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MAIN News Archives for February 2024

02/29 -  FDA finds problems at animal lab run by Musk’s brain implant company
02/29 -  Supreme court to hear Trump immunity claim in election interference case
02/29 -  Saint Augustine's students considering transferring amid school's loss of accreditation
02/29 -  2024 Asheville tourism off to slowest start in 3 years despite steady 2023, data shows
02/28 -  Texas wildfires: nuclear weapons factory reopens after pause in operations
02/28 -  NC Gov. Cooper announces expanded school breakfast programs for 51K students
02/28 -  North Carolina one of 15 states to vote on Super Tuesday
02/28 -  Cherokee police cleared in unarmed Murphy man's shooting, civil lawsuit pursued
02/27 -  How green are electric cars?
02/27 -  Matthews town meeting becomes heated after ‘disgusting’ Zoom-bombing incident
02/27 -  TDA drops $17,000 for a retirement party at the Biltmore Estate, another example of being out of touch
02/27 -  Sen. Mayfield frustrated over unconfirmed Medicare status of Mission Hospital
02/26 -  RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel will leave her post on March 8 as Trump moves to install new loyalists
02/26 -  Palestinian PM resigns as pressure grows over post-war Gaza plans
02/26 -  Man charged after allegedly pepper-spraying Ingles managers in attempted robbery
02/26 -  SUV crashes at construction site after high-speed chase, Fletcher police say
02/25 -  What Alabama ruling means for patients with frozen embryos: one woman's story
02/25 -  South Carolina man found guilty in first federal gender-identity hate crime trial
02/25 -  Haley calls Trump's 'disgusting' comments about Black people a 'huge warning sign'
02/25 -  Terminated Henderson County deputy charged following shooting outside apartment complex
02/24 -  This week’s cellphone outage makes it clear: In the United States, landlines are languishing
02/24 -  Blinken calls new Israeli settlements inconsistent with international law
02/24 -  Old Shiloh: Lost 1800s community for Black families once thrived where Biltmore Estate now stands
02/24 -  Nine months, $600K in repairs later, Thomas Wolfe Auditorium ready for full-capacity shows
02/23 -  Bible-quoting Alabama chief justice sparks church-state debate in embryo ruling
02/23 -  Man charged with murder weeks after multiple shot in Kings Mountain
02/23 -  Search underway for 85-year-old Hendersonville man missing from fishing trip
02/22 -  Biden wants people to know most of the money he's seeking for Ukraine would be spent in the US
02/22 -  Desperate for soldiers, Ukraine weighs unpopular plan to expand the draft
02/22 -  Boeing 737 Max program chief ousted after cabin panel blowout
02/22 -  Former ER doctor: HCA's action plan for Mission Hospital ignores key problem of staffing
02/21 -  FBI informant who lied about Bidens’ Ukraine ties had contact with Russians – prosecutors
02/21 -  Warnings of the impact of fertility treatments in Alabama rush in after frozen embryo ruling
02/21 -  From interim to permanent: Mike Lamb officially named Asheville's police chief
02/21 -  Candler man pleads guilty to selling fentanyl, meth
02/20 -  Speaker Johnson faces critical decision on Ukraine aid as international pressure grows to act
02/20 -  Why the US will veto a UN vote demanding a cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war
02/20 -  Alabama Supreme Court rules IVF embryos are protected under Wrongful Death of a Minor Act
02/20 -  Any day now: Charlotte the pregnant stingray draws attention, crowds from near and far
02/19 -  Turkish-Russian trade hit by fresh US sanctions threat
02/19 -  Rafah attack: How Israel plans to hit Hamas and scale back war
02/19 -  The Russian opposition just lost its brightest star. What does it do now?
02/19 -  Start of early voting for NC primaries has officials reminding of voter ID changes
02/18 -  Nikki Haley condemns Trump for not commenting on Alexei Navalny death
02/18 -  Toddler dies after being hit by car in Catawba Co., troopers say
02/18 -  tate court's integrity diminished by Justice Berger Jr.'s refusal to recuse in Leandro case
02/18 -  Dead ducks at Lake Louise test positive for Avian Flu, wildlife commission officials say
02/17 -  Judge fines Donald Trump more than $350 million, bars him from running businesses in N.Y. for three years
02/17 -  Putin foe Alexei Navalny dies in jail, West holds Russia responsible
02/17 -  Patient deaths, injuries, care delays at Mission detailed in newly-released report
02/17 -  Man charged with first-degree murder, first-degree kidnapping in deadly December shooting
02/15 -  Russia's pursuit of a space-based nuclear weapon raises national security concerns in Washington
02/15 -  ‘Are my friends dead or not?’ Witnesses describe scenes of panic at deadly Kansas City shooting
02/15 -  US retail sales declined in January by much more than expected
02/15 -  Transcript of 911 call in boy's death at wilderness camp released by sheriff's office
02/13 -  Russia puts leader of NATO member Estonia on wanted list over removal of Soviet-era monuments
02/13 -  How the ghostwriter of Biden’s memoirs ended up in the center of a classified documents probe
02/13 -  Great Lakes average ice cover drops to 6%, one of lowest levels ever recorded
02/13 -  'Our hands have been tied:' Asheville City Schools adopts Parents' Bill of Rights
02/11 -  Trump's Republican Senate backers sour on longtime leader McConnell
02/11 -  Trump says he would encourage Russia to attack Nato allies who pay too little
02/11 -  12-year-old boy dies at NC wilderness camp
02/11 -  UNCA to take 'immediate expense control measures' to address $6M deficit, chancellor says
02/08 -  Community mourns loss of beloved mountain-life couple in Haywood County house fire
02/08 -  UNC Asheville in $6M deficit, plans to cut spending, hiring, possible staff cuts
02/08 -  Mission faced Medicare funding loss before; attorney says 'immediate jeopardy' serious
02/08 -  Supreme Court to consider whether Trump can be removed from primary ballot
02/07 -  Record hot oceans are causing havoc from California to Chile. Is climate change to blame?
02/07 -  Blasts heard in Kyiv and other Ukrainian cities amid mass missile strikes
02/07 -  House vote to impeach Mayorkas fails in stunning defeat for Republican leaders
02/07 -  Warrants: Autistic, schizophrenic adult who later died seen being hit and locked in car
02/06 -  Normally at a crawl, the Los Angeles River threatens to overflow during torrential rains
02/06 -  ‘In a word, horrific’: Trump’s extreme anti-environment blueprint
02/06 -  5 On Your Side confirms 40 cancer cases connected to NC State building
02/06 -  Community pleads for Asheville City Schools to not adopt Parents' Bill of Rights
02/04 -  Yemen's Houthis vow response after US, British strikes
02/04 -  Penury and decay mark Brexit’s miserable anniversary
02/04 -  IDF Says 15 Rockets Fired at Northern Israel; Hamas' Response to Hostage Deal Expected Sunday
02/04 -  Feds cite Asheville’s Mission Hospital for “immediate jeopardy,” HCA division president tells staff
02/03 -  An Iranian-backed militia official downplays the US strikes in Iraq, hints at deescalation
02/03 -  Biden’s sanctions on Israeli settlers are an important step – but not nearly enough
02/03 -  'This is how it should be': UNC, Duke square off again as Top-10 teams
02/03 -  18-year-old arrested twice in 1 week, faces drug charges & making threats of mass violence
02/02 -  Employers seek workers as Asheville sees lowest unemployment rate in state
02/02 -  Democrats in South Carolina must work harder than ever to survive in an era of Republican domination
02/02 -  ‘Certainly intimidation’: Louisiana sues EPA for emails of journalists and ‘Cancer Alley’ residents
02/02 -  Repair costs close historic 90-year-old Malvern Hills Park Pool for summer 2024
02/01 -  Explosion strikes near a vessel in the Red Sea off Yemen as Houthi rebel attacks continue
02/01 -  Trump’s biggest financial penalties may be about to hit
02/01 -  North Carolina's massive state-run fire insurance fund has problems, its leader says, asking for reforms
02/01 -  Body found confirmed to be that of previously missing Candler man, officials say