The dirty secret of alternative plastics
11/30 -  Israel, Hamas extend Gaza truce by one day in last-minute deal
11/30 -  Southeast Raleigh High School to resume classes after fatal stabbing, extra security in place
11/30 -  Man charged with murder after fatal shooting in Buncombe County
11/29 -  Sports Illustrated is the latest media company damaged by an AI experiment gone wrong
11/29 -  Students for Trump founder arrested, accused of striking girlfriend with gun
11/29 -  UN groups calls out Chemours for violating human rights, polluting the planet & lying about the danger of PFAS
11/29 -  Code Purple: Volunteers needed to help protect the unsheltered during freezing nights
11/28 -  Freed Israeli hostage describes deteriorating conditions while being held by Hamas
11/28 -  Georgia prosecutors oppose plea deals for Trump, Meadows and Giuliani
11/28 -  Man found sipping margarita in stolen sweater, Asheville police say
11/28 -  Man wanted on robbery charges taken into custody in Asheville
11/27 -  Corrupt, discredited: could a reformed Palestinian Authority run Gaza?
11/27 -  Chemours disregarded human rights when dumping waste into water supply, UN researchers say
11/27 -  Israel and Hamas look open to extending truce on its final day, with one more hostage swap planned
11/27 -  Asheville shoppers help boost local economy over holiday weekend
11/26 -  Many voters are weary about a Biden-Trump rematch in 2024. Third parties hope they can fill the gap
11/26 -  ‘It has to be done’: can Reconstruction-era laws hold Trump and allies accountable?
11/26 -  Winston-Salem police investigating shooting at bar
11/26 -  Man previously reported missing found deceased, Rutherford County authorities say
11/25 -  Hamas is set to release 14 Israeli hostages for 42 Israel-held Palestinians in a second truce swap
11/25 -  Headaches at Fox as Lachlan Murdoch takes reins from father Rupert
11/25 -  Ex-officer Derek Chauvin, convicted in George Floyd’s killing, was stabbed in prison, AP source says
11/25 -  Black Friday frenzy: Asheville Outlets bustles with shoppers kick-starting the holiday season
11/24 -  First hostages released after Israel-Hamas truce begins
11/24 -  Several more children sickened by fruit pouches tainted with lead, FDA says
11/24 -  Geert Wilders’ victory confirms upward trajectory of far right in Europe
11/24 -  One person killed in Hendersonville shooting
11/22 -  Israel and Hamas have reached a deal on a cease-fire and hostages. What does it look like?
11/22 -  Backlash forces EPA to pause toxic PFAS waste imports to US from Netherlands
11/22 -  Little wonder why UNC's Guskiewicz might leave
11/22 -  Pedestrian killed in traffic was struck by more than one vehicle, police say
11/21 -  Billionaires are lining up to fund Donald Trump’s anti-democratic agenda
11/21 -  Voter ID lawsuit: Tuesday court hearing could impact 2024 elections in NC
11/21 -  Buncombe County schools to receive major security upgrades with $6 million budget allocation
11/21 -  Hendersonville man gets double life sentence for violent sexual assault of teen
11/20 -  Microsoft hires Sam Altman and OpenAI’s new CEO vows to investigate his firing
11/20 -  Argentina presidential election: far-right libertarian Javier Milei wins after rival concedes
11/20 -  North Carolina wildfires: Burn ban issued for 30 counties in western part of state
11/20 -  What are next steps for area of West Asheville where human remains were found?
11/19 -  French Holocaust survivors are recoiling at new antisemitism, and activists are pleading for peace
11/19 -  Toxic chemicals close NC State's Poe Hall for the semester
11/19 -  Wanted man in custody after barricade situation along Cane Creek Road, officials say
11/19 -  Texas violated the law with lax emissions limits, federal court rules
11/18 -  SpaceX launches its giant new rocket but a pair of explosions ends the second test flight
11/18 -  Elon Musk to file ‘thermonuclear lawsuit’ as advertisers desert X
11/18 -  Budgets for victims’ services are slashed
11/18 -  NC health department launches investigation into Mission Hospital's emergency department
11/17 -  House Republicans issue criminal referral against Michael Cohen over NY fraud trial testimony
11/17 -  US industry disposed of at least 60 million pounds of PFAS waste in last five years
11/17 -  Radio signals failed firefighters scaling Charlotte high-rise
11/17 -  Black Bear Fire grows to 150 acres hours after tractor-trailer crash sparks blaze
11/16 -  Once Florida's favorite son, Floridians turn on DeSantis in his bid for president
11/16 -  Pandas, fentanyl and Taiwan - takeaways from Biden’s long-awaited meeting with Xi
11/16 -  UNC chancellor 'weighing' departure for Michigan State University
11/16 -  I-26 in Henderson County reopens after dual emergencies disrupt morning commute
11/15 -  Senate Rules panel votes along party lines to break Tuberville’s military holds
11/15 -  Why Buffy Sainte-Marie's 'pretendian' case strikes a nerve
11/15 -  Tanger acquires Asheville Outlets in $70 million deal, plans to enhance shopping experience
11/15 -  Candler man pleads guilty to more than 70 child sexual exploitation charges
11/14 -  MAGA-dominated state Republican parties plagued by infighting, money woes
11/14 -  North Carolina reports five newborn deaths linked to congenital syphilis in 2023
11/14 -  Is Hamas hiding in Gaza’s main hospital? Israel’s claim is now a focal point in a dayslong stalemate
11/14 -  House to consider stopgap funding measure Tuesday to avert government shutdown
11/13 -  Add another heat record to the pile: Earth is historically and alarmingly hot. Now what?
11/13 -  Israeli Forces Close In On Gaza’s Hospitals, And Claim They Hide Hamas’ Tunnels — Here’s What To Know
11/13 -  South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott abruptly ends 2024 presidential bid, shocking even his campaign staff
11/13 -  HCA lawyer blasts North Carolina Attorney General’s investigative demand as ‘legally improper’
11/12 -  Virginia State University officer critically wounded in shooting near campus, officials say
11/12 -  Iceland: experts predict feared volcanic eruption could destroy town near Reykjavik
11/12 -  NC is ready to grab increased share of clean energy economy, says top economic development leader
11/12 -  Authorities need help identifying 'armed and dangerous' robbery suspect
11/11 -  In very rare move, Pope dismisses conservative US bishop Strickland
11/11 -  The Great Grift: COVID-19 aid thieves bought fancy cars, a Pokemon card — even a private island
11/11 -  Neighborhood backlash derails North Asheville emergency shelter
11/11 -  Long-awaited rain offers slight relief to crews battling Poplar Drive Fire in Henderson County
11/10 -  Hungary’s Orbán says negotiations on Ukraine’s future EU membership should not move forward
11/10 -  US Democratic senator Joe Manchin will not seek re-election in 2024
11/10 -  Two days after an indictment, North Carolina’s state auditor says she’ll resign
11/10 -  Murder charges filed in McDowell County shooting
11/09 -  How interpretations of the phrase 'from the river to the sea' made it so divisive
11/09 -  Report: October 2023 was the hottest month on record
11/09 -  Blinken urges united future Palestinian government for Gaza and West Bank, widening gulf with Israel
11/09 -  New crews and equipment deployed to battle Poplar Drive Fire
11/08 -  Reparations commission sets up new project management plan
11/08 -  House votes to censure Rep. Rashida Tlaib for Israel-Hamas war comments
11/08 -  Some states take abusers’ guns. Will the Supreme Court stop them?
11/08 -  Takeaways from elections in Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and more
11/07 -  A month into war, Netanyahu says Israel will have an ‘overall security’ role in Gaza indefinitely
11/07 -  Jewish man dies after altercation at California Israel-Palestine protests
11/07 -  Tyson recalls 30,000 pounds of chicken nuggets
11/07 -  Buncombe County declares state of emergency, expands burn ban amid extreme fire risk
11/06 -  Trump’s decades of testimony provide some clues about how he’ll fight for his real estate empire
11/06 -  Abortion providers brace themselves ahead of Ohio vote: ‘It’s just terrifying’
11/06 -  Collett Ridge Fire now burning about 1,335 acres in Cherokee County
11/06 -  Buncombe County authorities searching for missing man not seen since Saturday
11/05 -  More than 700 migrants rescued off Spain’s Canary Islands
11/05 -  War in the Middle East upends the dynamics of 2024 House Democratic primaries
11/05 -  Trump family on trial: five takeaways from a week in the New York fraud case
11/05 -  Officials issue voluntary evacuation notice for East Poplar Drive in Henderson County
11/04 -  Mike Johnson, theocrat: the House speaker and a plot against America
11/04 -  Boy rescued from sinkhole in Harnett County
11/04 -  Officials: Bear ripped side off camper at western NC campground
11/04 -  Several structures threatened by Henderson County wildfire, firefighters say
11/03 -  Sam Bankman-Fried found guilty on all seven criminal fraud counts
11/03 -  North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore to run for Congress
11/03 -  Emergency crews on scene of early morning fire, one required medical treatment
11/03 -  Congressman Edwards urges UNCA to cancel controversial event, labels it 'anti-Semitic'
11/02 -  North Korea closes multiple embassies around the world
11/02 -  Democrats fear that Biden’s Israel-Hamas war stance could cost him reelection in Michigan
11/02 -  Cary man arrested after making threats to become active shooter against children
11/02 -  Emotions run high as North Carolina Supreme Court deliberates on Vance Monument case
11/01 -  ‘Disturbing’: US infant mortality rises at highest rate in 20 years
11/01 -  Police release pictures of Asheville bank robbery suspect to be on the lookout for
11/01 -  Tourism tax money buys massages, $250 shirts, dinners costing thousands
11/01 -  Man sentenced to prison after guilty plea in Candler hammer assault case