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MAIN News Archives for December 2023

12/31 -  Israel-Hamas war will go on for "many more months," Netanyahu says
12/31 -  Houthi militants attack container ship, Maersk halts Red Sea sailing
12/31 -  Trump 2024 trials in limbo as supreme court becomes entangled
12/31 -  Year in Review: News about the local news, 2023
12/30 -  Israel pushes deeper into Gaza camps, 12 weeks into war
12/30 -  Rogue wave and high surf pound California
12/30 -  US supreme court under pressure to rule swiftly on states’ Trump ballot bans
12/30 -  TDA approves $100K in funding for 2024 festivals and events
12/29 -  Nine breakthroughs for climate and nature in 2023 you may have missed
12/29 -  12 killed, 76 hurt in Russian strike on Ukraine infrastructure, military targets
12/29 -  Trump is blocked from the GOP primary ballot in two states. Can he still run for president?
12/29 -  Man run over, killed by USPS box truck at Mars Hill post office
12/28 -  The right to protest is under threat in Britain, undermining a pillar of democracy
12/28 -  Mexican officials clear border camp as US pressure mounts to limit migrant crossings
12/28 -  Democrats won Virginia on abortion. Can it also win them the White House?
12/28 -  Victim dies after Christmas Eve shooting at Asheville gas station
12/27 -  Americans sour on the primary election process and major political parties, an AP-NORC poll says
12/27 -  Holiday spending rose more than 3% at retailers, as pre-pandemic spending trends returned
12/27 -  Top Trumps: the 10 worst things the former president said this year
12/27 -  Five injured in head-on crash at Tunnel Road intersection, police say
12/26 -  Contrary to politicians’ claims, offshore wind farms don’t kill whales. Here’s what to know.
12/26 -  Will Trump provoke a crisis of legitimacy for the US supreme court?
12/26 -  ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ actor John Schneider probed by Secret Service for social media post about Biden, reports say
12/26 -  'You could actually hear people screaming,' witness describes scene of shooting incident
12/24 -  With the Supreme Court on sideline for now, Trump’s lawyers press immunity claims before lower court
12/24 -  ‘A generational struggle’: abortion rights pioneer offers insights to the post-Roe US
12/24 -  1 person injured after car crashes into QuikTrip in east Charlotte
12/24 -  Police identify 2 victims in late-night double homicide in Asheville; no suspect in custody
12/22 -  Treasury Department releases proposed rules for hydrogen production tax credits
12/22 -  Day of mourning declared after 14 killed in Prague university shooting
12/22 -  Biden is pardoning thousands convicted of marijuana charges on federal lands and in Washington
12/22 -  'Gun battle' on Myrtle Street involved people in two vehicles, Asheville police say
12/21 -  How the markets and the economy surprised investors and economists in 2023, by the numbers
12/21 -  Colorado supreme court justices face death threats after Trump ruling
12/21 -  More than 300K air fryers sold at Walmart, Target and Kohl’s recalled
12/21 -  Software that prompted an active shooter alert has history of false alarms, documents show
12/20 -  How Russia won a ‘dangerous loophole’ for fossil gas at Cop28
12/20 -  Colorado supreme court disqualifies Trump from state’s 2024 ballot
12/20 -  First dose of new Alzheimer's drug given in WNC, UNC Health Pardee announces
12/20 -  Active shooter reported along Coxe Avenue in downtown Asheville
12/19 -  Climate crisis: The 1.5C threshold explained
12/19 -  Georgia election workers sue Rudy Giuliani for defamation – again – after winning $148 million
12/19 -  Federal appeals court rejects Mark Meadows' bid to move his Georgia election case to federal court
12/19 -  How the lawsuit against HCA could impact health care in the mountains
12/18 -  Biden unharmed after car strikes president's motorcade in Delaware
12/18 -  Nature got a more prominent place at the table at COP28
12/18 -  X to be investigated for allegedly breaking EU laws on hate speech and fake news
12/18 -  Man charged with murder and attempted murder in Swain County double shooting homicide investigation
12/17 -  Can a state count all its votes by hand? A North Dakota proposal aims to be the first to try
12/17 -  King Charles has appointed a homeopath. Why do the elite put their faith in snake oil?
12/17 -  Quaker Oats recalls granola products over concerns of salmonella contamination
12/17 -  Madison County man pleads guilty to arrow murder of 19-year-old, will serve minimum of 25 years
12/16 -  Council approves two affordable housing developments
12/16 -  COP28 nations agreed to ‘transition’ from fossil fuels. That’s too slow, experts say
12/16 -  Rudy Giuliani ordered to pay $148.1 million in damages for lies about election workers
12/16 -  Asheville man convicted in $3.5 million felony bank fraud scheme with vacation rentals
12/15 -  The Vatican’s ‘trial of the century,’ a Pandora’s box of unintended revelations, explained
12/15 -  Second chance for Mark Meadows to move racketeering case to federal court
12/15 -  Beth Wood state-vehicle charges expected to be resolved as early as Friday
12/15 -  I-26 remains closed after small plane crash; crews work to repair power lines
12/14 -  Arctic "report card" points to rapid and dramatic impacts of climate change
12/14 -  Federal Reserve keeps key interest rate unchanged and foresees 3 rate cuts next year
12/14 -  Nurses unite in protest against HCA's handling of Mission Hospital staffing issues
12/14 -  Bicyclist dies from injuries after being hit by car on Brevard Road; no charges filed
12/13 -  Special counsel Jack Smith asks the Supreme Court to rule quickly on whether Trump can be prosecuted
12/13 -  APD Chief Zack to retire: ‘I’ve been a chief for 13 years, and I’m just exhausted’
12/13 -  State lawmakers shroud open-records requirements
12/13 -  Car window smashers strike again in Asheville neighborhood
12/12 -  How the 2016 election could factor into the case accusing Trump of trying to overturn the 2020 race
12/12 -  Harvard board backs president amid calls for removal over antisemitism testimony
12/12 -  Rural NC teachers will get intensive math training under new grant
12/12 -  'Super discouraging' More than 40 vehicles targeted in massive break-in spree
12/11 -  Rudy Giuliani to appear in court over defamation of 2020 election workers
12/11 -  'It's not my work, it's my life:' Carl Falconer takes reins of Homeward Bound amid housing expansion
12/11 -  Biden to host Hanukkah ceremony at White House amid ongoing efforts to counter rising antisemitism
12/11 -  Battles rage across Gaza as Israel indicates it’s willing to fight for months or more to beat Hamas
12/10 -  Climate solutions are debatable, but science is inescapable
12/10 -  Crews search for survivors and survey damage after tornadoes leave at least 6 dead in Tennessee
12/10 -  Liz Magill, U. Penn’s president, and board chair resign as antisemitism testimony draws backlash
12/10 -  North Carolina receives $1.09B for S-Line rail project, a stop in Asheville may be next
12/09 -  Observers see OPEC ‘panicking’ as COP28 climate talks focus on possible fossil fuel phase-out
12/09 -  New US aid for Ukraine by year-end seems increasingly of out reach as GOP ties it to border security
12/09 -  UNC Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz leaving for Michigan State University
12/09 -  During town hall, Congressman Edwards lobbies for reallocating IRS hiring funds to aid Israel
12/08 -  US appeals court mostly upholds Trump gag order in federal 2020 election case
12/08 -  Why UPenn President Liz Magill is facing more pressure than other university presidents over antisemitism
12/08 -  Sandra Kilgore announces she will not be seeking another term on Asheville City Council
12/08 -  Man accused of hiding cameras in Starbucks bathrooms now faces child sex crimes, police say
12/07 -  Georgia prosecutors predict jail sentences in Trump 2020 election case
12/07 -  Vegas shooter who killed 3 was once professor at ECU, was turned down for job at UNLV
12/07 -  Orbit DVD celebrates 20th anniversary
12/07 -  Woman charged in assault of teen in Canton park, juvenile suspects pursued
12/06 -  2023 to be hottest year on record, EU scientists say
12/06 -  GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California is resigning, 2 months after his ouster as House speaker
12/06 -  Israel says fighting in Gaza is most intense since start of ground offensive
12/06 -  Bond set at nearly $2.5 million for NC man after large drug bust, pursuit
12/05 -  ‘We are officially hostages.’ How the Israeli kibbutz of Nir Oz embodied Hamas’ hostage strategy
12/05 -  Saint Augustine's University president fired, feels 'betrayed' from decision
12/05 -  New North Carolina congressional districts challenged on racial bias claims
12/05 -  Buncombe County Commissioner Martin Moore files to run for NC Court of Appeals
12/04 -  Henry Kissinger’s unwavering support for brutal regimes still haunts Latin America
12/04 -  White House warns it is ‘out of money and nearly out of time’ to aid Ukraine
12/04 -  New street takeover law goes into effect in NC
12/04 -  Locust Cove Fire No. 2 rages on: Officials battle a familiar foe in McDowell County
12/03 -  German tourist killed and two others injured in central Paris attack
12/03 -  Contaminated beer lines: One dead after ingesting 'unknown cleaner' in Winston-Salem bar
12/03 -  Rain helps further contain McDowell County fires; Black Bear Fire nearing 2,000 acres
12/03 -  Authorities searching for 'armed & dangerous' man in connection to felony kidnapping
12/02 -  Israeli offensive shifts to crowded southern Gaza, driving up death toll despite evacuation orders
12/02 -  Federal judge rejects Trump’s attempt to dismiss 2020 election subversion case
12/02 -  Walmart is the latest advertiser to pull ads from Elon Musk's X
12/02 -  Hendersonville cyberattack follows trend of hacker targets, security officials say
12/01 -  House expels GOP Rep. George Santos over ethics violations
12/01 -  Sandra Day O’Connor, first woman Supreme Court justice, dies at 93
12/01 -  After 14 years, billions to flow as 600,000 qualify for Medicaid insurance in NC
12/01 -  Authorities release portion of body camera footage following controversial dog encounter