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MAIN News Archives for April 2024

04/30 -  Eurozone exits recession as ‘big four’ economies beat forecasts
04/30 -  Police begin arresting pro-Palestinian protestors at UNC-Chapel Hill Tuesday morning
04/30 -  4 officers killed, 4 hurt during east Charlotte standoff
04/30 -  I-40 West in Asheville back open
04/29 -  Antony Blinken calls for cease-fire, says Hamas 'only thing' standing in the way
04/29 -  Pro-Palestinian encampment remains at UNC as crackdowns begin across the country
04/29 -  Florida ‘callously’ strips healthcare from thousands of children despite new law
04/29 -  K-9 officers, officials capture escaped inmate in Rutherford County
04/28 -  NASA astronauts arrive for Boeing’s first human spaceflight
04/28 -  The legal battles changing the course of climate change
04/28 -  A physician, a lawyer, a CEO: the 84 fake electors who allegedly tried to steal the 2020 election
04/28 -  TDA approves about $10 million for community projects but not affordable housing
04/27 -  New rule compels US coal-fired power plants to capture emissions – or shut down
04/27 -  NC sheriffs say Chinese drones are critical to public safety. Congress may ground them anyway.
04/27 -  Cluster of HIV cases linked to microneedling treatments at New Mexico spa
04/27 -  Asheville’s homeless count climbs despite concerted efforts, new permanent shelter
04/26 -  Denmark increases military aid to Ukraine by $633 million
04/26 -  Trump will dismantle key US weather and science agency, climate experts fear
04/26 -  Staff reductions contributed to Mission’s soaring profits after HCA sale, draft report says
04/26 -  Rep. Chuck Edwards sanctioned by House commission over communications rules violation
04/25 -  Arizona House votes to repeal 1864 abortion ban
04/25 -  Marijuana, immigration, election laws: NC's 2024 legislative session not just about the budget
04/25 -  US supreme court to decide on Trump’s claim of presidential immunity
04/25 -  Man charged in officer-involved shooting, domestic violence protective order violations
04/24 -  Columbia U. makes classes remote after weekend of anti-Israel protests intimidate and threaten Jewish students
04/24 -  On trial, Trump is a shadow of the superhero his supporters crave
04/24 -  North Carolina man sentenced to six years in prison for attacking police with pole at Capitol
04/24 -  Asheville leaders approve funding for 197 more housing units
04/23 -  World must come together to tackle plastic pollution, says chair of UN talks
04/23 -  Aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan heads to the Senate for final approval after months of delay
04/23 -  Unrest at Columbia University amid Passover
04/23 -  Burnsville man receives prison sentence for crash that killed two
04/22 -  Israeli military intelligence chief resigns over his role in failing to prevent Oct. 7 attack
04/22 -  Armored vehicle, heavy police presence seen at Asheville hotel; limited details available
04/22 -  Columbia University faces full-blown crisis as rabbi calls for Jewish students to 'return home'
04/22 -  Record numbers in the US are homeless. Can cities fine them for sleeping in parks and on sidewalks?
04/21 -  House passes $95 billion foreign aid package for Ukraine, Israel, Taiwan
04/21 -  County trash rates could increase with new provider
04/21 -  With $1 billion budget surplus, NC lawmakers return to Raleigh for 2024 session
04/21 -  North Carolina's first medical cannabis dispensary opens for business
04/20 -  Climate change: The 1.5C threshold explained
04/20 -  Man dies after setting himself on fire outside Trump trial courthouse
04/20 -  Opening statements to begin next week in Donald Trump hush-money case
04/20 -  Joint investigations lead to 13 arrests for gun, drug charges in Asheville area
04/19 -  Sec. Blinken gives remarks on Israel’s retaliation against Iran
04/19 -  Tesla recalls nearly 4,000 Cybertrucks over faulty accelerator pedal
04/19 -  Parent sues Kraft Heinz over heavy metals in Lunchables
04/19 -  Suspect charged with first-degree murder following deadly shooting in Asheville
04/18 -  NPR editor who accused outlet of liberal bias resigns
04/18 -  UNC System moves to eliminate diversity goals, jobs at public campuses across the state
04/18 -  Juvenile found injured after Asheville police respond to reports of gunshot wound
04/18 -  NC woman: seriously injured by horse at Asheville Airbnb then owned by bank fraudster
04/17 -  Anger, sadness among UNCA faculty and students as school abruptly dismisses 12 employees — “A sense of doom”
04/17 -  Bob Graham, former U.S. senator and Florida governor, dies at 87
04/17 -  Israel has sped up settlement-building in East Jerusalem since Gaza war began
04/17 -  Asheville Christian Academy employee on leave amid ongoing investigation
04/16 -  Trump Media stock drops 18 percent after filing to sell more shares
04/16 -  Powerful conservative funds hand out millions to pro-Trump far-right groups
04/16 -  NC teacher turnover hits highest mark in decades. New report shows changes in who is leading classrooms
04/16 -  Asheville man sentenced to prison for tracking methamphetamine, DA says
04/15 -  After Iran's attack on Israel, Biden urges Congress to act on long-stalled nat'l security bill
04/15 -  Donald Trump’s criminal trial over hush money to begin in New York
04/15 -  Japanese prime minister joins Gov. Cooper for lunch at Executive Mansion
04/15 -  Shots fired in Myrtle Beach hotel, man fatally falls to ground while scaling building
04/14 -  Fate of Middle East hangs in the balance as Israel mulls its next steps
04/14 -  Disturbance at Henderson Co. campground leads to chase, crash, officer-involved shooting
04/14 -  Israel hails ‘success’ in blocking Iran’s unprecedented attack. Biden now seeks diplomatic response
04/14 -  26 barges break loose on Ohio River in Pittsburgh; some go over dam
04/13 -  Trump derailed Oval Office China talks with Stormy Daniels rant, book says
04/13 -  Stabbing rampage at Sydney mall leaves at least seven dead, including attacker
04/13 -  First lady Jill Biden to visit North Carolina on Monday
04/13 -  Man pleads guilty as charged, sentenced in Asheville Outlets arson
04/12 -  Tennessee legislature passes bill banning marriage between first cousins
04/12 -  US measles cases are up in 2024. What's driving the increase?
04/12 -  Grove Arcade leaseholders will apply to city to convert historic building into 35-room hotel; ‘No immediate plans’
04/12 -  Man in prison for multiple convictions in Buncombe County killed by another inmate
04/11 -  Tim Kaine: Biden knows Netanyahu ‘played’ him in early months of Gaza war
04/11 -  Sleeping couple's home set ablaze; man accused of starting fire also tried to douse it
04/11 -  Biden to close ‘gun-show loophole’ and expand background checks for firearms
04/11 -  NC teachers leave in droves, Asheville sees highest attrition rate, state report shows
04/10 -  Biden says Netanyahu's approach to the war is a mistake, deepening a rift between the two allies
04/10 -  Former assistant principal charged in case of 6-year-old who shot Virginia teacher
04/10 -  Arizona Republicans denounce revived 1864 abortion ban in sudden reversal
04/10 -  North Carolina clears decades-old rape kit backlog, leading to more than 100 arrests
04/09 -  “Incomprehensible”: Experts say Trump’s $175 million bond makes no sense
04/09 -  Security Council moves forward with State of Palestine's application for U.N. membership
04/09 -  Church break in suspect accused of stealing more than $10,000 worth of property
04/09 -  I’ve been at NPR for 25 years. Here’s how we lost America’s trust.
04/08 -  An espionage scandal rocks Austria, laying bare alleged Russian spying operations across Europe
04/08 -  Biden rolls out new student debt plan aiming to provide relief to 30M borrowers
04/08 -  Donald Trump says each US state should determine different abortion laws
04/08 -  Two teens dead, 2 others hospitalized following I-40 crash in Asheville
04/06 -  Trump’s bizarre, vindictive incoherence has to be heard in full to be believed
04/06 -  P&G recalls 8.2 million bags of Tide, Gain and other laundry detergents over packaging defect
04/06 -  Accused dog slayer lacks capacity to stand trial, will go to state psychiatric hospital
04/06 -  'She jumped from the window,' Woman describes how daughter escaped house fire
04/05 -  US workforce adds 303,000 jobs in March – far more than expected
04/05 -  FBI warns of rise in cryptocurrency scams, some NC victims lose life savings
04/05 -  Israel dismisses 2 officers over deadly drone strikes on aid workers in Gaza
04/05 -  Couple accused in child abuse, hit-and-run investigation located and arrested
04/04 -  Finnish school shooting suspect motivated by bullying, police say
04/04 -  VP Harris coming to Charlotte, announces $20 billion in funding for clean energy projects
04/04 -  Asheville Airport Update: New terminal underway for $400M AVL Forward project
04/04 -  Former Asheville school to become operations office, disposal of items questioned
04/03 -  The largest fresh egg producer in the US has found bird flu in chickens at a Texas plant
04/03 -  Trump Media saved in 2022 by Russian-American under criminal investigation
04/03 -  Premier Magnesia in Waynesville adjusts after Canton mill closure impacts rail service
04/03 -  Strong to severe storms expected in the mountains late Tuesday night into early Wednesday
04/02 -  Finland school shooting: 12-year-old arrested after fellow pupil dies
04/02 -  Trump legal news brief: Judge Merchan expands gag order after Trump goes after his daughter
04/02 -  Lead water pipes need to be replaced nationwide. NC small towns are struggling with the cost
04/02 -  More than 400,000 enroll in North Carolina's new Medicaid plan in first four months