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MAIN News Archives for March 2024

03/31 -  Thousands of Israeli protesters call for Netanyahu’s removal
03/31 -  Records reveal missed safety checks before Mecklenburg Co. Jail deaths
03/31 -  NC wilderness therapy camp for teens 'Trails Carolina' has license revoked
03/31 -  Tractor-trailer overturns on bridge near busy Arden intersection, backs up traffic
03/30 -  Panel promotes collaboration for missing middle housing reform
03/30 -  Prosecutors suggest Trump violated gag order by attacking judge’s daughter
03/30 -  Federal judge warns of Trump’s attacks in extraordinary rebuke
03/30 -  US has agreed to send more bombs and warplanes to Israel, sources say
03/29 -  Crane moves in as officials to start cleaning up Baltimore bridge wreckage
03/29 -  The crypto world has a new villain
03/29 -  UNC interim chancellor faces scrutiny from students over past political ties
03/29 -  Waste Pro fights to keep position as Buncombe County set to shuffle trash collectors
03/28 -  Inside Bayer’s state-by-state efforts to stop pesticide lawsuits
03/28 -  Victory in Gaza only 'weeks away,' says Netanyahu as he courts support for Rafah offensive
03/28 -  Want to make it in the Republican party? Pledge allegiance to the Big Lie
03/28 -  Long-awaited Candler area I-40 exit project progresses despite challenges, concerns
03/27 -  Russia executed 32 Ukrainian POWs in past three months, routinely tortures captives, says U.N.
03/27 -  Israeli woman who was held hostage by Hamas speaks out on her abduction and sexual assault in Gaza
03/27 -  NC State engineer reflects on Baltimore bridge collapse, NC Ports offer help with supply chain network
03/27 -  Activists no longer banned from Asheville parks as case proceeds; 2 appeal convictions
03/26 -  Baltimore bridge collapse: two people rescued as officials say at least seven cars fell into water – latest updates
03/26 -  ‘Super El Niño’ is here, but La Niña looks likely. What’s in store for the coming months
03/26 -  Ending his elections protests, longtime NC Democratic lawmaker concedes defeat to progressive challenger
03/26 -  Development in River Arts District fuels concerns about its future
03/25 -  N.C. officials warn residents there could be bears under their homes
03/25 -  Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun to step down in wake of cabin panel blowout
03/25 -  Police searching for missing Gastonia woman
03/25 -  Two charged in animal cruelty case after multiple dogs found malnourished, neglected
03/24 -  What we know after the Islamic State group claims responsibility for Moscow massacre
03/24 -  After Senate dodges gov't shutdown, Biden signs $1.2T funding bill into law
03/24 -  NC community colleges seek $100 million more to revamp training
03/24 -  Parents charged with homicide in 4-month-old boy's death; autopsy shows 'chronic abuse'
03/23 -  In wake of triumphant opening, Asheville Museum of History wrestles with internal turmoil
03/23 -  US politicians exploit loophole to skirt campaign finance rules, study finds
03/23 -  Russia detains 11 in an attack on Moscow concert hall that killed at least 115
03/23 -  Vance Monument will remain torn down after NC Supreme Court rules in favor of city
03/22 -  U.N. Security Council rejects U.S. resolution calling for Gaza cease-fire
03/22 -  What Raleigh mass shooting search warrants mean for accused teen shooter
03/22 -  Trump told Pence certifying election would be ‘political career killer’, valet says
03/22 -  Unique bumper sticker leads to arrests in Asheville vehicle vandalism spree
03/21 -  Federal Reserve still foresees 3 interest rate cuts this year despite bump in inflation
03/21 -  Biden to cancel $6B in student loans for 78,000 public service workers
03/21 -  North Carolina's approval process delays Weaverville hospital from breaking ground
03/21 -  Lucy Herring will remain open to students during construction next year, officials say
03/20 -  Trump presses Supreme Court for 'absolute immunity' from election charges
03/20 -  Texas’ migrant arrest law is back on hold after briefly taking effect
03/20 -  Commissioners approve contract for Asheville-Buncombe school merger study
03/20 -  AdventHealth announces new location for Buncombe County hospital
03/19 -  Companies still missing in action on methane-cutting goals
03/19 -  Biden signs executive order that advances study of women’s health
03/19 -  US government faces another shutdown: what you need to know
03/19 -  Record-breaking run: Asheville sees no measurable snow for 737 days
03/18 -  Climate change is fuelling the US insurance problem
03/18 -  Putin bromance has US intelligence officials fearing second Trump term
03/18 -  Netanyahu snaps back against growing US criticism after being accused of losing his way on Gaza
03/18 -  Fatal crash involving 3 vehicles shuts down I-40 West for hours in Buncombe County
03/17 -  Israeli PM Netanyahu gives green light to Rafah military ground operation
03/17 -  Russians crowd polling stations in apparent protest as Putin is set to extend his rule
03/17 -  4.5 tons of fertilizer released into river after tractor-trailer crashes down embankment
03/17 -  Moog Music announces plans for expansion, goal of greater contribution to local economy
03/16 -  BCS board rejects requests to remove nine books from district schools
03/16 -  First Gaza aid ship unloads food, water and supplies at besieged enclave
03/16 -  Fani Willis accepts resignation of deputy Nathan Wade in Trump Georgia case
03/16 -  'Call it Strike Three:' Mission Hospital faces 2 more federal violations for patient care
03/15 -  Raleigh police find five children who escaped from Holly Hill Hospital
03/15 -  Ex-Trump White House official convicted of contempt must report to prison, appeals court finds
03/15 -  Missouri law bars divorce during pregnancy – even in cases of violence
03/15 -  Uncertainty over Ramada Inn's future following failed housing conversion and foreclosure
03/14 -  Former Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says he’s putting together investor group to buy TikTok
03/14 -  US firm that paid indicted FBI informant tied to Trump associates, records reveal
03/14 -  Trails Carolina wilderness camp refutes allegations in sexual assault complaint
03/14 -  Yahoo News/YouGov poll: 'Dread' tops list of Americans' feelings about 2024 election — but 'optimism' is growing
03/13 -  Brett Kavanaugh knows truth of alleged sexual assault, Christine Blasey Ford says in book
03/13 -  Chicago measles outbreak grows after more cases diagnosed in a migrant shelter
03/13 -  White House: Biden, Harris returning to North Carolina
03/13 -  City council approves affordable housing bonds, addresses Gaza ceasefire comments
03/12 -  Haiti’s prime minister says he’ll resign as violent gangs rampage. It’s not clear who leads next
03/12 -  US inflation ticks up as Biden puts economy at heart of re-election bid
03/12 -  Sports betting set for legal launch in NC, resources offered to prevent addiction
03/12 -  Controversial vote consolidates Montford North Star into Asheville Middle School
03/11 -  Trump won't give money to Ukraine if elected, says Hungary's Orban
03/11 -  Revealed: US conservative thinktank’s links to extremist fraternal order
03/11 -  Online sports gambling becomes legal Monday in North Carolina
03/11 -  Patients wait hours for ER admission due to Mission's excessive ambulance handoff times
03/10 -  Ty Cobb: The ‘facts are terrible’ in Trump legal cases
03/10 -  A surge of illegal homemade machine guns has helped fuel gun violence in the US
03/10 -  Budget shortfall forces big changes at UNCA
03/10 -  Selling, planting of invasive Bradford pear trees to be banned in SC
03/09 -  Republicans baffled by Katie Britt’s State of the Union response: ‘One of our biggest disasters’
03/09 -  Who is Michael Whatley? New head of the RNC is from NC
03/09 -  Congress passes first package of spending bills just hours before shutdown deadline for key agencies
03/09 -  Mission Health still at jeopardy of losing CMS funding
03/08 -  Fake images made to show Trump with Black supporters highlight concerns around AI and elections
03/08 -  Joe Biden delivers feisty State of the Union address with vision for his second term
03/08 -  Asheville board faces vote to close Montford school
03/08 -  One person hospitalized after small plane crashes near Hendersonville airport
03/07 -  What to watch in Biden’s 2024 State of the Union address
03/07 -  Liberty University fined $14m over ‘culture of silence’ around sexual assault
03/07 -  Heated North Carolina governor’s race ahead with Democrat Josh Stein vs. Republican Mark Robinson
03/07 -  Political experts predict high turnout in Western NC for Trump-Biden November rematch
03/05 -  Ukraine claims it has sunk another Russian warship in the Black Sea using high-tech sea drones
03/05 -  Hundreds of Woodfin’s west-side residents seek to de-annex from the town
03/05 -  Prisoners in Texas and Florida face biggest risk of increasingly deadly heat
03/05 -  NC's congressional delegation headed for shake-up with 5 open seats, party shifts
03/04 -  Majorities in new poll doubt Biden, Trump mental capabilities
03/04 -  Texas wildfires forces shutdown at nuclear weapon facility. Here is what we know
03/04 -  Woman dies after falling ill on flight to Charlotte from Dominican Republic
03/04 -  Mother charged with murder of twin 4-year-old sons in Cherokee County
03/03 -  University of Florida terminating all diversity, equity and inclusion positions
03/03 -  Majority of Biden 2020 voters say Biden is too old serve effectively: poll
03/03 -  ‘A concern for everyone’: Tennessee poised to ban Pride flags in schools
03/03 -  Police seek man, woman accused of using drugs around a child, crashing into a patrol car
03/02 -  As Sweden joins NATO, it bids farewell to more than two centuries of neutrality
03/02 -  Oregon undoes groundbreaking drug decriminalization law
03/02 -  COVID-19 no longer means five days in isolation, CDC says
03/02 -  Western Carolina University shines in Forbes ranking as top-rated mid-size employer
03/01 -  Police reports, adultery claims: inside the tumult ripping Michigan Republicans apart
03/01 -  Harris, Trump, Haley to visit North Carolina ahead of March 5 primary
03/01 -  Council approves $500,000 for PEAK amid Gaza protest
03/01 -  Feds say HCA ‘immediate jeopardy’ removed. Why troubled Mission can point to top rankings.